Long Drive Home
A graceful rumination on choices and their consequences, Allison's novel follows a man whose life changes drastically when his sudden fit of road rage leads to the death of a young man. B+
Michael Feeney Callan
Callan, who has written books on the likes of Anthony Hopkins and Sean Connery, here turns his eye to the iconic leading man and rugged founder of Sundance. B+
If you've got an insect phobia, this probably isn't the book for you. But if not, dig in, as Stewart gleefully archives more than 100 of earth's creepiest crawlies.
Mary Mallory and Hollywood Heritage, Inc.
This historical guide to moviemaking's most important stretch of real estate chronicles its development from an empty swath of land to the center of the cinematic universe.
The House on Salt Hay Road
An explosion at a fireworks factory lights the fuse of this period novel about a family in 1938 whose bonds are tested.
Red Hook Road
The death of a child hangs heavy over two families in the latest tale from Waldman, the author of Bad Mother.