Fiction from Cooley, Factor, Gist, Harris, Johnson, and London | Xpress Reviews

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A superb mystery from Cooley; Gist’s latest offers more details on the Chicago World’s Fair; Harris’s Loki is sly, devious, and conflicted; more Longmire from Johnson; and London’s Cabot sister goes for adventure

E-Originals from Cosby, Harper, & Silver | Xpress Reviews

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A 13th-century Scottish marriage of protection, keeping “Secrets” in the third title in Harper’s series, Silver does a great job of tying her two stories together

Graphic Novels from B., Dini & Timm, and Running Press Cult Comics | Xpress Reviews

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The Eisner Award gives The Batman Adventures: Mad Love; The Deluxe Edition all the praise it needs. Any library that doesn’t own the original would do well to add this edition to their collections

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

E-Original Romance from Trentham | Xpress Reviews

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The excitement of high school football and the allure of a budding romance are rolled into a pleasing and thoughtful story that features reliable characters coupled with passionate and genuine love scenes

Graphic Novels from Millar/Quitely, Moreci & Co., Patton/Cannon, plus 25 Years of D&Q | Xpress Reviews

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A veritable Drawn & Quarterly encyclopedia; Jupiter’s Legacy is well wrought, unnecessary, and just compelling enough to recommend; Roche Limit is a bit disturbing but a strong work; looking at philosophy can be a stimulating delight

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

E-Original from Cole, Book 2 in the “Off the Grid” Series | Xpress Reviews

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Cole brings a darker plotline to book two in her “Off the Grid” series. Our reviewer “can’t wait to see where she goes with Book 3″

Graphic Novels by Edginton & Deas, with Austen, and Horrocks | Xpress Reviews

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Forget Colin firth; here’s a new Pride and Prejudice for the modern reader; anyone with an interest in the history or creation of comics will find themselves enthralled by Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen

Nonfiction on Grieving and Overcoming Addictive Behaviors | Xpress Reviews

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Heath’s title is particularly helpful for those caught unaware by the death of another; for those in recovery, Unwelcome Inheritance is an inspiring first step