Author Spotlight: Wendy Walker (9/17/20)

Today we spotlight the bestselling author who never fails to have us shaking in our seats and rushing to the next page with her suspenseful psychological thrillers, LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer Wendy Walker! Her newest thriller has us questioning whether the greatest risk is running away or running out of time. DON’T LOOK FOR ME A LibraryReads […]

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Author Spotlight: Christopher Paolini (9/15/20)

At 19 he published his first novel, and now Christopher Paolini is back with his epic adult debut science fiction adventure, TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS. TO SLEEP IN A SEA OF STARS follows a woman as she’s launched into a galaxy-spanning odyssey of discovery and transformation after discovering an alien relic. “Paolini’s […]

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Author Spotlight: Marilynne Robinson (9/14/20)

Today’s spotlight is on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson as she returns to the beautiful world of Gilead with JACK. This final installment of the Gilead saga brings together all the beloved characters and focuses on the complexities of American history with an elegant story of beauty, humor, mystery, and joy. JACK 4 starred reviews! […]

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Author Spotlight: Susanna Clarke (9/11/20)

Susanna Clarke enchanted the world with her Hugo-award winning, epic New York Times bestseller JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL. In today’s spotlight, we’re celebrating this magical author and her latest hypnotic tale of startling images and infinite possibilities, PIRANESI. In PIRANESI, an intoxicating story set in a dreamlike alternate reality, Susanna Clarke creates an astonishing […]

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Author Spotlight: Ann Cleeves (9/10/20)

Today we spotlight New York Times bestselling and award-winning mystery author extraordinaire Ann Cleeves. In her ninth adventure, Detective Inspector Vera Stanhope discovers a mysterious car on the side of the road on a snowy winter night with a toddler in the back seat and no one in sight. THE DARKEST EVENING: A Vera Stanhope […]

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Author Spotlight: Ashley Weaver (9/9/20)

Today’s spotlight is on fellow librarian and creator of fan-favorite amateur detective Amory Ames, Edgar-nominated author Ashley Weaver. In her latest adventure, Amory Ames is enjoying her last few weeks of peace and quiet preparing for the imminent arrival of her baby at her beautiful country house, when a mysterious woman appears on her doorstep, […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Penny (9/1/20)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny is back with the next adventure of everyone’s favorite Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. This time, Gamache finds himself in a Paris filled with family secrets and gruesome discoveries. ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE 4 starred reviews! “The strengths of this latest procedural from […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Greger (8/31/20)

The New York Times bestselling author of HOW NOT TO DIE takes a timely look at the viruses that cause a pandemic. As the world continues to learn of COVID19’s impacts, Dr. Greger analyzes what we can do to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and society. HOW TO SURVIVE A PANDEMIC by Michael Greger, M.D., […]

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Author Spotlight: Héctor Tobar (8/24/20)

Today’s spotlight is on the award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist Héctor Tobar, who’s bringing us his take on the great American novel. His latest story bridges fiction and nonfiction to tell the sweeping narrative of real-life adventurer and storyteller Joe Sanderson. THE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM 2 starred reviews! “When Joe Sanderson of Urbana, Illinois, […]

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Author Spotlight: Ashley & JaQuavis (8/21/20)

Today we’re spotlighting the youngest Black writers to ever debut on the New York Times list, Ashley & JaQuavis. Their latest is the first in a new spin-off trilogy set within their bestselling Cartel series world with even more high society wealth, love, and family. MONEY DEVILS 1: A Cartel Novel The Cartel series world […]

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