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Spoiled Brats: Stories

Humor comes easily to Rich, but he's at his best when he pushes against the boundaries of his jokes.


On the Edge
Kirkus Reviews : On the Edge (October 15, 2014)

Diverting but minor early work from a major novelist.


Winter Street
Kirkus Reviews : Winter Street (October 15, 2014)

A quick read to get you in the holiday mood, but not as strong as Hilderbrand's best.


Glory O'Brien's History of the Future

With any luck, Glory's notebook will inspire a new wave of activists.


The Remedy for Love: A Novel

Lyrical, reserved and sometimes unsettling—and those are the happier moments. Another expertly delivered portrait of the world from Roorbach (Life Among Giants, 2012, etc.), that poet of hopeless tangles.


Leaving Time: A Novel

The ending borrows unforgivably from a source it would be equally unforgivable to reveal.


The Prince's Boy: A Novel

A love story coexists uneasily with the rise of fascism.


Your Atomic Self

A wondrous exploration of how our interconnections are vast and abiding, past, present and future.


Burying Water: A Novel

Believe me when I say that you are going to love Burying Water, full of romance, symbolism, character growth and karma


Consumed: A Novel

I can assure you that fans of Cronenberg's cinematic work as well as fans of dark literary fiction will be delighted with what he's produced.


Here Are the Young Men

Doyle tracks mood with grace throughout, and the passages depicting drug use are oddly moving. There is no doubting this young writer's integrity.


Falls the Shadow

Falls the Shadow is a forgettable, utterly meh novel that treads upon on the same trope-laden path that a million other superficial, mediocre YA dystopia/spec fic books have already traveled before.


Angel Killer

I dare anyone to pick up this book and not be immediately sucked in.


So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why It Endures

Corrigan’s book is chock-full of insights that enrich any reading of The Great Gatsby.


Thrown

If you’re looking for a read that engages all of the senses and then some, look no further: Thrown is a safe bet to get your synapses firing.


The Counterfeit Heiress

The dual-layered mystery, while interesting, takes an awful long time to pick up steam. And while the climactic reveal is done with the proper amount of drama and emotion, I predicted it several chapters in advance.


Mr Mercedes

It's not the book I'd give you to start with his bibliography (that would probably be The Stand, or It, or The Shining) but it's an enjoyable read and worth picking up, especially if you're a big fan of his writing.