BESTSELLERS

SKY RAIDERS by Brandon Mull

VERDICT: BORROW IT
Released: March 11, 2014

The creator of the Fablehaven series gets his newest venture off to a literal flying start.

A night of trick-or-treating turns genuinely terrifying when sixth-grader Cole and a band of Arizona classmates are transported to the Outskirts, a land between universes. Read full book review >

HI, KOO! by Jon J Muth
Kirkus Star
by Jon J Muth, illustrated by Jon J Muth

VERDICT: BUY IT
Released: Feb. 25, 2014
Throughout, condensed poetic image coupled with spare illustration yields huge effect; in a word, magical. (Picture book/poetry. 3 & up) Read full book review >

GOODNIGHT SONGS by Margaret Wise Brown
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 4, 2014
Nevertheless, children will enjoy the whimsical scenes, and adult mavens of children's literature will appreciate and delight in the background of the discovery. (CD) (Picture book. 3-5) Read full book review >
WHERE NOBODY KNOWS YOUR NAME by John Feinstein
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: March 1, 2014
A kaleidoscopic insiders' story of baseball as played by the Durham Bulls, Buffalo Bisons, Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Norfolk Tides and others like them. Read full book review >
YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS by Robert J. Wagner
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 11, 2014
A diverting ancillary note to heavier biographies. Read full book review >

THE BOOTLEGGER by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 4, 2014
Great fun from one of the better Cussler series. Read full book review >
BONE DEEP by Randy Wayne White

VERDICT: SKIP IT
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: March 4, 2014
In Doc's 21st adventure (Night Moves, 2013, etc.), promising characters get submerged in a colorful treasure hunt whose participants are at odds in not-very-interesting ways. When Doc reveals the identity of the malefactor behind the psycho biker, readers realize it doesn't much matter. Read full book review >
UGANDA BE KIDDING ME by Chelsea Handler
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: March 4, 2014
Fans of Handler's outrageous persona will find much to enjoy; the unconverted will remain so. Read full book review >
SHOWTIME by Jeff Pearlman
ENTERTAINMENT & SPORTS
Released: March 4, 2014
Pearlman ably demonstrates how deeply flawed human beings can nonetheless create a near-flawless beauty on the court. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2014
A mishmash, but even those who don't have children and have never lived in Miami or searched for a Wi-Fi connection in the Israeli desert will appreciate Barry's lighthearted absurdity. Read full book review >
THE FINISHER by David Baldacci

VERDICT: SKIP IT
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 4, 2014
Like many crossover efforts from name-brand authors: overstuffed and underinspired. (Fantasy. 11-13) Read full book review >
PANIC by Lauren Oliver
Kirkus Star

VERDICT: BUY IT
THRILLERS
Released: March 4, 2014
The only thing more terrifying than the game itself is not getting the chance to play it. (Thriller. 14 & up) Read full book review >