BESTSELLERS

HISTORY
Released: April 8, 2014
An uneven but useful handbook for those looking to understand the roots of conservatism and the contours of the contemporary movement. Read full book review >
KEEP QUIET by Lisa Scottoline

VERDICT: SKIP IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014
Very slow off the mark, though once blackmail and murder enter the picture, Scottoline moves things along with her customary professionalism, if scant credibility. Read full book review >

CARNAL CURIOSITY by Stuart Woods

VERDICT: SKIP IT
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: April 8, 2014
Zero mystery, zero ingenuity, very little suspense. But Woods mostly keeps his eye on the ball, which elevates this installment well above the run of his recent work. Read full book review >
IN PARADISE by Peter Matthiessen

VERDICT: BORROW IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014
An admirable, if muted, minor-key study of the meaning of survivorship. Read full book review >
FACE THE MUSIC by Paul Stanley
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014
An indispensable part of KISStory. Read full book review >

DREAMS OF GODS & MONSTERS by Laini Taylor
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2014
Despite being speeded to resolution, an ambitious, gorgeously edgy drama lit up by its coruscating characters and prose. (Fantasy. 13 & up) Read full book review >
CREATIVITY, INC. by Ed Catmull
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: April 8, 2014
An immensely readable and rewarding book that will challenge and inspire readers to make their workplaces hotbeds of creativity. Read full book review >
THE DIVIDE by Matt Taibbi
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: April 8, 2014
Rising from the text is a miasma of corporate and political malfeasance and immorality that mocks the platitudes of democracy. Read full book review >
LOVE LIFE by Rob Lowe

VERDICT: BORROW IT
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: April 8, 2014
A savvy writer with a quick wit, Lowe invites readers into his world with easy charm and disarming frankness. Read full book review >
SEA OF SHADOWS by Kelley Armstrong

VERDICT: BORROW IT
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 8, 2014
Strong female protagonists make this trilogy opener a standout, if not a stand-alone read. (Fantasy. 14 & up) Read full book review >
HOW TO BABYSIT A GRANDMA by Jean Reagan
by Jean Reagan, illustrated by Lee Wildish

VERDICT: BORROW IT
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 25, 2014
This silly take on role reversal will have preschoolers and early-elementary children plotting their own babysitting jobs. (Picture book. 4-8) Read full book review >
DUCK & GOOSE GO TO THE BEACH by Tad Hills
by Tad Hills, illustrated by Tad Hills

VERDICT: BORROW IT
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 8, 2014
Anyone ever simultaneously excited and nervous about leaving home and traveling to new places will identify with this droll duo on their first amusing trip to the beach. (Picture book. 3-7) Read full book review >