Nonfiction on the Owl, Science, Financial Planning, the Fax Machine, and the Boss | Xpress Reviews

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A gem for owl fans; an infographic guide to science; for those desiring a firm grip on their finances; a meticulously researched history of the fax machine; for those ready to stop slogging through life; Springsteen’s is one of rock’s finest memoirs

Graphic Novel from National Book Award Winner Coates | Xpress Reviews

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Coates’s graphic novel is an entertainingly serious political thriller more than a superhero adventure; a thoughtful and complex Black Panther incarnation that draws on prior Marvel-world events

Graphic Novel from M.R. James (Ghost Stories) | Xpress Reviews

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Fans of classic horror will relish James’s stories. Even though the gore factor is low, the overall creepiness will keep you looking over your shoulder

Nonfiction: Tony Bennett, Immigration Economics, Dragonflies, Black English, David Salle | Xpress Reviews

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Readers will “want to be around” Tony Bennett; a book for collections with economics and immigration holdings; Dodds’s passion for dragonflies is woven throughout; the word on Black English; readers of contemporary art criticism will want to read Salle

Star-Studded Fiction from Burnet, Lamb, Le Guin, and Debuter Street | Xpress Reviews

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A fast-paced historical crime novel from Booker finalist Burnet; Lamb’s tender, funny, sweet homage to boomers; Le Guin is just as relevant and thought-provoking as ever; Pintoff’s high stakes novel will still appeal to thriller fans; Poe’s devoted readers will rejoice in Street’s debut literary novel

E-Originals from Cornwall, Meredith, and Smith | Xpress Reviews

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This latest from Cornwall is for die-hard fans of Scottish stories; Meredith has added her own spin to Adair’s Kindle World with this middling novella; readers will enjoy the interactions in Smith’s well-written fantasy romance

Nonfiction on Canine Companions, Author Editing, and Guy Clark | Xpress Reviews

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This lightweight coffee-table book will elicit broad smiles from dog lovers and photography fans; for author’s editors and possibly scholarly communications librarians; a well-informed, in-depth look at Guy Clark’s life and career

Fiction from Goodwin, Harris, and Ryan | Xpress Reviews

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The PBS series slated to begin in January should bring heavy demand forVictoria; Harris offers insider details of life at the Vatican; Ryan does it again in her fifth Jane Ryland thriller, a fast-paced, edgy mystery

E-Originals from Howard and Stone, with Debuter De La O | Xpress Reviews

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Readers will be so invested in De La O’s protagonists that they’ll keep flipping through the pages; an engaging, nonlinear time line, believable characters, and sweet love scenes give readers all the right emotional tugs; a solid job of showing informed consent without treating the protagonist as broken

Graphic Novels: Aaron & Co., Breathed, de Jongh, Goetzinger & Rodolphe, Greenberg | Xpress Reviews

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This Star Wars collection will fly off the shelves; Bloom County will be cherished by smart alecks everywhere; Marie Antoinette is short and sweet; Greenberg is highly recommended, especially for those who enjoy mythology and fable