SLEEPING GIANTS by Sylvain Neuvel
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 26, 2016

"Like the giant alien artifact in the story, this novel is so much more than the sum of its parts—a page-turner of the highest order!"
This stellar debut novel—revolving around a top-secret project to assemble the ancient body parts of a giant humanoid relic buried throughout the world by aliens—masterfully blends together elements of sci-fi, political thriller and apocalyptic fiction. Read full book review >
The Egg Thief by Alane Adams
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 5, 2016

"A delightful take on the theme of a boy and his dog, full of detailed—and frequently funny—images and a valuable message about paying attention to the needs of your neighbors."
A boy tries to figure out how to replace some missing eggs in this picture book about community and family. Read full book review >

Somehow I Am Different by Alyssa Petersel
ESSAYS & ANTHOLOGIES
Released: March 17, 2016

"A journey through the lives of young Eastern European Jews that's not to be missed."
Petersel's debut explores the revitalization of the Hungarian Jewish community in 21 oral histories of millennial Jews. Read full book review >
Said the Fly by Laurie Taylor
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 9, 2016

"A buzz-worthy initial offering in a planned mystery series."
A blowfly, a grasshopper leg, and a tiny flower are the unlikely clues that help a zoologist track down a killer in this dazzling island mystery. Read full book review >
The Rampart Guards by Wendy Terrien
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 26, 2016

"A delightful novel that delivers a tightly plotted, character-driven story about a hero confronting wondrous creatures."
This first installment of a projected paranormal fantasy series chronicles the adventures of a 14-year-old boy who, after dealing with the disappearance of his mother, moves to another state. Read full book review >

These Tumultuous Years by Dudley James Podbury
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 18, 2016

"A dazzling war tale; fast-paced, gut-wrenching, and laced with uncertainty."
As World War II threatens to tear his country apart, a young Dutchman sails for America in this debut novel. Read full book review >
Gerald's Journal by David McElhinny
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 18, 2016

"A notably perceptive chapter book that invites empathy and understanding through the words of its engaging young narrator.
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A gentle, observant boy with special needs records his ups and downs at his new school in this lively, journal-style children's book. Read full book review >
Loving Eleanor by Susan Wittig Albert
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 1, 2016

"This warm, extensively researched novel will entrance readers and inspire them to look further into the lives of two extraordinary women."
New York Times bestselling author Albert (The Darling Dahlias and the Silver Dollar Bush, 2015, etc.) returns to historical fiction in this intimate exploration of the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and journalist Lorena Hickok. Read full book review >
Hatred Day by T.S. Pettibone
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 23, 2016

"The first gripping installment in a sci-fi series set in a future of fractious and dangerous alien apartheid."
A member of a visiting alien race becomes the subject of an orchestrated hunt on Earth. Read full book review >
The Downeaster by Paul Thomas Fuhrman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 18, 2016

"A clever, riveting, and multifaceted tale about sailing, so vivid that readers should taste the salt spray."
A debut historical novel captures life on the ocean waves in the late 19th century. Read full book review >
Where Do Things Go? by Marcy Heidish
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 11, 2016

"Poems full of linguistic delights and keen emotion."
A powerful collection of poetry in which humor is tinged with sadness and grief is leavened with warmth. Read full book review >
Jake's Kindergarten Checkup by Chrystal de Freitas
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Jan. 10, 2016

"Help kids prepare for a doctor's visit, especially the kindergarten checkup, with helpful tips for Mom and Dad, too.
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Experienced pediatrician de Freitas shows her comforting bedside manner in this very encouraging, cheerfully illustrated picture book. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Marilu Henner
author of CHANGING NORMAL
April 26, 2016

After they’d been dating only a short while, and as they were falling in love, Marilu Henner and Michael Brown were hit with the ultimate bad news: Michael was diagnosed with cancer. Refusing traditional care, they pieced together a personal and holistic view on battling his cancer, all while forging an unbreakable bond. In this moving and informative book, Marilu pulls back the curtain on how they dealt with the blow. She relates her holistic perspective on health—including the superfoods, exercises, and immunotherapy they used to fight back—and why a diagnosis doesn’t have to be the end of romance or of a happy and fulfilling life. “An inspiring love story wrapped in a serious call for new ways to treat disease,” our reviewer writes. View video >