A Thriller from Blackstock, WW II Drama from Breslin, Bridge to Haven by Rivers, & More | Christian Fiction Reviews

Bridge to Haven

Blackstock’s Distortion unfolds at a breakneck pace; now is the time For Such a Time; a poignant and bittersweet Bridge to Haven; plus a list of titles from the April 15 issue.

Writers Who Completely Suck

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Books for Dudes goes in search of books that do something…and definitely do not suck.

Register Now for Hachette Hot Reads: Summer Fun with Grand Central, Little, Brown & More

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This summer, you’ll definitely be reading Susan Jane Gilman’s The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street, a debut novel following Gilman’s bitingly funny nonfiction best sellers (e.g., Hypocrite in a Pouffy White Dress), and Joshua Ferris’s To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, the National Book Award finalist’s eagerly awaited third novel. You’ll be laughing, […]

Historical Romance from Alexander, Gracie, & James, Paranormal from Owens, & More | Romance Reviews

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Alexander’s Scandalous Adventures is a blithe and funny romp; a most unconventional Winter Bride; James’s Lady X reprises familiar characters; Owens is off to a spectacular start in a new series

Graphic Novels from Boultwood, Diggle & Jock, Edginton & Trifogli, Leach, Xu Bing | Xpress Reviews

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A treat for all ages from Boultwood, Diggle & Jock are blunt and unapologetic, a story ambitious and clever from Edginton & Trifogli, an alternative graphic novel from Leach, and Xu Bing offers experimental fiction and a bit of challenge

McGarrity’s Novel of the West & Monday’s Baseball Mystery Debut | Xpress Reviews

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Historical fiction fans will find McGarrity’s Backlands appealing; a debut mystery from Monday will satisfy fans of whodunits and baseball

Time Travel from Gregory, Harris Launches Texas Trilogy, Paull’s Debut of the Month | SF/Fantasy Reviews

The Bees

Butcher’s Skin Game is urban fantasy par excellence, Gregory takes on Big Pharma, Harris’s Midnight Crossroad accepts the unbelievable and fantastical, The Bees and an independent thinker, and more

History of Science, April 2014 | Best Sellers

July 2013 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

E-Original Bondage Romance from Archer & Historical Romance from Ballance | Xpress Reviews

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The eroticism of bondage from Archer; Ballance’s latest oozes dark family suspense, scandal, and witchcraft; an unconvincing romance from Everly

Audiobook fiction from Andrews, Dallas, Evanovich, Haddam; Economics from Munk | Xpress Reviews

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A blissful novella from Andrews, a satisfying story of the South from Dallas, a disappointing outing from Evanovich, mystery for Haddam fans, an economic cautionary tale from Munk

Best Sellers: Gardening, April 1, 2014

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Titles in this area are Plantiful and include Succulents Simplified and Seedswap

Spring Has Sprung | 35 Going On 13

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Unlike the movies, where it feels like all of the star-studded casts, A-list directors, and epic films are held until awards season, spring publishing is a present for the patient reader. At just about the time the best lists and book prizes are announced, preview copies from authors new and familiar start to appear like […]

Books for Pet Lovers, Homing Instinct by Heinrich, Accessible Science by Reid, & More | Science & Technology Reviews

Citizen Canine

Citizen Canine belongs in all libraries, successful gardening starts with Improving Your Soil, natural history fans will love The Homing Instinct, an affectionate Owl Who Liked Sitting on Ceasar

The Artist’s Library, Tech Gadgets for Special Needs, The Price of Silence by Cohen, & More | Social Sciences Reviews

Breaking Through

Insights into The Price of Silence, police work, and prosecutorial excess, Breaking Through, a guide to evaluate tablets, applications, and their usage, Native America is essential reading

The Pulitzer Prizes 2014: All-American Awards

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On Monday, April 14, Columbia University announced the 98th annual Pulitzer Prizes in Journalism, Letters, Drama and Music, awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Of the 21 prize categories, 14 are in journalism—perhaps not surprising, given that the awards were established in his 1904 will by distinguished 19th-century American journalist Joseph Pulitzer, […]

World at War; Women, War and Society; InfoBase eBooks; eShort Takes; & More | ereviews, World War I

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World War I–related ebooks from Infobase Publishing; the ABC-CLIO resource World at War: Understanding Conflict and Society; Trench Journals and Unit Magazines from ProQuest; & the Gale Cengage product Women, War and Society, 1914–1918

Taking a Chance: Jason Pinter | Publisher Profile

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Jason Pinter is the best-selling author of the Henry Parker series, including The Fury and The Darkness, and the children’s book Zeke Bartholomew: Superspy! Before launching his thriller writing career, Pinter worked as a book editor for five years at three major publishing houses. Pinter reveals why he decided to take a leap and start his own digital publishing company, Polis Books.

Women in Blue: Q&A with Karin Slaughter

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Karin Slaughter is a New York Times and international best-selling author, with over 30 million copies of her books sold worldwide. Best known for her Grant County and Will Trent series, Slaughter now travels back to 1970s Atlanta in her new stand-alone title, Cop Town (Delacorte, Jun.). Introducing two female police officers at different points in their investigative careers, Slaughter highlights not only a thrilling crime but a historical view of women entering a predominantly male profession.

Explore Rock’s Backpages; Research, Connect Data with Figshare | Reference ereviews

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Rock’s Backpages offers a smorgasbord (nearly 25,000 articles about rock) for the music lover; figshare is designed to meet the needs of both data creators and data users.

LISS’s Unrivaled Content; ReferenceUSA, a Vital Tool for Job Seekers | Reference ereviews

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Reference USA accesses business data, consumer information, and is a vital resource for those seeking employment; Library and Information Science Source (LISS) maintains profiles of 5,000 of the most frequently indexed authors, and more.

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