Death Takes A Cruise by Martin Dorenbush
Released: June 20, 2015

"Love Boat infiltrated by Homeland—a solid premise with possibilities left unexplored."
A retired doctor takes a seniors cruise but discovers a terrorist plot to unleash smallpox on the ship. Read full book review >
Dandelion Angel by C.B. Calico
Released: July 5, 2015

"A disjointed novel about women dealing with the fallout of mental illness."
Calico's debut novel-in-stories captures moments in the lives of four German women, all raised by mothers suffering from borderline personality disorder. Read full book review >

Tor Maddox: Unleashed by Liz Coley
Released: May 1, 2015

"A bright, resourceful heroine makes her mark in this first novel with a shaky, brutal premise."
A teenage girl uncovers a shadowy conspiracy threatening the nation's dogs in this YA thriller. Read full book review >
Blue Moon Luck by Linda Collison
Released: Sept. 25, 2015

"A well-written novel that rushes through its second half; readers might want another 100 pages."
In the early 1980s, two aspiring musicians yearn to escape their sleepy West Virginia hometown in Collison's (Water Ghosts, 2015, etc.) short, lyrical novel.Read full book review >
Treasures and Travails: An Anthology by Chuma Mbaeyi
Released: May 15, 2015

"A few high points but more focus would help."
Mbaeyi's first collection of poems comments on love, conflict, and wild nature's inspirational gifts. Read full book review >

Dream Explorations by Rachel G. Norment
Released: Sept. 30, 2013

"A successful, clearly written book about applying symbols to different dream scenarios."
In this thorough guide to dream symbols, motifs, and landscapes, Norment aims to help readers better understand their underlying feelings, anxieties, hopes, and desires. Read full book review >
Ports of Recall by Rena Lee

"A pensive novel about emotional and physical displacement."
In Lee's (A Bed on Nine Legs, 2013, etc.) novel, an Israeli expatriate explores her memories across distances of geography and time. Read full book review >
Over The Edge - Part One by N. Bergström

"Though marred by linguistic missteps, this heady mix of luminous minds, scarred psyches, wild passion, and universal mysteries make Bergström's novel a solid debut."
A hunky Swedish physicist and a seductive Slovenian architect struggle to overcome their troubled pasts and find love in this first installment of an international romantic series. Read full book review >
Emma G. Loves Boyz by Taro Meyer
Released: Oct. 1, 2015

"Sweet but deafening, Emma's contagious enthusiasm amplifies this wholesome fan letter for younger readers."
The exuberant journal of a star-struck fan who vows to stop at nothing—even doing chores!—for a chance to see her favorite boy band perform live. Read full book review >
Rhinos Sharks & Unicorns by Vic Feazell
Released: Oct. 3, 2014

"This book's spirituality is a bit thick, but its snazzy legal high jinks make for an entertaining read."
A sublime lawyer tutors two lousy younger attorneys on cutthroat courtroom tactics and spiritual uplift in this legal dramedy. Read full book review >
Behold The Marshal by R. W. Hamilton
Released: Aug. 30, 2013

"A ripping medieval yarn, despite occasional shortfalls."
An aging troubadour recalls his young life in the service of England's greatest knight in this riveting historic debut novel by Hamilton. Read full book review >
The Outreach Committee by C.L. Woodhams
Released: Nov. 21, 2014

"A heavy-handed message weighs down this crime caper."
Woodhams (Sweet Justice, 2002) delivers a comeuppance to abusive husbands in this thriller.Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Vanessa Diffenbaugh
September 1, 2015

Vanessa Diffenbaugh is the New York Timesbestselling author of The Language of Flowers; her new novel, We Never Asked for Wings, is about young love, hard choices, and hope against all odds. For 14 years, Letty Espinosa has worked three jobs around San Francisco to make ends meet while her mother raised her children—Alex, now 15, and Luna, six—in their tiny apartment on a forgotten spit of wetlands near the bay. But now Letty’s parents are returning to Mexico, and Letty must step up and become a mother for the first time in her life. “Diffenbaugh’s latest confirms her gift for creating shrewd, sympathetic charmers,” our reviewer writes. View video >