Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Danya Kukafka is a graduate of New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study. Girl in Snow is her first novel.
This brooding and intense thriller will plunge readers into a dark world they may not want to enter - but they may be unable to tear themselves free * Booklist * Written with raw immediacy, each character is complex, aching and ashamed, for different reasons . . . a quietly taut thriller concerned with the secrets we keep from our closest loved-ones and even from ourselves . . . keeps hold of the reader long after the final denouement * Shelf Awareness * Elegiac and involving . . . engagingly told . . . its endearing characters' struggles linger in memory after this affecting work is done * Wall Street Journal * `A propulsive mystery set in a suburban community marked by unsettling voyeurism. Danya Kukafka patiently reveals layers of her characters' inner lives - their ugliness and vulnerabilities - in prose that sparkles and wounds. I couldn't put this one down' -- Brit Bennett, <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Mothers</i> A haunting, lyrical novel about love, loss, and terror . . . The world Kukafka so masterfully creates is suspenseful and electrifying; I was willing to follow her wherever she took me' -- Anton DiSclafani, author of <i>The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls </i> An intricate, seductive murder mystery, in which a single awful crime exposes conflicts and traumas in an entire community . . . Girl in Snow is not just an impressive debut but one of the best literary mysteries to come along in some time * BookPage * Kuafka's bewitching first novel spins a spell of mournful confessions around a Twin Peaks-like centerpiece. In [her] capable hands, villainy turns out to be everywhere and nowhere, a DNA that could be found under the fingernails of everybody's hands * New York Times (Editor's Choice) * With a knack for writing oh-so-real teenage characters and underline-worthy prose, [Kukafka] weaves a tale of voyeurism and obsession that's impossible to put down * W Magazine * Captivating * Marie Claire * A creepy, psychological drama set in a snowbound Colorado high school * GQ * A dark and elegant thriller set in small-town America * Mail on Sunday * A sensational debut - great characters, mysteries within mysteries, and page-turning pace. Highly recommended -- Lee Child, bestselling author of the <i>Jack Reacher </i>series Stark, utterly compulsive with a compelling, unique writing style. This thriller blew me away -- Kate Hamer, author of <i>The Girl in the Red Coat</i> A perfectly paced and tautly plotted thriller. Danya Kukafka's misfit characters are richly drawn, her prose is both elegant and eerie - this is an incredibly accomplished debut -- Paula Hawkins, author of The <i>Girl on the Train</i> and <i>Into the Water </i>