Sugarland by Martha Conway
FICTION & LITERATURE

"An absorbing whodunit full of gangsters and glitz."
In Conway's (Thieving Forest, 2014, etc.) latest novel, a young jazz pianist encounters kidnapping, rumrunning, and gunplay in 1920s Chicago. Read full book review >
Oh So Quiet! by Lindsey Craig
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"A charmingly clever ode to backyard camping and the fun of spending time in nature, with a good bit of humor rolled into its colorful illustrations."
Two scared campers encounter a frightening creature in Craig's (Farmyard Beat, 2012, etc.) picture book with illustrations from Dunkley(Twenty Poems for Boys, 2016, etc.).Read full book review >

Try! Try! Try! by Lindsey Craig
Released: Aug. 1, 2016

"A lively and clever volume about the importance of tackling new activities; perfect for toddlers who are ready for a little plot with their pictures and for children who can proudly read aloud to a younger sibling."
An energetic boy tells his animal friends that they already know how to dance in this board book for very young readers by Craig (In Our Tree, 2016, etc.).Read full book review >
Mine by Katie Crawford
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 1, 2016

"An intense, perceptive tale of two sisters grappling with a turbulent family history."
In this debut novel, a woman learns a truth as old as literature: she can't escape the past just by moving away and up. Read full book review >
Such Mad Fun by Robin R. Cutler
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 8, 2016

"A valuable, absorbing contribution to the history of women, golden-age Hollywood, and America's magazine culture of the 1930s and '40s."
A biography of Jane Hall, a writer for magazines and movies, traces the complicated, warring pressures of talent and the feminine mystique. Read full book review >

The Soul Mender by R.S. Dabney
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 26, 2016

"Judging by the engrossing first volume, this trilogy about two heroines' perilous mission has the potential to be not only highly entertaining, but profoundly edifying as well."
A debut novel follows a young woman as she struggles to come to grips with the realization that in a parallel universe everyone has an opposite. Read full book review >
Cycling the Mekong by Gerry Daly
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 30, 2015

"A useful, attractive travel guide and memoir recommended for anyone curious about Southeast Asia."
In this photo-rich debut memoir, an urban planner recalls bicycling through Southeast Asia, his camera in tow. Read full book review >
Jake's Kindergarten Checkup by Chrystal de Freitas
Released: Jan. 10, 2016

"Help kids prepare for a doctor's visit, especially the kindergarten checkup, with helpful tips for Mom and Dad, too.
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Experienced pediatrician de Freitas shows her comforting bedside manner in this very encouraging, cheerfully illustrated picture book. Read full book review >