Nonfiction on Pie Baking, Teaching History, the Middle East, a Football Memoir, Banking | Xpress Reviews

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A tasty title for pie lovers, an illuminating look at teaching, an excellent resource for those who want to understand Middle East unrest, reliving one’s high school glory days, and one of finest titles on the 2007–08 financial crisis

E-Originals from Arend, Carew, Goodman, and Jayne | Xpress Reviews

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A fitting conclusion to Arend’s family series, softer erotica from Carew might not fit all readers, genuine chemistry ferments in Goodman’s latest, a military warrior is finally coming all the way home in Jayne’s Seducing the Bachelor

Nonfiction on Healthy Habits, Le Corbusier, Start-Up Culture, Jewish Vaudeville | Xpress Reviews

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An overall health plan that is well researched and engaging; a title of special interest to artists, art historians, art faculty, and Le Corbusier scholars; Lyon’s story of start-up culture leaves readers flabbergasted yet wanting more

Fiction from Brown, Duchovny, Hall, Lippman, O’Connor, & Ryan | Xpress Reviews

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A nicely written and worthy read from Brown; Duchovny pits the Bums against the Sox in1978; Hall writes tightly woven police procedurals; gothic-tinged family drama from Lippman; a May/December romance with lots of sex; back to Montana for Ryan

E-Originals from Arthur, Beattie, and Cole | Xpress Reviews

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Arthur continues to redefine family and acceptance in her novels; Beattie supplies a nice continuation of the “Sam Steele” series, even if the romance is overly discreet; Cole delivers a rock star romance fantasy with hot love guaranteed to entertain

Nonfiction: Canada’s Native Peoples, Futurism, Louis XVI, “Star Wars,” Little Gibraltar | Xpress Reviews

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An eye-opening series on Canada’s Native peoples; futurism; a solid birth-to-death biography of Louis XVI; for fans of “Star Wars,” George Lucas, and sf movies; bitcoin potential; Little Gibraltar and the stories of individual participants

E-Originals from Carter, McGoldrick, and Sands | Xpress Reviews

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A satisfying series conclusion from Carter, a witty and winsome Scottish treat from McGoldrick, small-town misconceptions and hot romance from Sands

Graphic Novels from Gordon, Musturi, and Wilson & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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A lovely commiserative effort from Gordon that keeps it simple and succinct for fellow parents; a triumphant project for enthusiasts of art comics as well as a loosely sketched story about our fragile mortal coil; an eye-popping, vibrant adventure

Fiction from Charles, Gortner, Kazan, McGarrity, Sands, & Volmer, plus a Debut | Xpress Reviews

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A compelling redemption story, a fictionalized biography of Marlene Dietrich, art-themed historical fiction, the plainly told day-to-day doldrums of ranch life, small-town romance, a clever debut, a compelling portrait of a small Midwestern town

E-Original Romances from Carter, Cornwall, and Wells | Xpress Reviews

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Readers who enjoyed Carter’s Vengeful Love will not be disappointed in this sequel; readers will fall in love with Fia’s courage and Dair’s honor in this historical from Cornwall; Wells is skilled at creating empathetic characters who go through personal growth and triumph in the end