• Face Off
      by Brenda Novak
      $7.99
      Air Date/Time August 28, 1:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 416 pages, paperback, St Martin’s Press

      From New York Times bestselling author Brenda Novak comes Face Off, the next installment of Dr. Evelyn Talbot and her murderous home for psychopaths.

      SHE VOWED NEVER TO BE A VICTIM AGAIN. BUT NOW A KILLER HAS HER IN HIS SIGHT. . .

      Tortured and left for dead at sixteen, Evelyn Talbot turned her personal nightmare into her life’s work―studying the disturbing psychopathy...Learn More

    • The Great Believers
      by Rebecca Makkai
      $27
      Air Date/Time September 12, 3 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 432 pages, hardcover, Viking

      A dazzling new novel of friendship and redemption in the face of tragedy and loss set in 1980s Chicago and contemporary Paris, by the acclaimed author Rebecca Makkai

      In 1985, Yale Tishman, the development director for an art gallery in Chicago, is about to pull off an amazing coup, bringing in an extraordinary collection of 1920s paintings as a gift to the gallery. Yet...Learn More

    • The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes
      by Nina Barrett
      $35.00
      Air Date/Time: August 14, 3 pm (Central)
      302 pages, hardcover, Agate Midway

      In 1924, University of Chicago students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb were young, rich, and looking for a thrill. The crime that came next—the brutal, cold-blood murder of 14-year-old Bobby Franks—would come to captivate the country and unfold into what many dubbed the crime of the century. As the decades passed, the mythology surrounding the...Learn More

    • Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War. Volume 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865
      by James S. Pula
      $34.95
      Air Date/Time August 16, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 432 pages, hardcover, Savas Beatie

      The martial enthusiasm that engulfed tWith the publication of Under the Crescent Moon with the XI Corps in the Civil War: Volume. 2: From Gettysburg to Victory, 1863-1865, James S. Pula completes his magisterial work on this important Union command.

      The XI Corps served in the Army...Learn More

    • When The Lights Go Out
      written by Mary Kubica
      $26.99
      Air Date/Time August 28, 12:00 noon (Central)
      1st ed., 336 pages, hardcover

      A woman is forced to question her own identity in this riveting and emotionally charged thriller by the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl, Mary Kubica.

      Jessie Sloane is on the path to rebuilding her life after years of caring for her ailing mother. She rents a new apartment and applies for college. But when the college informs her that her social...Learn More

    • The Most Complete Political Machine Ever Known: The North’s Union Leagues in the American Civil War (Civil War in the North)
      by Paul Taylor
      $45.00
      Air Date/Time August 2, 5:00 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 328 pages, hardcover, Kent State University Press

      The martial enthusiasm that engulfed the North when the American Civil War commenced in April 1861 vanished by the following summer. Repeated military defeats, economic worries, and staggering casualties prompted many civilians to question the war s viability. Frustration exploded into anger when Republican...Learn More

    • The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition
      by Manisha Sinha
      $37.50
      Air Date/Time August 2, 3:00 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 784 pages, hardcover, Yale University Press

      A groundbreaking history of abolition that recovers the largely forgotten role of African Americans in the long march toward emancipation from the American Revolution through the Civil War.

      Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening her scope beyond the antebellum period usually associated...Learn More

    • Hot Mess
      by Emily Belden
      $15.99
      Air Date/Time July 31, 3 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 416 pages, paperback, Graydon House

      Twentysomething Allie Simon is used to playing by the rules—until Chicago’s most sought-after, up-and-coming culinary genius, Benji Zane, walks into her world and pulls her into his. The only thing more renowned than Benji’s mouthwatering masterpieces and equally luscious good looks? His struggle with addiction and his reckless tendency to live life on the edge, no matter the havoc he wreaks along the way....Learn More

    • A Campaign of Giants–The Battle for Petersburg: Volume 1: From the Crossing of the James to the Crater (Civil War America)
      by A. Wilson Greene
      $45.00
      Air Date/Time July 19, 5:00 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 728 pages, hardcover, University of North Carolina Press

      Grinding, bloody, and ultimately decisive, the Petersburg Campaign was the Civil War’s longest and among its most complex. Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee squared off for more than nine months in their struggle for Petersburg, the key to the Confederate...Learn More

    • Wicked and the Wallflower
      by Sarah MacLean
      $7.99
      Air Date/Time June 21, 2 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 400 pages, paperback

      When a mysterious stranger finds his way into her bedchamber and offers his help in landing a duke, Lady Felicity Faircloth agrees—on one condition. She’s seen enough of the world to believe in passion, and won’t accept a marriage without it.

