Starred Review Round-Up (1/3/20)

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Check ’em out for your #FridayReads. AN EVERYDAY HERO by Laura Trentham “Fans of Mary Kay Andrews’ novels and Matthew Quick’s THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (2017) will enjoy this patriotic and heartwarming story of ambition, identity, and regained potential.”–Booklist, starred review “By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (9/9/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (9/9/19)

An epic fantasy sequel + poetry + a Sherlockian mystery + Urban America + retellings of Ovid’s Metamorphoses = a stellar starred review round-up! THE NAME OF ALL THINGS by Jenn Lyons “Lyons proves she is worthy of comparison to other masters of epic fantasy, such as Patrick Rothfuss, Stephen R. Donaldson (particularly in Grand […]

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Starred Reviews For Your #FridayReads

Starred Reviews For Your #FridayReads

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! THE MAN WHO SAW EVERYTHING by Deborah Levy “Multiple versions of history collide—literally—in a superbly crafted, enigmatic new story from an author of note… Levy defies gravity in a daring, time-bending new novel.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Booker Prize–finalist Levy (HOT MILK) explores the fragile connections and often […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (8/2/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (8/2/19)

Surviving childhood trauma, overcoming a hostile medical system, a cultural history of 19th century Europe, 80 years of the American Dream, and German Jewish women on the legacy of racism… All in today’s starred review round-up! GIRL by Edna O’Brien “In a feat of empathy and imagination, the Irish writer O’Brien portrays one girl’s torments […]

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A Meteor Shower of Stars for Macmillan!

A Meteor Shower of Stars for Macmillan!

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Fiction NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo “With an aura of both enchantment and authenticity, Bardugo’s compulsively readable novel leaves a portal ajar for equally dazzling sequels.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “This atmospheric contemporary novel steeped in the spirit of a mystical New Haven is part mystery, part story […]

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FOUR Stars for THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE

FOUR Stars for THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE

Annalee Newitz follows award winner + 2017 Best Book AUTONOMOUS with THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE–a story of time travel, murder, and the lengths we’ll go to protect the ones we love–that just received its FOURTH starred review! “This riot of a book will have readers delighting both in the thrilling battle over timelines in […]

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3 Stars for THE BITTERROOTS!

3 Stars for THE BITTERROOTS!

Whoa, nelly! C.J. Box’s THE BITTERROOTS just received its THIRD starred review! “An appealing new heroine, a fast-moving plot, and a memorably nightmarish family make this one of Box’s best.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Not content with merely ruling Wyoming, Box has become the dominant mystery/thriller author of the mountain West—and deservedly so. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: With […]

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Stars and Stars and Stars, Oh My!

Stars and Stars and Stars, Oh My!

Our #WeekendReads are all about these multi-star-earning books! THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North “With redemption for some and none for others, this thriller will satisfy readers of Thomas Harris and Stephen King.”–Booklist, starred review “Readers will have a tough time putting down this truly unnerving tale, with its seemingly unexplainable elements and glimpses of […]

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Stars on stars on stars on stars on stars on stars (5/17/19)

Stars on stars on stars on stars on stars on stars (5/17/19)

Stars on stars on stars on stars for your #FridayReads! THE HISTORY OF LIVING FOREVER by Jake Wolff “The epic sweep and sly humor in the midst of enormous anguish will remind readers of Michael Chabon’s work as they relish this heady exploration of grief, alchemy, and love.“–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Wolff’s wild, hilarious, and […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (5/1/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (5/1/19)

I’m seeing stars! Starred reviews, that is. Keep an eye out for these titles that all received multiple starred reviews! MAGIC FOR LIARS by Sarah Gailey “There’s something for almost all readers here: family drama, romance, high-school gossip, fantasy-world building. Above all, Gailey shows us that humans are humans, even when they are magic, and […]

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