BESTSELLERS

THE ROOSEVELTS by Geoffrey C. Ward
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Excellent, as we have come to expect from the team of Ward and Burns—an eye-opening look at a political dynasty worthy of the name and at a state of politics far better than our own. Read full book review >
I'LL DRINK TO THAT by Betty Halbreich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 2014
An intimate sojourn through the dressing rooms of one of America's most luxurious department stores. Read full book review >

HEIR OF FIRE by Sarah J. Maas

VERDICT: BUY IT
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 2, 2014
Will leave readers ravenous for more. (Fantasy. 14 & up)Read full book review >
FOUND by Harlan Coben

VERDICT: BORROW IT
Released: Sept. 11, 2014
Packed with plot and studded with cliffhangers, Coben's third Mickey Bolitar thriller grabs readers in the opening chapter and never lets go. (Mystery. 11-16)Read full book review >
NIGHTMARES! by Jason Segel
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Sweet, charming and imaginative: a promising launch. (Fantasy. 8-12)Read full book review >

THE IRON TRIAL by Holly Black
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
A promising beginning to a complex exploration of good and evil, as well as friendship's loyalty. (Fantasy. 9-13)Read full book review >
GUS & ME by Keith Richards
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
A beautiful example of artistic bookmaking, a story of family love and lore, and the magic of music personified in a way that's utterly accessible to children—and their dazzled parents. (biographical note, photographs) (Picture book. 4-10)Read full book review >
HORTON AND THE KWUGGERBUG AND MORE LOST STORIES by Dr. Seuss
by Dr. Seuss, illustrated by Dr. Seuss, introduction by Charles D. Cohen

VERDICT: BORROW IT
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Fans both young and formerly young will be pleased—100 percent. (Picture book. 6-9)Read full book review >
DATACLYSM by Christian Rudder
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Demographers, entrepreneurs, students of history and sociology, and ordinary citizens alike will find plenty of provocations and, yes, much data in Rudder's well-argued, revealing pages. Read full book review >
ELVIS AND GINGER by Ginger Alden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014
A rosy aura glows throughout this misty memoir of love and loss. Read full book review >
THE BONE CLOCKS by David Mitchell
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 2, 2014
If Thatcher's 1984 is bleak, then get a load of what awaits us in 2030. Speculative, lyrical and unrelentingly dark—trademark Mitchell, in other words. Read full book review >
THE TEACHER WARS by Dana Goldstein
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Sept. 2, 2014
Probably not likely to sway opponents of public education, whose numbers and influence seem to be growing, but Goldstein delivers a smart, evenhanded source of counterargument. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Chelsea Cain
author of ONE KICK
November 17, 2014

Best-selling thriller writer Chelsea Cain "kicks" off a new series of thrillers starring former kidnapping victim Kick Lannigan, a thorough badass if we've ever seen one. We ask Cain what it was like spending time with her new creation. View video >