E-Originals from Austin, Husk, Quarles, and Debuter Garland | Xpress Reviews

An author who can pair romance and suspense without losing completely to either is a rarity; enchanting characters and witty banter make this debut a sure bet; smooth and suspenseful, with just enough sexual tension; unfortunately, most of the stops on this road trip don’t feel as integrated as they could be

Graphic Novels from Gallaher & Ellis, Medina & Co., and Oppenheimer & Klein | Xpress Reviews

Combines Weird Western excitement with steampunk flourishes; a deeply felt and absolutely necessary story that humanizes characters too often relegated to statistics and headlines; as the field of psychology has become more humane, readers might be inspired to delve more deeply into areas of interest

Audiobook, with a Star, from Lindsey Lee Johnson | Xpress Reviews

Johnson’s debut novel centering on a high school in a wealthy suburb of San Francisco is destined to become a book club sweetheart

Fiction from Beagle, Powers, Quinn, Wynn, and Debuter Mikulencak | Xpress Reviews

For fantasy fans, Beagle should be a staple; Mikulencak’s debut is a haunting study of race relations, compassion, and mystery; this collection should serve as a solid introduction to Powers’s style; Irish crime novelist Quinn is a writer to watch; this volume will be most welcomed by fans of the series

E-Originals from Barnard, Castillo, McGoldrick, and Walsh | Xpress Reviews

Readers who love romantic, sexy series will be eager to continue reading about Wes’s brothers; Castillo continues to place headstrong characters against the backdrop of the historic Lone Star State; Hugh and Grace are a well-matched pair, and the authors give their relationship ample room to grow; this novella mixes fast-paced action with torrid romance

Audiobook from Tessa Harris on the Whitechapel Murders | Xpress Reviews

Despite some awkward pacing, overall, this program is highly recommended as a strong choice for mystery and historical fiction audiences

Graphic Novels from Fumino, Harris & Morazzo, Kirkman & Others, and Lewis & Sherman | Xpress Reviews

This manga does an excellent job of fostering empathy; once there, it is hard to discern what is driving Snowfall‘s overall narrative; origin story of the most hated man of any zombie apocalypse; stark, dark, and intense

Nonfiction: Birds, Broadway, the Guggenheim, Bearing Arms, Travel Snaps, Enrico Fermi | Xpress Reviews

Highly recommended for those considering theater as a career and for those who love theater; for readers interested in a different view of U.S. history and the Second Amendment; Helton produces a well-crafted, imaginable, and satisfying picture; a print alternative to online photo albums

Fiction from Berne, Crais, Glickman, Guild, Holohan, Koontz, Reed, & Thomas | Xpress Reviews

Readers who can wait for Alasdair’s redemption will be rewarded; Crais delivers another highly satisfying page-turner; fans of historical novels and Greek myth will thoroughly enjoy this book; plenty of twists and turns into the light and dark of human nature; oontz delivers another winner; bound to attract readers who enjoy authors specializing in Victorian crime fiction

E-Originals from Devos, Paton, and Wyatt & St. George | Xpress Reviews

An interesting and enjoyable look at a different side of Florida, but readers might not get that far; highly recommended for those who like their love stories with a little humor and a lot of sex; this steamy light Sub/dom romance will have readers begging for these two conflicted souls to heal each other