HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Nov. 1, 2010

"A useful guide for parents who should read this all the way through once and then keep it close for reference."
Teacher Walther's real, poignant anecdotes about her preschool students illustrate and support her advice on interacting with young children. Read full book review >
Released: Dec. 22, 2010

"A quietly harrowing dissection of the Nazi madness."
The nightmare of German history creeps up on a family in this agonizing drama. Read full book review >

ROSE-TAINTED FRAGMENTS by Anonymo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 11, 2010

"An unforgettable re-creation of a vanished way of life."
In this luminous coming-of-age story, a boy absorbs the joys—and terrors—of life in an Italian village. Read full book review >
CROSSING CAINE'S ROAD by Maggie Hinton
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 30, 2007

"A fine debut, written with style and heart."
Love and second chances sprout like fragile desert wildflowers in this winsome romance. Read full book review >
THE LEAP by Nasser Rida
CURRENT AFFAIRS
Released: Jan. 16, 2006

"An exceedingly reasonable proposal for reforming Muslim marriage."
Rida believes that he has found a sensible, lawful way to help solve the problem of divorce in Muslim cultures. Read full book review >

THE OLYMPIAN by Craig T. Williams
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 25, 2010

"Engaging, if not quite on the medal stand."
Williams debut novel fictionalizes the story of black American athletic pioneer John Baxter Taylor. Read full book review >
DINA'S LOST TRIBE by Brigitte  Goldstein
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 24, 2010

"Readers who appreciate historical fiction will find much to like, and if Goldstein could apply the same level of ability to her modern-day characters as she does to her historical figures, the book may find a broader audience."
Two historians journey to France to find a mysterious village with ties to historic Jewish persecution in Goldstein's (Princess of the Blood, 2007, etc.) new novel. Read full book review >
PUSHBACK by Alfred Wellnitz
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 29, 2010

"A riveting techno-thriller with a compelling human drama at its core."
In this dark, intricate thriller, one man's terrorist is another man's freedom fighter squaring off against a fascist American government of the near future. Read full book review >
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Released: July 8, 2010

"Addresses the written aspect of the CISCO Certification process but the reader will need to fill in the practical portion from other sources, or better yet from work experience, before attempting the CCENT Exam."
An ambitious collection of 2,000 practice questions and answers that attempts to familiarize the reader with the first CISCO networking exam, the CCENT. Read full book review >
A CURE FOR CANCER by Andrew P. Smith
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 31, 2010

"A fast-paced, twisty book of scientific research enlivened by crime."
The new book from cancer and neurodegenerative disease researcher Smith (The Dimensions of Experience: A Natural History of Consciousness, 2009) is a medical suspense novel exploring the high stakes world of cancer research. Read full book review >
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: Oct. 14, 2010

"An easy, engaging read that provides readers with a better understanding of their idiosyncratic thought processes."
A self-help book designed to make people aware of why and how they frequently make erroneous snap judgments about the people with whom they interact. Read full book review >
TRACES OF GREED by T.D. Bessler
THRILLERS
Released: Aug. 13, 2010

"Despite some plot holes and occasionally clunky prose, the book moves quickly and provides a great ride."
A bank executive gets more than he bargained for as he fights for his life, his reputation and his family in this timely financial thriller. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Frank Bruni
March 31, 2015

Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. In Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. “Written in a lively style but carrying a wallop, this is a book that family and educators cannot afford to overlook as they try to navigate the treacherous waters of college admissions,” our reviewer writes. View video >