#PubDay (2/19/19)

#PubDay (2/19/19)

Fiction & nonfiction; short stories & novellas; historical & supernatural–you name it, we’ve got it for today’s #pubday celebration! DAUGHTER OF MOLOKA’I by Alan Brennert “A historically solid, ultimately hopeful novel about injustice, survival, and unbreakable family bonds. Expect high demand.”–Booklist AERIALISTS: Stories by Mark Mayer March 2019 Indie Next Pick! “An ambitious collection of […]

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Teen Talk (6/14/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (6/14/2018 Edition)

Happy Thursday, YA librarians! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us on Twitter today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading & loving! KISSING GAMES by Tara Eglington 9781250075260 Ages 12 to 18 After a perfect first […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/29/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/29/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these big new releases! SHELTER IN PLACE by Nora Roberts A June 2018 Indie Next pick and a Publishers Weekly’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction pick! “Roberts’ latest polished novel delivers all the literary touchstones her fans have come to expect, including high-stakes suspense, a generous dollop of romance, a thoughtful exploration of […]

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Happy #BookBday (4/10/2018 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (4/10/2018 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! AFTER ANNA by Lisa Scottoline An April 2018 Indie Next Pick! “In this nail-biting domestic thriller from Scottoline, prominent Pennsylvania pediatric allergist Noah Alderman, a widower, finds love again with Maggie Ippolitti. She adores his son, and they have a happy life. But everything changes when Maggie […]

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Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are two starry debut novels celebrating their #BookBday this week! GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao A March 2018 LibraryReads pick, a Library Journal Spring 2018 Editors’ pick, and a “Most Anticipated Book of 2018” with THREE starred reviews! A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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Happy #BookBday (11/24/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (11/24/15 Edition)

THE RESTORATION OF OTTO LAIRD by Nigel Packer A funny, moving, and heartwarming novel about a retired architect’s attempt to reclaim the past. “Densely layered, Packer’s novel explores the importance of introspection, the durability of memory, and the conflict between man-made order and natural chaos. Readers who enjoy the work of Francine Prose and Charles […]

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Happy #BookBday (11/10/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (11/10/15 Edition)

Hang ​the ​balloons​, toss the confetti and cut the cake—it’s time for a #BookBday party! A WILD SWAN by Michael Cunningham, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu A November 2015 LibraryReads pick and a December 2015 Indie Next pick! Classic fairy tales are reimagined for our times by the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE HOURS and exquisitely […]

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Happy Birthday to Books & Baby Daniel!

Happy Birthday to Books & Baby Daniel!

We’re a day late to wish these two new books happy #BookBday, but it’s only to keep the party going: THE MARRIAGE PACT by M.J. Pullen Pullen’s debut launches a charming series about a group of thirty-somethings in Atlanta making surprising discoveries about friendship, love, and happily-ever-after. “Pullen’s characters are realistic, and the dialogue is […]

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Happy #BookBday (10/13/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (10/13/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to new nonfiction (and one heartwarming novel): HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES by Brandon Stanton The follow-up to Stanton’s bestseller, HUMANS OF NEW YORK, is “a wondrous mix of races, ages, genders, and social classes, and on virtually every page is a surprise.” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) “This book is fantastic. It shows […]

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Happy Belated #BookBday (10/7/15 Edition)

Happy Belated #BookBday (10/7/15 Edition)

Congrats to this bunch of new books that hit the shelves yesterday: THE CLASP by Sloane Crosley Crosley’s “signature wit is sharp as ever” (New York Times Book Review) in her first novel about three friends who reunite for a friend’s wedding in Miami, then end up on a road trip in France in pursuit […]

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