Brian F. Martin
Invincible: The 10 Lies You Learn Growing Up with Domestic Violence, and the Truths to Set You Free
(Editor's note: UNICEF cites a billion-plus domestic violence victims. A rare "self-helper" on our show, it's also included due to its popularity.)
Deborah Yaffe
Mariner Books
Among the Janeites: A Journey Through the World of Jane Austen Fandom
An amusing look at how a classic novelist is celebrated in pop culture. (So popular last month, the author did an encore reading for us!)
Mark Chiusano
Penguin Books
Marine Park: Stories
Boyhood, love, sports, and scientists -- are some of the themes in this collection of quirky characters inspired by the author's hometown.
Ruth Kassinger
William Morrow
A Garden of Marvels: How We Discovered that Flowers Have Sex, Leaves Eat Air, and Other Secrets of Plants
A frothy brew of history, botany & gardening by a true lover of plants.
William Lashner
Thomas & Mercer
The Accounting
A novel of crime and business maneuverings with colorful characters including a lost girlfriend, childhood bully, and betraying grandfather.