• FICTION

    A CRASH COURSE

    SEPT. 17, 2012

FICTION

A CRASH COURSE

by Kent Evans

Despite a flurry of stylistic flourishes, a cleareyed character study emerges, brimming with warmth and sympathy. Full review >

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    APHRODESIA

    OCT. 15, 2012

THRILLER & SUSPENSE

APHRODESIA

by John Oehler

A brilliant, engaging twist on the traditional crime novel. Full review >

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  • INDIE

    Building a Better Chinese Collection for the Library of Congress

    SEPT. 1, 2012

Building a Better Chinese Collection for the Library of Congress

by Chi Wang

May be of great value to those interested in the history of Chinese studies in America and/or the Library of Congress. Full review >

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  • FICTION

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    OCT. 1, 2012

FICTION

EDRIC THE WILD

by Jayden Woods

A tense, occasionally explosive epic of family, friends and foes. Full review >

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    FREE TRADE

    SEPT. 11, 2012

  • INDIE

    HAZARDOUS GOODS

    NOV. 1, 2012

HAZARDOUS GOODS

by John A. Mackie

A fantasy romp set in the world of occult parcel posting—who knew it could be so perilous to ship enchanted objects? Full review >

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  • NONFICTION

    THE ART DOCKUMENTS

    SEPT. 9, 2012

NONFICTION

THE ART DOCKUMENTS

by Carlton Davis

A valuable, permanent record of transitory and improvised events, embedded in a particular historical and artistic moment,... Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    ZANGADOO KANGAROO AND THE MYSTERIOUS BOOMERANG

    OCT. 1, 2012

CHILDREN'S

ZANGADOO KANGAROO AND THE MYSTERIOUS BOOMERANG

by Karin Lee illustrated by Scott Porterfield

A sweet story about coping with new siblings and appreciating friendship, featuring some inspired use of Australian animals. Full review >

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