"A love letter to reading, writing and all things French, Paris by the Book combines a charming first-person protagonist, a nuanced family drama and the magic of Paris." (Shelf Awareness starred review)
“Callanan has woven a tale of grief, resentment, and the everyday madness of equivocating the unfathomable. … Callanan’s sweet and compulsively readable tale invites readers to fall in love with Paris, Leah, and her family.” (Booklist)
Set in past and present Alaska, The Cloud Atlas, an Edgar Award Finalist, is narrated by a man who spent World War II chasing down one of Japan's strangest weapons—firebombs that silently crossed the Pacific, tethered to balloons.