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Psychological Suspense

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  • Release Date: September 1, 2016
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The series of twists and turns in this book had me gasping—I didn’t see any of them coming. Not one. As an avid reader of psychological thrillers like The Girl on the Train and Wreckage, I approached Interference thinking that I’d be able to figure out where the book... Read more
— Elizabeth DeNoma, Editor

Contemporary Fiction

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I like to think I know my neighbors. We’re very friendly. We chitchat, bake cookies for each other, and look out for one another’s kids. But after reading The Things We Wish Were True, I had to ask myself, just how well do I really know these people? Is the perfectly... Read more
— Jodi Warshaw, Editor

Military Thriller

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I first heard Tier One described as the story of an elite covert team that is part espionage and part special ops, led by a Navy SEAL with a stalwart sense of honor and patriotism. As a fan of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher and Vince Flynn’s Mitch Rapp, I desperately wanted... Read more
— JoVon Sotak, Editor

Thriller

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I very rarely read a book twice, but when I first finished Black Rain—which hurtles through a breakneck plot set in a near-future New York City and ends with a revelation that casts everything that came before it in a new light—I went immediately back to the first... Read more
— Jason Kirk, Editor

Literary Fiction

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A character in After Disasters categorizes aid workers into two types: the first is running toward something—like God, or at least a higher purpose—and the second is running away from something. The question of whether you are a fight or flight type of person has long... Read more
— Vivian Lee, Editor

Modern Fiction

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What do we need to be happy? After reading David Machado’s The Shelf Life of Happiness, I’ve returned to the novel’s central question repeatedly. This emotionally resonant story details lives torn asunder by the global economic crisis of 2008 in Portugal, providing a... Read more
— Elizabeth DeNoma, Editor

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