      The Wallflower Makes a Dangerous Bargain . . .
      Bastard son of a duke and king of London’s dark streets, Devil has...Learn More

    • Murder On Union Square

      Murder on Union Square
      written by Victoria Thompson
      $26.00
      Air Date/Time June 14, 12:00noon (Central)
      1st ed., 323 pages, hardcover

      Sarah and Frank Malloy are enjoying married life and looking to make their family official by adopting Catherine, the child whom Sarah rescued and has been raising as her daughter. The process seems fairly straightforward, but at the last minute, the newlyweds discover that Parnell Vaughn, Catherine’s legal father, has a claim on the child, and his grasping fiancée is demanding a financial settlement to relinquish parental...Learn More

    • The Legend of Greg (Failures)
      written by Chris Rylander
      $16.99
      Air Date/Time June 12, 5:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 352 pages, hardcover

      The Legend of Greg: An Epic Series of Failures (Failures Book 1)
      Fantasy/adventure for ages 8-12, grades 3-7, Lexile measure 800.

      Risk-averse Greg Belmont is content with being ordinary. He’s got a friend–that’s right, just one–at his fancy prep school, and a pretty cool dad (even if he is obsessed with organic soaps that smell like a mix of salted pork and...Learn More

    • The Prince

      The Prince
      by Katharine Ashe
      $7.99
      Air Date/Time June 8, 5 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 240 pages

      Libby Shaw refuses to accept society’s dictates. She’s determined to become a member of Edinburgh’s all-male Royal College of Surgeons. Disguising herself as a man, she attends the surgical theater and fools everyone—except the one man who has never forgotten the shape of her exquisitely sensual lips.

      Forced to leave his home as a boy, famed portraitist Ziyaeddin is secretly the exiled prince of a distant realm. When he...Learn More
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    • Sixteenth President In Waiting

      Sixteenth President-In-Waiting: Abraham Lincoln and the Springfield Dispatches of Henry Villard, 1860-1861
      by Michael Burlingame
      $45.00
      Air Date/Time June 8, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 407 pages, hardcover, Signed on Bookplate

      Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and his departure for Washington three months later, journalist Henry Villard sent scores of dispatches from Springfield, Illinois, to various newspapers describing the president-elect’s doings, quoting or paraphrasing his statements, chronicling events in the Illinois capital, and analyzing the city’s mood. Michael Burlingame has collected all of...Learn More

    • Practical Liberators: Union Officers in the Western Theater during the Civil War
      by Kristopher A. Teters
      $32.95
      Air Date/Time June 7, 5 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 240 pages, hardcover

      During the first fifteen months of the Civil War, the policies and attitudes of Union officers toward emancipation in the western theater were, at best, inconsistent and fraught with internal strains. But after Congress passed the Second Confiscation Act in 1862, army policy became mostly consistent in its support of liberating the slaves in general,...Learn More

    • The Queen’s Embroiderer: A True Story of Paris, Lovers, Swindlers, and the First Stock Market Crisis
      by Joan Dejean
      $30.00
      Air Date/Time: May 24, 12:30 pm (Central)
      400 pages, hardcover

      From the author of How Paris Became Paris, a sweeping history of high finance, the origins of high fashion, and a pair of star-crossed lovers in 18th-century France.

      Paris, 1719. The stock market is surging and the world’s first millionaires are buying everything in sight. Against this backdrop, two families, the Magoulets and the Chevrots, rose...Learn More

    • How It Happened
      by Michael Koryta
      $27.00
      Air Date/Time: May 22, 1 pm (Central)
      368 pages, hardcover

      Kimberly Crepeaux is no good, a notorious jailhouse snitch, teen mother, and heroin addict whose petty crimes are well-known to the rural Maine community where she lives. So when she confesses to her role in the brutal murders of Jackie Pelletier and Ian Kelly, the daughter of a well-known local family and her sweetheart, the locals have little reason to believe her story.

      Not Rob Barrett, the FBI...Learn More

    • The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go
      by Amy Reichert
      $16.00
      Air Date/Time: May 22, 11am (Central)
      352 pages, paperback

      Three generations. Seven days. One big secret. The author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake unfolds a mother-daughter story told by three women whose time to reckon with a life-altering secret is running out.

      Gina Zoberski wants to make it through one day without her fastidious mother, Lorraine, cataloguing all her faults, and her sullen teenage daughter, May, snubbing her. Too bad there’s no chance of...Learn More

    • I Held Lincoln
      by Richard E.Quest
      $24.95
      Air Date/Time May 17, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 224 pages, hardcover

      Lt. Benjamin Loring (1824–1902) lived the life of an everyman Civil War sailor. He commanded no armies and devised no grand strategies. Loring was a sailor who just wanted to return home, where the biggest story of his life awaited him.

      Covering almost a year of Loring’s service, I Held Lincoln describes the lieutenant’s command of the gunboat USS Wave, the Battle of Calcasieu Pass,...Learn More
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    • Big Guns
      by Steve Israel
      $26.00
      Air Date/Time May 17, 3:30 pm (Central)
      1st ed., 320 pages, hardcover

      From Steve Israel, the congressman-turned-novelist who writes “in the full-tilt style of Carl Hiaasen” (The Washington Post), comes a comic tale about the mighty firearm industry, a small Long Island town, and Washington politics.

      When Chicago’s Mayor Michael Rodriguez starts a national campaign to ban handguns from America’s cities, towns, and villages, Otis Cogsworth, the wealthy chairman and CEO of Cogsworth International Arms worries about the...Learn More