Reviews / Best of 2013

The Thicket by Joe R. Lansdale

Jack Parker thought he’d already seen his fair share of tragedy. His grandmother was killed in a...

The Maid’s Version by...

The American master’s first novel since Winter’s Bone (2006) tells of a deadly dance hall fire and its impact...

Rivers by Michael Farris Smith

It had been raining for weeks. Maybe months. He had forgotten the last day that it hadn’t...

Snow Hunters by Paul Yoon

“A rare, precious gem…perfection. One of this year’s best reads.” -Library Journal, starred review “Continues his stunning trajectory with...

The World’s Strongest...

An inspiring story of how a Mormon kid with Tourette’s found salvation in books and weight-lifting  My...

Light of the World: A Dave...

My Review The Bobbsey Twins find themselves out of the Bayou in a different landscape, Montana, recovering...

Joyland by Stephen King

A STUNNING NEW NOVEL FROM ONE OF THE BEST-SELLING AUTHORS OF ALL TIME! Set in a small-town...

A Far Piece to Canaan: by Sam...

    A Far Piece to Canaan is a warm and nostalgic novel from an unexpected source:...

The Humans by Matt Haig

It’s hardest to belong when you’re closest to home . . . One wet Friday evening, Professor...

I Travel by Night by Robert R....

  For Lawson, the horrors that stalked the Civil War battlefield at Shiloh were more than just...

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