TENTH AVATAR by Kanchan Joshi
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A strange but entertainingly detailed amalgamation of the ancient and the modern.

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A debut novel mixes Indian myths, contemporary times, and advanced physics. Read full book review >
THE TRIGONOMETRY TRYST by J.A. Bailey
NON-FICTION
Released: May 23, 2017

"This novel's quirky concept will please math buffs and beginning trigonometry students, but it may wear thin for others."
Bailey's debut novel follows human versions of six trigonometric functions as they intersect in the final weeks of a college school year. Read full book review >

TUNNEL RAT by John M. Ward
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 3, 2017

"A nautical adventure bolstered by its immensely likable and earnest hero."
In this debut thriller, a former U.S. Army captain, after thwarting men trying to abduct his granddaughter, protects his family from terrorists' retaliation by taking his fight to the open seas. Read full book review >
DEATH POSTPONED by Gustaf Berger
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 27, 2017

"An often entertaining mystery with a satisfying ending despite a few too many subplots."
In Berger's debut novel, a human-interest journalist for a small New York City weekly finds herself unexpectedly investigating a 14-year-old insurance scam related to the World Trade Center attacks. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION

"While it often provides a deeper look at American figures and events than can be found in many textbooks, this dense work uses an outdated approach to history."
An armchair historian collects his favorite tales from the early days of the United States. Read full book review >

CIVIL BLOODS by Steven Nelson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2015

"An action-packed Western brimming with historical authenticity."
A Civil War­-era drama follows the adventures of two close-knit brothers. Read full book review >
Picture Book: If the Earth is Round by Brett Fleishman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 2, 2017

"A collection that may elicit a few giggles, and its illustrations may draw a more reluctant crowd."
Comedy is at the center of this rhyming poetry collection from Fleishmanwith cartoon illustrations by Harston (The Old Testament Sticker Puzzle, 2017, etc.).Read full book review >
JOURNEY HOME by Russell Plante
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 29, 2016

"A simple tale of a feline's journey that carefully details the plight of stray animals."
An author tells the fictional life story of a real cat he adopted, using his imagination to fill in the blanks. Read full book review >
YEAR OF THE RAT by
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 1, 2011

"The author delivers another top-notch thriller, full of colorful characters, financial schemes, and exotic backdrops."
A novel blends espionage, retribution, and economics. Read full book review >
REBELLION ON THE CHESAPEAKE by Carolin Crabbe
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 20, 2017

"A well-researched but overly complex dissection of a forgotten yet pivotal episode in American history."
An economist's debut historical novel focuses on the roots and impact of the Virginia Uprising of 1675-76. Read full book review >
SWIMMING IN ADDICTION by Monique Holeyfield
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: July 13, 2015

"A somewhat-repetitive remembrance, but one that powerfully captures the feeling of addiction."
A drug addict-turned-therapist chronicles her journey in this debut memoir. Read full book review >
BELTWAY UPHEAVAL by Ken  Gorman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 12, 2016

"Politically astute and topical, this presidential drama loses momentum in a convoluted plot."
In this complex political thriller, controversy surrounds a new American president's legitimacy. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Katey Sagal
author of GRACE NOTES
April 10, 2017

In her memoir Grace Notes, actress and singer/songwriter Katey Sagal takes you through the highs and lows of her life, from the tragic deaths of her parents to her long years in the Los Angeles rock scene, from being diagnosed with cancer at the age of twenty-eight to getting her big break on the fledgling FOX network as the wise-cracking Peggy Bundy on the beloved sitcom Married…with Children. Sparse and poetic, Grace Notes is an emotionally riveting tale of struggle and success, both professional and personal: Sagal’s path to sobriety; the stillbirth of her first daughter, Ruby; motherhood; the experience of having her third daughter at age 52 with the help of a surrogate; and her lifelong passion for music. “While this book is sure to please the author’s many fans, its thoughtful, no-regrets honesty will no doubt also appeal to readers of Hollywood memoirs seeking substance that goes beyond gossip and name-dropping,” our critic writes. “A candid, reflective memoir.” View video >