THE FAMILY TOOTH by Ellis Avery
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR

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A well-wrought memoir that turns simple observations and memories into powerful illustrations of grief and illness.
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A writer recounts the emotions and memories of losing her mother and battling cancer. Read full book review >
The Couple Who Fell To Earth by Michelle Bitting
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2016

"With this poetry collection, the author firmly establishes herself as a powerful contemporary voice in American letters."
In her third book-length collection, Bitting (Notes to the Beloved, 2012, etc.) converses with fellow poets, both classic and contemporary.Read full book review >

Cinderella and the Vampire Prince by Wiley Blevins
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN

"A delightfully monstrous and fresh take on a traditional story."
This fairy-tale retelling by picture-book veteran Blevins (Colors All Around, 2016, etc.) and illustrator Cox (Ben's Rocket, 2016, etc.) might be just what the fairy godmother ordered for readers who are bored of goody-two-shoes Cinderellas.Read full book review >
Driving In Budapest by Gary V. Brill
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 16, 2015

"Moving, descriptive, and seductive urban tales."
Brill's promising debut collection of short stories enjoyably navigates the streets and the heart of the Hungarian capital. Read full book review >
Dragons Are Real by Valarie Budayr
CHILDREN'S AND TEEN
Released: May 5, 2015

"An imaginative, smile-inducing, beautifully designed introduction to a favorite magical beast."
An illustrated picture book challenges readers' notions of what real dragons are like—and tells them how to act when they meet the creatures in person. Read full book review >

Tiburcio! by David Caraccio
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: June 5, 2014

"A lively epic of love, invasion, flight, and revolt in the years following the Mexican-American War."
An ambitious debut novel chronicles the making of an outlaw in frontier California. Read full book review >
The Double Life of Laurence Oliphant by Bart Casey
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Dec. 8, 2015

"An engrossing portrait of an emblematic Victorian."
A rollicking biography of a classic 19th-century figure, featuring imperial adventure, high diplomacy, literary fame, and an eccentric cult focused on bizarrely sublimated sexuality. Read full book review >
The Widow's House by Sharon Chmielarz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 19, 2015

"Spare, powerful, well-calibrated poems that perceptively anatomize grief."
A collection of poems explores loss and its aftermath with stark thoughtfulness. Read full book review >