• NONFICTION

    The Emergence of One American Nation

    JAN. 1, 2016

NONFICTION

The Emergence of One American Nation

by Donald Fraser

This meticulously researched volume follows the evolution of the United States from 13 disparate, self-interested Colonies... Full review >

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    Growing Up Twice

    DEC. 28, 2015

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Growing Up Twice

by Aaron Kirk Douglas

A moving memoir about struggling to form personal relationships in turbulent environments. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    Collected Stories

    NOV. 24, 2014

Collected Stories

by Don Pizzarello

Sublimely understated frights, both brooding and indelible. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    ProxyWar

    NOV. 27, 2015

FICTION

ProxyWar

by DS Kane

The latest adventure in a series that only grows more engaging with each installment. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    The King of Average

    OCT. 6, 2015

CHILDREN'S

The King of Average

by Gary Schwartz illustrated by Nicole Armitage

A skilled and witty tale about a boy who would be king that should appeal to children and adults. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    Collateral Damage and Stories

    APRIL 22, 2016

FICTION

Collateral Damage and Stories

by Bob Mustin

Often despondent, but the brooding characters will stick in readers’ heads like emotional glue. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    NOT BLACK AND WHITE

    OCT. 13, 2015

FICTION

NOT BLACK AND WHITE

by G.A. Beller

An engaging, thinly veiled fictionalization of Chicago politics. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    The Unheralded King of Preston Plains Middle

    MARCH 5, 2013

FICTION

The Unheralded King of Preston Plains Middle

by Jedah Mayberry

More than just a complex coming-of-age story, this potent book makes an indelible impression. Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Couple and Family Stress

NONFICTION

Overcoming Anxiety, Depression, Anger, Couple and Family Stress

by Judith B. Fowles

An invaluable book about developing empathy in relationships and strengthening one’s inner voice. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    The Sins of Soldiers

    JAN. 28, 2016

FICTION

The Sins of Soldiers

by S. J. Hardman Lea

A war story that’s less about conflict that it is about emotion. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    Thieves Never Steal in the Rain

    MARCH 1, 2016

FICTION

Thieves Never Steal in the Rain

by Marisa Labozzetta

Warm, often engaging stories about the challenges of five women midway through their lives’ journeys. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    Behind Closed Doors

    DEC. 29, 2015

FICTION

Behind Closed Doors

by A.L. Smith

An uncompromising but profound urban tale from an incisive author. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    The Magic Westinheimer

    MARCH 15, 2017

CHILDREN'S

The Magic Westinheimer

by Joseph Sedona

A modern-day fairy tale about a time-traveling heroine told with heart and humor. Full review >

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  • FICTION

    Missing Mona

    OCT. 23, 2015

FICTION

Missing Mona

by Joe Klingler

A winning tale of music, technology, and femme fatales. Full review >

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