Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

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comedy, romance, historical and speculative fiction, a new young adult series; here’s a little of all

Xpress Reviews: Graphic Novels | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

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a mesmerizing immersion of classic Marvel Noir, delectable artwork and prose in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, a detailed, entertaining guide to living within one’s means, and a raw and rough exploration of the mind

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

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Anishinaabe Artists of the Great Lakes region, facts behind American mealtime, perfecting the French macaron, the world of group sex, lessons from the new world of contemporary art, a futurist forecasts from the Shift Age

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

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Sweet success for Bodden’s self-published debut; Hussey’s page-turning hallelujah; food writer Leith serves a delectable scandal; Manning’s midwife survives in 19th-century New York City; and Tallis is in fine form in his latest chiller.

Xpress Reviews: E-Originals | First Look at New Books, September 6, 2013

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A flawed, willful, and tantalizing heroine for steampunk fans; a romantic, but dangerous reunion; modern-day cowboys steam up a series; romance awakens an estate where murder lurked ; a really sad love story with a happy-for-now ending; 18th-century spirits reach out to modern times in a new thriller.

2013 Winners of Poetry Contributor Prizes

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Eight prizes awarded to poets, critics, essayists and photographers featured in Poetry over the past year

2013 Will Eisner Graphic Novel Award for Libraries | In the Bookroom

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Congratulations to the second annual Will Eisner Graphic Novel Award for Libraries winners.

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, July 19, 2013

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Forensic fiction enters Black’s “Theresa MacLean” series; Alex Cross busts another party; Singh’s futuristic world comes to life in four changeling stories; one man’s 1856 journey into the wilderness of Gabon to study a gorilla; tsunami survivor and debut author Deraniyagala’s account of loss and recovery

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, July 19, 2013

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From The Sports Gene to an essential Complete Guide to Special Needs Planning to Gentleman Bankers, and Kertész’s Dossier K. Nonfiction titles for all readers.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, July 19, 2013

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An unconventional love story from Toperoff. Abolitionist John Brown and a young slave Henry travel to Harper’s ferry in 1859. Short story collections set in the Hawaiian Islands and abroad. A Cold War–era spy thriller reaches a boiling point in Italy in 1984. And more.