Fiction from Gundar-Goshen, Jenkins, and Winspear | Xpress Reviews

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An auspicious entry on the English-language scene for Israeli author Gundar-Goshen; Jenkins’s sweetly enticing romance includes a good deal of historical detail; Winspear’s compelling series entry feels very timely in light of our current political climate

E-Originals from Court, Farrell, Moran, and Walker | Xpress Reviews

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Recommended for readers of contemporary romance, particularly those looking for diverse heroines; Farrell’s feisty protagonist will be an inspiration to readers; the interchange of sign language and verbal speech adds dimension to an otherwise thin plot; Olivia and Cole are great characters and prove that opposites do attract

Nonfiction: Origami Artists and Peter Watson on Convergence | Xpress Reviews

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The talent of the individuals profiled is overshadowed by the overall aimlessness and unfinished feeling of the volume; Watson treats biology, chemistry, and physics as entangled plotlines, and readers’ excitement will build as more connections are made

Fiction from Gable and Monroe, plus First-Timers Emmerson and Rohan | Xpress Reviews

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There’s more sociology than sociopaths in this first novel; recommended for those seeking a quick read with a few surprises; for fans of thrillers who can handle the sometimes grisly subject matter; readers will quickly get involved in Billy’s simple yet multifaceted struggle and courageous transformation

E-Originals from Mac Nicol and Rider, plus Debuters Crichton and Dranoff | Xpress Reviews

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Crichton’s debut is perfect for those jumping from YA contemporary romance to more adult fiction; Dranoff does a good job of building a world in which supernaturals exist; an excellent addition to any library looking to diversify its romance collection; readers looking for an exciting sports-based romance will likely be pleased

Fiction from Brown, Buchman, and Cross | Xpress Reviews

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Brown’s well-written and absolutely compelling suspense novel will appeal to fans of psychological thrillers; Buchman concludes his series with a sensual, action-fueled romance; even readers who enjoy Cross’s series might be disappointed

Nonfiction: Dodge City in History, Parents & Math, Eleanor Roosevelt on Women’s Issues | Xpress Reviews

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Clavin brings true personality to Earp and Masterson during their roles in taming the Western frontier; for parents trying to wrap their minds around Common Core for teaching math and language arts; the work of an important leader in the women’s rights movement

Graphic Novel Memoir from Debuter Bui | Xpress Reviews

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An emotional roller-coaster journey, this thought-provoking account completely satisfies as the story comes full circle; an excellent choice for book clubs

E-Originals from Charles, Dane, and Moran | Xpress Reviews

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Charles offers up a delightful and entertaining romance with some spice on the side; Dane’s romance is inspiring in its explicitly forthright depiction of erotic domestic bliss built on contrasting strengths; an entertaining playbook on how to win at love and work

Graphic Novels from Gaiman & Oakley and Spencer & Co. | Xpress Reviews

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Gaiman fans will find all the hallmarks of the gifted fantasist brought to life; Spencer is recommended for anyone who enjoys a solid mystery that mixes science with some mysticism