Books to Discover (page 3)

FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 15, 2013

"A romanticized but beguiling saga of one man's life on the streets."
A winsome character sketch that celebrates a homeless man's quirky personality and picaresque life story. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 12, 2012

"A quick, lighthearted romp through the joys of motherhood as told by a real, honest and very funny mom."
Malloy presents a collection of 39 funny, charming and poignant snapshots of her life as the mother of two boys. Read full book review >

FICTION & LITERATURE

"An engaging story that shines an honest light on what it means to be truly happy."
A realistic, engaging portrayal of love, marriage and second chances. Read full book review >
THE ETERNAL DREAM by Daniel K. Gilbert
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A captivating story of fortitude, family bonds and hope against all odds."
In Gilbert's debut historical novel, a family fleeing Nazi persecution endures a series of forced relocations. Read full book review >
Luke by Aaron D. Cohen
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 5, 2013

"Delivers action and laughs with its memorable characters and dialogue, despite a dip in momentum before the finish."
Cohen's debut, a reimagining of Star Wars set in the underworld of Las Vegas, is a page-turning adventure full of allusions for fans of the movie series. Read full book review >

BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
Released: May 2, 2013

"A no-guesswork guide to business strategy and a persuasive thesis on why some organizations are more successful than others."
In their debut, consultants Kennedy and Kennedy attempt to demystify the business strategy process. Read full book review >
THRILLERS
Released: Feb. 1, 2010

"A topical adventure that will please fans of military and technological intrigue."
A taught tech-thriller that chronicles the romantic bonding of two heroes and their struggle to expose a rogue U.S. Army Special Forces unit. Read full book review >
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 18, 2013

"A well-crafted 'memoir' of an unforgettable person, with plenty of questions about freedom, love and responsibility."
A fictional memoir of Lucy Ann Lobdell, a 19th-century American woman who sought her freedom while disguised as a man. Read full book review >

"A powerful, quintessentially American work from a debut writer whose skills extend far beyond his experience."
A teenage love triangle is the catalyst for murder in this mystery set against the backdrop of the Adirondack wilderness. Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A riveting, somewhat terrifying work of political speculative fiction."
Lewis' (Brace for Impact, 2009, etc.) novel delivers a wake-up call about a near future in which oil has run out, climate change is inescapable, and a few brave souls fight for their lives. Read full book review >
DISCOVERY OF AN EAGLE by Grace Mattioli
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 2014

"A light yet satisfying story of a transformative road trip."
Mattioli's novel is a sweet, road-trip tale about the fraught but ultimately tender relationship between siblings. Read full book review >
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 5, 2011

"The wobbly science of its premise notwithstanding, this is a fascinating, enjoyable sci-fi yarn."
In this postapocalyptic science-fiction allegory, diminutive tribal humans share the world, and a deeply intertwined society, with hordes of insects. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Frank Bruni
March 31, 2015

Over the last few decades, Americans have turned college admissions into a terrifying and occasionally devastating process, preceded by test prep, tutors, all sorts of stratagems, all kinds of rankings, and a conviction among too many young people that their futures will be determined and their worth established by which schools say yes and which say no. In Where You Go Is Not Who You’ll Be, New York Times columnist Frank Bruni explains why, giving students and their parents a new perspective on this brutal, deeply flawed competition and a path out of the anxiety that it provokes. “Written in a lively style but carrying a wallop, this is a book that family and educators cannot afford to overlook as they try to navigate the treacherous waters of college admissions,” our reviewer writes. View video >