Books to Discover (page 3)

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 >
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 7, 2011

"Creatively powered silliness with cautionary undertones."
Aliens bring bad news for sexy earthlings in this otherworldly, tongue-in-cheek romp. Read full book review >
FICTION & LITERATURE

"A moving, dynamic debut, centered on a strong woman of abiding faith."
In McArthur's introspective debut novel, a Christian woman undergoes a crisis as she struggles to make sense of her religion and her world. Read full book review >
Released: Nov. 4, 2013

"A gripping story featuring well-constructed characters, poignant moral dilemmas and a chillingly realistic dystopian future."
In Erickson's (Eagle: Birds of Flight, 2013) dystopian sci-fi novel, a cryogenically frozen scientist wakes up in the year 2155 to find that he's the only man in a matriarchal military state. Read full book review >
THE GIFT OF PHINEAS LAKE by James Rizzo
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 6, 2013

"A well-paced, engaging reimagining of antebellum Pennsylvania."
A quick, compelling historical novel with a magical touch. Read full book review >
Kirkus Interview
Gabrielle Zevin
March 3, 2015

A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. He lives alone, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. But when a mysterious package appears at the bookstore, its unexpected arrival gives Fikry the chance to make his life over—and see everything anew. “Zevin writes characters who grow and prosper,” our reviewer writes, “in a narrative that is sometimes sentimental, sometimes funny, sometimes true to life and always entertaining.” View video >