Thriller Thursday (2/6/20)

A puzzling case off the coast of France + Eve Dallas turns 50 + a murder and a mysterious baby = this thriller Thursday! THE KILLING TIDE: A Brittany Mystery by Jean-Luc Bannalec 2 starred reviews! “The fifth mystery starring Commissaire Georges Dupin of the Brittany police is as captivating and harrowing as its predecessors…By […]

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Audiobook Excerpt of CHANEL’S RIVIERA

Listen up, audiobook lovers! Check out this exciting audio excerpt from Anne de Courcy’s forthcoming CHANEL’S RIVIERA. More about CHANEL’S RIVIERA: The Cote d’Azur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of characters including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Joseph P. Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Colette, the […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/8/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/8/19)

A French cozy, a thrilling FBI manhunt, and a fan-favorite series returns for this week’s Thriller Thursday! A NICE CUP OF TEA by Celia Imrie “A few more side plots, including numerous restaurant mishaps and a near boat crash, further complicate this busy tale of expats pursuing various business ventures in their beloved adopted village.”–Booklist […]

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A Historical #ThrillerThursday (6/20/19)

A Historical #ThrillerThursday (6/20/19)

Today’s #thrillerthursday celebration goes historical with Kate Mosse’s PW Best Book of Summer 2019, THE BURNING CHAMBERS! France, 1562: Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father’s bookshop. Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words: SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE. But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE BURNING CHAMBERS

Maximum Shelf: THE BURNING CHAMBERS

Today’s Maximum Shelf Awareness pick is Kate Mosse’s historical epic, THE BURNING CHAMBERS! France, 1562: Nineteen-year-old Minou Joubert receives an anonymous letter at her father’s bookshop. Sealed with a distinctive family crest, it contains just five words: SHE KNOWS THAT YOU LIVE. But before Minou can decipher the mysterious message, a chance encounter with a […]

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Day’s YA – ENCHANTÉE

Welcome to the final Day’s YA post of 2018! Read on for magic, deception, and hot air balloons! And see you all back here in 2019! ENCHANTÉE by Gita Trelease9781250295521Ages 12 to 18Available February 5, 2019 from Flatiron Books and Macmillan Young Listeners In order to provide for her chronically ill sister and to escape […]

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Day’s YA – IN PARIS WITH YOU

Happy Friday, YA pals! This month’s theme of “books in translation” continues with a sweet French romance… IN PARIS WITH YOU by Clémentine Beauvais 9781250299161 Ages 14 to 18 Available January 8, 2019 from Wednesday Books When teenagers Tatiana and Eugene meet during a Paris summer in the suburbs, she is reading Jane Austen in […]

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Books for Teens 2019: Ooh la la!

Books for Teens 2019: Ooh la la!

Bonjour! Bienvenue à Paris! We have so many fantastic YA titles coming out in 2019 (including several set in the most magical city in France—can you find ALL 3 of ’em?) and we just can’t wait to share them with you! Among the books below, you will find enchanting Parisian tales of lost love, epic […]

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June 2018 Nonfiction

June 2018 Nonfiction

Add these June nonfiction titles to your library’s shelves today: THE THIRD BANK OF THE RIVER: Power and Survival in the Twenty-First Century Amazon by Chris Feliciano Arnold A veteran journalist traces the war over the Amazon as activists, locals, and indigenous tribes struggle to save the jungle from the threat of loggers, drug lords, […]

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Nonfiction Stars

Nonfiction Stars

The stars are aligning for these new and forthcoming nonfiction books: HAVANA: A Subtropical Delirium by Mark Kurlansky “This little gem of a book by the prolific Kurlansky is a revelation. At a most auspicious moment in the history of Cuba and Havana, Kurlansky, who has spent much time in the country as a journalist, […]

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