Fiction from Ben-David, Coben, Handler, McBride, and Debuter Swann | Xpress Reviews

Ben-David knows Mossad to its core; longtime readers will be lining up for Coben’s new stand-alone; a surprisingly subtle exploration of sexual ethics; Realism with a touch of magical realism; a moving coming-of-age story with a noir twist; Alderman is not recommended

E-Originals from Andrews, Matthews, Maynard, Moon, and Yardley | Xpress Reviews

You don’t need to be from Texas to conquer the heart of a good woman; a great choice for anyone who enjoys suspense with a love story; a romance featuring two shy types makes for engaging reading; Moon creates a strong sense of home and a convincing romance; highly recommended for romantic comedy lovers

Graphic Novels from Kirsch; Larsson, Runberg, & Homs; and Various Faces of Horror | Xpress Reviews

A complex story told in a thoughtful, moving manner; a valuable addition, embodying the many strengths that make the format an exceptional medium for modern storytelling; the high level of beautiful and terrifying work ensures that readers will revel in these tales from the first through final page

Audiobooks: Christine Hyung-Oak Lee | Xpress Reviews

Despite engrossing true-life experiences, Lee’s work ultimately disappoints, though the book was much better received

Audiobooks by Durham, Grant, Grossman, Haskell, Kelly, Mackintosh, Moran, Palm, and Szabó | Xpress Reviews

For those interested in World War II and German life; highly recommended for the foreign and Jewish-themed collections; this will certainly interest film enthusiasts; an awkward kid–turned–polished swan, Kelly handles narration duties as if to the microphone born; highly recommended for all mystery collections; every global citizen with an interest in superb literary fiction will want to open this intriguing Door

Graphic Novels from Cloonan & Co., Lansdale and Glanzman, and Ledesma | Xpress Reviews

For anyone who appreciates whimsical melancholy and bright, energetic illustration; mature readers and fans of Django-style Westerns will relish this elaborate short story; not quite popular press but not quite academic

Nonfiction: Animal Behavior, Gwendolyn Brooks, Physics, Flies, Space Station, the American West | Xpress Reviews

For law students studying the constitutional sector; animal lovers, students of zoology, and photography fans; will also appeal to general readers who enjoy Brooks’s poetry; the science hidden beneath the surface of their lives; those intrigued by entomology and zoology; Excellent for STEM education and lots of other disciplines; Reid’s original voice is sure to capture all readers interested in the West; Weber brings new insights on the life and work of a cultural dynamo

Fiction: Acevedo, Billingsley, Carlino, Holahan, MacNeal, Nash, Rushdie, Shamsie, Slaughter, Tuck | Xpress Reviews

This fascinating piece of history should appeal widely; Barber weaves a twisty tale that will grip readers; Billingsley has written another engrossing page-turner; Carlino writes a bittersweet, funny story; Holahan gets better with each novel; a nod to W.E.B. Dubois’s essay “The Talented Tenth”; for someone looking for a new historical mystery; an enjoyable tale of finding oneself and starting afresh; Rushdie should garner even more readers with this cautionary tale; debut author Wolas’s work is breathtaking

E-Originals from Ashenden, Galen, Holt, and Reyne | Xpress Reviews

Readers who enjoy quick, steamy, sexy books should like this one; Galen keeps the suspense high and outcomes in doubt in this gritty romance; don’t miss this first installment in Holt’s new series; readers looking for M/M titles that focus on an FBI partnership as well as a central love affair will be rewarded with delicious, angst-filled energy

E-Originals from Dimon, Hassell, Smith, and Van Hulzen | Xpress Reviews

For libraries looking for more romantic suspense with a spy twist; readers of LGBT romance will fall in love with this unlikely pair and their journey; this second installment in Smith’s series is a solid read; a sweet romance to continue the series