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Shadowbahn isn't the novel we deserve, it is the novel we need. The novel we need to Save American From Itself.

Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel

Lincoln in the Bardo may not be what you would describe as a read-in-one-sitting kind of novel, but it will stick with you long after you've finished it.

A Darkness Absolute

A dark, creepy story.

Age of Anger
Kirkus Reviews : Age of Anger (February 07, 2017)

A probing, well-informed investigation of global unrest calling for “truly transformative thinking” about humanity’s future.

The One Inside: A novel

Cheerless but atmospheric and precisely observed, very much of a piece with Shepard’s other work.

My Utmost: A Devotional Memoir
Kirkus Reviews : My Utmost (February 10, 2017)

A fine core soured by the writer’s own story.

August Snow
Kirkus Reviews : August Snow (February 14, 2017)

This mostly terrific debut holds out the promise that we are at the beginning of an excellent new series.

A Divided Spy
Kirkus Reviews : A Divided Spy (February 14, 2017)

The prolific Cumming insufficiently preps the reader on the hero’s back story but writes with ruefully brittle intelligence and keeps the twists coming.

Where the Lost Girls Go: A Laura Mori Mystery

Ham-fisted—in both the pointedly ethnic characterizations and the clearly obvious identity of the murderer—and eminently forgettable.

Among the Ruins
Kirkus Reviews : Among the Ruins (February 20, 2017)

A lyrically written look into a country many think of as war-torn and bleak reveals many sides to the place and its people.

The Last Night at Tremore Beach: A Novel

A sadly squandered setting and a protagonist who’s more abrasive than empathetic make for a lackluster story of things, real or imaginary, that go bump in the night.

Rise: How a House Built a Family

One suspects that practiced writer Brookins knew that interjecting Adam’s mad forays into the mix, far from distracting, would make the final completion of Inkwell Manor seem all that much more heroic --- and she was correct in that assessment.

The Woman Next Door

Throughout the novel, the historical legacy and ongoing implications of structural racism are apparent, but Omotoso also touches on issues such as resentment, betrayal, secrecy and shame, all of which give THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR broad emotional resonance beyond its cultural specificity.

This Close to Happy

Sixteen years in the writing, it is a brisk 288 pages of personal revelation and the kind of general perception that gives you information you didn’t know about yourself. Above all, it’s compelling.

Their Finest
Bookreporter : Their Finest (February 17, 2017)

Their Finest offers a fascinating glimpse into one of the lesser-known facets of life and work in World War II. Readers will be eager to see how it all plays out on the silver screen.

Crossroads of Canopy

[Unar's] resentment of her peers getting promoted above her, her discovery of Audblayinland’s mistreatment of slaves, and her sexual awakening are wonderfully brought to life.

Lincoln in the Bardo: A Novel

Lincoln In The Bardo is not an easy book, but it gets easier with the reading. At the start, it jags, loops, interrupts itself a thousand times.

Perfect Little World

The utopian Infinite Family Project may be flawed from the get-go, but Wilson's "perfect little world" of a novel pretty much lives up to its title.

4 3 2 1

It's a stunningly ambitious novel, and a pleasure to read. Auster's writing is joyful, even in the book's darkest moments, and never ponderous or showy.

The Twenty Days of Turin: A Novel

It was a book written for a different world. And the most disturbing thing about it is how appropriate it is for ours.