Booker Prize winner John Banville‘s Quirke returns for a dramatic new mystery on the Spanish coast in this dark and evocative follow up to national bestseller SNOW. APRIL IN SPAIN (Hanover Square, Oct. 5) has received its first STARRED REVIEW from Booklist which said it “crackles”: APRIL IN SPAIN is available to request on Netgalley or Edelweiss.
Don’t miss the deeply important book that Jesmyn Ward calls “a perfect song.” In its starred review, Library Journal says of Daniel Black’s DON’T CRY FOR ME [Hanover Square, 2/1]: “In his introduction to this epistolary novel, Black (They Tell Me of a Home) says, “More than anything, I want readers to reconsider the capacity of our fathers’ hearts,” and it is precisely such heartfelt reconsideration that he delivers…. What (read more…)
It’s an embarrassment of riches as Lisa Unger’s LAST GIRL GHOSTED (Park Row, Oct. 5) has received its THIRD STARRED REVIEW, this time from Library Journal, which raves: “Unger keeps readers guessing, with revelations that will make them stop and question what they thought they knew. She might also make them think twice about online dating. Recommended for those who like psychological thrillers with women protagonists, such as Andrea Bartz’s We (read more…)
Summer schmummer. We’re ready to hit the slopes, even if it’s only from our armchairs at the moment–and we’ve got the perfect read for it too. A Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW agrees, calling Heather Hansman’s POWDER DAYS [Hanover Square, 11/9] “exhilarating”: “Hansman (Down River), an environmental columnist for Outside magazine, takes readers on a riveting plunge into ski culture… In addition to insightful chapters on the psychology and “heady rush” of skiing (read more…)
Well, you know we’ve got something special going on when a SECOND STARRED REVIEW for Lisa Unger’s LAST GIRL GHOSTED (Park Row, Oct. 5) compares the thriller to our country’s beloved gymnast queen. Kirkus‘s STARRED REVIEW raves: “Unger crafts Wren’s first-person narration skillfully, creating an engaging, witty character and drawing the reader into her life and only slowly revealing that she has secrets of her own. Almost no one in this thriller (read more…)