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The Boston Girl: A Novel

This is a great book for mothers and daughters to share, or for women’s book clubs. I highly recommend it! Outstanding!


Guantánamo Diary

“Guantánamo Diary” is the most profound account yet written of what it is like to be that collateral damage.


Modernity Britain: 1957-1962

Mr. Kynaston does not have an argument, but he does have some big themes. He traces the rise of a consumer society enjoying, for the first time, televisions and cars and washing machines — all the outward signs of the good life — and undergoing profound change as a result.


Whipping Boy

A vastly entertaining book of one man’s obsession and how childhood cruelty can both scar and drive us.


What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding: A Memoir

This is a book about so much: Friendship, love, sex, independence, travel, sitcom writing, family, self-destruction, self-confidence. It has it all and you should read it.


The Pearl that Broke Its Shell

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell is most definitely a challenging novel.


Mark of the Beast

Thriller fans comfortable with mixing science and the book of Revelations might enjoy this one, but others will have a devil of a time liking it.


Migratory Animals

A finely wrought if somewhat melancholy first novel.


Whipping Boy
Kirkus Reviews : Whipping Boy (January 20, 2015)

Full of intrigue and suspense, the story follows the bizarre twists and turns of one man’s journey to find and confront his childhood tormentor—ready-made for a film treatment.


The Globe: The Science of Discworld II: A Novel
Kirkus Reviews : The Globe (January 20, 2015)

It's baffling why this appealingly distinctive offshoot (there are two volumes still to come) of the wildly popular Discworld yarns took so long to cross the Atlantic.


Cane and Abe
Kirkus Reviews : Cane and Abe (January 20, 2015)

If only the answers to these questions were as good as the questions. As it is, Grippando supplies a satisfyingly wild ride through Presumed Innocent territory before the inevitable letdown.


Polaris

Arnett continues to create a fascinating galaxy for her characters to inhabit and the space adventures continue to excite.


My Father's Wives

Much dribbling punctuated by a few slam dunks.


The Rabbit Back Literature Society

Has some Twin Peaks moments even if it tries a little too hard. Still, read with all the lights on!


The Same Sky: A Novel

Earnest and well-told. Heartstrings will be pulled.


The Accidental Countess

Worthy of a novelette, perhaps, or a novella if you try hard, but when nothing stands between the characters except stupidity, misunderstandings, lack of communication, and general jiggery-pokery, you’re not going to have a novel that reads well.


The Evil Hours: A Biography of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Kirkus Reviews : The Evil Hours (January 20, 2015)

An eye-opening investigation of war’s casualties.


Baltimore Blues

As a series kick off, it works perfectly. Tess is engaging and stands out - an athletic and inquisitive woman who's more than a bit judgmental but incredibly clever.


The Rabbit Back Literature Society

It’s one of those rare books that trusts its readers far more than it should, allowing them to piece together clues and suggestions without providing easy answers.