The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick | LJ Review

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Tender, insightful, and surprising, this wonderful debut novel is a stunning addition to the popular genre of transformative stories of otherwise uneventful lives.

The Widow by Fiona Barton | LJ Review

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Barton’s first novel is one of suspense and intrigue that keeps the pages turning.

The Revenant by Michael Punke | LJ Review

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Punke’s debut novel is a gripping and hard-edged tale of survival, revenge, and ultimately, redemption. It is also now a Hollywood movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy.

Small Press Discovery: Jimmy Bluefeather Wins National Outdoor Book Award

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Kim Wilcox’s Jimmy Bluefeather, the first novel to be published by Alaska Northwest Books in 56 years, also became the first work of fiction to win a National Outdoor Book Award.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, March 29, 2013

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Joining a delicious new mystery from Mary Higgins Clark are three debuts: one on postcolonial Africa, one on Africa in the 1840s, and an engrossing read about an oddball Florida family

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, January 18, 2013

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Jackie Collins delivers, Rankin’s Rebus make a triumphal return, and Zinovieff explores Greece’s troubled history

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, January 11, 2013

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A new tale of love and friendship from Binchy, two engaging debuts, and a sequel from Shields

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, August 10, 2012

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A new Dave Robicheaux title, Friedmann offers no simple answers, fast-paced action from Hurwitz, adult zombie fiction, a debut from screenwriter David Rich, and vicious social commentary from Wagner

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, July 13, 2012

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Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, July 13, 2012

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 29, 2012

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Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 29, 2012