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By Sarah S. Brannen (outside of Boston, MA)

Madame Martine lives alone in Paris. She has a set routine and rarely strays from it. But one rainy Saturday, she finds a little wet dog shivering under a bush and makes up her mind to bring him home. Sarah Brannen lives in Massachusetts, but visits Paris as often as possible. Ages 4-7, Grades PreK-2

Albert Whitman & Company

9780807549056      Hardcover               $16.99

Publication Date:  September 2014

Contact:  Annette Hobbs Magier,


By Lisa A. Kramer (Auburn, MA)

What would happen if women and girls joined their unique abilities to change the world? In a time where access to the written word is reserved to men, Andra BetScrivener’s ability to read and write must remain a secret, or she could lose her hands, her eyes or her life. At 17 she discovers that her abilities extend beyond reading: she can write events to life. Desperate to keep her powers hidden from both the government and a rebel group, she learns her words have the power to kill, threatening her father’s life and her own freedom. Andra’s fight empowers others to stop governmental oppression. But in a society ruled by lies, cruelty and inequality, her journey will not be easy or safe. Young Adult.

Word Hermit Press

9780990859390      Paperback     $14.99

Publication Date:  December 1, 2014

Contact: Thomas Francis,



By Terry Walters  (Avon, CT)

Go on a culinary journey with Terry Walters - a leader of the clean-food movement. In this seasonal cookbook and lifestyle guide, Walters inspires us with more of her award-winning recipes. Rediscover the unique tastes of spring, summer, fall and winter, and gain insight into everything from preserving the harvest to natural cleansing and tonics for immune support. Included are delicious gluten-free, vegan recipes that everyone will love.

Sterling Epicure

9781402779275      Hardcover   $30.00

Publication Date:  November 4, 2014

Contact: Trudi Bartow,



By William Patterson (Boston, MA)

The ramshackle B&B in western Massachusetts isn’t just an inheritance - it seems like the best chance for Jack and Annabel Devlin to save their marriage and start over. But Annabel’s first impressions of the remote inn don’t ease her nerves. In fact, everything about the gloomy Victorian draws Annabel back into childhood nightmares.

Kensington Publishing/Pinnacle Books

9780786033232      Mass Market Paperback       $9.99

Publication Date:  January 1st, 2015

Contact:  Morgan Elwell,


By Hank Phillippi Ryan (Newton, MA)

The third installment in the bestselling Jane Ryland series, set in Boston, by the multi-award winning author & Boston investigative reporter. It’s a Library Journal Best Book of 2014! And a Library Journal starred review says, "Drop everything and binge read!" A spine-chilling, heartbreaking story of financial manipulation, the terror of foreclosures, and the primal need for home and family.


9780765374936           Hardcover          $24.99

Publication Date: October 7, 2014

Contact: Alexis Saarela,




A Mathematician's Odyssey to Uncover the Origins of Numbers

By Amir Aczel (Brookine, MA) 

Finding Zero is an adventure-filled saga of Amir Aczel’s lifelong obsession: to find the original sources of our numerals. Along the way, Aczel, a New England native, meets a host of characters: academics in search of truth, jungle trekkers looking for adventure, surprisingly honest politicians, shameless smugglers, and archaeological thieves - who finally reveal where our numbers come from.

St. Martin’s Press/Palgrave Macmillan Trade

9781137279842      Hardcover        $26.00

Publication Date: January 6, 2015

Contact: Rachel Lodi,



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