Book Review

Just Fly Away

By Andrew McCarthy

A former teen heartthrob and successful travel writer tries his hand at a YA novel filled with family secrets.


A peek at what's coming up in the Independent this week.

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    Lincoln’s Lieutenants: The High Command of the Army of the Potomac

    By Stephen W. Sears

    An extensive examination of the men who led the Union’s military during the Civil War

    Book Review

    A Face Like Glass

    By Frances Hardinge

    An unusual tale of a land where cheese is king and self-expression is verboten.


    A recap of the books we’ve spotlighted in the past few days.

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    G-Man: A Bob Lee Swagger Novel

    By Stephen Hunter

    Guts, guns, and gangsters are all on display in this latest installment of the popular series.

    Poetry Review

    A monthly feature that looks at books of and about poetry.

    Beyond The Book

    What do book lovers have queued up on their nightstands and ready to read before lights-out? We asked one of them, and here’s what she said.

    Book Review

    Broken River: A Novel

    By J. Robert Lennon

    This haunted-house story gets too caught up in a misguided critique of the publishing industry.

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    The Baker’s Secret: A Novel

    By Stephen P. Kiernan

    A story of resistance and resilience in Nazi-occupied France.


    The Israeli author snags the coveted international prize