Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (8/12/22)

This Genre Friday brings us the ultimate round-up of new and upcoming sci-fi and fantasy releases, including a family who consumes books as food, a civil war breaking out in dystopian Hollywood, a man playing with time in the midst of World War I, the start to an epic fantasy series about an immortal man […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (8/5/22)

Sparks are flying today with childhood friends falling in love in the midst of saving a failing hometown bookstore, and a heart-warming romance about two people helping each other heal after a chance encounter at a vineyard. BOOKED ON A FEELING BY JAYCI LEE A LibraryReads pick! “Lee seamlessly spins a tale that offers her readers […]

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Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (7/29/22)

This Genre Friday sci-fi/fantasy spotlight is packed full of new releases, from a tea monk and a robot exploring villages and discussing philosophy, to a queer romantic fantasy about a political marriage, and a journey to fight for freedom in the dystopian disunited states. A PRAYER FOR THE CROWN-SHY: A Monk and Robot Book BY BECKY […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (6/17/22)

Today’s romance spotlight brings us a steamy academic friends-to-lovers story set in graduate school, an attempt to save a professional football player’s struggling bakery while facing an unexpected connection, and a fake dating scheme between a famous heartthrob and his in-the-shadows co-star. THE SIZZLE PARADOX BY LILY MENON “Menon’s latest novel follows the unbeatable rom-com blueprint […]

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Genre Friday: Horror (6/10/22)

Today’s genre Friday is all about horror stories, from a nanny who notices that the young boy she watches has begun drawing sinister images, to a woman who begins facing disturbing thoughts and unspeakable visions after moving home. HIDDEN PICTURES BY JASON REKULAK “Rekulak (THE IMPOSSIBLE FORTRESS, 2017) expertly injects the story with a supernatural twist, […]

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Genre Friday: Fantasy (6/3/22)

The start to a new brilliant fantasy series + an epic story where magic is a finite resource + the return to the world of Fractured Fables + a near-future journey about society + the companion novel to the extraordinary MIDDLEGAME = this fantasy spotlight! DAUGHTER OF REDWINTER by Ed McDonald “McDonald makes familiar story […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (5/27/22)

For today’s Genre Friday spotlight, we’ve got a romance for everyone: a whirlwind fling with a work enemy while stranded in Paris, an unexpected connection after a business partnership at an event hotel, a thief who falls for a woman despite his on-the-run lifestyle, an enemies-to-lovers regency romance prompted by a fake marriage proposal, and an […]

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Genre Friday: Horror (5/20/22)

Confronting the terrifying memories of a childhood spent in a cult + a meteor shower that leaves widespread destruction behind + a retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER = today’s horror spotlight! JUST LIKE MOTHER BY ANNE HELTZEL “Heltzel’s adult debut is a fast-paced, creepy, and unpredictable adventure that shines […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (4/22/22)

This Genre Friday is heating up with Regency romances and cowboys, with a man who may have to break the law for the woman who stole his heart, an unlikely old friendship with an Earl that turns romantic in London, and a young cowboy who wakes up one morning on a stranger’s property. HIGHLAND JUSTICE: […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (4/1/22)

April is steaming with new romances including a flirtatious sports story about a baseball player and a night that may turn into forever, a brand-new entry in a romance fantasy series, and a group of young women following their dreams and love. OUT OF HIS LEAGUE by Caroline Richardson “Richardson does a good job balancing […]

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