GLOBAL ECONOMICS by Victor R. Levine
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: Feb. 27, 2014

"A brief but refreshingly broad-minded take on global economics that is invigorated by the tension between capitalism and government."
Levine, a medical doctor and Ph.D. who studies global trends in medicine and economics, explains how the destiny of capitalism means embracing what some mistakenly see as its mortal enemy: government regulation. Read full book review >
THE ORCHARD OF HOPE by Amy Neftzger
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: June 23, 2014

"A sometimes-predictable fantasy but one that's vibrant enough to satisfy eager young readers."
In this sequel, Neftzger (The Orphanage of Miracles, 2013, etc.) delivers a middle-grade fantasy adventure tale full of genre hallmarks but with a few surreal twists of its own. Read full book review >


"An unfocused memoir that romanticizes the business world of the '60s, at the expense of personal insight."
Antil's (The Pompey Hollow Book Club, 2011, etc.) debut memoir tells of his charting a path as a young man in advertising and marketing in 1960s America. Read full book review >
The One and Only Face of Islam by Ghazi
RELIGION
Released: Oct. 23, 2013

"An ambitious book that reaches too far. "
A slim, energetic apologia for Islam. Read full book review >
KNISH by Laura Silver
FOOD & COOKING
Released: May 6, 2014

"An accomplished piece of research shared in a delightfully readable way. "
When is a knish more than just a knish? When it is the repository of more than a century of Jewish immigrant culture. Read full book review >

POP  by Pamela Peery
HEALTH & MEDICINE
Released: May 6, 2014

An accessible debut guidebook for pregnant women. Read full book review >
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 >