Graphic Novels from Cannon & Fischer, Pfeifer & Co., and Wong & Mochizuki | Xpress Reviews

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Cannon and Fischer’s this tale is done well and deserves consideration, watch Catwoman find the balance between vigilante and villain, patrons interested in poetry and avant-garde comics will be intrigued by the Perpetual’s innovative style

Fiction from Binchy, Chamberlain, Higashino, and May, plus Two Debuts | Xpress Reviews

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An unremarkable collection from Binchy, war fiction that is dramatic and raw, a hauntingly poetic and culturally enlightening debut, a total page-turner first novel, Higashino’s complex and riveting mystery, May’s tale of two nostalgia trips

E-Originals from Grant, Harris, Merritt, and Swafford | Xpress Reviews

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A fantasy page-turner from Grant, a compelling series addition from Harris, Merritt’s Wild West–meets–Van Helsing aesthetic will please series fans, and plenty of fast bikes, leather, and inside details into the MC culture from Swafford

Nonfiction: Surrealism, Plants, Poe, Skepticism, “Patternalia,” Wine Country Travel | Xpress Reviews

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Connecting with animals, surrealism, planting with style, Edgar Allan Poe, confronting junk science, graphical trivia, sewing pants, and three titles on traveling through wine country

Fiction from Arlidge, Brown, Faulks, Gowda, Guez, Lee, Oates, and White, Williams, & Willig | Xpress Reviews

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Another solid read from Arlidge; a beautiful and unusual book about familial love; Faulks’s new novel ends on a note of poignancy; a quick-paced and suspenseful story; Oates’s impossible loved story is ultimately heartbreaking; engaging, complex characters and an intriguingly twisty plot

Graphic Novels by Azzarello & Co., Le Tendre & Loisel, and Morrison & Fegredo | Xpress Reviews

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Flinch has its hits and misses, but the list of talent makes it a standout; a fine example of the fantasy genre while being quite distinct; echoes of Dante’s Inferno, down to the division of the work into cantos

E-Originals from Cole, Cullen, Fenske, Smith, and Thomas | Xpress Reviews

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Mystery, sexual tension, and sexual explosions from Cole; Cullen mixes a bit of mystery with romantic historical fiction; Fenske’s burgeoning romance between a corporate power couple; Thomas’s immensely readable thriller

Nonfiction: Wrongfully Convicted, “Rubber Soul,” Robert Durst, Roker & Roberts, “Mad Men” | Xpress Reviews

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Wrongfully convicted, the Beatles and Rubber Soul, killer Robert Durst, Al Roker and wife Deborah Roberts on work and family, Savage on President Obama’s legacy, the Mad Men companion, understanding St. Paul

Fiction from Harris, Mack, Morton, Strout, and Wells | Xpress Reviews

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Harris limns Cicero, Mack’s Maisie gets Choked Up, Morton’s latest features gothic undertones, Strout’s Lucy is highly recommended, Wells’s comic mystery is shouting “series”

Audiobooks from Childress, Harrison, Henion, Mystery Writers, Moyes, Palmer, Stewart | Xpress Reviews

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Social consciousness, government conspiracy, for fans of Elizabeth Gilbert, new short stories set in various New York City locations, Moyes’s update on Louisa, the truth about Santa Claus, the first female deputy sheriff, Willig’s historical stand-alone