Two by Two: Doubles, Seconds, and Pairs | Wyatt’s World

Be it the fate of twins, an author’s second novel, braided narratives, or literary twosomes, September brings a number of titles concerned with the concept of two.

September 2017 LibraryReads

Though warm weather may be coming to an end, that just gives you another reason to curl up with one of these outstanding books. New York Times bestselling author Kristin Cashore’s new book Jane, Unlimited will take you on a journey filled with new adventures around every corner; the novel Caroline: Little House, Revisited will […]

Picking Up Books | What We’re Reading (& Watching)

What a whirl the spring and summer has been for the “What We’re Reading & Watching” gang! We survived LJ’s annual Day of Dialog (DoD), BookExpo (formerly Book Expo America, or BEA for you acronym fans), and then a quick swoop into Chicago for the ALA Annual conference, June 22–27. Books ruled all over, and […]

Family Dynamics: Debuts in Domestic Struggles | The Reader’s Shelf, September 1, 2015

Tolstoy tells us that every unhappy family suffers a unique despondency. These debuts, each addressing a family on the point of dissolution, prove his point.

Debuts from McKeon and Ng, Small Press Fiction, Summer Suspense, & More | Fiction Reviews

All That Is Solid Melts into Air

A matter-of-fact but emotionally powerful All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, One Plus One is about more than a road trip, Ng shrinks enormous issues into the dynamics of a single family, Rowell is like a best friend