THE FOURTH RULE by Douglass Seaver
THRILLERS
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"A predictable, entertaining story stuffed with espionage morsels."
In Seaver's thriller, the CIA seems to have a targeted a man whose brother, missing for decades, may have stashed incriminating evidence. Read full book review >
Braver and Bolder by Julia Torres
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An intimate memoir about finding closure, coupled with copious true-crime flourishes."
A veteran chronicles her postwar life in which she became an undercover law enforcement agent, started a family, and confronted hard truths of domestic violence. Read full book review >

FICTION & LITERATURE

"Child-friendly homilies and homegrown art designed to inspire thoughtful conversation."
A colorfully illustrated book of advice that invites introspection. Read full book review >
Desperate Shop Girls by David L. Gersh
THRILLERS
Released: March 26, 2015

"A welcome new approach to the small-town legal thriller."
Gersh (Art Is Dead, 2006), a former attorney, charmingly lampoons his one-time profession in this lighthearted legal thriller. Read full book review >
THE OATH OF THE FATHER by C.J. Adrien
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 17, 2015

"Steeped in period detail and political backbiting in a richly imagined world, but needs a more engaging narrative."
An epic fictional Norse saga set in the ninth century, featuring royalty, repressed love, battles, and the raw appeal of untrammeled nature. Read full book review >

The Necessary Bride by Patsy Frost
ROMANCE
Released: Feb. 22, 2015

"An often entertaining historical romance with vivid settings, complex characters, and a plethora of plot twists."
In Frost's debut, an intrepid young woman embarks on a journey of self-discovery while finding true love in an unlikely setting. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 1, 2013

"A fairly conventional self-improvement outline with an intriguing poetic twist."
A self-help guide that offers a lifestyle plan based on a 118-year-old poem. Read full book review >
Wrestling with God by Daniel Arnold
RELIGION
Released: Dec. 6, 2014

"A comprehensive, intensely readable analysis of the broader significances of a well-known biblical tale."
An exhaustive exegesis of the Book of Jonah. Read full book review >
Biddy Debeau Rides for His Life by Dan G. Hilton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 30, 2014

"An energetic, lyrical tale of debauchery and circumspection."
Hilton's debut novel follows the drug-fueled adventures of a man and his motorcycle. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Feb. 6, 2015

"An affecting portrayal of caring for a terminally ill spouse."
A husband's account of his wife's courageous battle with Lou Gehrig's disease—and his joys and sorrows as her primary caregiver. Read full book review >
A MATTER OF CONDUCT by Dalton Yap
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 28, 2012

"Measured yet passionate, a compelling look at one man's struggle against the worst of corporate blaming and the hard-earned wisdom that resulted from his fight."
Many people will experience being fired, but, as Yap details in this cleareyed, often gripping memoir, his being fired was just the beginning of decadelong torment. Read full book review >
IMMORTAL LONGINGS by Diane DeKelb-Rittenhouse
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 7, 2012

"Lively feminist conceits dressed in too-familiar vampire garb."
Teenage love must overcome immortal evil in DeKelb-Rittenhouse's (Faerie Rings: The Book of Forests, 2009) young-adult vampire novel. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer
authors of OFF THE PAGE
May 19, 2015

Meet Oliver, a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairy tale and transported into the real world. Meet Delilah, the girl who wished Oliver into being. In bestseller Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer’s new young adult novel, Off the Page, it’s a miracle that seems perfect at first—but there are complications. To exist in Delilah’s world, Oliver must take the place of a regular boy. Enter Edgar, who agrees to play Oliver’s role in the pages of Delilah’s favorite book. But just when it seems that the plan will work, everything gets turned upside down. We talk to the mother-daughter team on Kirkus TV. View video >