Nonfiction Round-Up (3/25/20)

The intertwined lives and roles of the key people who sparked the American Revolution + how to boost energy and use body fat for fuel = this nonfiction round-up. AMERICAN REBELS: How the Hancock, Adams, and Quincy Families Fanned the Flames of Revolution by Nina Sankovitch “Sankovitch (THE LOWELLS OF MASSACHUSETTS) follows the lives of […]

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Maximum Shelf: DEAR CHILD (3/25/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Romy Hausmann’s English language debut, a page-turning, internationally bestselling thriller that is GONE GIRL meets ROOM: DEAR CHILD. In a windowless shack in the woods, Lena and her two children live a life that follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time […]

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Louise Penny Goes Live! (3/25/20)

Louise Penny fans, have we got a treat for you! The bestselling Inspector Gamache author is going live from her Facebook page to answer questions! Today, Wednesday, March 252:00 pm ETTune in here. […]

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<3 From Mac Lib

Dear librarians, You’ve been on our minds during this stressful time and we want you to know that we are here for you. Whether you need book recommendations, ARCs, or pet photos, we’re here to help! You can also check out Macmillan’s online resources page for more activities and info for teachers and kids. Please […]

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OONA OUT OF ORDER is GMA’s April Book Club Pick

Good Morning America announced today–on a Times Square billboard no less!–that Margarita Montimore’s OONA OUT OF ORDER is their April Book Club Pick! Check out an excerpt on their Book Club page, and join the conversation on their Instagram account and #GMABookClub. More about OONA OUT OF ORDER: 2 starred reviews + a LibraryReads pick […]

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Happy #PubDay (3/24/20)

Olen Steinhauer’s New York Times bestselling Milo Weaver series is back with THE LAST TOURIST, full of dark secrets, webs of intrigue, and plenty of suspense. Milo Weaver can’t seem to ever get away from his life of secrets, lies, and spies. Now, in this fourth story, Milo Weaver meets a young CIA analyst, and […]

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Women 2020: Creativity and Success (3/23/20)

Today’s spotlight is on two women and their creative success: beloved artist Frida Kahlo on her American journey, and a memoir from one of the most celebrated musicians in the world, Alicia Keyes. FRIDA IN AMERICA: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia Stahr “By mining Kahlo’s letters and the invaluable diary of […]

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F*CK THIS SH*T, A Gift From Us to You

Three things that won’t break quarantine: Rage, rage, and sweary rage. For those moments in the (WFH) day when you just can’t anymore, print out these F*CK THIS SH*T gratitude journaling pages and rage, rage, and sweary rage all while social distancing.  Repeat after us, “Save that rage for the page.”   And don’t miss F*CK THIS SH*T: […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: HIS & HERS

In today’s Forthcoming #FridayReads, we’re diving into Alice Feeney’s dark and twisted tale of lies and conflicting points of view, HIS & HERS. So, there are two sides to every story: we have reporter Anna, drawn back to her hometown to cover a murder, and detective Jack, both of whom had personal connections to the […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite June titles for the June 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE WRONG MR. DARCY by Evelyn Lozada with Holly Lörincz “Lozada, star of the Basketball Wives reality TV show, and coauthor Lörincz (who previously collaborated with Lozada on THE PERFECT DATE) loosely reimagine Pride and Prejudice […]

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