Hunting Evil by Walt Branam
Released: July 17, 2015

"An entertaining tale bolstered by outstanding characters, both recurring and new."
Retired Army Ranger Tom Wolfe and wife Terry return to take down evil billionaire Vernon Crassman in Branam's (Alaska Gold, 2014) action-thriller.Read full book review >
The Northwest Passage by Henry Nary
Released: July 15, 2008

"A riveting frontier read for history buffs, romantics, or anyone who loves a good story."
A classic tale of love, betrayal, and revenge set in the mid-1700s. Read full book review >

Sharky Marky and the Scavenger Hunt by Lance Olsen
Released: Aug. 3, 2015

"An undersea adventure that both wins and loses."
Olsen and Perry (Sharky Marky and the Big Race, 2015) introduce the alphabet in the second installment of the Sharky Marky picture-book series. Read full book review >
Double Wide by Ava Dunne

"An intriguing, if uneven, portrait of a young woman whose strength of character conquers a harsh environment."
Caught between the callousness of an absent father and the delusions of a troubled mother, a lonely young girl in the 1980s tries to lay claim to her own identity in Dunne's debut novel. Read full book review >
Hidden12, Intelligence Required by Gail Parker
Released: Dec. 5, 2014

"Not much action for the first outing, but the start of what could be an invigorating series."
In Parker's debut thriller, a young woman learns that her estranged parents are genetically enhanced soldiers who have passed down unique abilities. Read full book review >

Blue Moon over Madagascar by Cathy A. Corn
Released: July 6, 2015

"A hard-to-believe story about one woman's (and several hundred faeries') mission to save the planet."
When faeries send Lilith Devlin on a mission, she has no idea how life-changing it will be in this fantasy novel. Read full book review >
Wishing on the Water by Elizabeth York
Released: July 7, 2015

"Dramatic and twisty but full of plot holes; plus, the writer heroine isn't very writerly."
After her fiance dies, a woman tries to start over elsewhere, but a visit home stirs up both unresolved passion and new danger in this romance/thriller novel. Read full book review >
Waiting for Paint to Dry by Lia Mack
Released: May 20, 2015

"Uplifting chick lit full of heart and hope and featuring an appealing heroine and trauma survivor."
Raped as a teen, a woman finds romance, a new art career, and new connections to family in this debut women's fiction novel. Read full book review >
Piper Houdini: Apprentice of Coney Island by Glenn Herdling
Released: July 3, 2015

"Plenty of storytelling magic, although the story's not yet finished."
Harry Houdini's niece discovers a talent for real magic in this 1926-set YA novel. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 22, 2011

"Despite its lack of cohesiveness, this memoir offers striking details about less-traveled locations and thought-provoking commentary on the difficulties of understanding a culture other than one's own."
Anthropologist Layton (Street Women and the Art of Bullshitting, 2010, etc.) examines how different types of travel affect people's perceptions of culture and themselves in her scholarly debut memoir. Read full book review >
Valentine's Day by April Kelly
Released: Aug. 16, 2015

"Detective fiction that's packed with genuinely likable characters who join forces in surprising ways."
An inexperienced detective battles evil politicians, corrupt cops, and ruthless gangsters in this light look at the dark side of sunny California. Read full book review >
Between Black and White by Tony  Bethel
Released: May 8, 2015

"A strong, inquisitive work at the outset that fumbles an opportunity to add its voice to a larger conversation."
A well-traveled doctor from south Chicago traces his family's roots from slavery to the present day in this personal debut memoir. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Marie Lu
September 29, 2015

In the second installment of Marie Lu’s Young Elites series, The Rose Society, Adelina Amouteru’s heart has suffered at the hands of both family and friends, turning her down the bitter path of revenge. Now known and feared as the White Wolf, she and her sister flee Kenettra to find other Young Elites in the hopes of building her own army of allies. Her goal: to strike down the Inquisition Axis, the white-cloaked soldiers who nearly killed her. But Adelina is no heroine. Her powers, fed only by fear and hate, have started to grow beyond her control. She does not trust her newfound Elite friends. Teren Santoro, leader of the Inquisition, wants her dead. And her former friends, Raffaele and the Dagger Society, want to stop her thirst for vengeance. Adelina struggles to cling to the good within her. But how can someone be good, when her very existence depends on darkness? “The direction of this trilogy's conclusion is left refreshingly difficult to predict,” our reviewer writes. View video >