GG AND MAMELA by Belinda Brock
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 15, 2014

"A welcome addition to children's literature about death and dying."
In this children's picture book, a special bond between young Lily and her great-grandmother helps them through the elderly woman's time at a hospice residence. Read full book review >
THE VOODOO BREAST by Eve Wallinga
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 15, 2014

"The Big Easy stars in this affecting novel about a couple's unusual route to redemption."
A paranormal novel set in jazz-filled New Orleans. Read full book review >

Two Performance Artists Kidnap Their Boss And Do Things With Him by Scotch Wichmann
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 14, 2014

"An entertaining but overstuffed send-up that sometimes bogs down in provocations."
Avant-garde scenesters subject a square billionaire to cultural readjustment in this raucous debut satire. Read full book review >
STARTING UP SILICON VALLEY by Katherine Maxfield
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: April 8, 2014

"Corporate history with enough drama for a movie."
Business history that will satisfy anyone captivated by the Silicon Valley. Read full book review >
ON GRACE by Susie Orman Schnall
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 8, 2014

"A cozy, conversational read, featuring a lovably neurotic heroine."
In Schnall's debut novel, shocking news derails a woman's plans for her 40th birthday, and prompts a journey of self-discovery. Read full book review >

LONG LIVE THE SUICIDE KING by Aaron Michael Ritchey
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 3, 2014

"A compelling tale of teenage depression handled with humor and sensitivity."
In Ritchey's (The Never Prayer, 2012) powerful YA novel, a teenage boy flirts with death as he struggles to find meaning in life. Read full book review >
THE MAKING OF THE LAMB by Robert Harley Bear
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2014

"A stimulating story that challenges readers to consider and appreciate the coming-of-age a young Jesus may have gone through."
An adolescent Jesus develops his divine nature in Bear's debut religious fiction. Read full book review >
THE ILLUMINATED FOREST by Edwin Fontanez
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: April 1, 2014

"If pared down to its essential storyline, this heartfelt tale of a young boy's pain and reluctance to make connections could form an instructive, charming story for younger readers."
In Fontánez's (On this Beautiful Island, 2004, etc.) illustrated novel, Mateo, a troubled young boy reared in Puerto Rico, returns briefly, but eventfully, to his grandparents' small island community. Read full book review >
Do Your Laundry or You'll Die Alone by Becky Blades
Released: April 1, 2014

"A perfect graduation gift for young women—but the advice is applicable to all."
Mixed-media artist and debut author Blades combines wit with sincere counsel in an innovative scrapbook format. Read full book review >
EVERY TURTLE COUNTS by Sara Hoagland Hunter
Released: April 1, 2014

"A heartwarming children's story about seeing the value in every living thing."
An enchanting picture book about a young girl who finds strength in helping animals. Read full book review >
Released: April 1, 2014

"A pointed, intelligently told story of a family accepting loss gracefully."
When a child dies, her immediate family members face grief, longing and rebuilding in this true story. Read full book review >
LEAVING THE BEACH by Mary Rowen
Released: March 27, 2014

"An intriguing novel that looks at the ways that people cope with the pain in their lives."
Rowen's (Living by Ear, 2013) novel about an obsessive music fan examines how people use their fantasies as a method of coping with reality. Read full book review >