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And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel

This is an exquisite novel, a must-read for anyone with an interest in what it means to be alive, anywhere and everywhere.


Cascade: A Novel

In some ways, Cascade reminded me of Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures by Emma Straub – the theater, the doting father, the failing marriage. Plus, both are interesting examinations of women who make nontraditional choices in order to forge a life for themselves.


Apocalypse Cow

If you're not a fan of gore, sick and twisted content, and jokes at the expense of just about everyone, then this is definitely not the book for you. If you do like those things, Apocalypse Cow should pretty much top your must read list!


The Madman's Daughter

The voice is perfect, I immediately warmed to the strong character of Juliet and loved reading about her discoveries and reactions to them. The mysteries of the plot unfold in such a way that left me desperate for more


Time Untime

Time Untime is a fast-paced adventure with gods and demons battling against one another but, for me, there was far too much going on.


And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel

It serves its purpose in providing amusement for two and a half hours; a day after finishing it, I had forgotten everything about it.


NOS4A2

Nothing here is new, but an earnest dedication to escapism often makes the novel suspenseful, and that may be enough for some.


The Originals

The Originals is high on my recommendation list, so what are you waiting for go read it.


The Age of Miracles

The Age of Miracles is a remarkable and sophisticated novel which is unsettling, thought provoking and, in its depiction of a somewhat less fanciful potential End of Days, occasionally quite terrifying. It’s a book you’ll want to tell your friends about.


Red Moon: A Novel

The one-size-fits-all apocalypse Benjamin Percy presents is ultimately too interested in endearing itself to readers from this part of the market and that to wholly win over a single segment of said.


Southern Cross the Dog

Mr. Cheng creates memorable characters, and he can cast a spell. He’s young, and he’s got chops.


Ghana Must Go

Selasi (Nigerian-Ghanaian, born in London, grew up in Boston, lives in Rome) renders the journey with love and a true understanding of immigration, and makes it resonant whether the country is from Nigeria to Massachusetts, rich to poor, shame to pride or hate to love.


Palisades Park

Ultimately, it’s much less interested in examining the contexts of epochal events than it is in affirming the biases of readers who go around insisting that everything was better back in the day.


And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel

It's a devastatingly simple story, but it captures the essence of the complex moral equations that Hosseini spends the rest of the novel teasing out.


A Delicate Truth: A Novel

The elegance and wit are Le Carré's own, of course, and while some fans will miss the ambiguity of earlier books, "A Delicate Truth" delivers plentiful intelligence and thrills.


A Delicate Truth: A Novel

I left A Delicate Truth informed by the banality of evil, intrigued by a story that flops, Mobius strip-like, into and onto itself and yes, eagerly turning pages to find out what happens next.


Americanah

Ms. Adichie displays much keen critical intelligence about how we can unwittingly betray our truest selves. But if she has any real passion for the people in “Americanah,” she’s done far too good a job of keeping it to herself.


And the Mountains Echoed: A Novel

Khaled Hosseini’s new novel, “And the Mountains Echoed,” may have the most awkward title in his body of work, but it’s his most assured and emotionally gripping story yet.