MIDDLE GRADE: A novel about friendship, fortitude and the power of story.
FICTION: This ambitious debut covers a range of cultural, social and emotional territory in perceptive prose.
St Paul author Kao Kalia Yang's poignant picture book tells the story of her neighbor, Bob. His bench has a new home at the East Side Freedom Library.
FICTION: The four amateur sleuths from the "Thursday Murder Club" return to solve another mystery.
FICTION: Anthony Doerr's follow-up to his Pulitzer winner is bigger and more ambitious.
FICTION: A profoundly affecting story of the lives upended when a man loses his ability to communicate clearly.
FICTION: A quietly dazzling novel that focuses on the last three years in the life of artist Edouard Manet.
Let's face it, some states are more evocative than others — take North Carolina. So many Americans of all ethnicities have ties to its cities…
NONFICTION: Hayley Mills became a Disney darling at 12. Her new memoir recalls after that.
Today's graphic novel review theme: books that are unusual, even by my standards."The Dancing Plague" (Story/art by Gareth Brookes; SelfMadeHero; 192 pages; $20.99): From the…
The Narrowboat SummerBy Anne Youngson. (Flatiron Books, 319 pages, $26.99.) Two middle-aged women, walking toward each other along a towpath near London, hear a dog…
FICTION: The second novel in Sarah Stonich's planned trilogy tells a tender tale of fishing, fresh air and grief.
FICTION: This debut novel is a darkly comic coming of age story of a young woman in Ireland.
"Great Circle" by Maggie Shipstead is a long read at 589 pages, but one you'll wish would never end — an ambitious, precisely researched novel…
FICTION: A deeply moving story about an astrobiologist and his young son, anguished by the state of the planet.
NONFICTION: A timely chance to think about freedom not as a state but a practice.
NONFICTION: An ornery, broken-down, used-up man and an ornery, broken-down, used-up dog find each other.