Category Archives: Little, Brown & Company

Review: The Fever by Megan Abbott

Hardcover: 320 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (June 17, 2014) ISBN: 9780316231053 Source: Publisher Deenie Nash comes from a closely-knit family; her father Thomas is a popular teacher at the school and her brother, Eli, is a hockey star and the object of affection for many girls. Like many teenage girls, Deenie and her […]

Review: The Three by Sarah Lotz

Hardcover: 480 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2014) ISBN-10: 031624290X Source: Publisher   One day the unthinkable happens: four planes crash simultaneously around the world. The sole survivors are three children with seemingly no connection. In the days and months that follow and terrorists attacks have been ruled out, conspiracy theorists come out of the woodwork. […]

Review: The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (September 11, 2012) ISBN-10: 0316219363 Source: Publisher In this wholly unique first-hand experience of the Iraq war, readers follow the path of private John Bartle on his first tour of duty. Told in alternating time-lines from his pre-tour training, his time spent in Iraq, and his homecoming, […]

Review: American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar

Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (January 9, 2012) ISBN-10: 0316183318 Source: Publisher (BEA) In 1990, Hayat Shah is in college.  A phone call from his mother announcing the death of his “aunt” Mina draws him back to his youth, how things changed when Mina entered the Shah’s home. They lived in Milwaukee. Hyat’s father was […]

Review: The End of Everything by Megan Abbott

Hardcover:256 pages Publisher:Reagan Arthur Books (July 7, 2011) ISBN-10: 0316097799 Source: Publisher Lizzie Hood & Evie Verner, thirteen years old, are neighbors and best friends, inseparable.  Lizzie adores Evie’s family, including her father & older sister, Dusty.  One day Evie goes missing; the last Lizzie saw her was at school.  Everyone comes to Evie for […]

Frightful Friday: The Ridge by Michael Koryta

Frightful Friday is a weekly meme in which I feature a particularly scary or chilling book that I’ve read that week. Feel free to grab the button & join in! This week’s Frightful Friday selection is The Ridge by Michael Kortya: Hardcover: 368 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (June 8, 2011) ISBN-10: 031605366X Source: […]

Review: Room by Emma Donoghue

  Hardcover: 336 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition (September 13, 2010) ISBN-10: 0316098337 Source: BEA Jack is a five-year-old boy who enjoys doing everything a boy of that age does: color, watch his favorite shows on TV and play games. The difference with Jack? He and his mother, affectionately known as […]

Review: So Cold the River by Michael Kortya

  Hardcover: 528 pages Publisher: Little, Brown and Company; First Edition edition (June 9, 2010) ISBN-10: 0316053635 Source: Received at BEA Eric Shaw is a failed filmmaker who, rather than making the films in LA as he’d hoped and dreamed, is now making a living making family videos for the families of those who have […]