PositiveLibrary JournalDalcher...is a master of the feminist dystopian novel ... A no-holds-barred thriller and thought-provoking read for fans of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, Naomi Alderman’s The Power, and Kim Liggett’s The Grace Year.
Meg Waite Clayton
RaveLibrary Journal... compelling ... A true gem in an oversaturated category, and a testament to the power of good.
PositiveLibrary JournalLee’s novel details the remarkable life of a man now almost forgotten and a city that would not be the same today had he not lived. It’s light on details of building projects, focusing instead on the man who created them ... Give this entrancing story of an exceptional man to novel-reading fans of Erik Larson and those who enjoy a little mystery with their historical fiction.
PositiveLibrary JournalDicks doesn’t seem concerned with medical accuracy, but it is doubtful that readers will mind too much as they laugh, cry, and cheer their way through this touching coming-of-age tale.
RaveLibrary JournalHorrocks turns what could have been a maudlin retelling into a heartbreakingly beautiful novel about the sacrifices people make for what they hold dear. Readers need not be familiar with composer Erik Satie (1866–1925) to appreciate his story, but many will feel compelled to seek out recordings of his music after reading this book.
Sophie Hénaff, Trans. by Sam Gordon
PositiveLibrary JournalQuirky and engaging characters elevate a somewhat predictable mystery in this humorous novel that is sure to please fans of Jussi Adler-Olsen\'s \'Department Q\' stories.
PositiveLibrary JournalLetts...once again crafts a tale of fortitude and triumph over adversity. Some may find it leans toward sentimentality, but readers looking for an inspiring true story will be delighted ... Fans of the Oz novels or film will be enchanted. This is a great fit for readers of Christine Baker Kline and Lisa Wingate, and will surely be a popular choice for book clubs.
PositiveLibrary JournalIt is not difficult to imagine a future similar to the one in which Lea lives, where organ replacement surgeries and enhancements and the desire to remain young forever are seen as the norm ... Fans of modern speculative fiction and readers who love stories that warn us to be careful what we wish for will be enthralled by Heng\'s highly imaginative debut, which deftly asks, \'What does it really mean to be alive?\'