DAYDREAMERS by Jonathan Harper
Released: March 15, 2015

"A fine debut collection from a gifted chronicler of contemporary queer discontents."
The search for security, and the longing to break free from it, roils the lives of young gay men in these wry, hopeful stories. Read full book review >
Gambrelli And The Prosecutor by Laurence Giliotti
Released: March 16, 2015

"Gambrelli and his crew are such a delight that readers will hope the author is diligently at work on a sequel."
In 1934, a French police inspector tries to prove that an arrogant prosecutor wasn't responsible for the murder of his young mistress. Read full book review >

SNOW MEN by Andrew Ceroni
Released: March 18, 2015

"A triumph thanks to its impressive snowy setting; should be read with a space heater handy."
A former U.S. government agent faces off against Russian operatives who may be planning a nuclear attack in Alaska in Ceroni's (Meridian, 2000) thriller. Read full book review >
FINDING HER GONE by Christopher A. Taylor
Released: Feb. 2, 2015

"A fine, magnetic debut novel."
Reclusive psychologist Kit Gillespie muses upon the death of his world-wandering longtime girlfriend Julia in Taylor's (Travel Light & Other Stories, 2013) debut novel. Read full book review >
Psycho-Tropics by Dorian Box
Released: Jan. 30, 2015

"An engaging thriller with plenty of humor, good characterization, and a memorable villain, even if each has moments of weakness."
A homicidal maniac frames a wealthy beach bum for murder in retribution for an old sin in this debut novel. Read full book review >

The Superyogi Scenario by James Connor
Released: June 4, 2015

"A fun philosophical thriller featuring superheroes with yoga mats."
The supernatural meets the spiritual in this unusual, endearing thriller. Read full book review >
Released: July 1, 2012

"A comprehensive, contemporary, and highly useful survival guide for the distracted."
A definitive guide to defeating the distractions of modern life. Read full book review >
Keelic and the Space Pirates by Alexander Edlund
Released: March 6, 2015

"A fast-paced, action-packed, and undeniably fun middle-grade tale.
The first book in Edlund's (A Woman Warrior Born, 2013) middle-grade sci-fi series chronicles the adventures of an 11-year-old boy whose family has just relocated to a new planet.Read full book review >
The Mystery at Sag Bridge by Pat Camalliere
Released: April 4, 2015

"A lively twist on the historical fiction genre by a promising author."
Cold Case meets Ghost Whisperer in Camalliere's debut mystery. Read full book review >
Released: June 1, 2015

"Readers who enjoyed Presidential Intentions won't be disappointed by this action-packed sequel."
A political thriller that explores the grim consequences of a cataclysmic terrorist attack on Washington, D.C. Read full book review >
PLACE OF STONE by Jeffrey T. Morris

"A turgid cautionary tale about addiction that hammers home its point over and over again."
Morris' debut novel is a slow-moving tale of one man's lifelong descent into substance addiction and its long-lasting impact on him and the people around him. Read full book review >
CHANGELING by K.R. Wilburn
Released: May 14, 2014

"The emotionally charged start to an engaging new series."
In this teen fantasy debut, a college student learns of her Faery heritage and the consequences. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Luis Alberto Urrea
April 21, 2015

Examining the borders between one nation and another, between one person and another, Luis Alberto Urrea’s latest story collection, The Water Museum, reveals his mastery of the short form. This collection includes the Edgar-award winning "Amapola" and his now-classic "Bid Farewell to Her Many Horses," which had the honor of being chosen for NPR's "Selected Shorts" not once but twice. Urrea has also recently published a poetry collection, Tijuana Book of the Dead, mixing lyricism and colloquial voices, mysticism and the daily grind. We talk to Urrea about both of his new books this week on Kirkus TV. View video >