The Diviner's Tale

A rich vein of gothic fantasy enriches this intriguing, unconventional mystery from Conjunctions magazine founder Bradford Morrow, as he relates the exploits of diviner Cassandra Brooks, whose official dowsing duties entwine her fate with that of a young girl in mortal peril.

April 19: "What you see first, after the starting gun's crack, is a column of bobbing runners, thousands of them, surging downhill..."

Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch is the winner of the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. James Parker calls this Dickensian coming-of-age novel "an enveloping…