Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the June 2015* LibraryReads list!
*Nominations are due April 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines.
THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler
A beautifully crafted and hand-illustrated debut novel about a librarian who discovers a mysterious book that holds the key to a curse that has haunted his family of traveling circus performers for generations.
SUMMER SECRETS by Jane Green
New York Times bestselling author Green delivers a powerful story of one woman struggling to right the wrongs of her past, with even more complications in the present.
Available on NetGalley. To be pre-approved for an e-galley, please email email@example.com with the subject “Summer Secrets.”*
THE PRECIPICE by Paul Doiron
In the riveting new novel from Edgar finalist Doiron, Mike Bowditch joins a desperate search for two missing hikers as Maine wildlife officials deal with a frightening rash of coyote attacks.
THE SUNLIT NIGHT by Rebecca Dinerstein
Dinerstein’s debut novel about two lives that intersect ninety-five miles above the Arctic Circle is one of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2015. “With provocative insights about the cruelty of abandonment, the concept of home, and the limits of parental and filial love, Dinerstein’s novel is a rich reading experience.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review
THE KILL by Jane Casey
“The Maeve Kerrigan mysteries seem to get better each time out, and this fifth complex police procedural has an emotional resonance that makes it the best yet. Recommend this series to Ian Rankin fans and to those who follow Prime Suspect creator Lynda La Plante’s Anna Travis novels.” — Booklist, starred review
WEIGHTLESS by Sarah Bannan
When 15-year-old Carolyn moves from New Jersey to Alabama with her mother, she rattles the status quo of the junior class at Adams High School and becomes a golden girl. But after one incident, Carolyn is labeled a slut, and becomes increasingly private and isolated in the wake of gossip and bullying until it’s the last attack she can take.
THE ASSASSINS by Gayle Lynds
Six master assassins—each a legend in the dark corners of international espionage—band together to steal a fortune from the middle of a war zone. But the mission goes tragically wrong, and they retreat into the shadows…until now.
DEATH AND MR. PICKWICK by Stephen Jarvis
“In this astounding first novel, Jarvis re-creates, in loving and exhaustive detail, the writing and publication of Charles Dickens’s first novel, The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, in 1836. …it is a staggering accomplishment, a panoramic perspective of 19th-century London and its creative class.” — Publishers Weekly, starred & boxed review
To request a copy, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “Death and Mr. Pickwick.”*
90 CHURCH: Inside America’s Notorious First Narcotics Squad by Dean Unkefer
Mad Men meets The Wire in this gripping true-crime memoir by a former agent at the Federal Bureau of Narcotics in 1960s New York.
RUN YOU DOWN by Julia Dahl
In the next powerful novel from Dahl, investigating the murder of a young Hasidic mother might bring journalist Rebekah Roberts face-to-face with her own mother, who abandoned her as a baby.
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