Book Display Readers’ Advisory: Circus Stories | Wyatt’s World

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Here are three new titles to put on display, plus two 2014 releases that might be languishing in the stacks, just waiting for companion works to give them a bit of shine.

Kevin Kwan’s Chinese Consumers: Conspicuous Comedy

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Kwan’s China Rich Girlfriend, his follow-up to China Rich Asians, will release in June. Here he talks to LJ about intention, what makes him laugh, and the reality behind the fictional world of his books.

Fiction from Alexander, Grimes, and Leigh & Co., plus a Danish Debut | Xpress Reviews

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A lighthearted romance with a clever premise, series fans will be thrilled with Ciel’s latest antics, these short stories will appeal to any reader who likes the sex hot and the men tough, debut Scandinavian crime fiction to relish

Spanish On-Screen | Spanish-Language Media: Collection Development, May 1, 2015

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In homes where Spanish is the predominant language spoken, movies on-disc are still a popular item. These 33 releases, plus apps and a list of vendors, will go a long way to helping Spanish-speaking viewers “see” what libraries have to offer.

When Life Comes Full Circle: Lori Lansens Discusses Her New Novel, The Mountain Story

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Lansens talks to LJ about her latest book, The Mountain Story

Fiction Galore from Baldacci, Barnes, Corbett, Humphreys, Hunter, & Shalvis | Xpress Reviews

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A complex thriller from Baldacci, Barnes’s latest is a great read, Humphreys’s World War II novel is a good choice, Hunter rips into Jack the Ripper, Marcus pens a novel of weight and heart, Parry’s debut will appeal, Shalvis is irresistible

Spotlight on Sara Gruen | LibraryReads Author, April 15, 2015

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Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Sara Gruen, author of At the Water’s Edge

The Latest from Greg Iles, Norah Vincent on Virginia Woolf, an Unconventional Kate Walbert | Fiction Reviews, April 15, 2015

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Best-selling author Iles superbly blends past and present in his swift and riveting story line, a beautifully written and penetrating re-creation of the life of Virginia Woolf, Walbert presents vivid imagery and passages of pure poetry.

New Authors Alvar, Clifford, Drager, Ohanesian, Walker, & Many Others | Debut Fiction, April 15, 2015

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Alvar’s narratives straddle multiple countries and cultures, 25-year police veteran Griffin debuts a well-written and action-packed crime thriller, Papernick offers persuasive insights into the nature of fanaticism, Walker’s story pops.

Sarah Addison Allen, John Vaillant, with Bios of Stonewall Jackson and the Equal Justice Initiative | Audiobook Reviews, April 15, 2015

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For Allen fans and others appreciative of quirky small towns and character-driven fare; a well-crafted biography canvassing Stonewall Jackson’s life; true stories from New Orleans; Vaillant’s masterly detail of the desperate life in Oaxaca, Mexico.