BESTSELLERS

A NICE LITTLE PLACE ON THE NORTH SIDE by George F. Will
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: March 25, 2014
Digressive, amusing, anecdotal, legend-shattering, self-deprecating and passionate—just what you want in a friend sitting beside you at the ballpark. Read full book review >
A CALL TO ACTION by Jimmy Carter
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: March 25, 2014
The overall effect is one of well-meaning but fuzzy prescription, less rigorous than this difficult subject requires. Read full book review >

PSYCHOLOGY
Released: March 25, 2014
A gimmicky, patronizing book. Read full book review >
RUSH REVERE AND THE FIRST PATRIOTS by Rush Limbaugh
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 11, 2014
What's next? Probably an equally maladroit series of trips to the Revolutionary War itself. (author's note, quiz) (Fantasy. 8-12) Read full book review >
THE LAST DAYS OF JESUS by Bill O'Reilly
Released: April 1, 2014
Insofar as the reading level of the book for adults is on a par with this effort—for the most part, only the substance has been simplified—it's hard to see the value of this iteration. (source list, recommended reading) (Biography. 12-15) Read full book review >

THE 100  by Kass Morgan

VERDICT: SKIP IT
Released: Sept. 3, 2013
Perhaps the television incarnation will have some life. (Dystopian adventure. 15 & up) Read full book review >
MISSING YOU by Harlan Coben

VERDICT: BORROW IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014
The setup is irresistible, the twists generously piled on and the climax suitably pulse-pounding, even though best-selling Coben (Six Years, 2013, etc.) is hard-pressed to tie all those complications together or produce a payoff that rises to their deliciously suspenseful levels. Read full book review >
RAISING STEAM by Terry Pratchett

VERDICT: BUY IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014
Brimming with Pratchett's trademark wit, a yarn with a serious point made with style and elegance. Read full book review >
THE CAIRO AFFAIR by Olen Steinhauer
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014
Could easily dispense with a third of the pages in this le Carré wannabe. Read full book review >
YOU SHOULD HAVE KNOWN by Jean Hanff Korelitz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 2014
A smart, leisurely study of midlife angst. Read full book review >
THE PROMISE OF A PENCIL by Adam Braun
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 18, 2014
Informative and inspiring but somewhat marred by a self-congratulatory tone. Read full book review >
THE STORY OF THE JEWS by Simon Schama
HISTORY
Released: March 18, 2014
A multifaceted story artfully woven by an expert historian. Read full book review >