THE BIG BUDDHA BICYCLE RACE by Terence A. Harkin
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 30, 2017

"An excellent, thoughtful book about the Vietnam War."
An unusual Vietnam-era novel that features a bicycle race along with much soul-searching. Read full book review >
THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SIR REGINALD TUBB by David Schacker
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 12, 2017

"A whimsical delight with well-written verse, excellent illustrations, and appealing characters."
An aristocratic but abandoned bathtub is taken home by a family of bears in this amusing illustrated children's book. Read full book review >

THE GOD MODEL by Phillip Shirvington
NON-FICTION

"A thought-provoking, if ultimately unconvincing, analysis of the human impulse toward religion.

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A short but densely packed attempt to construct a sort of unified theory of God. Read full book review >
BIOHAZARD LEVEL 4 by David Lyons
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A tightly packed bioweapon story provides momentum and plenty of obstacles for the recurring protagonist to overcome."
The latest in Lyons' (Waters of Oblivion, 2014, etc.) Jock Boucher thriller series finds the retired judge facing off against his nemesis, who plans to unleash plague-infested mosquitoes in the United States.Read full book review >
DRAKON BOOK I by C.A. Caskabel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 23, 2016

"A quick-paced, exhilarating story that, after only the first volume, is already epic."
In this debut novel—the start of a four-part fantasy series—a young boy and his peers endure the Tribe's harrowing trials to decide who will become fighters. Read full book review >

LEARN FROM LOOKING by Charlie Szoradi
Released: Feb. 27, 2017

"A well-crafted, creative rumination on methods of viewing sustainability."
Szoradi uses drawings and anecdotes to promote sustainability in this debut work of nonfiction. Read full book review >
DREAMTREK by KB Schaller
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A sprawling, yet intimate kidnapping tale with a strong mix of action and character development."
A woman becomes torn between her husband and a man from her past as she uncovers a dangerous scheme in this third installment of a series. Read full book review >
THE HIDDEN LOCH by Marlaine Maddux-White
CHILDREN'S

"A charming illustrated adventure under the sea."
In this debut graphic novel for children, a young plesiosaur must undertake a dangerous quest for the sake of her secret homeland. Read full book review >
THE BORREGA TEST by James Vincett
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 16, 2017

"A smart, gloriously complex tale that wholeheartedly primes readers for the author's final entry."
In this second installment of a sci-fi trilogy, two parties' planned negotiations for peace set the stage for deceit and a provocation of war. Read full book review >
TINSEL FOR TOREY by Eden Joise
CHILDREN'S
Released: Feb. 27, 2017

"A kids' story with good intentions, despite some stumbles."
A girl with cancer gets a sparkly Christmas wig from a friend in this illustrated children's book. Read full book review >
THE HARDING SISTERS OF STERLING CITY ROAD AND ME by Carol E. Plimpton
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 23, 2017

"An uneven chronicle reveals the joys and tribulations of New England sisters."
A debut memoir follows a large family in rural Connecticut. Read full book review >
HOW TO TEACH BRITISH LITERATURE by Elizabeth McCallum Marlow
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 26, 2017

"A worthy, comprehensive guide for educators incorporating readings, study questions, and extensive literary analysis."
A manual for high school teachers offers a survey of British literature. 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 >