Books by Mark Beech

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 18, 2012

"A competent sports book, but a sharper edge on the author's narrative knife would have sliced more deeply below the surface."
Sports Illustrated editor and writer Beech debuts with an account of Army football's last great season, 1958, when the team finished 8-0-1 and declined a Cotton Bowl invitation. Read full book review >
A FUNERAL IN THE BATHROOM by Kalli Dakos
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 1, 2011

"Another solid addition for classroom shelves…just cross fingers that it is not too inspiring. (Poetry. 6-9)"
Dakos adds another collection to the poetry shelf, this one taking its inspiration from the school bathroom. Read full book review >
WEEKEND MISCHIEF by Rob Jackson
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 15, 2010

"Dogs and mud and bang-ups—sounds like the weekend. (Poetry. 6-9)"
Jackson's poems throw off an antique light. Read full book review >
TROLLS, GO HOME! by Alan MacDonald
CHILDREN'S
Released: May 1, 2007

"Despite Egbert's bluster, no goats are harmed in the course of this mild farce. (Fantasy. 9-11)"
Three hairy trolls find the road to acceptance particularly rocky when they try to settle in a quiet suburb. Read full book review >