Those Bones at Goliad by Judith Austin Mills
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 7, 2015

"Texas history on a broad, complex scale."
A sweeping tale of 19th-century Texas. Read full book review >
A Book About a Film by C.W. Schultz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A story with a great premise that never quite takes flight."
Schultz's (Jill, 2012, etc.) novel looks at the apocrypha surrounding an infamous lost film. Read full book review >

Countryside by J.T. Cope IV
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"The glimmering continuation of a detailed, emotionally rich saga.
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Cope's sequel to Countryside: The Book of the Wise (2014) sees young Luke and his friends try to outwit a villainous hunter to find the location of a magical artifact.Read full book review >
Developing Minds by Jonathan LaPoma
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 14, 2015

"Entertaining and authentic look at the troubled American educational system, courtesy of two men propelled by perseverance and adventuresome spirits."
Two unlikely friends learn about life and hard work through the students they teach. Read full book review >
LIBERTY BAZAAR by David Chadwick
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"This offbeat, refreshingly absorbing Civil War novel features impeccable research and well-realized main characters."
In Chadwick's (High Seas to Home, 2012) historical novel, an escaped slave girl and a former Confederate general meet in 1863 Liverpool. Read full book review >

Movie Game by Michael Ebner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A fast-paced, humorous novel, but one that rarely offers any critique of its protagonist's actions."
Ebner's (All the Talk Is Dead, 2009) novel tells of a cinephile's search for family, sex, and laughs, wrapped in a mystery. Read full book review >
In Search of Tom Candy by Dairl M. Johnson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A well-crafted book that weaves together historical facts and fiction to explore interesting but far-fetched conspiracies behind Lincoln's assassination."
Historical fiction that explores a young journalist's quest to understand the link between his father and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Read full book review >
At the Center by Dorothy Van Soest
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A provocative, thoughtful, and entertaining story about crucial social issues and believable, realistic situations."
Retired professor and social worker Van Soest once again tackles tough social justice issues through fiction in her second novel (Just Mercy, 2014).Read full book review >
Nothing by Linda Naseem
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"A riveting, intense portrait of substance abuse and the havoc it can wreak on family and friends."
Naseem's gritty debut follows a Christian woman recovering from an abusive marriage rife with drugs and physical violence. Read full book review >
Wilhelmina and the Willamette Wig Factory by Whitney Dineen
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 15, 2015

"Light fantasy with wholesome messages for tweens."
Dineen (She Sins at Midnight, 2014) incorporates spirit advisers into a feel-good, small-town mystery for middle-grade readers. Read full book review >
A Blind Eye by Jane  Gorman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 17, 2015

"An astutely crafted, action-packed read."
A murder mystery revolving around government corruption in Poland. Read full book review >
The President Factor by Pat Obermeier
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 24, 2015

"A timely caricature of the worst and the best of American politics."
Incisive political satire by television veteran and debut novelist Obermeier that features two banes of modern-day society—bipartisan posturing and reality television shows. 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 >