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by John Larison
An orphaned teen disguises herself as a boy and attempts to find her brother, a notorious outlaw in the wild West.
by Sarah Morgan
The blended McBride tribe gathers in Scotland for the Christmas holidays and rediscovers the importance of family.
by Randy Kennedy
Art journalist Randy Kennedy's inspired first novel is a story of two tough-luck brothers on a West Texas road trip that goes awry.
by Clotilde Perrin
Not a beginner's fairy tale book, the beautifully designed Inside the Villains provides shivery delights for children.
by Samuel Park
Shortly before dying of stomach cancer at 41, Samuel Park finished this quiet, heartfelt story of an undocumented Brazilian immigrant's tumultuous early years with her charismatic mother.
by Reese Witherspoon
Reese Witherspoon shares stories, recipes and tips on how to create a Southern lifestyle anywhere.
by Jack Lewis
A neurobiologist's entertaining foray into human behavior as it relates to the seven deadly sins.
by Bernice McFadden
A contemporary novel sheds light on the lasting legacy of ritual servitude in West Africa and the endurance of one woman offered to be a "wife of the gods" by her family.
by Sandeep Jauhar
This physical and metaphorical history of the heart highlights achievements in treating and repairing the fabled organ.
Thursday, September 20, 2018KCRW's Bookworm: Joshua Cohen and Samuel Nicholson, author and editor of ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction (Random House, $28, 9780399590214).
Wednesday, September 19, 2018CBS This Morning: Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy (Adapted for Young Adults): A True Story of the Fight for Justice (Delacorte, $18.99, 9780525580034).
Daily Show: Eli Saslow, author of Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist (Doubleday, $26.95, 9780385542869).
Tuesday, September 18, 2018Fresh Air: Linda Kay Klein, author of Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free (Touchstone, $26, 9781501124815).
Monday, September 17, 2018Fresh Air: Neil deGrasse Tyson, author of Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military (Norton, $30, 9780393064445).
Morning Edition: Reese Witherspoon, author of Whiskey in a Teacup: What Growing Up in the South Taught Me About Life, Love, and Baking Biscuits (Touchstone, $35, 9781501166273).
Late Night with Seth Meyers: Khaled Hosseini, author of Sea Prayer (Riverhead, $15, 9780525539094).
Thursday, September 13, 2018KCRW's Bookworm: Joshua Cohen, author of ATTENTION: Dispatches from a Land of Distraction (Random House, $28, 9780399590214).
Daily Show: José Andrés, author of We Fed an Island: The True Story of Rebuilding Puerto Rico, One Meal at a Time (Anthony Bourdain/Ecco, $27.99, 9780062864482).