Star-Studded Fiction from Burnet, Lamb, Le Guin, and Debuter Street | Xpress Reviews

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A fast-paced historical crime novel from Booker finalist Burnet; Lamb’s tender, funny, sweet homage to boomers; Le Guin is just as relevant and thought-provoking as ever; Pintoff’s high stakes novel will still appeal to thriller fans; Poe’s devoted readers will rejoice in Street’s debut literary novel

Hot Reads from Franzen, Hornby, Willig, plus Stories from Dovey & More | Fiction Reviews, July 2015

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Demand will be high for Franzen’s latest; a snappy, heartwarming comedy from Hornby; Willig’s final “Pink Carnation” offers a slice of reading heaven; Pintoff’s Hostage Taker is hailed as one of the year’s best thrillers.

After the Fourth | What We’re Reading

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The LJ/School Library Journal crew enjoyed a long weekend of holiday reading about dysfunctional family members, unnatural creatures, early 20th-century New Yorkers, a hero who can’t say no, Texas dynasties, and tasty Narnian treats.