October 2022 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and HESTER by Laurie Lico Albanese, MISTAKES WERE MADE by Meryl Wilsner, and LAVENDER HOUSE by Lev AC Rosen are LibraryReads picks for October 2022!

PLUS Catriona Ward enters the Hall of Fame with LITTLE EVE.

PLUS the LibraryReads board has chosen BAD GIRL REPUTATION as October’s “Bonus Pick”!

HESTER by Laurie Lico Albanese
9781250278555 | 10/4/22

“Even those unfamiliar with the classic will be hooked by this account of a capable woman standing up to the sexist and racial prejudices of her time.”—Publishers Weekly

MISTAKES WERE MADE by Meryl Wilsner
9781250841001 | 10/11/22

“Strong character development enables readers to understand that Cassie and Erin fall for each other and fit well together despite the taboo nature of their relationship. A sexy and empowering romance.”—Kirkus Reviews

LAVENDER HOUSE by Lev AC Rosen
9781250834225 | 10/18/22

“This book’s real pleasure lies in the richly realized portrayal of its cast and their personal struggles. Rosen puts a welcome gay spin on the traditional country house whodunit.”—Publishers Weekly

BAD GIRL REPUTATION by Elle Kennedy BONUS PICK
9781250796752 | 10/4/22

“Kennedy takes the bad girl–bad boy trope a step further here by exploring what happens when they finally grow up…and she ends up with just the right amount of heartfelt and sexy. A steamy tale of first loves and second chances.”—Kirkus Reviews

LITTLE EVE by Catriona Ward HALL OF FAME
9781250812650 | 10/11/22

“Ward works in so many motifs—Bible resonances, colonialism, science versus faith, and the pall of war, to name just a few—that the play of imagery is as engrossing as the plot twists, making this a rewarding outing from any angle. Horror fans won’t want to miss this.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

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