GREEN DEVIL by David Saperstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2015

"One hell of a ride, even though the devils in these details are more comic book than cosmic."
An ancient, fallen archangel will ruin North America with nuclear toxins unless a multicultural force of holy men and heroes can smite the supernatural menace. Read full book review >
A DANCE IN THE ASHES by Gabriele Kosack
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 2014

"A complex, compassionate novel about Germans coming to terms with their actions during WWII."
A Nazi official, his wife, and a traveling performer struggle to rebuild their lives in the immediate aftermath of World War II in Kosack and Overmann's historical novel. Read full book review >

START-UP! by Jim Lewis
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Sept. 25, 2014

"An informative business guide by an author with substantial experience, written in a style that will put off some readers, but win over many others."
A veteran entrepreneur shares his insights into starting and building a business. Read full book review >
KIN-KRAZY by Cat Acewal
FICTION & LITERATURE

"Rough and gritty with a sweet side, this is a convincing portrayal of a love-hate relationship with family."
Acewal's ambitious debut portrays an extremely dysfunctional family trying to come to terms with a tragic, pointless death. Read full book review >
SALSA WITH THE POPE by Samantha Wren Anderson
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A lengthy but engaging romance boosted by a fun main character and her baseball-playing love interest."
In Anderson's debut novel, an aspiring actress learns to put herself first as she navigates relationships with an egotistical playwright and a New York Yankee. Read full book review >

ETERNIDAD by B. Thomas Harwood
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 17, 2013

"With a riveting villain, diverse cast, and mesmerizing violence, this epic offers plenty of meat on the bone for sword and sorcery fans."
An immortal tyrant and his soul-collecting lieutenant bid to enslave the Western world in Harwood's debut novel, the first volume in a sword and sorcery saga. Read full book review >
JANE DOE by Berta Briones
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Dec. 28, 2014

"A thinly disguised advertisement for the author's business. Buyer beware."
In this fictionalized case study, a woman goes to the Medical Rejuvenation Institute to improve her recovery after breast cancer. Read full book review >
VOICES by R.E. Rowe
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 27, 2015

"A well-written, if somewhat overambitious, YA tale."
Rowe's (Creatures of the Lake, 2011, etc.) genre-spanning YA novel features a romance between an ex-track star with a heart problem and a brilliant street artist who hears voices. Read full book review >
ONCE IN A BLUE YEAR by Michael D. Durkota
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A bold debut, filled with unforgettable moments and characters."
In this lyrical debut novel, the lives of two U.S. Navy men take dramatic turns after they're cut from a submarine mission during the Gulf War. Read full book review >
LONG AGO AND FAR AWAY by Robert Joseph
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 31, 2015

"An entertaining, often poignant tale of a teen's unforgettable summer."
A teenage boy learns valuable lessons in life and love while spending the summer with his aunt at a Pennsylvania opera company in Joseph's debut YA novel. Read full book review >
LINKERS by David M Schuster
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY

"An intriguing premise, with vivid melding of science and myth."
In this science-fiction novel, a group of rebels defies the Guild, a monopoly that controls nanotechnology-based health care. Read full book review >
GRANDPA'S WISDOM by J Blasiman
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 15, 2014

"An engaging memoir full of cogent adages distilled from a lifetime of compassionate observation.
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A brief divorce memoir built on a foundation of sensible advice. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Frank Bruni
March 31, 2015

Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. In Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. “Written in a lively style but carrying a wallop, this is a book that family and educators cannot afford to overlook as they try to navigate the treacherous waters of college admissions,” our reviewer writes. View video >