“Practical Sins for Cold Climates is an unusual and refreshing take on the 'transformed by the wilderness' theme.”
My Bug Adventure is a funny fill-in by National Geographic that is colorful and potentially very silly. Similar to Mad Libs, funny fill-ins can be played alone or with a partner.
Phillip Margolin is a talented storyteller. He’s got a silky, deceptively simple style that snakes back around when you least expect it and grabs you.
Breaking Wild hardly seems like a debut novel. The story flows easily and the characters seem real, not forced.
What a shame that the era of the Western movie headed long ago for the last roundup. This novel is perfect for adaptation to that great American genre—and given the chance just might revive it.
The Ramblers is populated with a cast of requisite women’s lit characters—thirty-something best friends since college; a rich, romantic older lover; a hunky, artistic, rebounding divorced
Patrick McDonnell, creator of Mutts, describes Underworld as “outrageous, demented, perverted, and politically incorrect, but somehow it's also charming, endearing, compelling, an
Following in the footsteps of Isaac Beshevis Singer and Shalom Aleichem, Helen Maryles Shankman is an exquisite storyteller of early 20th century Eastern European Jewish life.
Beginning with the slipcover presentation that reveals a second cover underneath, to the story and illustrations themselves, Junction True presents itself as different from the start.
The story of a genetically engineered assassin, Showman Killer: Heartless Hero takes place in a far-off galaxy sometime in the distant future.
The first thing to be said about this intriguing historical novel is that it ranks high among the “must read” list of debut works.
The first appearance of Superman in Action #1 (June 1938) was an atom bomb that blew up the world of publishing, pulps and magazines.
“a cop’s loyalty to justice and the law must take precedence over her personal opinion of the victims.”
The heir is Evie, an American college girl sent on a quest through her dead mother’s letters. It leads her to Oxford University in England and discovery of her surprising birthright.
For the fans of the Aliens movies, The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume 1 by Steve Perry and Stephani Perry is a must have for those who love great scifi, especially in the space marines ge
In this high fantasy, seventeen-year-old Oleander “Lea” Saldana is a “clipper,” a trained assassin, and her favorite method is poison.
“a gorgeous, playful artwork in and of itself about art, creating art, order, and randomness.”
After ten years of war, soldiers have grown weary. The leadership now endures uncouth criticism of its policy, accusations of self-interest and self-aggrandizement become commonplace.
“Elizabeth McKenzie, it would seem, has a firm grasp of the obscure. She also has a killer gift for fiction.”
The Portable Veblen is a gorgeous thing.
“beautiful narrative of historical fiction. . . . absorbing . . .”
With Japanese ghosts and demons, author Sean Michael Wilson and illustrator Michiru Morikawa have created cultural Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark in comic form.
“a novel about the difference between being lost and not being found, and the power of language to reveal who we truly are.”
This story is not as bleak as the title suggests.
This isn't the only book in recent years to blend science fiction and fantasy, but it's one of the few that gets it right.
Valentine’s Day is coming and so is author Eve Bunting’s latest picture book, Mr. Goat’s Valentine.