Author Spotlight: B.A. Paris (7/20/21)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer, award-winning author, and master of psychological thrillers B.A. Paris returns with the story of an ill-fated housewarming party and a thrilling exploration of finding out who you can and cannot trust. Alice and Leo move to a new neighborhood only to discover that their house and their neighbors hold some deadly […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi (7/16/21)

A robot giving people what they need + a glimpse into an unsettling future + the journey to save a disintegrating empire + an enchanting story of a girl making terrible mistakes = this sci fi round-up. A PSALM FOR THE WILD-BUILT by Becky Chambers 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next […]

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Debut Spotlight (7/1/21)

We’re kicking off July with a poetic tale of war and destiny set in an epic alternate China, and a story all about personal strength and healing with three women surviving unimaginable tragedy. SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “Parker-Chan’s debut is […]

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Author Spotlight: Casey McQuiston (6/15/21)

Casey McQuiston brought love, inclusivity, and the beach read of the year with her debut novel, RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE. In her new queer romantic comedy, Casey has all that plus a dash of time travel to win over readers’ hearts once again. ONE LAST STOP 2 starred reviews, the #1 LibraryReads pick, and […]

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Community Stories (6/15/21)

Today we’re taking a peek into communities with a society and family undone by suspicion and a small town story about a grandmother whose dreams see a coming death. EVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka Galchen 2 starred reviews! “Galchen’s captivating latest (after the children’s adventure RAT RULE 79) follows an illiterate […]

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Author Spotlight: Alex Michaelides (6/1/21)

Alex Michaelides shocked readers everywhere with the mind-blowing twists and turns of his debut, THE SILENT PATIENT. His second novel, THE MAIDENS, doubles down on the spellbinding psychological suspense with more murder, more obsession, and more Greek mythology. THE MAIDENS 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “The intelligent, cerebral plot […]

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YA Spotlight (5/24/21)

This YA spotlight features a romance that is Crazy Rich Asians meets The Princess Diaries, a Grease-inspired romcom about one girl choosing between the guy of her dreams and her female summer fling, and the start to a new trilogy about twin witches. TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean 2 starred reviews! “Izumi, a Japanese […]

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