Author Spotlight: Carmen Maria Machado + IN THE DREAM HOUSE

Author Spotlight: Carmen Maria Machado + IN THE DREAM HOUSE

IN THE DREAM HOUSE is Carmen Maria Machado’s engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing relationship with a charismatic but volatile woman, Machado struggles to make sense of how what happened to […]

Read More…

Meet the Author: Aleksandar Hemon

Meet the Author: Aleksandar Hemon

Acclaimed author Aleksandar Hemon returns at his most dazzling and untempered with MY PARENTS: AN INTRODUCTION / THIS DOES NOT BELONG TO YOU, two books in one in a flip dos-à-dos format: the story of Aleksandar Hemon’s parents’ immigration from Sarajevo to Canada and a book of short memories of the author’s family, friends, and […]

Read More…

Meet the Author: Becky Masterman

Meet the Author: Becky Masterman

Acclaimed mystery maven Becky Masterman returns with WE WERE KILLERS ONCE, the fourth stunning thriller featuring retired FBI agent Brigid Quinn! In 1959, a family of four were brutally murdered in Holcomb, Kansas. Perry Smith and Dick Hickok were convicted and executed for the crime, and the murders and their investigation and solution became the […]

Read More…

Meet the Author, er, Raconteur: John Waters

Meet the Author, er, Raconteur: John Waters

Acclaimed spinner-of -yarns and overall cool dude John Waters shares more of himself in MR. KNOW-IT-ALL: The Tarnished Wisdom of a Filth Elder. No one knows more about everything—especially everything rude, clever, and offensively compelling—than John Waters. The man in the pencil-thin mustache, auteur of the transgressive movie classics Pink Flamingos, Polyester, the original Hairspray, […]

Read More…

Author Spotlight: Rick Atkinson

Author Spotlight: Rick Atkinson

Rick Atkinson is the bestselling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the Liberation Trilogy, and now he turns his intellectual eye to a new era: the American Revolution. THE BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 (The Revolution Trilogy, Volume 1) recounts the first twenty-one months of America’s violent war for independence, from […]

Read More…

You Know Her, You Love Her: Mary Kay Andrews

You Know Her, You Love Her: Mary Kay Andrews

Mary Kay Andrews has been providing the perfect beach read for more than 20 books now, and that doesn’t stop with her latest–and May LibraryReads pick—SUNSET BEACH. Drue Campbell’s life and career have recently been derailed. The only thing she has left is the house her mother left her: a ramshackle beach bungalow with a […]

Read More…

Author Spotlight: Erika Swyler (5/2/19)

Author Spotlight: Erika Swyler (5/2/19)

Erika Swyler is ruling the book world right now with her multi-starred, Library Journal & Indie Next Pick, LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS. Erika Swyler is the author of book club favorite, THE BOOK OF SPECULATION, a national bestseller, a Barnes & Noble Discover, Indie Next, AND LibraryReads pick. Her essays and short fiction have appeared […]

Read More…

Liane Moriarty is a #BAWSE

Liane Moriarty is a #BAWSE

You love her, we love her, and today we’d like to highlight the greatness that is Liane Moriarty. From a profile in the New York Times, to amazing review and interview attention, to an extensive book tour, Liane Moriarty has it all, and we are so excited for her next blockbuster hit, NINE PERFECT STRANGERS, […]

Read More…

Author Spotlight: Lucia Berlin (1936-2004)

Author Spotlight: Lucia Berlin (1936-2004)

Short-story master and literary sensation! WELCOME HOME: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters  Before Lucia Berlin died, she was working on a book of previously unpublished autobiographical sketches called WELCOME HOME. The work consisted of more than twenty chapters that started in 1936 in Alaska and ended (prematurely) in 1966 in southern Mexico. From […]

Read More…

css.php