Author Spotlight: Nora Roberts (11/23/21)

#1 New York Times bestselling author Nora Roberts is a master of all genres. In her Dragon Heart Legacy trilogy, she writes an epic of love and war among humans and gods through a journey of betrayal and bloodshed. THE BECOMING: The Dragon Heart Legacy, Book 2 “Roberts’s skills with building suspense and crafting stirring […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Eric Dyson (11/16/21)

New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson draws from his own life and pursuits to share his passionate and resourceful ideas about American history and culture in his newest book, ENTERTAINING RACE. ENTERTAINING RACE offers a compelling vision and celebration of the impact of Black culture and politics on America. ENTERTAINING RACE: Performing Blackness […]

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Author Spotlight: Jung Yun (11/3/21)

Jung Yun, the critically-acclaimed author of SHELTER, has written another immersive portrait of community and family. O BEAUTIFUL gracefully tells the story of a woman coming to terms with the ghosts of her past and the realities of a divided country. O BEAUTIFUL “The second novel by Yun (author of the critically acclaimed SHELTER) is […]

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Author Spotlight: Miriam Toews (10/26/21)

Miriam Toews is the bestselling author of deeply human novels filled with compassion, humor, and feisty main characters. FIGHT NIGHT is a love letter to mothers and grandmothers with the story of three generations of women. FIGHT NIGHT 2 starred reviews! “The author of WOMEN TALKING (2018) lets a 9-year-old girl have her say…Funny and […]

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Author Spotlight: Romy Hausmann (10/19/21)

Romy Hausmann made her English debut with the twisty, suspenseful, and psychologically clever story of a woman who disappeared without a trace in DEAR CHILD. Now, SLEEPLESS brings all the mind-bending and page-turning thrills that had readers hooked with the story of a woman who gets dragged into a bizarre game in which she is […]

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Author Spotlight: Jonathan Franzen (10/13/21)

Jonathan Franzen is no stranger to bringing a unique and dazzlingly vividness to his characters. His newest novel, and the start to a trilogy, CROSSROADS does just that with the story of a Midwestern family at a pivotal moment of crisis. CROSSROADS 4 starred reviews! “Franzen’s intensely absorbing novel is amusing, excruciating, and at times […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Glück (10/6/21)

Louise Glück, 2020 Nobel Prize winner, has a magnificent and haunting touch in her poetry. This newest collection of poems returns to themes of morality, nature, and ageing. WINTER RECIPES FROM THE COLLECTIVE: Poems “In her first new collection since being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2020, Glück returns to themes of mortality […]

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Author Spotlight: Mary Kay Andrews (9/29/21)

New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews celebrates the magic of Christmas and second chances in a new novella. The reigning queen of the beach read takes to the holiday season with an old Santa suit, a mysterious note, a second chance at love, and a family reunited. THE SANTA SUIT “Slogging through a […]

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Q&A with Jessica Nordell

In THE END OF BIAS: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias, author Jessica Nordell uncovers the unconscious bias in our everyday lives and shows how we can begin to remake ourselves and our world. But today she’s joined us to share about her connection to libraries! I understand you wrote a […]

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Author Spotlight: Hank Phillippi Ryan (9/21/21)

Bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan asks readers how much would you risk to keep a perfect life in her most personal standalone thriller yet. HER PERFECT LIFE explores fame, fortune, perfection, and one life-changing secret with the story of a beloved television reporter who starts to believe someone is determined to destroy […]

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