2021 CWA Dagger Awards

Congrats to our titles on the CWA Dagger Awards longlists! BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyWE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerTHE SYSTEM by Ryan GattisDANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding […]

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Philly Book Buzz 4/16/21

For anyone who missed our presentation or wants to learn more about the awesome books we talked about, check out the title list below! APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21THREE […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/15/21)

Get ready for thrills and chills this Thursday as we bring you an exploration of the truth and lies behind one family and their past + a part-time bookstore owner/part-time private investigator on the hunt for justice. THE PERFECT DAUGHTER by D.J. Palmer “A tenacious, loving mother fights to prove her daughter is innocent of […]

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May 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and THE NEWCOMER by Mary Kay Andrews is a LibraryReads Pick for May 2021! THE NEWCOMER by Mary Kay AndrewsISBN 9781250256966, on sale 5/4/21 “Andrews expertly builds the tension (and a sweet romance) while exhibiting her deft hand at developing quirky characters, strong southern women, and charming locations. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: A […]

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Strong Female Characters (4/14/21)

Today we’re spotlighting strong female characters with the coming-of-age of a young painter, a family and its matriarch negotiating sharing a home, an epic story of a queen who was all but forgotten, and the conclusion to a trilogy about fierce women in the 19th century American West. PAINTING TIME by Maylis de Kerangal 2 […]

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Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap

In case you missed our “Get Your YA On” book buzz, or just want a refresher, here are all of the YA titles we presented! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield | 9781250622235 | 5/4/21COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler | 9781250765826 | 5/11/21TOYKO EVER AFTER by Emiko […]

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Author Spotlight: Jenny Lawson (4/13/21)

With two LibraryReads picks and a #1 New York Times bestseller, Jenny Lawson has a knack for bringing her signature humor into discussions surrounding mental health. Her latest collection of stories dives even deeper into her journey of physical and mental health. BROKEN (in the best possible way) A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next […]

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New E-galleys (4/12/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: O BEAUTIFUL by Jung YunISBN 9781250274328, on sale 11/9/21 Written in Jung Yun’s gorgeous and precise prose, O BEAUTIFUL follows Elinor Hanson, a Korean-American journalist and former model who, as the novel opens, is embarking […]

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Happy Half Hour (4/12/21)

In this Happy Half Hour we discuss a transporting thriller that takes a British novelist to Venice, a witty and historical story about a suspected witch, a heartwarming novel about humans and their dogs, and a sister story about second chances and finding yourself. PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan | 9781250788429 | 6/1/21 […]

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Day’s YA: COOL FOR THE SUMMER

“Witty, wise, and disarmingly tender. I am hopelessly devoted to this summer dream of a book.” —Becky Albertalli, New York Times bestselling author of SIMON VS. THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA COOL FOR THE SUMMER by Dahlia Adler9781250765826Available May 11, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 14 – 18E-galley on Edelweiss and NetGalley Lara is starting her senior […]

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