Real Korean, New German, Recipes for Every Day | Cooking Reviews, March 15, 2015

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Bloomfield’s latest is an excellent companion to its popular predecessor, a fresh look at outdoor entertaining, Korean cuisine gains a wider audience, the relationship between food and fiction, a refined and chic German cookbook.

New Genova, Nesbø, Wilson | Fiction Reviews, March 15, 2015

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A memorable read from Genova; Nesbø’s fans will love his new sympathetic, soft-hearted assassin; Wilson is at the top of his form in this beautifully crafted thriller.

We Will Always Rise: Talking with Cynthia Bond About Her Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 Pick, Ruby

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Bond steadies herself for a phone interview with LJ

Q&A: Gwendolyn Womack | Debut Spotlight

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From the start, Womack’s The Memory Painter grabs the reader with images of half-remembered lives, confused and frightened characters struggling to stay sane, and portents of danger.

Fiction from Coben and Gaynor, plus Ettinger’s Debut | Xpress Reviews

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A new kind of thriller from Coben, a tidily satisfying historical novel from Gaylor, and a breathtaking debut novel from longtime LGBTQ activist Ettinger

Vincent on Woolf, McCall Smith Revisits Austen, & a New Toni Morrison | Audio in Advance Apr. 2015 | Fiction

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Ahlborn, Ania. Within These Walls. Tantor Audio. ISBN 9781476783741. Read by R.C. Bray. With his marriage on the rocks and his life in shambles, washed-up crime writer Lucas Graham is desperate for a comeback. So when he’s promised exclusive access to notorious cult leader and death row inmate Jeffrey Halcomb, the opportunity is too good […]

Fiction from Cooper, LeCraw, Morgan, and Reilly | Xpress Reviews

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A gripping story from Cooper, a Southern Greek tragedy from LeCraw, a warmhearted romance from Morgan, sf/fantasy and dragons from Reilly

Fiction from Lawson, O’Reilly, Rhoades, and Robb, plus a U.S. Debut | Xpress Reviews

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Cross makes his U.S. debut with a harrowing thriller, a riveting historical mystery from Lawson, a disappointment from O’Reilly, Rhoades’s Keller is a fun character to root for, and Robb’s latest “In Death” title is highly recommended

Fiction from Brandt, Persson, & a Debut Thriller | Xpress Reviews

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Crackling dialog and a panoramic view of urban life from Price alter ego Harry Brandt, a good bet for Nordic crime fans from Persson, and Reardon’s well-written and fast-paced debut thriller

Fiction from Clare, Hoag, Kava, & Meister | Xpress Reviews

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Historical fiction fans will enjoy Clare’s latest, Hoag’s thriller offers plenty of plot twists, Kava has written another suspenseful winner, and Meister will stoke the curiosity of those unfamiliar with Dorothy Parker’s great wit