BOY ON ICE by John Branch

BOY ON ICE by John Branch

November 6, 2014

Pulitzer Prize winning author, John Branch’s thought-provoking book about the life and death of hockey enforcer Derek Boorgaard has been selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the best nonfiction books of the year 2014. Norton published the hardcover on October 1st, 2014.

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS by Ted Thompson

November 3, 2014

Ted Thompson’s THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS was named one of the “Top 10 First Novels” by Booklist, which called it an “assured, scathing, heartbreaking, yet funny and redemptive first novel of midlife angst and grievous societal failures.” Little, Brown published the book on March 5, 2014.

JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND by Scott Eyman

JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND by Scott Eyman

November 3, 2014

Scott Eyman’s JOHN WAYNE: THE LIFE AND LEGEND has been chosen for PW’s Best Books of 2014. The PW reviews editors are blogging about some of their favorites and the latest post, written on 10/29/14 by Everett Jones, says “There have been biographies, critical studies, and all kinds of books about John Wayne before—there was even a second one published this year—but I can’t imagine any forthcoming that would supplant what Scott Eyman has done here.”

THE BIG FAT SURPRISE by Nina Teicholz

THE BIG FAT SURPRISE by Nina Teicholz

November 3, 2014

Nina Teichoz’s THE BIG FAT SURPRISE has been chosen as one of Library Journal’s Best Books of the Year for Consumer Health. Teicholz documents how the low-fat nutrition advice of the past sixty years has amounted to a vast uncontrolled experiment on the entire population, with disastrous consequences for our health. Simon and Schuster published the book on May 13, 2014.

GONE FERAL by Novella Carpenter

GONE FERAL by Novella Carpenter

November 3, 2014

Novella Carpenter’s GONE FERAL has been chosen as one of Library Journal’s Best Books of the Year for Memoirs. Carpenter’s memoir recounts her trouble relationship with her father after he goes missing. Penguin Press published the book on June 12, 2014.

THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston

THE HOT ZONE by Richard Preston

October 24, 2014

Richard Preston was interviewed by The New York Times regarding the return of his 1994 book about the Ebola virus to the bestseller list. He also published an article called “The Ebola Wars” in the October 27th issue of The New Yorker about efforts to contain the outbreak. It was also announced that THE HOT ZONE was being turned into a limited TV series by Fox TV studios. The series is to be produced by Lynda Obst & Ridley Scott.

A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming

A COLDER WAR by Charles Cumming

October 22, 2014

New York Times bestselling author whose new novel A COLDER WAR is out in hardcover now invites you, if you are in New York on Thurs. Oct. 30th, to join him for a discussion of “The Spy Novel in the 21st Century”. St. Martin’s Press published the book August 5, 2014.

PARIS MATCH by Stuart Woods

PARIS MATCH by Stuart Woods

October 3, 2014

Publishers Weekly recently featured Stuart Woods in an online article and interview, “Where Stuart Ends, Stone Begins: Stuart Woods.” Now 76 years old, Stuart Woods has written 31 bestselling Stone Barrington mysteries and 27 other books, including a memoir and a travel book. His latest, PARIS MATCH, will be published by Putnam on October 7th.

THE ACCIDENTAL HIGHWAYMAN by Ben Tripp

THE ACCIDENTAL HIGHWAYMAN by Ben Tripp

October 3, 2014

THE ACCIDENTAL HIGHWAYMAN by Ben Tripp has been chosen by Amazon as the Best YA Book of October. The book was also has been chosen for Shelf Awareness’s weekly Kids Maximum Shelf. #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson called it “Delightful and charming. A swashbuckling adventure in the vein of Robert Louis Stevenson.” Tor Teen will publish the book on October, 14, 2014.

THE ACCIDENTAL HIGHWAYMAN by Ben Tripp

THE ACCIDENTAL HIGHWAYMAN by Ben Tripp

September 29, 2014

Tor is holding an Educator Sweepstakes for The Accidental Highwayman by Ben Tripp, which they will publish on October 14th, 2014. Prizes for the contest include copies of the book, posters and tote bags. The contest closes on 10/20/14