YA Spotlight (1/10/22)

We are welcoming some very exciting YA novels this week and next week, including a captivating debut about the bond between a girl and a wolf, a gothic mystery steaming with a romance between a female surgeon and a resurrection man who sells bodies for a living, and the fifth and final novel in a […]

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TxLA’s 2022 Lariat List

Each year, 25 outstanding fiction titles are selected by a nine member committee to make up the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List. Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2022 Lariat List! THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. SchwabTHE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahONE TWO THREE by Laurie FrankelWE BEGIN AT THE END […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YOUNG ADULT titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston | May 3, 2022 | 9781250244451NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino | May 3, 2022 | 9781645674665WIND DAUGHTER by Joanna Ruth Meyer | May 17, 2022 | 9781645674368PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin | May 24, […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/6/22)

This thriller Thursday is filled with many atmospheric stories, from a compulsive tale set in a strip club, to a coming-of-age story about a missing sister in 1968 Laguna Beach, and a gripping crime debut taking place in rural Iowa. REAL EASY by Marie Rutkoski 2 starred reviews! “Veteran children’s author Rutkoski’s writing is a […]

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Day’s YA: DAUGHTER

DAUGHTER by Kate McLaughlin97812508174403/8/21Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Scarlet has spent her whole life living with her overprotective mother who she loves, but also resents for keeping her from having a normal teenage life. She’s not allowed to date, have sleepovers, or go to parties. But when an FBI agent shows […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 NONFICTION Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting NONFICTION titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! MY SEVEN BLACK FATHERS by Will Jawando | May 3, 2022 | 9780374604875MA AND ME by Putsata Reang | May 17, 2022 | 9780374279264CHOSEN by Stephen Mills | April 26, 2022 | 9781250823212SECRET CITY by James Kirchick | May 31, 2022 | 9781627792325CORRECTIONS IN INK by […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 MYSTERY/THRILLER Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting MYSTERY/THRILLER titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes Green | July 19, 2022 | 9781250767448DIRT CREEK by Hayley Scrivenor | August 2, 2022 | 9781250834751PROJECT NAMAHANA by John Teschner | June 28, 2022 | 9781250827197CAROLINA MOONSET by Matt Goldman | May 31, 2022 | 9781250810144ALL THE […]

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Maximum Shelf: FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY (1/5/22)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Jenny Tinghui Zhang’s FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY, a propulsive and dazzling debut novel, set against the backdrop of the Chinese Exclusion Act, about a Chinese girl fighting to claim her place in the 1880s American West. Daiyu never wanted to be like the tragic heroine for whom […]

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Debut Spotlight (1/4/22)

We’re kicking off 2022 with a couple exciting debuts featuring a status-driven wedding planner who has to learn what it really means to weather a storm and a thrilling story of fame, fortune, and the blurred lines between fact and fiction. OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez An Indie Next pick! “Warmhearted but tough-minded story […]

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