Genre Friday: Sci-fi (2/26/21)

This week’s Genre Friday spotlights science fiction with a scientist whose husband leaves her for her own clone and a galaxy run by corporations. THE ECHO WIFE by Sarah Gailey A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick! “Gailey’s expertise with suspense and their success in presenting the reader with impossible choices about the ethics […]

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March 2021 Macmillan Advance Access Events

Wednesday, March 10 REGISTER: Advance Access: Nghi Vo1:00pm EST, in conversation with Tor.com editor Cristina Orlando “Nghi Vo’s stellar transformation of The Great Gatsby recasts the ‘careless’ Jordan Baker as a woman of depth and sharpness, a socialite forced to live in the margins of others’ lives… THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL captivates with its […]

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3 Stars for HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER

HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER, Jeff VanderMeer’s latest brilliant speculative thriller, has received three starred reviews! “VanderMeer is a marvelous craftsman. Every word here feels carefully chosen; every sentence has a purpose; every plot point causes ripples felt through the rest of the story, including Jane’s opening remark that she intends to show us “how the world ends.” […]

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Author Spotlight: Steve Berry (2/25/21)

New York Times bestselling author Steve Berry takes readers on an adventure with each book in his Cotton Malone series. Now, this 16th thriller in the series takes us to Germany where a secret WWII document comes to light. THE KAISER’S WEB “At the start of bestseller Berry’s thrilling 16th Cotton Malone novel (after 2020’s […]

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Extra! Extra!: February 2021 Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. THE COPENHAGEN TRILOGY and THIS IS HOW THEY TELL ME THE WORLD ENDS are featured on NPR’s Fresh Air. The Washington Post weighs in on Justin Deabler’s LONE STARS, Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s WHY THE INNOCENT PLEAD GUILTY AND THE GUILTY GO FREE, […]

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2021 Rise List

The 2021 Rise list has so many fantastic titles, including these two: IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina KenwoodWHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition) by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and asha bandele The Rise list is an an annual booklist of the best feminist books for young readers, ages birth through 18. They […]

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Essays and Short Stories (2/24/21)

Today we are spotlighting short stories and essays with 14 stories about the depths of the human heart + essays exploring a senior federal judge’s take on the judiciary today. WILD SWIMS: Stories by Dorthe Nors “In this masterful collection of stories, Danish writer Nors (MIRROR, SHOULDER, SIGNAL, 2015) presents the lives of melancholy characters […]

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Title Announcement: Clinton + Penny = STATE OF TERROR!

Holy political thrillers Batman, have we got some news for you! Check out the official press release below! Simon & Schuster and St. Martin’s Press are proud to publish a novel written by Hillary Rodham Clinton and Louise Penny. A unique collaboration by two long-time friends and thriller aficionados, STATE OF TERROR will be published […]

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CLA YA Book Buzz Recap (2/24/21)

In case you missed today’s CLA YA Book Buzz, or just want a refresher, check out all the amazing YA titles we presented! HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21 | Ages 13-18COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21 | Ages 14-18TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean | 9781250766601 […]

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GFA Exclusive: THE BEAUTIFUL ONES Giveaway!

Attention, genre-loving librarians! As a Genre For All exclusive, our friends at Tor Books are offering ARCs of Silvia Moreno-Garcia’s THE BEAUTIFUL ONES to librarians to celebrate its paperback publication! Enter for your chance to win an ARC of THE BEAUTIFUL ONES here. They are the Beautiful Ones, Loisail’s most notable socialites, and this spring […]

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