The Night the Lights Went Out by Karen White

The Night the Lights Went Out, an Enthralling Story

May 8, 2017 1:49 pm By

The Night the Lights Went Out, Karen White, Penguin Publishing - From the New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty novels, including the Tradd Street series, comes a rich new novel about a young single mother who discovers that the nature of friendship is never what it seems...

The Gustav Sonata by Rose Tremain

The Gustav Sonata, a Quest for Unrequited Love

April 1, 2017 5:00 am By

THE GUSTAV SONATA, Rose Tremain, Vintage - Rose Tremain CBE FRSL, is regarded as one of the most atmospheric British novelists of her time. She has been published in thirty countries and has won the Orange Prize, the Whitbread Novel Award and the Prix Femina Etranger, as well as shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund

Teenager’s Choices Echo Throughout Her Life

April 1, 2017 5:00 am By

History of Wolves, Emily Fridlund, Grove Atlantic - In Emily Fridlund’s History of Wolves, a teenage girl raised on a failed commune in the north woods of Minnesota feels like she doesn’t fit in at home or at school.

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

Persistence and Grit Guide Rivers and Her Heroine

March 1, 2017 5:09 am By

The Second Mrs. Hockaday, Susan Rivers, Algonquin Books - When Susan Rivers’ agent told her she wouldn’t debut with her first novel, Rivers was disappointed. These words are spoken to many writers, but they came at a particularly difficult time for her.

Surprise Me by Deena Goldstone

The Making of a Writer

February 1, 2017 5:06 am By

Surprise Me, Deena Goldstone, Knopf - In the novel Surprise Me a young writer, Isabelle Rothman, meets her mentor, novelist and Professor Daniel Jablonski, and they form a unique bond that influences them personally and professionally.