Like most readers who love a good murder mystery, I most often read books by American authors: Janet Evanovich, Lee Child, Patricia Cornwell, David Baldacci, Michael Connelly – the usual suspects. Occasionally, though, a book from a foreign author washes up on our shore like a message in a bottle.
April 4, 2013
At the core of the definition of the word 'trap' is the idea that something is inescapable. Mackenzie Bezos’ new novel, Traps, plays off of this idea as she presents four women, all trapped in their own ways, each living her life as though there is no way out.
April 3, 2013
Gods and Beasts is the third title in Denise Mina's top-notch Detective Sergeant Alex Morrow series set in Glasgow, Scotland, and it is pretty much impossible to put down.
April 2, 2013
Are you familiar with the experience of reading incredible writing, a wonderful book -- and the protagonist is completely unlikeable? Meet Philip Bowman.
April 1, 2013
In Mitch Albom's latest eBook, we meet the world's first clock maker, punished for trying to measure God's greatest gift, then finally freed to teach two tortured souls the true meaning of time.
March 28, 2013
Like his two previous novels, Plainsong and Eventide, Haruf’s magnificent Benediction returns to familiar territory: the small town of Holt on the high plains of Colorado, where the sky is enormous, the vistas wide, the town flat and spare, the regular small complaint and recover of the porch swing the ambient sound.
March 27, 2013
Okay guys (or should I say ladies), don’t leave me hanging. Anyone else out there love reading Fifty Shades Darker, the sequel to Fifty Shades of Grey, for the sheer drama of it all?
March 26, 2013
The author of Frozen Solid shared with Everyday eBook his five reasons the South Pole is the perfect setting for his thrilling new novel.
March 25, 2013
For fans of Junot Diaz's award-winning work and for those who've yet to experience his beautiful, powerful prose, Drown is an early collection of stories about people at odds: with their culture, environment, families, and themselves.
March 21, 2013
Set in seventeenth-century Japan, David Kirk's book tells the story of Bennosuke, son of a premier warrior, in line to become a great samurai, who, after a shocking event occurs, must confront his destiny.
March 20, 2013
Jonathan Dee's latest book is an all-too-human redemption story of a family on the brink of disaster and one mother's struggle to climb back up.
March 18, 2013
Fans of Gone Girl will want to read one of Gillian Flynn's earlier eBooks, Dark Places, in which a maladjusted young woman revisits and questions her mother and sisters' murders and her brother's imprisonment for the crime.
March 16, 2013
In Camelot, Ohio, entertainment attorney and single mom Ellen Callahan gets swept up in an affair with her bodyguard, hired by her pop star brother, in this steamy, humorous romance.
March 14, 2013
An orchardist tends to his apple trees and mourns the mysterious disappearance of his sister years earlier. When two young runaways transform his solitary life, he is forced to broaden his world -- and with that comes danger.
March 13, 2013
Eight American war heroes are on the last stop of a Victory Tour at a Dallas Cowboys game. From here, Ben Fountain gives us a brilliant, satirical, and incisive portrait of contemporary America.