Released: Aug. 15, 2008

"This battle of good versus evil wrapped in fast-paced prose might find an audience with anti-government conspiracy theorists."
A courageous journalist investigates the deaths of two colleagues in Allen's debut political thriller. Read full book review >
Released: Oct. 21, 2011

"Compelling battle scenes, but too advanced for beginners and too basic for scholars."
Dyck's debut history is an account of ancient Rome's major encounters with barbarians. Read full book review >

Released: Nov. 19, 2011

"A surprisingly fresh, funny and fiery mystery that envelopes the reader in a uniquely colorful world."
In this novella, a young attorney risks his career and life to bring justice to his wrongfully accused clients—zombies, vampires and other arcane species shunned by society. Read full book review >
Released: March 2, 2012

"A fresh, compelling twist on fantasy, without magic or sorcery."
Co-authors McGarry and Ravipinto jump into the fantasy genre: "The time had come to leap before she looked," with the rest of the book explaining the heroine's dramatic decision. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 28, 2011

"A thorough, well-executed first effort."
A 20-year-old widow and her mother-in-law take a vacation to Ireland and find more than they ever expected. Read full book review >

"An amusingly off-kilter diagnosis of modern life."
A darkly funny take on modern anxieties. Read full book review >
HEAR, O ISRAEL by Sam Jon Wallace
Released: Jan. 19, 2012

"Clear prose, fast-paced, dramatic storytelling lend this novel its inherent readability, though readers shouldn't look for anything more than a good story."
Wallace's debut novel tells the story of three characters grappling with the complexities of life in Israel. Read full book review >
Released: March 22, 2012

"Anyone contemplating a trip to Naples would do well to keep this very useful, accessible book close at hand."
In her debut travel guide, Zaragoza puts together the ultimate companion for readers planning a trip to Naples. Read full book review >
Released: April 13, 2012

"Friday Night Lights hands it off to H.G. Wells in this winningly unique tale."
A new and welcome page in the redemption-through-football playbook. Read full book review >
The Icarus Void by C.K. Burch
Released: Dec. 11, 2011

"Despite an overcrowded cast, the competent dialogue and well-developed characters enhance this decent contribution to the genre."
Burch's debut sci-fi novel offers creepy atmosphere in a deep-space. Read full book review >
Charcot's Genius by M.C. Soutter
Released: Dec. 17, 2011

"A refreshing change from the usual madman-turned-murderer storyline."
A tense psychological thriller about the human mind. Read full book review >
MY LEANING POST by Lizzie Belle Quimby
Released: Nov. 29, 2011

"An inspirational story of a women's painful pursuit to escape the guilt that imprisoned her."
In Quimby's semi-fictionalized account, one woman shares the shame and struggle of abuse and the spiritual journey she undertook to move past it. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer
authors of OFF THE PAGE
May 19, 2015

Meet Oliver, a prince literally taken from the pages of a fairy tale and transported into the real world. Meet Delilah, the girl who wished Oliver into being. In bestseller Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer’s new young adult novel, Off the Page, it’s a miracle that seems perfect at first—but there are complications. To exist in Delilah’s world, Oliver must take the place of a regular boy. Enter Edgar, who agrees to play Oliver’s role in the pages of Delilah’s favorite book. But just when it seems that the plan will work, everything gets turned upside down. We talk to the mother-daughter team on Kirkus TV. View video >