Brandy's 'Two Eleven,' which will be released in the U.S. Oct. 16, 2012, is an upbeat, optimistic, slickly produced collection of songs that manage to update Bran's sound for the modern day but also retain enough of her core essence to remind people why they became fans of her in
This Week's New Hardcovers (Oct 29-Nov 5, 2012): New releases in science-fiction and fantasy, including Textualised Objects: Material Culture in Early Modern English Literature Anglistische Forschungen by Joachim Frenk, Lion and the Aardvark by Robin D Laws, Bonded by Michelle Davidson Argyle,
Ron Rash, author of the 2009 PEN/Faulkner finalist novel Serena, is back with another historical novel set in North Carolina's Appalachian Mountains. A woman suspected of witchcraft by the local townspeople saves a mysterious mute flutist, unleashing another mesmerizing tale.
Daniel Handler's alter-ego Lemony Snicket is the author and narrator of A Series of Unfortunate Events, a children's book series. Daniel Handler's adult novels are The Basic Eight, based loosely around Handler's experiences at San Francisco's Lowell High School; Watch Your M