OLLIE Miss George Henderson Stokes ($2.50). All-Negro novel, well and simply told.
THE SCARLET BEASTFrancis Gerard Longmans, Green ($2.50). Allegedly historical romance about the Punic Wars; a silly book.
SEASON TICKETMargaret liesHarper ($2). Competent but uninspiring first novel about English season-ticket-holders (U. S.: commuters).
WILD PASTURESRex BeachFarrar & Rinehart ($2). Modestly described by its publishers as "a novel of romance and swift adventure," by an old hand.
ERNESTINE TAKES OVER Walter BrooksMorrow ($2). Story in the late Thorne Smith tradition but well above the average.
So BRIEF THE YEARSNatalie Sokoloff Dodd,...