THE PLEASURE OF MEMORY by Welcome Cole
Released: Oct. 10, 2013

"A talky but slow-burning fantasy novel, driven by thoughtful magic."
In this sparkling debut fantasy, a rogue swordsman gets caught up in a war between elemental mages. Read full book review >
IN AN EXPATRIATE WORLD by Patrick J. Hall
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

"An insightful tale of life both in and outside the United States."
Debut memoirist Hall recounts both the adventures and the quotidian details of his time living and working as an American in Belgium in the 1990s. Read full book review >

ONE CREEPY STREET by Lee Jordan
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: Feb. 13, 2014

"An enjoyable book for young readers ready for mild scares. "
Don't text and drive—or fly. In his debut picture book, Jordan shows that it's a lesson a witch is never too young to learn. Read full book review >
BEAR DANCE by M. Levend Gurses
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 15, 2014

"Begins promisingly but doesn't quite deliver."
In this debut memoir, Gurses tells the story of his parents' lives around the Sea of Marmara during the second half of the 20th century. Read full book review >
Beating Arthritis: Alternative Cooking by Baker Dan
FOOD & COOKING
Released: Nov. 21, 2013

"A colorful, thorough cookbook that introduces a variety of recipes for those suffering from arthritis."
This alternative cookbook offers a variety of foods that aid in the alleviation of arthritis in the form of creative recipes that veer away from the conventional. Read full book review >

FOOD & COOKING
Released: Jan. 31, 2014

"A look at traditional Chinese medicine's ability to protect against food allergies that could generate considerable buzz in the medical community."
This detailed scientific analysis puts traditional Chinese medicine forward as a strong contender for treating food allergies. Read full book review >
THE AMERICAN STUDENT by Samuel Berkman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 5, 2006

"An impressive debut novel; hopefully, there's more."
A boy's coming-of-age story runs through this debut novel filled with Cold War history (including a cameo by Willy Brandt) about a scary struggle with a villainous family. Read full book review >
THE GOOD SPY WIFE by Julia Allcut
THRILLERS
Released: Jan. 17, 2014

"Preserves its Christian sensibilities without failing to entertain as a thriller."
In Allcut's debut Christian-themed thriller, a widow believes that her late husband, an FBI agent near retirement, has faked his death, possibly for a Special Forces operation. Read full book review >
A Walk Through Heaven & Hell by Wade J. Carey
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 8, 2014

"Simplistic in its pitting of good vs. evil but of interest to readers intrigued by popular Christian views put up against Nazi-sympathizing Satanists."
The third volume in Carey's (A Walk Through the Mall, 2011) Flaming Sword series sees a mix of humans and angels in battle against the forces of Satan. Read full book review >
EXODUS 2022 by Kenneth G. Bennett
Released: May 20, 2014

"Deft storytelling and a riptide of action propel this cataclysmic narrative along, regardless of its eco-religious ballast."
Young priest Joe Stanton is hunted by a vicious military-industrial conspiracy when he becomes the latest man afflicted by mystic—and very likely fatal—visions of strange marine environments and parental loss. Read full book review >
ROGUE ALLIANCE by Michelle Bellon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 6, 2014

An emotionally haunted detective and a laboratory-made vampire struggle with their unnatural attraction in the first book in Bellon's (Embracing You, Embracing Me, 2012, etc.) new Rogue Saga. Read full book review >
GONE FOR GOOD! by Susan N. Lewis
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: Jan. 20, 2014

"An accessible read with candid advice on how to maintain a healthy weight—for good.  "
In her debut book, Lewis offers straightforward strategies for sustaining a healthy weight. Read full book review >