PositiveLibrary JournalThis moving debut showcases the power of storytelling behind historical fiction. Armstrong highlights the novelty, frustration, and strength of rebellious action behind a medical marvel we take for granted today.
PositiveLibrary JournalReminiscent of Victorian fiction, this epistolary novel reads as intimately as a found artifact from Manet himself. Readers may find it difficult to extract themselves from the story to recall that this is not in fact a primary source but rather a constructed narrative. This compelling and revealing book furthers a cultural understanding of Manet’s place in time and art, a difficult task for a difficult character. Very well done.
RaveLibrary JournalMajella is a compelling character caught in a fascinating slice of time, and her journey is exquisitely rendered ... recommended for fans of Ottessa Moshfegh, Emma Donoghue, and Sally Rooney.
RaveLibrary JournalThis thriller is not only topical but beautifully driven by the intricacies of personal agendas, both obvious and hidden. Easily read as a stand-alone as well as part of the series, this is sure to captivate a new audience and bring them to the Joseph Finder backlist.
PositiveLibrary JournalNot only a charming story of strangers connecting in beguiling ways, this debut fiction by memoirist and blogger Pooley is a thoughtful meditation on authenticity in the age of self-promotion. Recommended for readers looking for a pick-me-up.
PositiveLibrary JournalCharming working dogs are the icing on the cake in this story, Vermont is as tough a character as Mercy, and Munier writes them with both intricacy and ease ... Returning readers will celebrate this sequel; those new to Mercy and Elvis will be delighted to catch a solid series in its early days. All will look forward to more.
PositiveLibrary JournalBy turns delightful and heartrending, this is a lovely read for fans of Marian Keyes and Jane Green.
PositiveLibrary JournalFans of Lipman will cheer for a new novel in her signature style: funny, warm, sharp, smart, and full of love for family, no matter how flawed.
RaveLibrary JournalSteinhauer has written an unnerving and timely thriller with incredible pivots. From a perspective on activist/terrorist civilian organizations to an examination of Big Brother conspiracy plots, there\'s something here for everyone to grip—with white knuckles.