FAR AWAY, I LAND by Viki Alles-Crouch
FICTION & LITERATURE

Individuals of Hungarian, Sri Lankan and English descents cross paths in Alles-Crouch's debut novel. Read full book review >
The Rock and Roll Band in My Armpit by Robbin Tenglin
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Dec. 12, 2013

In the Tenglins' debut book illustrated by Stalker, offbeat tales of whimsical characters are told through goofy, rhythmic poetry and equally eccentric illustrations. Read full book review >

Flight of the Tarantula Hawk by Michael Allan Scott
MYSTERY & CRIME
Released: Feb. 13, 2014

"Solid characters and Lance's alluringly grim dreams help distinguish this murder mystery."
Psychic crime-scene photographer Lance Underphal is back. In Scott's (Dark Side of Sunset Pointe, 2013) latest thriller, this tortured character tries to use his visions to help police find a murderer who's injecting victims with Botox. Read full book review >
EARTH ESSENCE by Helmut Norbert Taferner
FOOD & COOKING
Released: March 7, 2014

"A hearty and savory collection, with a few sweet delights thrown in. "
A collection of healthy alternatives to traditional comfort food. Read full book review >
COLLISION by Michael Phillip Cash
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 10, 2014

"Not exactly profound, but top-notch literary escapism with nonstop action, well-developed characters and jaw-dropping plot twists."
At breakneck speed, Cash's (Schism, 2013, etc.) second installment in the Darracia saga blends elements of sci-fi and fantasy as it continues to chronicle the adventures of a small group of heroes desperately attempting to unite a war-torn planet. Read full book review >

Love and Mayhem on The Sunny Isle of Jamaica by Hope Hamilton Tate
THRILLERS
Released: Feb. 22, 2014

"A spirited, diverting thriller that's marred only by some narrative repetition."
In Tate's debut romantic thriller, the answer for a woman being obsessively pursued by dangerous men may lie in uncovering her mother's mysterious past. Read full book review >
Fabulous Farrah & the Sugar Bugs by Heather Finn
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Dec. 18, 2013

"A clever, if text-heavy, debut picture book with a bite."
In Finn's debut picture book, an 8-year-old realizes that not brushing her teeth has led to a disastrous result: a tarnished smile. Read full book review >
Behind Locked Doors by C. A. Wittchen
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 13, 2014

"Though the heroine is very nearly surpassed by the story's preternatural elements, her anomaly, even among the creatures, will have readers hooked."
Wittchen's debut fantasy, the first in a planned series, follows a teenage girl with the ability to see fairies as she finds her birth father as well as her origin in a world of demons and supernatural beings. Read full book review >
DIRTBALL by Eric Olsen
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Aug. 21, 2013

"A manifesto about the need to change, which may leave readers wishing it were as reflective as it is revealing."
Olsen dishes up lukewarm shock-and-awe stories in a memoir of self-discovery. Read full book review >
LIVING A CENTURY OR MORE by William Cortvriendt
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Feb. 7, 2014

"An engaging self-help book that offers a clear road map for extending one's life span."
Clean living improves the odds for a long life, according to this fascinating primer on the medical realities of aging. Read full book review >
True Love; Breaking the Cycle of Failed Relationships by Rhonda Fried
PSYCHOLOGY
Released: March 12, 2014

"Earnest advice on finding true love."
Fried, in her first self-help book, promotes self-love before seeking romance, with plenty of mental exercises, self-affirmations and personal anecdotes along the way. Read full book review >
FOLLOW THE MONEY by Thomas K Lamb
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: March 11, 2014

"A concise, coherent overview of financial basics."
A practical guide to building wealth and managing finances, aimed at beginning investors. Read full book review >