With simple sentences that say so much and read almost poetically, Julie Otsuka in The Buddha in the Attic  delivers an emotional novel about Japanese picture brides who came to the United States in the early 1900s.
I’ve never had the desire to serve anyone in a restaurant setting. After listening to Waiter Rant by Steve Dublanica, I want to even less. I do, however, have a greater respect for people who work in the food service industry, and I’ll think twice before I send my order back to the kitchen.
Who is the real Julian Assange, the man behind whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks ? How did he become one of the most feared and championed whistle-blowers in history? In a new unauthorized biography, award-winning Australian investigative journalist Andrew Fowler separates the man from the myth.
Mindy Starns Clark  and Leslie Gould's  new inspirational novel, The Amish Midwife , is about a search for one's identity and a place to belong. Depicting little-known America’s subculture with a unique outlook, this fiction combines adventure and mystery with a hint of romance.