By Ian Bogost
This interesting read asks us to skip cynicism and enjoy the moment, but ignores exploitative systems in the process.
By Mary Daisey Shockley
By Stephen Henighan
A Mayan woman adapts to the changing times in this well-researched novel set in post-civil-war Guatemala.
By Tania Unsworth
This secluded-mansion thriller for young readers blurs the boundaries between imagination and reality.
By Jean Kennedy Smith
This slim recollection of America's first family suffers from a lack of fresh material.
A little-known history of deception, invisible ink, and other clandestine operations during the Revolutionary War.
By Jen Michalski
This arresting portrait of a dysfunctional family is stark but witty and beautifully observed.
By Daniel J. Levitin
An entertaining, user-friendly primer on evaluating data wisely.