Happy #PubDay (4/14/20)

An exploration of loss and a man’s capacity for love and evil + the secrets that shaped two families + a bloody and Gothic debut = this #pubday party! MAN OF MY TIME by Dalia Sofer 4 starred reviews! “A gorgeously written character study that examines, with sensitivity and pathos, the small steps that lead […]

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4 Stars for MAN OF MY TIME

Dalia Sofer’s MAN OF MY TIME, the story of an Iranian man reckoning with his capacity for love and evil, has received FOUR starred reviews! “Through the pain of Hamid’s alienation, Sofer (THE SEPTEMBERS OF SHIRAZ), an Iranian-born Jew who grew up in the United States, has created a memorable and difficult character who can […]

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Happy #PubDay and Women 2020 (1/21/20)

It’s #PubDay, and we have some strong women to spotlight: the raw journey of a woman and her son fleeing from Mexico to America + four women across generations living through slavery and racism. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick, a February Indie Next List pick, and four starred reviews! “This extraordinary […]

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Four Stars for AMERICAN DIRT!

Four Stars for AMERICAN DIRT!

Jeanine Cummins’ immigration saga AMERICAN DIRT–the splashiest book of 2020 so far–now has FOUR starred reviews! “As the quartet travel, they face terror on a constant basis, with danger possible from any encounter, but also compassion and occasionally even wonder. This extraordinary novel about unbreakable determination will move the reader to the core.”–Publishers Weekly, starred […]

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A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

From the bone-chilling, blood-curdling, trick-or-treat ready halls of Macmillan comes a round-up of some ghoulishly delightful horror treats from the past year. Grab your favorite candy and curl up with your black cat while reading these spooktacular books. THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North A Publishers Weekly Best Book of Summer 2019 + two starred […]

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Four for NINTH HOUSE!

Four for NINTH HOUSE!

Leigh Bardugo’s adult debut, NINTH HOUSE–a mesmerizing tale of power, privilege, and dark magic–now has FOUR starred reviews! “Fantasy readers, particularly those who love ghosts, will hungrily devour this novel.“–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Demand alone would necessitate purchasing multiple copies in all formats, but this is genuinely terrific. The worldbuilding is rock solid, the plot […]

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Charlie Jane Anders Is Seeing Stars

Charlie Jane Anders Is Seeing Stars

Nebula Award-winning author Charlie Jane Anders’ newest novel, THE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT (on shelves next month), has now earned its FOURTH starred review! “Anders’s worldbuilding is intricate, embracing much of what makes a grand adventure: smugglers, revolutionaries, pirates, camaraderie, personal sacrifice, wondrous discovery, and the struggle to find light in the […]

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#BookBday (9/4/18 Edition)

#BookBday (9/4/18 Edition)

Labor Day is over, so say Happy #BookBday to the big books of Fall, starting with… DAUGHTER OF A DAUGHTER OF A QUEEN by Sarah Bird Also available in audio A September 2018 LibraryReads pick! This historical novel tells the compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the only woman to ever […]

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FOUR Stars for FRYDERYK CHOPIN!

FOUR Stars for FRYDERYK CHOPIN!

FRYDERYK CHOPIN: A Life and Times by Dr. Alan Walker has FOUR STARRED REVIEWS!!! Now that’s music to our ears! “Citing a proliferation of newly available material relating to Chopin (1810-1849), award-winning musicologist Walker delivers a magnificent, elegantly written biography of the famed composer. An absorbing biography unlikely to be surpassed anytime soon.” — Kirkus Reviews, […]

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Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce & Kids’ Indie Next List Titles

Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce & Kids’ Indie Next List Titles

The American Booksellers Association announced their Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce selections (honoring the top upcoming debuts publishing between January and June 2018) and the Winter 2017–2018 Kids’ Indie Next List, including: Winter/Spring 2018 Indies Introduce Fiction A LUCKY MAN: Stories by Jamel Brinkley Available May 1, 2018 In the nine expansive, searching stories of A […]

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