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Category: Fiction

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To the surprise of no Mike Chen fans, his sophomore novel A Beginning at the End [MIRA Books, 1/14/20] is now at three stars! Let us review (no pun intended): Says LJ: “Sometimes it is not the violent battles of post-apocalyptic stories that pull readers in; it is the emotional connection of humanity finding their way. Chen’s prose lights a brilliant, fragile path through the darkness.” –Library Journal, starred review Says (read more…)

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Booklist has spoken–and they’ve called Kelly Braffet’s high fantasy novel, THE UNWILLING [MIRA Books, Feb. 11] “essential.” More specifically: “Suspenseful, magical, wonderfully written, and never predictable, Braffet’s first foray into speculative fiction (after thrillers like Save Yourself, 2013) is an essential addition to all epic-fantasy collections.” –Booklist, starred review Don’t miss this epic tale filled with empires, healers, and magic. It’s about bowing to traditions … and then burning them (read more…)

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Congrats to Mike Chen, whose sophomore novel A Beginning at the End [MIRA Books, 1/14/20] just earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Don’t miss this poignant, richly imagined tale about four people in a post-apocalyptic world whose lives collide when the father of a presumed-dead pop star announces a global search for his daughter. Says PW: ⭐“By foregrounding family, Chen manages to imbue his apocalypse with heart, hope, and (read more…)

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If you’re looking for a new way to scare yourself this Halloween, look no further than Megan Angelo’s Followers [Jan. 14, 2020, Graydon House]. Instead of ghosts and ghouls, Angelo serves up a cocktail of eerily on point speculative fiction, pulse-pounding technological thrills and just a touch of post-apocolyptic mayhem.  Told by our heroines, blindly ambitious Orla in 2015 and existentially discontented Marlow in 2051,  Followers traces their paths through time toward each other, (read more…)

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Looking for your next fall book club read? How about a mystery that’s creepily set against an off-season beach-town backdrop? (This may look like Yet Another Thriller, but we promise, there’s so much more to unpack.) Indeed, in Tara Laskowski’s One Night Gone [Oct. 1, Graydon House] a crime has been committed. Namely, a teenage girl, full of hope for the world of possibilities stretched before her, suddenly disappears from (read more…)

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