ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple

ECSTATIC NATION by Brenda Wineapple

December 12, 2013

Brenda Wineapple’s, ECSTATIC NATION is one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2013. HarperCollins published the book August 6, 2013.

SPEEDBOAT/PITCH DARK by Renata Adler

SPEEDBOAT/PITCH DARK by Renata Adler

December 12, 2013

The AV Club named SPEEDBOAT & PITCH DARK as one of their favorite books of the year in the category of “Best Reissues” saying in their write-up “these two books are triumphs now. They are evidence of what happens when messy life meets clean white page in exquisite prose and should be lingered over, not digested in gulps just to get to THE END.” New York Review of Books republished both books on March 19, 2013.

THIS IS HOW YOU DIE edited by David Malki!, Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo

THIS IS HOW YOU DIE edited by David Malki!, Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo

December 12, 2013

The AV Club named THIS IS HOW YOU DIE as one of their favorite books of the year in the category of “Reviewed Favorites” saying in their write-up that “Some of the stories are funny, some are odd, and some are brilliant, but they’re all deceptively smart about exploring all the ways individuals come to terms with death.” Grand Central published the book on July 16, 2013.

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

SPARTA by Roxana Robinson

December 12, 2013

The Washington Post named SPARTA one of the 50 notable fiction books of the year saying that “Robinson dramatizes how we fail our veterans without reducing her story to a polemic, expertly deploying emotional insight, moral nuance and intellectual depth..” Sarah Crichton Books published the book June 4, 2013.

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

CREATION by Adam Rutherford

December 12, 2013

The Financial Times named CREATION by Adam Rutherford one of the Best Science Books of 2013. Penguin published the book June 13, 2013.

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

THE RIVER OF NO RETURN by Bee Ridgway

December 12, 2013

The Washington Post named THE RIVER OF NO RETURN one of the 50 notable fiction books of the year calling it “an intrigue spanning centuries.” Dutton published the book April 23, 2013.

LEXICON by Max Barry

LEXICON by Max Barry

December 6, 2013

LEXICON, Max Barry’s fast paced novel about words as weapons has earned spots on the Time Magazine, Kirkus and NPR lists of the best fiction for 2013. Penguin Press published the book June 18, 2013.

Rachel Aviv

Rachel Aviv

December 6, 2013

Rachel Aviv feature article “Where Is Your Mother?” was recently published in the New Yorker. The article about caseworkers, custody trials, and foster care in the United States Social Services system was published in the December 2, 2013 issue.

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT by Derek B. Miller

December 6, 2013

Derek B. Miller’s NORWEGIAN BY NIGHT was named one of the Financial Times’ “Best Crime Novels of the Year.” The Financial Times called it “richly written.” Houghton Mifflin Harcourt published the book May 21, 2013.

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew

December 6, 2013

Rilla Askew’s KIND OF KIN is included in November issue of Library Journal on the list of Cuyahoga County librarians’ favorite books of 2013….dubbed as “morally complex” and “a thoroughly engaging read.” Ecco published the book January 8, 2013.