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David Morrell Recommends part 1

Lou Pendergrast: Which author and novel do you read time and again and has inspired you to...

Nothing Gold Can Stay by Ron...

PEN/PEN/Faulkner Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Ron Rash turns again to Appalachia to capture...

Orphan Train by Christina Baker...

  My Review This is a story involving a real period in history when children, who were...

Ordinary Grace by William Kent...

“A pitch-perfect, wonderfully evocative examination of violent loss. In Frank Drum’s journey away from the shores of...

This Magnificent Desolation: A...

Duncan’s entire world is the orphanage where he lives, a solitary outpost on the open plains of...

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald...

“SO WE BEAT ON, BOATS AGAINST THE CURRENT, BORNE BACK CEASELESSLY INTO THE PAST.” My Review The...

Mary Coin by Marisa Silver

  In 1936, a young mother resting by the side of a road in Central California is...

House of Earth by Woody Guthrie

Finished in 1947 and lost to readers until now, House of Earth is Woody Guthrie’s only fully...

Wise Men by Stuart Nadler

“It’s an absorbing, well-crafted book, with all the story-telling virtues on display. It is atmospheric, thoughtful and...

Harvest by Jim Crace

As late summer steals in and the final pearls of barley are gleaned, a village comes under...

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