Staff Pick

Few can blend lines and words into heartfelt storytelling like David Small. In his latest work readers follow thirteen year old Russell Pruitt as he grows up in the 1950s. Abandoned by his mother, Russell is forced to live with his emotionally abusive father. His circumstances only deteriorate from there for this isn’t a story of a teenager boldly overcoming life’s obstacles. This is a tale of a boy struggling to tread the murky waters of an uncertain and tragic adolescence. Beautifully rendered, masterfully told, this is a book you won’t be able to resist reading when you’re home after dark.    

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ISBN: 9780871403155
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - September 11th, 2018

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Fantasy enthusiasts looking for their next epic need look no further. Set in a fantastical version of medieval China, readers follow the trials of Rin, a war orphan. Despite her meager existence she aces an Empire-wide test propelling her into the ranks of an elite military school. While studying, she begins to unlock the mysteries of her past and of magic thought long lost. Never too far away is the rumble of renewed war with the Empire’s ancient enemy. Based on Chinese history and filled with pulse racing action, this is an excellent addition to any shelf.

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ISBN: 9780062662569
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Published: Harper Voyager - May 2018

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By the time of his death at the age of thirty-two, Bruce Lee had achieved unparalleled success in martial arts and film. With the posthumous release of his movie Enter the Dragon, he became one of the icons of the 20th century.  Although much has been published about him, Matthew Polly has written the definitive biography on Lee. By the end of this excellent book, readers will feel like they've come to know the man behind those fists of fury.

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ISBN: 9781501187629
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Published: Simon & Schuster - June 5th, 2018