PositiveBookPageA tender tale of loss and fatherhood, Pete Fromm’s A Job You Mostly Won’t Know How to Do is a beautiful story about what happens when your village comes to the rescue and gives you a second chance at happiness.
PositiveBookPageQueenie is funny, clever and curvaceous ... Queenie, in essence, is every modern black woman who has ever questioned her abilities and her place in this world. With resonant reflections on race, relationships, sex and friendships, Queenie is a terrific debut that’s delivered with a touch of British humor and plenty of feel-good moments.
PositiveBookPage\"If you are in search of a story collection that feels as transformative and satisfying as a novel, then look no further than Erin McGraw’s Joy ... What makes Joy truly special is how easily McGraw gets in your head. The stories resonate long after they end, each time making the reader wonder, \'Would I have handled it differently?\' A terrific pick for a book club, Joy is bound to impress.\
RaveBookPageYou are about to love a story that you may or may not understand. It straddles the familiar and the world of make-believe so remarkably well that you may be left believing in that which doesn’t quite exist ... Thoroughly strange yet absolutely mesmerizing, the sixth novel from award-winning Oyeyemi is the perfect escape.
PositiveBookPageWith love and humor, Doris’ stories prove that the good old days are often filled with a lot of regret, pain and heartache. But what the heart chooses to remember is our perseverance through the most impossible of challenges ... Like a cozy conversation with your grandma, The Red Address Book warms your heart and soul.
RaveBookPage\"It might not be so wrong to review Edward Carey’s new novel, Little, with the simple declaration that it is exceptionally good ... If [the book\'s premise] seems dark, it’s because it is. But Carey portrays Marie as one of the most ambitious characters you will ever meet ... An irresistible tale, Little will please all readers, especially those who love period adventures and old-fashioned stories of triumph over human folly.\
RaveBookPageWeber expertly weaves Duncan’s internal conflict throughout the novel, constantly making the reader wonder if he will find the strength to continue living in his new circumstances and carry on with a will to make new legacies. Most importantly, Still Life with Monkey begs the question, \'What would I do in this situation?\' It’s a question that lingers long after the book ends.
PositiveBookPage\"Ackerman has given us a war story that is packed with love, pain and guilt, but above all, it is a meditation on the legacies we leave behind.\
RaveBookPageTrue to her style, Moshfegh’s dark sense of humor makes the reader laugh (perhaps guiltily) when it seems least appropriate. Melancholic, ominous and even uncomfortable, My Year of Rest and Relaxation traverses a labyrinth of emotions.
RaveBookPage\"McLain’s ability to base a work of fiction on real people is nothing short of superb. Readers may pick up Love and Ruin because of their obsession with Ernest Hemingway, but they’ll fall in love with it because of Marty Gellhorn.\
PositiveBookPageTold partly from Sunny’s perspective and partly from Kit’s, Summer Hours at the Robbers Library uses the differences in the two protagonists’ ages, experiences and upbringing to its advantage. With her new novel, Sue Halpern offers the perfect way to experience a small-town community filled with lovable characters, mysterious happenings, a little bit of romance and hopeful ending.
RaveBookPage\"Full of dark humor, cheap vodka, Russian poems and political anecdotes, The Château somehow perfectly captures the political travesty that is all too real in this day and age.\
RaveBookPageKeener expertly weaves together a story that not only showcases an expat life, but also shares the tragedies, memories and grudges of strangers in a beautiful city who are more connected than they have come to believe.
RaveBookPageSloan has imagined a funny and curious novel unlike anything else, a perfect combination of self-discovery through all sorts of weird passions. Like truly good sourdough, this namesake is the perfectly tangy, chewy and airy addition to anyone’s reading list—minus the gluten and calories, of course.