Happy Half Hour (11/21/22)

Join along in this Happy Half Hour as we discuss the journey of one dating app employee finding out a larger-than-life truth, a haunting novel about an ancient cult of mystics, a moving story filled with very good dogs, and the eagerly anticipated sequel to a bestselling YA gothic romance. PLEASE REPORT YOUR BUG HERE […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (10/20/22)

Today we’re diving into literary fiction with a sweeping tale spanning decades and continents, a haunting novel of murder and cults, and a powerful story about healing a fractured community. THE WORLD AND ALL THAT IT HOLDS by Aleksander Hemon Available for download on Edelweiss here. “Hemon easily immerses readers in the characters’ various languages, […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2018–Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2018–Fiction

Kirkus released the first round of their year-end best-of lists, starting with their best fiction titles of 2018! Mystery/Thriller EIGHTEEN BELOW: A Fabian Risk Novel by Stefan Ahnhem NEWCOMER: A Mystery by Keigo Higashino; Translated by Giles Murray KINGDOM OF THE BLIND: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny Science Fiction and Fantasy STATE […]

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#BookBday (9/18/18 Edition)

#BookBday (9/18/18 Edition)

Hey hey, it’s your #BookBday! BOOMER1 by Daniel Torday “After his academic job search, his journalistic career, and his marriage proposal go down in flames, an angry young man moves into his mother’s basement and starts a radical movement that pits millennials against baby boomers. Stylishly written, cleverly observed, and boldly imagined.” – Kirkus Reviews, […]

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ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

We hope you enjoyed our Booze + Book Buzz at ALA Annual! For those who were #alaleftbehind, here’s everything we buzzed about: NINE PERFECT STRANGERS* by Liane Moriarty | November 6, 2018 | 9781250069825 KINGDOM OF THE BLIND* by Louise Penny | November 27, 2018 | 9781250066206 FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED POLITICS* by […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. AN ACT OF VILLAINY by Ashley Weaver In the 5th book in Edgar Award-nominee and librarian Ashley Weaver’s historical mystery series, Amory Ames is hired by her friend, […]

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BookExpo & Day of Dialog 2018 – That’s a Wrap!

BookExpo & Day of Dialog 2018 – That’s a Wrap!

Last week we enjoyed seeing many of you at Library Journal and School Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog events and at BookExpo (helloooo!). For those who couldn’t make it, here’s what you missed: At Library Journal‘s Day of Dialog, Laura van den Berg (THE THIRD HOTEL) dazzled on a Literary Fiction author panel, and M.C. […]

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St. Martin’s First – Winter 2015 E-Sampler

St. Martin’s First – Winter 2015 E-Sampler

Friday Free Day Alert! Our buds at St. Martin’s Press have put together this fabulous debut chapter sampler just for you! SMP has established the careers of countless bestselling authors over the years, and you can find out who is next with St. Martin’s First! The sampler is available for direct download on ISSUU and […]

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John Green & NYT Love THE LAST FLIGHT OF POXL WEST!

John Green & NYT Love THE LAST FLIGHT OF POXL WEST!

Oh boy, do we have a super #FridayReads pick today: THE LAST FLIGHT OF POXL WEST by Daniel Torday. The New York Times and some author named John Green (!) love Torday’s novel about a young man recounting the idolization of his Uncle Poxl, a Jewish, former-RAF pilot. “It’s Mr. Torday’s ability to shift gears […]

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