Happy #PubDay and Women 2020 (1/21/20)

It’s #PubDay, and we have some strong women to spotlight: the raw journey of a woman and her son fleeing from Mexico to America + four women across generations living through slavery and racism. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick, a February Indie Next List pick, and four starred reviews! “This extraordinary […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/16/20)

Clues hidden in a small town’s decrepit mural, long-hidden secrets in an asylum, and a death at a glamorous European society party– all in this Thriller Thursday. BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain  A LibraryReads Hall of Famer and an Indie Next List pick! “This rich novel from Chamberlain (THE SILENT SISTER) […]

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Happy #PubDay + Historical Spotlight (1/14/20)

Princesses seeking safety during WWII + the story of a young feminist a century ahead of her time (with some Jane Austen mixed in) = today’s historical #pubday party! THE SECRET GUESTS by Benjamin Black “Black’s lucid prose is the perfect foil for tangled politics, old hatreds, unsolved crimes, the threat to Irish neutrality, and […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/9/20)

Lady Emily goes to Pompeii + five high schoolers enter a video game that won’t let them quit in this #ThrillerThursday. IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander “In this series’ fourteenth outing (after UNEASY LIES THE CROWN, 2019), turn-of-the-century sleuth Lady Emily Hargreaves’ exploration of Pompeii’s ruins reveals a […]

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Happy #PubDay + Women 2020 (1/7/20)

For today’s #PubDay party, we continue our spotlight on all things female with two women writing very different fiction–dive into a celebration of sisterhood and the strength that women shared on a grueling journey + a new series about loss and taking charge in this modern day. WESTERING WOMEN by Sandra Dallas “Dallas (THE BRIDE’S […]

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

It’s that time of the year to make a list of resolutions again! And, there is a book for it all. From eating healthy to using compassion…these books can help make the best resolutions that you and your patrons will actually want to stick to. THE KINDNESS METHOD: Change Your Habits for Good Using Self-Compassion […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2019

Booklist has revealed their editors’ top picks of the year’s outstanding books for public library collections, including these Macmillan titles: Adult Books IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado LIFE ISN’T EVERYTHING: Mike Nichols, as remembered by 150 of his closest friends by Ash Carter and Sam Kashner LONG LIVE THE TRIBE […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes a fantasy conclusion, a hip-hop biography, & a heartwarming dog story (& more)! THE RISE OF MAGICKS: Chronicles of The One, Book 3 by Nora RobertsThe #1 New York Times bestselling author of YEAR ONE and OF BLOOD AND BONE concludes her stunning new trilogy praised […]

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Happy #PubDay (12/10/19)

Happy #PubDay (12/10/19)

A turbulent family drama in 1957 America and a historical love story filled with secrets and heartache come together in this #pubday celebration. THE WONDERFUL by Saskia Sarginson “Set against a historical backdrop that will surprise many readers, Sarginson’s novel movingly captures the private and at times painful evolution of a resilient and inventive protagonist.”–Publishers […]

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Thriller Thursday (12/05/19)

Thriller Thursday (12/05/19)

A Victorian detective on the hunt for a missing Oxford academic + a factory mystery with murder and a bad-tempered donkey + Teddy Roosevelt’s near death assassination or accident? + a private investigator hired by the number one suspect + a thriller author on the run in Alaska + a gripping murder case in an […]

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