Best of the MonthWest of HereEnd GamesA Discovery of WitchesThe IlluminationThe Evolution of Bruno LittlemoreWhen I Grow UpAmos Daragon #1: The Mask WearerDelirium

Best Books of the Month

Discover our editors' picks for the best of February

1. West of Here: A Novel
West of Here: A Novel
by Jonathan Evison

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Algonquin Books
February 15, 2011
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Amazon Best of the Month, February 2011: Jonathan Evison opens his electrifying epic, West of Here, at the Elwha River dam, where over a hundred years since settlers of the fictional town of Port Bonita tamed the river, their descendants gather in anticipation of the dam's blasting, and a ... Read more

2. Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
Endgame: Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall - from America's Brightest Prodigy to the Edge of Madness
by Frank Brady
4.8 out of 5 stars (5 customer reviews)
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Crown
February 1, 2011
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Amazon Best of the Month, February 2011: There may be no one more qualified than Frank Brady to write the definitive biography of Bobby Fischer. Brady's Profile of a Prodigy (originally published in 1969) chronicled the chess icon's early years, a selection of 90 games, and (in later editions) ... Read more

3. A Discovery Of Witches
A Discovery Of Witches
by Deborah Harkness
3.9 out of 5 stars (47 customer reviews)
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Viking USA
February 8, 2011
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Amazon Best of the Month, February 2011: It all begins with a lost manuscript, a reluctant witch, and 1,500-year-old vampire. Dr. Diana Bishop has a really good reason for refusing to do magic: she is a direct descendant of the first woman executed in the Salem Witch Trials, and ... Read more

4. The Illumination: A Novel
The Illumination: A Novel
by Kevin Brockmeier
3.0 out of 5 stars (3 customer reviews)
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Pantheon
February 1, 2011
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Amazon Best of the Month, February 2011: When wounds and illnesses, both superficial and severe, begin emitting a beautiful shimmering light--a phenomenon quickly coined "The Illumination"--a chain of characters learn to adapt to this unexpected change in Kevin Brockmeier's incandescent novel, The Illumination. No longer able hide their own ... Read more

5. The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore
by Benjamin Hale
3.0 out of 5 stars (1 customer review)
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Twelve
February 2, 2011
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Amazon Best of the Month, February 2011: From the first page of Benjamin Hale's exquisite novel, The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, Hale’s linguistic talent locks the reader into their seat and sends them ticking up the roller coaster ride of Bruno Littlemore’s life. An unlikely narrator, Bruno is a ... Read more





Picks for Young Readers


When I Grow Up

When I Grow Up In his debut children’s book, When I Grow Up, “Weird Al” Yankovic celebrates individuality in an exuberantly odd, rhyming story about an eight-year-old who cannot wait to share what he will be when he grows up. From snail trainer to gorilla masseuse, there's no end to his whimsical aspirations.

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Amos Daragon: The Mask Wearer

Amos Daragon Amos Daragon's life changes forever the day a mermaid gives him a mask capable of harnessing the strength of the wind—and appoints Amos as the new Mask Wearer. His task: to find the masks for the other elements, earth, fire, and water. Amos Daragon: The Mask Wearer is the first book in the internationally best-selling series by French-Canadian author, Bryan Perro.

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Delirium

DeliriumDelirium brings to life a dystopian future where Love is universally considered a disease, one that can be "cured" with an operation. Lena is 95 days away from her operation when she meets Alex, a charismatic "uncured" outsider, Lena is drawn into a world of romance, passion, and freedom.

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