Books

by Elise Gravel ; illustrated by Elise Gravel ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 24, 2019 A straightforward and simple introduction to what being a refugee means, accompanied by glimpses into real refugees’ lives. Sensibly depicted throughout the book as people of varying skin tones; with black, brown, blond, or red hair; of young or old age;
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Flatiron Books, publisher of Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Flatiron Books, publisher of Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber. Today’s Featured Deals $3.99 Beowulf by Maria Dahvana Headley Get This Deal $1.99 The Rib King by Ladee Hubbard Get This Deal $1.99
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by Robert Greene ‧ RELEASE DATE: Sept. 1, 1998 The authors have created a sort of anti-Book of Virtues in this encyclopedic compendium of the ways and means of power. Everyone wants power and everyone is in a constant duplicitous game to gain more power at the expense of others, according to Greene, a screenwriter
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This week’s roundup of book challenges and censorship attempts doesn’t dig into a couple of things. First, the political appeal of using censorship as a tactic for inciting fear and moral panic was already covered earlier this week, and second, the roundup will not be covering right-wing media’s bizarre claims that Attorney General Merrick Garland
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by Warren Ellis ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 19, 2021 The surprising cultural afterlife of a wad of gum. In 1999, Australian musician and composer Ellis was in the audience at the Meltdown Festival in London, directed by his collaborator Nick Cave, eager to see Nina Simone, whom he venerated as a goddess. She walked out
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Gallery Books The edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Gallery Books. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 Mayhem by Estelle Laure Get This Deal $2.99 Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt Get This Deal $2.99 The Lost Village by Camilla Sten Get This Deal $2.99 Monstrous Tales: Stories of Strange Creatures and Fearsome Beasts from around the
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Avid Reader Press, publisher of Infinite Country Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by Avid Reader Press, publisher of Infinite Country. Today’s Featured Deals $1.99 The Feather Thief by Kirk Wallace Johnson Get This Deal $1.99 The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson Get This Deal $4.99 Neverworld Wake by Marisha Pessl Get This Deal
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by John Grisham ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 19, 2021 A vigorous thriller that gets out of the courtroom and into the swampier corners of the Redneck Riviera. Judges are supposed to dispense justice, not administer the death penalty on their own initiative. That’s just what Lacy Stoltz is up against, though. The protagonist of The
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The eighth annual Kirkus Prize winners were announced in a special virtual ceremony hosted by the Austin Central Library. Kirkus Reviews— one of the country’s leading book review magazines— nominated 18 books in the categories of fiction, nonfiction and young adult literature. The prize is among the highest of all literary awards in the country,
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In an isolated house in the American Midwest in 1860, 12-year-old Silas lives a quiet life spent learning about the new art and science of photography with his father and his ghostly companion, Mittenwool. That all changes one night when, just before dawn, three riders come to their door bearing a long-forgotten name, a bald-faced
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by Rosena Fung ; illustrated by Rosena Fung ‧ RELEASE DATE: Nov. 30, 2021 Do you have a voice in your head telling you to doubt your self-worth? Enter Chinese Canadian Olivia Siu Leen Tong. She loves art, books, and making dumplings with her mom, but she struggles with being carefree and happy like her
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HarperCollins Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by HarperCollins. Today’s Featured Deals $3.99 A is for Arsenic by Kathryn Harkup Get This Deal $2.99 Full Throttle by Joe Hill Get This Deal $1.99 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark by Alvin Schwartz, Stephen Gammell Get This Deal $2.99 Mapping the Interior by Stephen
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When Alexander Lobrano arrived at a Paris bistro one evening, the maitre d’ led him to a table where an older woman sat sipping a glass of white wine. Eventually, with “an avalanche of awe,” Lobrano realized his companion was none other than Julia Child. After confessing that he hoped to someday become a food
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For as long as she can remember, Penelope Prado has felt at home at her father’s restaurant, Nacho’s Tacos, where she cooks love into food that brings her community together. Pen wants to open a pastelería alongside the restaurant, but her parents don’t approve, so she’s torn between following her dream and disappointing them, or
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In this third installment of a mystery series, an amateur Northern California detective searches for a missing person and stumbles on cyberespionage. Trisha Carson leads a relatively quiet life working part time at the San Francisco Giants ballpark. But she’s solved two murders just in the last few years. So when Tyler Stockton, the adult
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