Author Spotlight: Casey McQuiston (6/15/21)

Casey McQuiston brought love, inclusivity, and the beach read of the year with her debut novel, RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE. In her new queer romantic comedy, Casey has all that plus a dash of time travel to win over readers’ hearts once again. ONE LAST STOP 2 starred reviews, the #1 LibraryReads pick, and […]

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Community Stories (6/15/21)

Today we’re taking a peek into communities with a society and family undone by suspicion and a small town story about a grandmother whose dreams see a coming death. EVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka Galchen 2 starred reviews! “Galchen’s captivating latest (after the children’s adventure RAT RULE 79) follows an illiterate […]

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Read an excerpt from SAVED BY A SONG

SAVED BY A SONG: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting by Mary Gauthier | 9781250202116 | 7/6/21 Grammy-nominated folk singer and songwriter Mary Gauthier explores the creativity and redemptive power of song in this part memoir, part break-down of songwriting, part philosophy of art. SAVED BY A SONG takes readers from 12 year old Mary–who was gifted […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/9/21)

A critical look at the Second Amendment + an envisioned path toward overcoming injustices + a bold perspective on foreign policy + a guide for middle-aged white men who are suddenly awakening to race and racism + an in-depth look at the U.S. Coronavirus response = this nonfiction round-up. THE SECOND: Race and Guns in […]

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Debut Spotlight (6/8/21)

Today we’re spotlighting debuts with a sweeping family story set in seaside Maine, a dystopian thriller in a world run by artificial intelligence, and an accomplished photographer framed for murder. HAVEN POINT by Virginia Hume “Hume’s debut follows three generations of Demarest women against the backdrop of an upscale summer community on the Maine coast…Fans […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/3/21)

This thriller Thursday features a life-or-death chase, a gripping case bridging Long Island and Ireland, and Evan Ryder’s return to Washington D.C. with a secretive past and an unimaginable enemy. DEAD BY DAWN by Paul Doiron 2 starred reviews! “Doiron builds tension by alternating between his lead’s battle to survive and the inquiry into Chamberlain’s […]

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Author Spotlight: Alex Michaelides (6/1/21)

Alex Michaelides shocked readers everywhere with the mind-blowing twists and turns of his debut, THE SILENT PATIENT. His second novel, THE MAIDENS, doubles down on the spellbinding psychological suspense with more murder, more obsession, and more Greek mythology. THE MAIDENS 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “The intelligent, cerebral plot […]

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Thriller Author Spotlight: David Housewright (5/27/21)

Edgar award winner David Housewright has captivated readers with his McKenzie series for 17 mysteries. Now the 18th adventure has McKenzie shot and in a coma, ready and waiting for the police and friends to find out who tried to kill him. WHAT DOESN’T KILL US: A McKenzie Novel “Rushmore McKenzie gets shot. He’s not […]

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Author Spotlight: Nora Roberts (5/26/21)

Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 230 novels. LEGACY is her newest story of family, tragedy, love, and suspense. LEGACY “Once again, Roberts (HIDEAWAY, 2020) effectively parlays her literary superpower into creating compelling, all-too-human characters and crafting plots composed of realistic domestic details and unflinching suspense. LEGACY is […]

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YA Spotlight (5/24/21)

This YA spotlight features a romance that is Crazy Rich Asians meets The Princess Diaries, a Grease-inspired romcom about one girl choosing between the guy of her dreams and her female summer fling, and the start to a new trilogy about twin witches. TOKYO EVER AFTER by Emiko Jean 2 starred reviews! “Izumi, a Japanese […]

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