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Laura & Emma

MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF SPRING 2018 SELECTION BY * ESQUIRE * NYLON * SOUTHERN LIVING * “Unputdownable.” — Library Journal   A tender, witty debut novel about a single mother raising her daughter among the upper crust of New York City society in the late twentieth century from a nine-time Moth StorySLAM champion. Laura hails from the . . . 

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The Missing Person

Lynn Fleming happily abandoned dusty Albuquerque to study art history in New York, but when her younger brother disappears she reluctantly answers their mother’s summons and returns home. Although she soon finds Wylie among the eco-warriors for whom he’s a philosopher king, she begins to realize how much else is still missing. Her memories of . . . 

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Babylon and Other Stories

In their various locales—from Montreal (where a prosthetic leg casts a furious spell on its beholders) to New Mexico (where a Soviet-era exchange student redefines home for his hosts)—the characters in Babylon are coming to terms with life’s epiphanies, for good or ill. They range from the very young who, confronted with their parents’ limitations, . . . 

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Signs and Wonders

In this brilliant new collection, one of Canada’s brightest young talents skillfully displays the full range of human emotions through the subtly powerful dramas of everyday life. In “You Are What You Like” a young couple finds their life derailed by the arrival of a hard-partying old friend. In “Robbing the Cradle” Lisette does everything . . . 

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Inside

When Grace, an exceedingly competent and devoted therapist in Montreal, stumbles across a man who has just failed to hang himself, her instinct to help kicks in immediately. Before long, however, she realizes that her feelings for this charismatic, extremely guarded stranger are far from straightforward. In the meantime, her troubled teenage patient, Annie, runs . . . 

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Intro To Alien Invasion

In this wildly entertaining collaboration, novelists Owen King and Mark Jude Poirier team up with illustrator Nancy Ahn to present a wickedly funny graphic novel about an alien invasion on a college campus. Stacey, a brilliant, overachieving astrobiology major at Fenton College, had planned on just another lonely Spring Break on campus. But when a . . . 

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Double Feature

An ambitious and warmhearted first novel (Entertainment Weekly) from Owen King, the epic tale of a young man coming to terms with his life in the aftermath of the spectacularly bizarre failure of his first film. Sam Dolan is a young man coming to terms with his life in the process and aftermath of making . . . 

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TV (The Book): Two Experts Pick the Greatest American Shows of All Time

Is The Wire better than Breaking Bad? Is Cheers better than Seinfeld? What’s the best high school show ever made? Why did Moonlighting really fall apart? Was the Arrested Development Netflix season brilliant or terrible? For twenty years-since they shared a TV column at Tony Soprano’s hometown newspaper-critics Alan Sepinwall and Matt Zoller Seitz have . . . 

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The Shadow Land

From the #1 bestselling author of The Historian comes an engrossing novel that spans the past and the present and unearths the dark secrets of Bulgaria, a beautiful and haunted country. A young American woman, Alexandra Boyd, has traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria, hoping that life abroad will salve the wounds left by the loss of . . . 

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The Great Spruce

Together with his grandpa, a young boy finds a way to save his favorite tree in this heartwarming Christmas tale. Alec loves to climb trees – the little apple trees, the wide willow trees, even the tall locust trees. But his favorite is the great spruce, with its sturdy trunk and branches that stretch up to . . . 

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