THE RAGE OF DRAGONS, by Evan Winter, Orbit, Hachette Book Group

ame of Thrones meets Gladiator in this debut epic fantasy about a world caught in an eternal war, and the young man who will become his people's only hope for survival. The Omehi people have been fighting an unwinnable fight for almost two hundred years. Their society has been built around war and only war. … Continue reading THE RAGE OF DRAGONS, by Evan Winter, Orbit, Hachette Book Group

BONES BEHIND THE WHEEL, A HAUNTED GHOSTHOUSE MYSTERY, by E.J. Copperman, Crooked Lane Books

Barry Award-winning author E. J. Copperman is back with the tenth hilarious installment in his national bestselling Haunted Guesthouse mysteries. Haunted Guesthouse proprietress Alison Kerby and her ghostly guest detective, Paul, “auto” know better than to dig into the case of a long-buried sedan and its now-skeletal driver. Innkeeper Alison Kerby is determined to keep … Continue reading BONES BEHIND THE WHEEL, A HAUNTED GHOSTHOUSE MYSTERY, by E.J. Copperman, Crooked Lane Books

WITCHMARK, by C.L. Polk, Tor Publishing

C. L. Polk arrives on the scene with Witchmark, a stunning, addictive fantasy that combines intrigue, magic, betrayal, and romance. In an original world reminiscent of Edwardian England in the shadow of a World War, cabals of noble families use their unique magical gifts to control the fates of nations, while one young man seeks … Continue reading WITCHMARK, by C.L. Polk, Tor Publishing

WHAT MAKES CIVILIZATION? THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST & THE FUTURE OF THE WEST, by David Wengrow, Oxford University Press UK

Renowned archaeologist David Wengrow creates here a vivid new account of the "birth of civilization" in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, bringing together within a unified history the first two nations where people created cities, kingdoms, and monumental temples to the gods. But civilization, Wengrow argues, is not exclusively about large-scale settlements and endeavors. Just as … Continue reading WHAT MAKES CIVILIZATION? THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST & THE FUTURE OF THE WEST, by David Wengrow, Oxford University Press UK

A PLAGUE OF GIANTS, SEVEN KENNINGS, BOOK ONE, by Kevin Hearne, Del Rey/Penguin Random House

  In the start of a compelling new series, the New York Times bestselling author of The Iron Druid Chronicles creates an unforgettable fantasy world of warring giants and elemental magic. In the city of Pelemyn, Fintan the bard takes to the stage to tell what really happened the night the giants came . . … Continue reading A PLAGUE OF GIANTS, SEVEN KENNINGS, BOOK ONE, by Kevin Hearne, Del Rey/Penguin Random House