GFA Spotlight: SUCH A PRETTY SMILE

If you’re looking for 1) a new voice 2) feminist horror 3) lots of pointy teeth, you’ll definitely want to check out today’s Genre For All spotlight title, Kristi DeMeester’s SUCH A PRETTY SMILE. “Demeester’s darkly visceral imagery draws a fine line between mental illness and supernatural events that will leave readers doubting reality as […]

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Advance Access Event: Amia Srinivasan

Join author Amia Srinivasan in conversation with Mitzi Angel, Publisher of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Advance Access Event: Amia SrinivasanAugust 16th at 12PM EDTREGISTER NOW About the book: We do not know the future of sex―but perhaps we could imagine it. Amia Srinivasan’s stunning debut helps us do just that. She traces the meaning of […]

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Happy #PubDay (10/08)

Happy #PubDay (10/08)

A YA powerhouse makes her adult debut, a book lover in Paris, horror + feminism in a collection of short stories, falling in love with Ireland, alternate universes + stolen identities, and a dilapidated mansion in nineteenth-century Hyde Park. Find it all in today’s #PubDay. NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo An October LibraryReads pick, Indie […]

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Women’s History Month 2019

Women’s History Month 2019

March is Women’s History Month, and today we celebrate their powerful voices with these fierce reads: PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser DIVIDED WE STAND: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics by Marjorie Spruill A WARRIOR OF THE PEOPLE: How Susan La Flesche […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/13/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (2/13/19)

Race in America, a legendary film, and an outspoken Feminist are the varied topics covered in today’s Nonfiction Round-up. GOOD KIDS, BAD CITY: A Story of Race and Wrongful Conviction in America by Kyle Swenson “Cinematically written, this powerful tragedy of racial injustice and urban dysfunction will make readers question the idea that America can […]

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The BIG Book Club Resource Guide

The BIG Book Club Resource Guide

Ready to rev up your library’s book club? Great! We’ve got a TON of resources to help: Reading Group Gold is the destination for reading group news, sweepstakes and giveaways, early copies of upcoming books, and reading guides for select titles from Macmillan. You can also sign up for their newsletter. Our “One Book, One […]

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Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

March is Women’s History Month and today we celebrate International Women’s Day! Get inspired by our 2018 ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Book List titles (best feminist books): GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS by Melissa Bashardoust DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming […]

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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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Our #LibFaves17 Picks

Our #LibFaves17 Picks

We enjoyed seeing so many of you participate in #LibFaves17 (thanks for making Jane Harper’s THE DRY an official 2017 Top Ten pick!). Now here are OUR #LibFaves17 picks (aka our 2017 “Recommended Reads” from the newsletter): Talia THE MAP THAT LEADS TO YOU by J.P. Monninger Also available in audio Finally, a book version […]

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Monday Funday With New Nonfiction

Monday Funday With New Nonfiction

Memoirs, feminism, espionage, comedians, dogs—these new nonfiction books available this month have something for every reader: ADMISSIONS: Life as a Brain Surgeon by Henry Marsh “Like DO NO HARM, Marsh’s previous memoir, ADMISSIONS is ‘wandering and ruminative, an overland trek through the doctor’s anxieties and private shames,’ our critic Jennifer Senior writes. Marsh once again […]

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