Book List:12 titles
  • Marvel and a Wonder is a darkly mesmerizing epic and literary page-turner set at the end of the twentieth century. In summer 1995, Jim Falls, a Korean War vet, struggles to raise his sixteen-year-old grandson, Quentin, on a farm in southern Indiana. ...


  • A boy and his grandfather hunt for a stolen horse in this novel “evoking William Faulkner and Cormac McCarthy” (Booklist).  Longlisted for the American Library Association’s Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction   In the summer of 1...


  • "Meno has constructed a snow-flake delicate inquiry into alienation and longing. Illustrated with drawings and photographs and shaped by tender empathy, buoyant imagination, and bittersweet wit, this wistful, provocative, off-kilter love story affirm...


  • “This ambitious, adventurous writer . . . recalls Anton Chekhov with his amused appreciation of human foibles.”―Wendy Smith, Chicago Tribune The sky is falling for the Caspers, a family of cowards. When the parents decide to separate, this fami...


  • BrickJournal Compendium Volume Two compiles issues #4-5 of the acclaimed online magazine for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages — for the first time in printed form! This full-color book spotlights all aspects of the LEGO Community, showcasing events, p...


  • BrickJournal Compendium Volume 3 compiles the digital-only issues #6-7 of the acclaimed online magazine for LEGO enthusiasts of all ages — for the first time in printed form! This full-color book spotlights all aspects of the LEGO Community throug...


  • "An inspired collection of 20 stories, brilliant in its command of tone and narrative perspective...Creativity and empathy mark the collection . . . Illustrations enhance the already vivid storytelling."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"Spanning worl...


  • In this charming and melancholic novel, a former child sleuth investigates the hard-to-crack case of Lost Innocence ( Entertainment Weekly ). A Chicago Tribune , Kirkus Reviews , and Booklist Book of the Year In the twilight of a mysterio...


  • Winner of 2006 The Society of Midland Authors Adult Fiction Award Children who anesthetize--and dress up--small wild animals in an ill-fated attempt to cheer their grieving mother; childhood friends who ritually return every year to the site of thei...






  • Hairstyles of the Damned is an honest and affectionate depiction of wanting to belong, but never quite belonging. Joe Meno's pitch-perfect prose illuminates the tumultuous realities of American adolescence, the disintegration of the modern family, an...


  • “A wonderful accomplishment. . . . The power is in the writing. Mr. Meno is a superb craftsman.”—Hubert Selby Jr.“The author moves the story along at a surprisingly fast and easy pace. The evil eyes of small-town America seem to peer from every ...


  • “Features some of the liveliest characters that one is apt to meet in a contemporary novel. Vividly described.”—Publishers Weekly“Extremely vivid. . . . Any number of novels have been written about unhappy childhoods and bizarre families, but th...