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All Kinds of Upsets | Wyatt’s World

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Popular novels of psychological suspense, such as Paula Hawkins’s The Girl on the Train, are just one example of the creepy, discomforting yet pleasurable experience of stories situated on the crossroads of horror, thriller, gothic , and historical genres. Here are five new works from across this range of literary styles.

Graphic Novels from Aaronovitch & Co., Hernandez & Others, and Simon Plus | Xpress Reviews

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A story for fans of police investigative dramas and sf; lovers of The Prisoner will delight in this parallel world of government experts, secret agents, and scientists; for fans of DC’s Vertigo titles, punk art, and David Cronenberg films

Nonfiction on Warren Buffett, “Hamilton,” Skulls, Science, Networks, Cybernetics | Xpress Reviews

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Buffett’s investment ground rules; Hamilton says it all; skulls in art; the study of the politics of science; a thought-provoking view of the changes a networked world; of broad appeal to readers interested in the history of science and technology

Fiction from Hogan, Kane, and Lewis, plus Two Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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A divided story is more for the historical fan, a quick thriller, women’s fiction with a dark bent, a debut with lush descriptions and books with multiple narratives, another debut that follows the gothic literary tradition

E-Originals from Anderson, Dunlop, and Panzera | Xpress Reviews

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Readers of Anderson’s latest will root for both men to get over their hang-ups and celebrate their feelings for each other; Dunlop’s humorous tale of good intentions is ideal for casual, contemporary romance fans; danger, poaching, kidnapping, trespassing, and family issues set a difficult stage for wooing

Water Conservation | Science & Technology Reviews, June 1, 2016

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A ­riveting and highly accessible book that will appeal to water enthusiasts and nature lovers of all kinds about interpreting water; an important book for those interested in climate change, particularly the effects it will have on sea level rise and cities; a refreshing, optimistic book that looks into how diverse groups of people across the globe are working to align the land with the water cycle again in an era when water scarcity is already a reality

Debuts Beyond Genre | The Reader’s Shelf, June 1, 2016

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It is becoming increasingly clear that trying to fit a book into a narrowly defined box can be a fool’s errand. Blends, crossovers, and mixes quickly muddy the waters, while authors more often resist the constraints of a label. Here are six debuts in that vein.

Visionary Versemakers | Arts & Humanities Reviews, May 15, 2016

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Two magisterial and generous collections of poetry, one from Rita Dove—Pulitzer Prize winner and former U.S. poet laureate—and the other from Adrienne Rich, outspoken feminist and political activist

Environmental Science, May 2016 | Best Sellers

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