Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are two starry debut novels celebrating their #BookBday this week! GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao A March 2018 LibraryReads pick, a Library Journal Spring 2018 Editors’ pick, and a “Most Anticipated Book of 2018” with THREE starred reviews! A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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Gone Girl + We Need to Talk About Kevin = BABY TEETH

Gone Girl + We Need to Talk About Kevin = BABY TEETH

“We Need to Talk About Kevin meets Gone Girl meets The Omen. Interested? That might be the best way to describe Zoje Stage’s highly anticipated debut novel, BABY TEETH…a twisty, delirious read that will constantly question your sympathies for the two characters as their bond continues to crumble.” — Entertainment Weekly Former screenwriter Stage’s “bad […]

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PW’s Writers to Watch Spring 2018: Anticipated Debuts

PW’s Writers to Watch Spring 2018: Anticipated Debuts

Publishers Weekly‘s most anticipated debuts of Spring 2018 include these three Macmillan standouts: PEACH by Emma Glass Emma Glass began writing her debut novel, PEACH (Bloomsbury, out now), about a young woman who struggles to resume ordinary life after being assaulted, a little less than a decade ago while she was studying creative writing at […]

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Happy #BookBday (2/13/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (2/13/18 Edition)

#BookBday stars all around! THE CHATEAU by Paul Goldberg The acclaimed author of THE YID takes us behind the scenes of a Florida condo board election, delivering a wild spin on Miami Beach, petty crime, Jewish identity, and life in Trump’s America. “A master of dark, cutting humor, restless and allusive… Goldberg confirms his status […]

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Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Best of 2017 has come and gone, now here are the most anticipated books of 2018, according to major media: Entertainment Weekly — 50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018 THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert One of the most anticipated debuts of the year — having set off an auction frenzy — […]

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Stars for GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER

Stars for GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER

We were blown away by Shobha Rao’s debut story collection, AN UNRESTORED WOMAN, which made the 2017 RUSA Notable Fiction Reading List. Now, Rao’s debut novel, GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER, has THREE starred reviews: “This powerful, heart-wrenching novel and its two unforgettable heroines offer an extraordinary example of the strength that can be summoned in even […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: March 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the March 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due January 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR by Sally Hepworth From the author of LibraryReads pick THE THINGS WE KEEP comes a new suburban drama about desperate mothers, secrets among neighbors, […]

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Day’s YA – I HATE EVERYONE BUT YOU

Day’s YA – I HATE EVERYONE BUT YOU

Hey hey YA readers! Emily here, your friendly neighborhood YA aficionado, with my thoughts on another SPECTACULAR book. I’ve been on a bit of a fairy tale/fantasy kick lately (as you could probably tell from my previous two posts, which I’m going to shamelessly plug here and here), so this brilliant piece of realistic fiction […]

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Happy #BookBday (6/27/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/27/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to two new family-based novels with starred reviews! THE SUPREMES SING THE HAPPY HEARTACHE BLUES by Edward Kelsey Moore From the author of the bestselling THE SUPREMES AT EARL’S ALL-YOU-CAN-EAT, an exuberant and poignant new novel of passions, family, and forgiveness. “Moore’s bluesy, breezy novel takes readers through life’s highs and lows and […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: July 2017 Indie Next List

The July 2017 Indie Next list includes three Macmillan titles! THE BREAKDOWN by B.A. Paris A Library Journal Spring 2017 Editors’ Pick with three starred reviews! A woman who believes she was a witness to a crime obsesses over whether she could have prevented a death, while fearing for her sanity. “This psychological thriller is […]

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