Series Spotlight: BUTTERFLY (6/16/20)

Ashley Antoinette’s urban fiction BUTTERFLY series continues with a new story of love, loss, and second chances in today’s series spotlight! Morgan was always told to run away from the boy that gives her butterflies. When she does the exact opposite, loses that boy, and is terrified to love again, she settles with a man […]

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Author Spotlight: Paul Doiron (6/15/20)

The wilds of Maine, a 15 year-old case, and a mysterious disappearance…dive into the latest book in Paul Doiron’s LibraryReads winning + awards winning Mike Bowditch series, ONE LAST LIE. ONE LAST LIE “Never trust a man without secrets.” These are the last words retired game warden Charley Stevens speaks to his surrogate son, Warden […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/10/20)

For today’s nonfiction round-up we have an eclectic examination of migration in the face of climate change, an untold economic story of Russia’s current power system, and a groundbreaking take on medicine and wellness to increase healthspan and lifespan. THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move by Sonia Shah […]

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2020 Anthony Award Nominees

Congratulations to our 2020 Anthony Award nominees! BEST NOVELTHEY ALL FALL DOWN by Rachel Howzell HallTHE MURDER LIST by Hank Phillippi Ryan BEST FIRST NOVELMIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINALMURDER KNOCKS TWICE by Susanna Calkins Winners will be announced in an online ceremony on October 17, 2020. […]

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Women 2020: Defy Expectations (6/9/20)

In today’s Women 2020 spotlight, we’re defying norms and critiquing expectations with a Bride and an unlikely duo at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. PARAKEET by Marie-Helene Bertino 2 starred reviews! “Bertino playfully, precisely builds a big world in these pages, somehow making the case that there’s too much love, pain, and magic to […]

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Author Spotlight: Stacey Abrams (6/8/20)

Today we spotlight celebrated national leader and bestselling author Stacey Abrams, serial entrepreneur, nonprofit CEO, political leader, and a forefront combater of voter suppression. Stacey’s new book, OUR TIME IS NOW, is a detailed blueprint on how to end voter suppression and empower our citizens. OUR TIME IS NOW: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/8/20)

A beautiful and engrossing memoir of escaping the First Liberian Civil War + a little known history of the fight for gay rights + a touching and life-transforming story of the nation’s first all-black high school rowing team = this nonfiction round-up. THE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu Moore 2 starred […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2020 Indie Next List

The July 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes ISBN: 9781250264800, on sale 7/14/20 “British actress Downes’ debut novel is a slow burn of a story with Emily picking up on snippets of conversations as a breadcrumb trail leads her to an astounding conclusion. A great read for […]

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Debut Spotlight: THE SECOND HOME (6/4/20)

This beach season, dive into a sophisticated debut about second homes, second families, and second chances. THE SECOND HOME by Christina Clancy has all the family drama, devastating secrets, and palpable characters that a reader could ever want. Set in Cape Cod and moving through the lives of three siblings, THE SECOND HOME is the […]

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Spotlight: Modern Family (5/28/20)

For anyone who wished they were part of the Pritchett family, it’s not too late with this behind-the-scenes oral history in today’s MODERN FAMILY spotlight! MODERN FAMILY: The Untold Oral History of One of Television’s Groundbreaking Sitcoms by Marc Freeman From the millions who loved the show, most don’t know the stories behind the action. […]

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