May 23, 2016

A Rule-breaking New Novel: Ladivine

Ladivine, a new novel from French-Senegalese writer Marie NDiaye, doesn’t always play by the rules. Characters with similar names seem to shift and change, shadowed by doppelgangers and unfinished business. A mysterious dog follows the action of the story from town to town, mother to daughter.

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May 22, 2016

Even Spock Would Approve of Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley

When it comes to love and friendship, even the most rational teens can exhibit highly illogical behavior.

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May 21, 2016

Returning Home: A New Romance in Serena Bell's Series

Can’t Hold Back is the second novel in Ms. Bell's Returning Home series – and equally as emotional and compelling as the first, Hold on Tight.

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May 20, 2016

More than a Dog Book: Pit Bull by Bronwen Dickey

Every dog has its day in Pit Bull, a passionate probe of the much-maligned American Pit Bull.

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May 19, 2016

New Fiction from Yonahlossee Author Anton DiSclafani

Joan and Cece (whose real name is also Joan) are nearly inseparable. In high school, after Cece’s mother passed, she moved in with Joan’s family. The two plan to live together after high school, living the high life that only children of the rich oil men can imagine.

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May 18, 2016

Behave: A Provocative Fictional Biography by Andromeda Romano-Lax

Behave is a richly nuanced and disturbing novel about science, progress, love, marriage, motherhood, and what all those things cost a passionate, promising young woman.

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May 17, 2016

Climbing to the Top, One Scam at a Time

Camille Perri’s debut novel, The Assistants, is a funny and poignant take on the challenges we face as we careen into adulthood.

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