BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A touching, heartfelt, and amusing book that provides a wonderful personal perspective on a period of historical and cultural change."
A white Southerner describes his teenage journey to racial tolerance in this debut coming-of-ageautobiography. Read full book review >
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Sept. 1, 2014

"A must-read for policymakers at all levels and recommended for anyone who wants to understand housing problems while working toward solutions."
A passionate but well-reasoned call to reinvigorate federal support for affordable housing. Read full book review >

CARE GIVER by Richard Blanchard
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2013

"Beautiful, heartbreaking, and deceptive; this fine novel taps into real mystery."
In this deeply affecting short novel, a nursing home's paperboy becomes intertwined with a dying old man and his memories of a lost love. Read full book review >
Godkiller, Vol. 1 by Matt Pizzolo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 7, 2015

"Deftly unorthodox and wickedly delectable; not so much a story as an experience."
In Pizzolo's stellar graphic novel—the first three issues of his debut comic-book series—an orphan boy braves a desolate, post-apocalyptic land in search of a heart for his sister. Read full book review >
SIGHING WOMAN TEA by Mark Daniel Seiler
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 15, 2014

"Steeped in the charm and traditions of tea drinking and underlaid with serious thought about compassion, this novel is simply wonderful. A delight to read from start to finish."
In this seriocomic novel, a large corporation tries to take control and threaten the traditional way of life in a tiny tea-producing island nation. Read full book review >

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2014

"An essential adventure in British journalism."
Scharrer offers a riveting fictionalized biography of her great-aunt Flora Shaw, one of the first successful female journalists. Read full book review >
Einstein's Beach House:  Stories by Jacob M Appel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 5, 2014

"Sharp, observant, darkly funny and deeply humane. Another winner from Appel."
Winner of Butler University's Pressgang Prize, this collection examines the dangers and seductions of fantasy and lies. Read full book review >
THE OBLATE'S CONFESSION by William Peak
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 1, 2014

"A vividly realized story of one boy's attempt to live a life of faith in a time of war."
A debut coming-of-age novel set in a monastery in medieval England. Read full book review >
CITIZEN SIM by Michael Solana
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Nov. 25, 2014

"An utterly sublime debut and a must for pop-culture fans."
In this YA sci-fi debut, a young man mysteriously gets smarter while dreaming and invents a life-changing device. Read full book review >
BLUE SUN, YELLOW SKY by Jamie Jo Hoang
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 11, 2014

"A touching exploration of identity and reinvention painted with gentle yet precise brush strokes."
In Hoang's assured debut, a young artist makes peace with a crushing diagnosis and takes a stab at reinvention.What would you do if your very identity were about to be erased? Read full book review >
THE TIME HUNTERS by Carl Ashmore
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: March 23, 2012

"This series couldn't ask for a more vibrant opening chapter."
The first volume in a YA series featuring siblings who help their time-traveling uncle locate ancient artifacts. Read full book review >
Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"A fantastic addition to any young pirate's library."
Captain No Beard leads his spunky crew north in this latest installment of Roman's (The Crew Goes Coconuts: A Captain No Beard Story, 2014) charming series of pirate picture books.Mongo the monkey is shivering his timbers as Captain No Beard directs his trusty ship into the frigid seas. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Gabrielle Zevin
March 3, 2015

A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over—and see everything anew. “Zevin writes characters who grow and prosper,” our reviewer writes, “in a narrative that is sometimes sentimental, sometimes funny, sometimes true to life and always entertaining.” View video >