YA Spotlight (7/6/20)

This week we celebrate the #bookbday of a feminist fairytale about a princess with a poisonous touch, and a return to the magical world of the Trylle. GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust “In her sophomore novel, Bashardoust (GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS, 2017) draws from the myths and religions of her own Persian […]

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YA Spotlight (6/22/20)

Today we wish a happy early #bookbday to the brave, gritty, and uplifting novel about human trafficking and trust, and the epic fantasy tale of destiny and sisterhood. WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin “At 17, Poppy is one of Mitch’s ‘flowers,’ who he keeps at a motel and sells for sex on a […]

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Happy #PubDay (10/01/19)

Happy #PubDay (10/01/19)

An American Midwest family drama + a new novel from the author of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ + the return of L. Penelope’s Earthsinger, all in this week’s #PubDay celebration. THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner “Autofiction at its smartest and most effective: self-interested, self-interrogating, but never self-involved.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review CILKA’S JOURNEY by Heather […]

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Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

It’s #PubDay, and we are celebrating with feminist time travel, a graphic novel exploration of life and marriage, and finding love and acceptance in the most unexpected places. THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE by Annalee Newitz 4 starred reviews! “This riot of a book will have readers delighting both in the thrilling battle over timelines […]

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Happy #PubDay (9/10/19)

Happy #PubDay (9/10/19)

Snarky necromancers + the rise of the nobodies + romantic pirate adventures + Bengali folklore + debut horror… welcome to our #PubDay celebration! GIDEON THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir A Library Journal Best Debut of Fall 2019 + September Indie Next pick + FOUR starred reviews! “This extraordinary opening salvo will leave readers dying to […]

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Happy #PubDay! (9/3/19)

Happy #PubDay! (9/3/19)

An immigrant’s experience + twins fighting over words + a thrilling fantasy series finale–all in today’s #pubday party! DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz A September Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews! “Cruz’s winning novel will linger in the reader’s mind long after the close of the story.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Cruz’s ability to create mood […]

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Happy #PubDay (8/27/19)

Happy #PubDay (8/27/19)

Chief Inspector Gamache returns! Humor and heart combine for a scandal-filled romantic comedy! A young woman attempts to survive a dystopian landscape! Two marriages collide! And a graphic novel documents the atrocity of war–all in today’s #pubday celebration! A BETTER MAN: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny 3 starred reviews! “Gamache is an […]

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Happy #PubDay! (8/20/19)

Happy #PubDay! (8/20/19)

Happy #BookBirthday to a Library Journal Best Debut + a multi-starred, haunting story of guilt and blame. CARNEGIE HILL by Jonathan Vatner A Library Journal Best Debut of the Summer! “Vatner’s charming, comically observant debut follows the intersecting lives of a number of the residents and employees of a pricey co-op on the Upper East […]

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Happy #PubDay! (8/13/19)

Happy #PubDay! (8/13/19)

Teenage misfits + a LibraryReads winner + a debut college parody + Cameroon in WWII + the awesomeness of Tokyo = an epic #pubday! GODS WITH A LITTLE G by Tupelo Hassman 2 starred reviews! “Irreverent, wise, heartbreaking, and heart-mending, this is about nothing less than the everyday challenges of love, belief, and existence.”–Booklist, starred […]

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Happy #PubDay (8/6/19)

Happy #PubDay (8/6/19)

A Pulitzer-Prize-winning author explores small-town lives, a LibraryReads winner returns, and Robinhood rides again in today’s #PubDay celebration! HUNTER’S MOON: A Novel in Stories by Philip Caputo 2 starred reviews! “Superb storyteller Caputo offers a tapestry weaving the friendships, losses, and past mistakes of ordinary people. Readers of literary fiction will not be disappointed in […]

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