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The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (2013)
Reviewed by ang on October 25, 2013 tagged fantasy • literary
Visiting his home town, a man rememembers when he and a childhood friend unleashed a malignant darkness on the world.
The No World Concerto by A.G. Porta, Darren Koolman, Rhett McNeil (2013)
Reviewed by wally on October 24, 2014 tagged literary
An aging professor returns to screenwriting. A young pianist is hypnotized into believing she’s a novelist.
The View from Penthouse B by Elinor Lipman (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on December 13, 2013 tagged literary
Gwen’s husband dies and her sister is divorced and broke. They try to build new lives in New York.
The Cleaner of Chartres by Salley Vickers (2013)
Reviewed by darcy on August 22, 2014 tagged literary
After 20 years in Chartres, Agnès is part of the village, and takes on the task of cleaning the cathedral.
The Sister Season by Jennifer Scott (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on July 25, 2014 tagged literary
The three Yancey sisters' families come together for Christmas to try to shake off decades' worth of hurt.
The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly by Sun-Mi Hwang, Chi-Young Kim, Nomoco (2013)
Reviewed by geneambaum on April 4, 2014 tagged literary
Sprout wants to hatch a chick and enjoy the freedom of the barnyard instead of just laying eggs in the coop.
Tapestry of Fortunes by Elizabeth Berg (2013)
Reviewed by emilyreads on March 28, 2014 tagged literary
A motivational speaker with trouble embracing her authentic self goes on a road trip with three friends.
Broken Piano for President by Patrick Wensink (2012)
Reviewed by ang on February 21, 2014 tagged humor • literary
A drunk masterminds burger industry innovations, negotiates a lucrative contract, and tries to solve a mystery.
A Boy and a Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on March 1, 2013 tagged humor • literary
A weird, funny mash-up of Life of Pi, Three Men in a Boat, and The Old Man and the Sea.
Through the Walls by Jean-Luc Cornette, Stéphane Oiry, Samantha Demers (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on January 3, 2014 tagged graphic novel • literary • science fiction
Slice-of-life short stories about people with the ability to walk through walls.
In Darkness by Nick Lake (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on March 22, 2013 tagged coming of age • literary • thriller
A teenage boy is trapped beneath the rubble of a hospital after an earthquake in Haiti.
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on August 23, 2013 tagged coming of age • literary
Hawthorn & Child by Keith Ridgway (2012)
Reviewed by wally on December 5, 2014 tagged literary • mystery
Two London detectives wrestle with strange, unsolvable mysteries where nothing adds up completely.
The Rime of the Modern Mariner by Nick Hayes (2012)
Reviewed by dawnrutherford on December 13, 2013 tagged graphic novel • literary • poetry
A man on a park bench listens to a strange tale about a doomed boat journey.
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison (2012)
Reviewed by darcy on October 3, 2014 tagged literary
Benjamin becomes a caretaker for a boy named Trevor and takes him on a cross country trip to see Trevor’s father.
Scrooge (Classics Illustrated Deluxe #9) by Charles Dickens, Rodolphe, Estelle Meyrand (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on February 15, 2013 tagged graphic novel • literary
Beautiful comics adaptations of Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” and “A Remembrance of Mugby.”
Roadside Picnic A New Translation by Arkady Strugatsky, Boris Strugatsky, Ursula K. Le Guin, Olena Bormashenko (2012)
Reviewed by geneambaum on December 27, 2013 tagged literary • science fiction
Aliens abandoned advanced, incomprehensible technology on Earth. Desperate men try to retrieve it.