Nonfiction from Celebrity Offerman and Author/Humorist Twain | Xpress Reviews

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Offerman’s fans can rejoice in his latest “offering”; nonfans, not so much. Twain devotees who aren’t fussy about scholarship or facts might try this compilation

Fiction from Chaplin, Thoft, and Tiraboschi | Xpress Reviews

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A brilliantly complex historical novel from Chaplin, a worthy successor to Thoft’s earlier series entries, Tiraboschi’s first work to be translated into English has promise

E-Originals from Barnard, Downs, Lake, and Martin | Xpress Reviews

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A strong new adult series entry, a quick ghost story, a winning read with an unusual setting, and a high-stakes story that is light on the loving

Graphic Novels from Ewing & Co., Hussenot, McCann & others, and Miéville & Santolouco | Xpress Reviews

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Doctor Who fans should enjoy these latest adventures, Hussenot’s graphic novel is a thinker, a fun read for those who are interested in a different side of Hawkeye, the artwork steals the show in Dial H

Nonfiction on Meditation | Xpress Reviews

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Catton’s meditation on meditation is among the best titles on this topic

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