Roscoe Hammer by Dave Gallemore
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An evocative, elegiac bildungsroman."
A small-town Missouri childhood informs a county prosecutor's sense of purpose in this debut novel. Read full book review >
Crimson Park by C.J. Booth
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 10, 2016

"A thriller with an endlessly twisty plot and plenty of lingering questions for a third book to answer."
A California cold-case division finds that the disappearance of a B-movie director/producer isn't nearly as straightforward as it initially seems in Booth's (Olive Park, 2011) sequel.Read full book review >

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"A sensible and optimistic consideration of the globe's prospects for success."
A man reflects on his life and draws on his eclectic experiences to discuss the world's future. Read full book review >
After the Wedding Came the Marriage by Stella  Louise
FICTION & LITERATURE

"At its best, an engaging story of surviving tragedy with a universal, moral message."
An attempted murder and a severe beating test two people's Christian faith and capacity for forgiveness in Louise's debut mystery-drama. Read full book review >
Submerged by Louis Wiid
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 15, 2016

"A sturdy, intense adventure in which humanity wins out over greed."
High finance in an era of globalization serves as the backdrop for Wiid's debut thriller. Read full book review >

The Band 4 by Marguerite Gruen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 24, 2016

"A whimsical, if unbelievable, romantic fantasy about a celebrity couple."
When an American tourist and a member of a successful British band fall in love, will they live happily ever after? Read full book review >
Women of Faith in the Marketplace by Dotty J. Bollinger
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: April 15, 2016

"A clear-eyed, very readable manual for women living Christian lives in the modern world."
A spiritual guide for entrepreneurial women of faith. Read full book review >
A Will To Survive by John Jackson
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2016

"A well-told story of endurance, creativity, and tenacity."
A pilot and his three passengers veer off their flight path and crash in a remote Canadian wilderness in this debut novel of survival. Read full book review >
No Toys for Girls and Boys by Rose Thomason
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Sept. 8, 2015

"A good selection for homes in need of a little more giving spirit at Christmastime."
An elf learns the joy of giving in this sweet—but not saccharine—Christmas story by debut author Thomason. Read full book review >
Beginning French by Les Américains
NATURE & TRAVEL
Released: June 1, 2016

"A delightfully evocative farmhouse tale; as satisfying as a summer evening on a French terrace, with a cool glass of rosé in hand."
A California couple realize their ambition of owning a house in rural France in this debut memoir by Les Américains. Read full book review >
Half Mortal by Heidi Garrett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 21, 2015

"Dynamic characters choose sides on the battlefield and in their hearts, aptly setting the stage for the next book."
In this second installment of a YA fantasy series, a half faerie must decide whether incarnating a wicked entity will stop a fiendish princess from seizing the throne in the Realm of Faerie. Read full book review >
Rain & Other Mellow Things by Nisha Singh
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 15, 2016

"Flawed but zealous, this thematically strong book of poetry denounces oppression."
A collection of poems cries out against prejudice encountered by immigrants and women. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Andrea Beaty
August 30, 2016

In Andrea Beaty and David Roberts’ new picture book Ada Twist, Scientist is like her classmates, builder Iggy and inventor Rosie: scientist Ada, a character of color, has a boundless imagination and has always been hopelessly curious. Why are there pointy things stuck to a rose? Why are there hairs growing inside your nose? When her house fills with a horrific, toe-curling smell, Ada knows it’s up to her to find the source. Not afraid of failure, she embarks on a fact-finding mission and conducts scientific experiments, all in the name of discovery. But this time, her experiments lead to even more stink and get her into trouble! Inspired by real-life makers such as Ada Lovelace and Marie Curie, Ada Twist, Scientist champions girl power and women scientists, and brings welcome diversity to picture books about girls in science. “Cool and stylish,” our reviewer writes. View video >