Unpublished Mark Twain Story to be Released by Random House Children’s Books

RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN’S BOOKS TO RELEASE NEVER-BEFORE-PUBLISHED, UNFINISHED CHILDREN’S STORY BY MARK TWAIN, COMPLETED AND BROUGHT TO LIFE BY CALDECOTT MEDALISTS PHILIP AND ERIN STEAD The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine to release September 26, 2017, with a 250,000-copy first printing New York, NY, January 20, 2017—Doubleday Books for Young Readers, …

Glitter, by Aprilynne Pike

Genre: Science Fiction Dystopia Publisher: Signet Published: 2016 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by David L. Felts Have you read this book? Glitter, by Aprilynne Pike, is a tough one to classify, so I settled on dystopian science fiction. That’s because the world of Glitter is a pretty crappy world, and one I don’t …

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Random House Published: 1953 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Tim Deland Have you read this book? Chances are, whether you’ve read this book or not, you’ve heard about it. It’s one of the modern classics of American literature (not just sci-fi) and rightfully so. This is …

Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury

Genre: Science Fiction Publisher: Random House Published: 1953 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Sara Lunsford Have you read this book? “The classic bestseller about censorship.” At least, that is what it states on the cover of the book. Those words are a disservice to the very soul of the work. …

The Sweetheart Season, by Karen Joy Fowler

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Random House Published: 1996 Reviewer Rating:  Book Review by Richard R. Horton Have you read this book? Karen Joy Fowler’s first novel, Sarah Canary, is a marvel, an amazing, original novel about aliens, of all sorts, in the 1870’s American West. It is extraordinarily assured, the best …

Mr X, by Peter Straub

Genre: Horror Publisher: Random House Published: 1999 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Paul Kane Have you read this book? Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes a book to prove you completely wrong. In fact, not only have you not seen it all, you’ve only just begun …

Grendel, by John Gardner

Genre: Fantasy Publisher: Random House Published: 1971 Reviewer Rating: Book Review by Jonathan M. Sullivan Have you read this book? John Gardner was a scholar of Anglo Saxon literature-not to mention one of the finest American novelists of the late twentieth century. His widely acclaimed novel, Grendel, first released in …