Happy Half Hour (11/23/20)

Today’s Happy Half Hour features four generations of a Texan family in a changing America, a woman starting over and learning about her family’s past, a heart-wrenching story about the power of place and family ties, and a YA debut dealing with love and grief. LONE STARS by Justin Deabler | 9781250256102 | 2/2/21 THE […]

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A Family Story (8/26/20)

One seemingly normal family grapples with deep wounds in today’s family spotlight. THE FAMILY CLAUSE by Jonas Hassen Khemiri “Khemiri succeeds at creating an infectious sense of melancholia as the poisonous patriarch is forced to reckon with the truth. In a slow build of quotidian moments, Khemiri constructs a familiarly flawed universe that lays bare […]

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Author Spotlight: Marcia Willett (8/17/20)

Today we spotlight the incredible Marcia Willett, the author of nineteen novels about love and family who never fails to win our hearts. Her latest, SEVEN DAYS IN SUMMER, is a sparkling novel about the love that brings family and friends to the same beach house year after year, and the secrets that may drive […]

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YA Spotlight (7/20/20)

This week we have an exciting new romance from swoon-worthy author Erin Hahn. Luke and Vada like each other…but neither of them know the feelings are mutual, and they must then decide what it would mean to give love a try. MORE THAN MAYBE by Erin Hahn “Love blooms between two independent, musically involved teens…A […]

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Debut Spotlight: THE SECOND HOME (6/4/20)

This beach season, dive into a sophisticated debut about second homes, second families, and second chances. THE SECOND HOME by Christina Clancy has all the family drama, devastating secrets, and palpable characters that a reader could ever want. Set in Cape Cod and moving through the lives of three siblings, THE SECOND HOME is the […]

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B. A. Paris Joins the LibraryReads Hall of Fame!

Congratulations to B. A. Paris for joining the LibraryReads Hall of Fame with THE DILEMMA in the June 2020 list! THE DILEMMA by B. A. ParisISBN 9781250151360, on sale 6/30/20 “Paris constructs an unusual and compelling premise and masterfully maintains suspense about what happened and when it will be revealed. A breathtaking story, nearly impossible […]

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Summer Author Spotlight: Barbara Delinsky (5/12/20)

Barbara Delinsky explores how lives and relationships are forever changed in today’s author spotlight! Three sisters are reunited at their family beach house only to have their lives be forever changed as they deal with memories, mysteries, and secrets in A WEEK AT THE SHORE. A WEEK AT THE SHORE “Delinsky (BEFORE AND AGAIN) presents […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/30/20)

An island full of secrets, the return of Orphan X, and a case of mistaken identities–all in this Thriller Thursday! THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW by Christian White 2 starred reviews! “White exceeds readers’ expectations after his supersuccessful debut, with strong, complex protagonists in Abby and Kate and notable secondary characters who are well developed. […]

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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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Forthcoming #FridayReads: SAINT X

Forthcoming #FridayReads: SAINT X

Today’s #FridayReads spotlight features Alexis Schaitkin’s psychological drama debut that explores grief, obsession, and the bond between two sisters–welcome to SAINT X. At the beginning of SAINT X, we meet a family on a luxury vacation in the Caribbean–there’s one 18 year old daughter and one just seven years old. One night the older daughter […]

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