#PubDay (6/25/19)

#PubDay (6/25/19)

The return of Katherine Howe + cosmetics rivalry + a dysfunctional family = a happy #pubday! THE DAUGHTERS OF TEMPERANCE HOBBS by Katherine Howe Publishers Weekly Author Spotlight “Fans of [THE PHYSICK BOOK OF DELIVERANCE DANE] will find this sequel equally engaging, with answers to outstanding questions and some familiar characters. However, it’s not necessary […]

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#PubDay (6/18/19)

#PubDay (6/18/19)

An apocalyptic satire and an exploration of black women’s relationships to their hair are today’s #bookbirthday celebrants! FKA USA by Reed King A July 2019 Indie Next Pick! “Readers who like their apocalyptic fiction with a hearty serving of weird will want to jump on board for this wild ride.”–Booklist, starred review HOT COMB by […]

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It’s #PubDay! (6/11/19)

It’s #PubDay! (6/11/19)

A family’s vacation hijinks + a Brazilian short story collection = a very happy #pubday! HONESTLY, WE MEANT WELL by Grant Ginder “Ginder’s writing is funny and evocative; it skillfully touches on the passage of time in a family and in a marriage while effortlessly shifting points of view. Fans of clever, wistful stories will […]

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#Pubday (6/4/19)

#Pubday (6/4/19)

The origins of film and a portrait of a life– Happy book birthday to these 2 starred novels! THE ELECTRIC HOTEL by Dominic Smith 2 starred reviews! “A compelling plot, robust characters, and finely crafted prose richly evoke a bygone age and art.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Smith’s tale is as luminous as celluloid projected on […]

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Happy #PubDay! (5/28/19)

Happy #PubDay! (5/28/19)

A LibraryReads rom-com and a naval adventure celebrate their #bookbirthday! THE FLATSHARE by Beth O’Leary A May 2019 LibraryReads Pick + 2 starred reviews! “With likable main characters, spot-on dialogue, a fun premise, and plenty of drama, there’s a lot to like in this sweet story. A warm, enchanting love story perfect for fans of […]

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It’s #PubDay! (5/21/19)

It’s #PubDay! (5/21/19)

Fantasy, coming-of-age, and a PW Best Book of the Summer–pick your poison! AN ILLUSION OF THIEVES by Cate Glass “A combination of political intrigue, deceit, and forbidden talents imbues this adventurous series-starter that ends with hints of another caper to come with a Mission Impossible vibe.”–Booklist, starred review THE SCENT KEEPER by Erica Bauermeister Watch […]

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Happy #PubDay! (5/14/19)

Happy #PubDay! (5/14/19)

A LibraryReads-winning rom-com + a speculative debut + an Indie Next Pick + a cinematic Reconstruction-era drama + a thriller/SF mash-up = a very merry #PubDay celebration! RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston PW Best Book of the Summer + May LibraryReads Pick + Three starred reviews + June Indie Next Pick! “The […]

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Happy #PubDay! (5/7/19)

Happy #PubDay! (5/7/19)

Happy #bookbirthday to an Indie Next Pick, a LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer, and a Library Journal Best Debut! THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake #1 May Indie Next Pick + Two starred reviews! “This novel sets out to be more than a juicy family saga—it aims to depict the moral evolution of a part of American society. […]

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Happy #PubDay! (4/30/19)

Happy #PubDay! (4/30/19)

Graphic novel + May Indie Next Pick + musical nonfiction + Highland romance = one awesome #pubday! CLYDE FANS by Seth “This isn’t just a story, or even, as it terms itself, a ‘picture novel’–it is a brilliant journey into the heart of midcentury darkness.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review CAPE MAY by Chip Cheek Library Journal […]

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Happy #Pubday to Sally Hepworth’s THE MOTHER-IN-LAW!

Happy #Pubday to Sally Hepworth’s THE MOTHER-IN-LAW!

Join us in wishing Sally Hepworth’s LibraryReads pick, THE MOTHER-IN-LAW, a very happy book birthday! From the moment Lucy met her husband’s mother, Diana, she was kept at arm’s length. Diana was exquisitely polite, and properly friendly, but Lucy knew that she was not what Diana envisioned. But who could fault Diana? She was a […]

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