Friday Reads: Memorial Day All Stars

Friday Reads: Memorial Day All Stars

Memorial Day weekend is here! Kick off your summer reading with our super-starred #FridayReads picks: STAY HIDDEN by Paul Doiron Also available in audio “The plot is complex, and the action intense, made all the more so by forbidding terrain. The extraordinary sense of place makes this Doiron’s strongest novel yet.” — Booklist, starred review […]

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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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Sneak Peek: May 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: May 2017 Indie Next List

The May 2017 Indie Next list includes three Macmillan titles! BROKEN RIVER by J. Robert Lennon “Here’s a gripping and memorable thriller about a family that moves into a house where, several years earlier, a double homicide took place. Lots of mysteries in this tricky story, lots of great characters, and one really cool narrative device: […]

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Happy #BookBday (1/24/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/24/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS by Laurie Frankel Two starred reviews! Based on Frankel’s own experience as the mother of a transgender second-grader, THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS is the story of a family whose youngest son decides he wants to be a girl and […]

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Happy #BookBday (1/3/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/3/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to the first new books of 2017! FREEBIRD by Jon Raymond A January 2017 Indie Next pick! Los Angeles bureaucrat Anne Singer faces a moral and professional dilemma at work; meanwhile, she worries endlessly about her son’s future and her father’s care. But it’s actually Anne’s PTSD-stricken brother, Ben, the one person she […]

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Friday Reads Stars!

Friday Reads Stars!

We’re seeing stars for these great #FridayReads: THE NOWHERE MAN by Gregg Hurwitz “As good as ORPHAN X was, this is an even better novel, mostly because of its more claustrophobic setting (the bulk of the story is set in and around the place where Evan is being held), its captivating villain, and the way […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: January 2017 Indie Next List

The January 2017 Indie Next list includes two Macmillan titles (and one is a January 2017 LibraryReads pick)! THE DRY by Jane Harper A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick with THREE starred reviews! “Luke lied. You lied. Be at the funeral.” This is the note Federal Agent Aaron Falk receives after hearing […]

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Historical Fiction Roundup

Historical Fiction Roundup

These six new and forthcoming titles are perfect for your patrons who love historical fiction: THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith Three stars for this “mystery of the heart” (New York Times) that deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course between a rare landscape by a female […]

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