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A Master Plan for Rescue

By Janis Cooke Newman - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

At the instant his family hears that Japanese bombs have hit Pearl Harbor, 12-year-old Jack’s perfect, secure life shatters – and not because ...Read Review

The Tutor

By Andrea Chapin - Published 2015

Genres:

Mystery/Crime

The discovery of the body of a murdered priest begins the story of Katharine de L’Isle, a childless young widow living with ...Read Review

Too Bad to Die

By Francine Mathews - Published 2015

Genres:

Thriller

Francine Mathews’ thriller Too Bad to Die features none other than Ian Fleming, author of the James Bond novels, as the hero who ...Read Review

Prudence

By David Treuer - Published 2015

Genres:

Literary

David Treuer’s novel about a young white Princeton graduate, the Ojibwe Indian boy with whom he shares a secret love, and the ...Read Review

The Fair Fight

By Anna Freeman - Published 2014Published 2015Published 2015-04-14

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The Fair Fight is, I think, just about the most well-written novel I have read in five years. The depiction of the situation ...Read Review

Gretel and the Dark

By Eliza Granville - Published 2014

Genres:

Mystery/CrimeThriller

As hinted by the title, Gretel and the Dark is a novel built on fairy tales. In fin-de-siècle Vienna, an eminent psychoanalyst ...Read Review

The Paying Guests

By Sarah Waters - Published 2014

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Frances Wray, in her mid-twenties, lives in genteel poverty with her widowed mother in a large house in Camberwell, London. It is 1922, just ...Read Review

Sundance

By David Fuller - Published 2014

Genres:

Biographical Fiction

In 1913, Harry Longbaugh, aka The Sundance Kid, is released from a Wyoming prison under the assumed name of Harry Alonzo. The Kid, along ...Read Review

The Confabulist

By Steven Galloway - Published 2014

Genres:

LiteraryThriller

Harry Houdini comes to life in Galloway’s literary thriller. Houdini’s early poverty and a promise to his father keep him always ...Read Review

Land of Love and Drowning

By Tiphanie Yanique - Published 2014

Genres:

Literary

If I could only read one novel this year, Land of Love and Drowning would be it. I wasn’t captured by the ...Read Review