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Fiction from Cohen, Cole, Frampton, Kardos, Monroe, Rosenberg, Sigurdardóttir, and Thayer | Xpress Reviews

Purchase where B.A. Paris, S.J. Watson, and Paula Hawkins are popular; readers will have a hard time putting this one down; a solid romance with steamy love scenes that is an enjoyable read; truly gasp-worthy; fans of Monroe will find an easy read full of dramatic soap opera situations; The nonstop action will keep readers turning the pages; this hard-to-put-down Nordic thriller will be a treat for crime fiction fans; one of Thayer’s best Nantucket novels yet; readers will find much to discuss in literary historian Varese’s debut novel

Naima Coster’s Halsey Street Brings Readers Home | Debut Spotlight

Naima Coster’s first novel, Halsey Street, offers an unflinching look at a fractured family. In it, Penelope Grand returns to her Brooklyn neighborhood—in the midst of gentrification—to care for her ailing father and try to deal with her mother’s departure to the Dominican Republic.

Tayari Jones Portrays a Complex American Marriage | LibraryReads Author

However engaging her prose, Tayari Jones is not the sort of author who tosses off fiction meant merely for entertainment. After completing Silver Sparrow, an LJ Best Book and NEA Big Read about the two daughters of a bigamist father, she wanted to dig into another timely and topical issue.

The Books of March | Wyatt’s World

March brings a number of highly anticipated titles, including Ramona Ausubel’s story collection Awayland, Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon’s Blood of the Four, Rebecca Kauffman’s The Gunners, and Shobha Rao’s Girls Burn Brighter. Here are five more, from genre picks to new short fiction.

Fiction from Box, Hughes, Rotella, and Debuters Kiernan and Viskic | Xpress Reviews

Another hit for storyteller extraordinaire Box; this English-village drama is packed with threads to unravel straight to the end; this solid Irish procedural is clearly set up for a series; for fans of tough crime fiction; fans of Australian crime writers such as Peter Temple and Jane Harper will want this

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, March 15, 2018

Bishop’s fans will be happy to return to the universe of the Others; Ganshert’s emotionally charged and powerful novel will have readers examining their own personal biases; those who take the plunge will be rewarded with a wild ride from a narrator whose sardonic outlook reveals profound truths; based on real-life events, Winthrop’s engrossing story unfolds through strong memorable characters

Titan Books/Marvel Comics To Publish Original Black Panther Prose Novel

Beginning this April, Titan Books and Marvel Comics will combine to publish in both North American and UK markets original prose novels that expand on the comics giant’s most popular creations, including Black Panther, Captain America, Deadpool, Ant-Man, and Spider-Man.

Fiction from Brown, Bussi, Deaver, and Leigh, plus a Trio of Debuts | Xpress Reviews

Fast-paced action from Beck; Bell’s psychological thriller is impossible to put down; for sf readers who like to see plucky heroes fight impossible odds; a psychological drama that is at times overwrought but always suspenseful; Deaver cranks out another convoluted narrative; will also appeal to readers who like their romantic suspense with a bit on the criminal side; a slow read, with too many side stories that are never fully developed

The Art of the Short Story: 16 New Collections Reveal the Best of a Flourishing Genre

Not just fun but full of smart ideas; well-observed, unexpected writing for fans and more; top-notch, in-your-face work from the priceless Millet; excellent reading for those who value meditative, beautiful storytelling; not all these stories startle, but Sachdeva is a writer to watch; a heartfelt and well-crafted work

Spring/Summer Bests | Debut Novels

LJ‘s Prepub Alert editor picks early spring titles you should order now and late spring and summer works you should have on your radar.