Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the July 2016* LibraryReads list!
*Nominations are due May 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines.
ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN by Wendy Walker
The must-read summer thriller of 2016 with movie rights snapped up by Reese Witherspoon! In a small affluent town, a teenage girl is attacked at a local party and in the hours immediately after is given a controversial drug to medically erase her memory of the violent assault. Except she can’t really forget and the person narrating the story wants her to remember what happened. But why? “I’m a sucker for dark, twisty, intricately-plotted psychological thrillers. I’m betting we’ll be seeing this title in a LOT of beach bags over the summer.” — Gregg Winsor, Johnson County Public Library, Overland Park KS
TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty
The first new book by #1 New York Times bestselling author Liane Moriarty in two years! Six responsible adults. Three cute kids. One small dog. It’s just a normal weekend. What could possibly go wrong?
There are a limited quantity of print ARCs available only for public librarians actively nominating titles for LibraryReads. To request an ARC, please email email@example.com with the subject “Truly Madly Guilty” and your mailing address.*
AMONG THE WICKED by Linda Castillo
In the eighth book in Castillo’s bestselling series, Kate Burkholder goes undercover in an isolated and secretive Amish community in rural, upstate New York to investigate the death of a young girl. “Ripped-from-the-headlines writing from the New York Times best-selling author…” — Library Journal, pre-pub alert
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ABSALOM’S DAUGHTERS by Suzanne Feldman
“Winner of the Missouri Review Editors’ Prize, Feldman takes on a lot of themes in this literary debut. Self-educated African American Cassie works in the family laundry in rural Mississippi, starry-eyed Judith is her white half-sister, and when they learn about an inheritance from their father, they jump in a banged-up old car and head through the 1950s Jim Crow South for Virginia. Not your ordinary road-trip novel; big in-house enthusiasm.” — Library Journal, pre-pub alert
THE PRISONER OF HELL GATE by Dana I. Wolff
An instant classic of supernatural suspense centered on a group of friends who find themselves unwittingly trapped on an island with a vengeful Typhoid Mary. “A strong, quick, and perfectly upsetting little shocker.” — Booklist
ARSENIC WITH AUSTEN by Katherine Bolger Hyde
The first book in a delightful new mystery series in which an English teacher becomes involved in murder cases that reflect elements of her favorite books. “Murders are solved handily, and first love is reignited in this contemporary cozy with a literary bent. An engaging start to a series by debut novelist Hyde.”
THE SUMMER THAT MELTED EVERYTHING by Tiffany McDaniel
The devil comes to Ohio in McDaniel’s breathtaking and heartbreaking literary debut, set in the 1980s in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. “Once this world has hold of you, it won’t let you go.” — Jacquelyn Mitchard, New York Times bestselling author of The Deep End of the Ocean
CLEAR TO LIFT by Anne A. Wilson
Navy helicopter pilot Lt. Alison Malone has been assigned to a search and rescue team based at Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, near the rugged peaks of the Sierra Nevada. All she wants is to get back to her life and fiancé in San Diego, until she meets mountain guide Will Cavanaugh during a particularly dicey mission. “Wilson’s invigorating debut offers refreshing and realistic characters, as well as a much-needed voice and perspective in contemporary women’s fiction.” — Library Journal on HOVER
HEARTBREAKER by Maryse Meijer
A scarily brilliant debut story collection in the vein of Lindsay Hunter and Katherine Faw Morris.
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