BESTSELLERS

THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM by Marie Benedict
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 15, 2019
A captivating story of a complicated woman blazing new trails. Read full book review >
THE WINTER OF THE WITCH by Katherine Arden
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2019
A striking literary fantasy informed by Arden's deep knowledge of and affection for this time and place. Read full book review >

THE NEW IBERIA BLUES by James Lee Burke
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2019
Many of the character types, plot devices, and oracular sentiments are familiar from Burke's earlier books. But the sentences are brand new, and the powerful emotional charge they carry feels piercingly new as well. Read full book review >
AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2019
A harmless page-turner. Read full book review >
A DELICATE TOUCH by Stuart Woods

VERDICT: BORROW IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 31, 2018
The best of Woods' recent thrillers, a primer on election rigging that plays to both Democrats' recent alarm and Republicans' attachment to the material perks of the good life. Read full book review >

VERSES FOR THE DEAD  by Douglas Preston
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 31, 2018
Readers will love the quirky characters in this clever yarn. Pendergast and Coldmoon make an excellent pair. Read full book review >
OF BLOOD AND BONE by Nora Roberts

VERDICT: BORROW IT
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 4, 2018
This installment feels a bit like a rest between the trauma of The Doom and the war to come except for an explosive end battle; however, meeting the next generation and watching the heroine grow into her powers and leadership is enthralling. Read full book review >
TOM CLANCY OATH OF OFFICE  by Marc Cameron
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 27, 2018
An enjoyable read for Clancy fans. Read full book review >
KINGDOM OF THE BLIND by Louise Penny
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 27, 2018
This starts as a small-town mystery and becomes something grander and more frightening; Penny has upped her thrills-to-pain au chocolat ratio. Read full book review >
THE COLORS OF ALL THE CATTLE by Alexander McCall Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2018
Readers familiar with this venerable series (The House of Unexpected Sisters, 2017, etc.) will know that the race will be run in McCall Smith's own patented tempo. But it bears all the quiet weight they'd expect before reaching a particularly appropriate ending. Read full book review >
YOU DON'T OWN ME by Mary Higgins Clark
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2018
Clark and Burke (Every Breath You Take, 2017, etc.) develop their suspects with so much more subtlety and conviction than usual that the climactic revelation, which is more and less surprising than you'd expect, feels especially disappointing. Sometimes it's better to travel hopefully than to arrest. Read full book review >
SEA OF GREED  by Clive Cussler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 6, 2018
Fast-paced, imaginative fun. May Kurt and crew survive, as there's a good series to continue. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >