Happy Halloween 2017!

Happy Halloween 2017!

Happy Halloween everyone! No tricks here, just bookish treats: WHAT THE HELL DID I JUST READ by David Wong “Wong’s wildly mind-bending third installment (after THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS) of the adventures of protagonist David Wong is filled with the humorous horror readers have come to expect. While the story gleefully wallows in […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: October 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the October 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due August 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides “Pulitzer Prize winner Eugenides, whose novels have also been runners-up for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and […]

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Romance Roundup (1/11/17)

Romance Roundup (1/11/17)

Baby, it’s cold outside! Snuggle up with one of these romances to get your heart racing: THE HERO by Donna Grant (Sons of Texas #1) “Grant delivers an adrenaline-fueled combination of heat and heart in her stellar first Sons of Texas contemporary military romance. Grant grabs the reader by the throat early on with a […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/30/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (6/30/16 Edition)

Read on for some summer suspense: COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope Two stars for this debut mystery starring Magnus “Steps” Craig, an FBI agent and tracker with the special ability to see people’s “shine”—particularly the one from a vicious serial killer. “Kope’s fascinating debut will place Steps Craig alongside Walt Longmire, Jack Reacher, and […]

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Happy #BookBday (1/5/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/5/16 Edition)

Hooray, it’s the first #BookBday of the year! Cheers to these books on shelves now: CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence A Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers pick! What Katherine Boo’s BEHIND THE BEAUTIFUL FOREVERS did for the slums of Mumbai, India, CITY OF THORNS does for a massive refugee camp in Kenya, […]

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NYPL F15 Romance Book Buzz

NYPL F15 Romance Book Buzz

This morning Anne presented her favorite new and upcoming romance novels at a New York Public Library Romance Book Buzz. While she only discussed the titles listed below in detail, there’s a full Edelweiss collection of 200+ red-hot reads spanning contemporary/paranormal/historical romance to sizzling hot erotica, New Adult, and books OK for YA! OBSESSION FALLS […]

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Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Forget terrible twos, this is a terrific two: Happy Anniversary, LibraryReads! We’re so grateful for your support of the program that we’re giving away TWO super prize packs of ALL Macmillan LibraryReads picks to date! September 2015 #7 FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson August 2015 #2 THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny #5 […]

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NPR’s Books of Summer Love

NPR’s Books of Summer Love

♫♪♫♫♪ Summer lovin, had me a blast; summer lovin, happened so fast ♫♪♫♫♪ NPR shared their favorite romances in a Books of Summer Love segment, including these red hot reads from Macmillan: Historical The Wallflowers (series), by Lisa Kleypas  Lisa Kleypas writes solid contemporary romances too, but this series about a quartet of 19th-century young women […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/21/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (5/21/15 Edition)

We’ve got four fabulous thrillers for you, plus BookCon news! LITTLE BLACK LIES by Sharon Bolton A May 2015 LibraryReads pick! When a child goes missing, three islanders—Catrin, her childhood best friend, Rachel, and her ex-lover Callum—confess to the crime. “[A] nail-biter… This brilliantly plotted thriller, filled with lies and betrayals, builds to an unexpected, […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/23/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/23/14 Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday picks will also tickle your funny bone: SEVENTH GRAVE AND NO BODY by Darynda Jones Hot on the heels of the May LibraryReads pick SIXTH GRAVE ON THE EDGE comes the next installment of Darynda Jones’ laugh-out-loud bestselling paranormal series. This time PI/Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is battling demons who have escaped to […]

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