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THE PAYING GUESTS by Sarah Waters
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2014
Waters keeps getting better, if that's even possible after the sheer perfection of her earlier novels. Read full book review >
WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2014
A pop culture-infused novel that thoughtfully and nonjudgmentally considers the dark side of nerddom. Read full book review >

EDGE OF ETERNITY by Ken Follett

VERDICT: SKIP IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 16, 2014
A well-written entertainment, best suited to those who measure their novels in reams instead of signatures. Read full book review >
HEIR OF FIRE by Sarah J. Maas

VERDICT: BUY IT
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 2, 2014
Will leave readers ravenous for more. (Fantasy. 14 & up)Read full book review >
FOUND by Harlan Coben

VERDICT: BORROW IT
Released: Sept. 11, 2014
Packed with plot and studded with cliffhangers, Coben's third Mickey Bolitar thriller grabs readers in the opening chapter and never lets go. (Mystery. 11-16)Read full book review >

NIGHTMARES! by Jason Segel
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Sweet, charming and imaginative: a promising launch. (Fantasy. 8-12)Read full book review >
THE IRON TRIAL by Holly Black
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
A promising beginning to a complex exploration of good and evil, as well as friendship's loyalty. (Fantasy. 9-13)Read full book review >
GUS & ME by Keith Richards
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
A beautiful example of artistic bookmaking, a story of family love and lore, and the magic of music personified in a way that's utterly accessible to children—and their dazzled parents. (biographical note, photographs) (Picture book. 4-10)Read full book review >
HORTON AND THE KWUGGERBUG AND MORE LOST STORIES by Dr. Seuss
by Dr. Seuss, illustrated by Dr. Seuss, introduction by Charles D. Cohen

VERDICT: BORROW IT
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Fans both young and formerly young will be pleased—100 percent. (Picture book. 6-9)Read full book review >
DATACLYSM by Christian Rudder
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: Sept. 9, 2014
Demographers, entrepreneurs, students of history and sociology, and ordinary citizens alike will find plenty of provocations and, yes, much data in Rudder's well-argued, revealing pages. Read full book review >
ELVIS AND GINGER by Ginger Alden
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 2, 2014
A rosy aura glows throughout this misty memoir of love and loss. Read full book review >
I'LL DRINK TO THAT by Betty Halbreich
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 2014
An intimate sojourn through the dressing rooms of one of America's most luxurious department stores. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Morgan Matson
July 25, 2016

The Unexpected Everything is a YA feel-good story of friendship, finding yourself, and all the joys in life that happen while you’re busy making other plans. Andie has a plan. And she always sticks to her plan. Future? A top-tier medical school. Dad? Avoid him as much as possible (which isn’t that hard considering he’s a Congressman and he’s never around). Friends? Palmer, Bri, and Toby—pretty much the most awesome people on the planet, who needs anyone else? Relationships? No one’s worth more than three weeks. So it’s no surprise that Andie’s got her summer all planned out too. Until a political scandal costs Andie her summer pre-med internship, and lands both she and Dad back in the same house together for the first time in years. Suddenly she’s doing things that aren’t Andie at all. “Romance fans will find plenty to enjoy, as Andie gradually lets down her guard and risks the messy and unpredictable wonder of first love,” our reviewer writes. “A novel best read on a lazy summer day with sand between the toes.” View video >