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Miami Midnight

While some passages rehash events from previous books, Segura’s fifth in his series (Blackout; Dangerous Ends) is a page-turner that delivers. Thrills, spills, and chills ratchet ever-upward to a satisfying finale.

Rip Crew

Gritty dialog rings convincingly with authenticity as Rotella playfully inspects multiple layers of meaning inherent in dialects, news stories, and eyewitness accounts. For fans of tough crime fiction in the tradition of T. Jefferson Parker.

New Super-Man. Vol. 2: Coming to America

Recommended for libraries building superhero collections.

Superman: Rebirth Deluxe Edition

Tomasi (Light Brigade), Gleason (Batman and Robin), Mahnke (The Mask), and a host of other artists ably bring these colorful stories to life. The focus on family dynamics, small-town life, a few cameos, and interactions with superheroes such as Batman and Wonder Woman make these rebooted tales inviting and fun. Recommended.

The Wanted

Crais delivers another highly and deeply satisfying page-turner that will please his many fans.

The Few

Recommended for mature readers who like their stories stark, dark, and intense. Strong adult content owing to graphic violence.

Down the Darkest Street: A Pete Hernandez Mystery

This compelling sequel to Segura's debut (Silent City) is a brooding, melancholy tale with a somber ending, Pete's sadness echoes the darkest corners of Miami's roughest streets.

Once a Crooked Man

McCallum's characterizations are decent in this serviceable, competent thriller, and protagonist Harry is likable enough that readers would likely enjoy further adventures.

Will Eisner's The Spirit: A Celebration of 75 Years

Eisner's blending of art and text is revolutionary. Characters break out of panels; buildings spell out words; the use of smoke, fog, shadows, and light is astounding. Today's readers will quickly detect his influence on later creators such as Frank Miller, Neil Gaiman, Paul Gulacy, and Neal Adams. Highly recommended for libraries seeking to build graphic novel collections serving a diverse fan base.

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