A comprehensive, expertly rendered narrative history of Antarctica's most-visited region.
Owing to numerous nearby islands that aided nautical exploration, the Antarctic Peninsula, jutting 1,000 miles north of the main continental mass, is where humans first explored the last-discovered continent and where most tourists visit today. Read full book review >
A vagrant turned amateur sleuth investigates a murder in Coyote's debut novel and series opener of the Homeless Detective Trilogy.
Murphy is a hapless drunk living on the streets of Venice, Calif. Read full book review >
An outstanding debut novel for young people by retired amateur steeplechase jockey Hambleton, who uses her knowledge of horses and the equestrian world to tell of the tragedies and triumphs that befall a thoroughbred racehorse—from the horse's point of view.
Reminiscent of Anna Sewell's 19th-century classic, Black Beauty, in its deeply felt narrative as voiced by a thoroughbred racehorse, this first-time novel for ages 11 and up is written with empathy and a vivid sense of drama by Hambleton, a lifelong equestrian and former amateur steeplechase jockey. Read full book review >
An unapologetic, perverse, yet spiritual first novel that follows one man's mistakes and triumphs when he learns that he can live forever.
David's novel follows Israel "Izzy" Stern, a recent Boston University graduate living alone in Providence, R.I. All the family Izzy has is his grandfather's friend, Uncle Jack, who meets with him at a Starbucks the summer after college to play chess, ogle the busts of coeds from Rhode Island School of Design and Brown, and for Uncle Jack to tell Izzy his secret—he's immortal. Jack's wisdom, money and immortality—a gift Izzy learns he shares with Uncle Jack—catapults Izzy from his life of womanizing and grappling with his insecurities to one of wandering, helping and learning. Read full book review >