Happy #BookBday (3/13/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (3/13/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to stories about families and all things literary, weird, and wonderful: THE MERRY SPINSTER: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg A “Most Anticipated Book of 2018” with two starred reviews! “Unlike most modern versions of fairy tales, Ortberg’s sly, scathing renditions avoid clichés and self-referential edginess, and instead strike directly at the […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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Seeing Stars

Seeing Stars

What do these 5 books have in common? They’ve all received more than one starred review! BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer — 3 stars! “VanderMeer, author of the acclaimed Southern Reach trilogy, has made a career out of eluding genre classifications, and with BORNE he essentially invents a new one. Reading like a dispatch from a […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. WALKAWAY by Cory Doctorow Two starred reviews! Cory Doctorow’s first adult novel in eight years: a “sweeping epic” (Booklist, starred review) of revolution, love, post-scarcity, and the end […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/14/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/14/16 Edition)

Check out three new books in continuing series and one chilling debut compared to Cormac McCarthy’s THE ROAD! POISONOUS by Allison Brennan In New York Times bestseller Brennan’s latest Max Revere novel, the investigative reporter looks for the truth behind the death of a teenage Internet bully. “Fans of fast-paced thrillers will enjoy watching Max […]

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