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All You Could Ask For

All You Could Ask For is a pleasurable, thought-provoking and tender read. This is definitely one for your beach bag, folks.

Love Me Anyway

This book takes you on an adventure around the world.

Necessary Evil

Ian Tregillis absolutely thrills with this book and simply proves that he’s one of the best and definitely the most under-rated newbie SF writer out there.

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family

Though I tend to approach memoirs with one eyebrow raised significantly, The World’s Strongest Librarian is the best of memoir writing.

The World's Strongest Librarian: A Memoir of Tourette's, Faith, Strength, and the Power of Family

A clever, affable story of one Mormon, his family, his vocation and his implacable ailment.

Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us

Current alarm over U.S. student global rankings will help give this persuasive book the consideration it deserves.

Clash!: 8 Cultural Conflicts That Make Us Who We Are

A tighter and better-organized argument would have helped, but the authors provide plenty of smart if debatable observations about who we are.

A Guide to Being Born: Stories

Ausubel has a gift of language so rich that even the most mundane events are invested with poetry, and many of her characters are in need of all the poetry they can muster.

The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry

Bright, humorous and seriously thoroughgoing, Greenberg takes all the DSMs for a spin as revealing as the emperor’s new clothes.

Nine Lives: A Chef's Journey from Chaos to Control

A wild ride for foodies and those captivated by sagas of recovery.

New Lands

Occasionally gruesome, often funny and full of suspense, this one is sure to win Egg some new fans.

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair, and Post-Punk, from the Middle East to the Lower East Side

Harley Loco: A Memoir of Hard Living, Hair and Post-Punk from the Middle East to the Lower East Side is candid, powerful proof that truth can be stranger than fiction, and that triumph in the face in the face of adversity can make a riveting, rewarding read.

Country Girl: A Memoir

Country Girl, the memoir O'Brien swore she'd never write, is a generous gift to readers, conveying the enormous challenge — and inspiration — of such intense engagement and spirited independence.

The Woman Upstairs

Anger provides the heat, but the novel’s real energy comes from its intellectual fuel, its all-consuming analytical drive.

The Woman Upstairs

The Woman Upstairs brims with energy and ideas.

The Woman Upstairs

This is not just a novel of real psychological insight. It is also a supremely well-crafted page-turner with a shocker of an ending.

The Woman Upstairs

It forces itself on you, demands your attention, impresses and irritates. There is a genuine sense of unease in these pages, of something solid being overturned by the sheer force of Nora's rage.

The Woman Upstairs

If only the book wasn’t such a slog. At 290 pages, it reads more like 400.

Country Girl: A Memoir

“Country Girl” is, like Ms. O’Brien’s best fiction, plain-spoken and poetic in equal measure.


NOS4A2 is a relentlessly entertaining exploration of dark fantasies, serial killers, and heroes that you will devour in 100- and 200-page gulps. You will lose sleep. You will need eye drops. You will think about it long after you close the book.