June 2017 Fiction Stars

June 2017 Fiction Stars

The stars are aligning for these sizzling summer reads: EMMA IN THE NIGHT by Wendy Walker “Both twisted and twisty, this smart psychological thriller sets a new standard for unreliable narrators.” — Booklist, starred review “Walker’s portrayal of the ways in which a narcissistic, self-involved mother can affect her children deepens the plot as it […]

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New Historical Fiction

New Historical Fiction

Happy Monday, friends! We’re kicking off the week with these two new historical novels: THE TYPEWRITER’S TALE by Michiel Heyns A novel told from the perspective of Henry James’s fictional typist, Frieda Wroth, who becomes caught up in the friendships and rivalries at James’s house. “Faithfully re-created real-life individuals mix well with authentically drawn fictitious […]

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Friday Reads: Writers

Friday Reads: Writers

TGIF, lovely librarians! Today’s #FridayReads are new and forthcoming books about writers: EVELYN WAUGH: A Life Revisited by Philip Eade On the fiftieth anniversary of Evelyn Waugh’s death, here is a completely fresh view of one of the most gifted—and fascinating—writers of our time. “A biography both thoughtful and intimate… Drawing on previously unavailable letters, […]

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Happy #BookBday (8/26/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (8/26/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these fabulous new titles: LOCK IN by John Scalzi Scalzi’s near-future thriller landed on the August 2014 LibraryReads list and received three starred pre-publication reviews, like this one from Kirkus: “This SF thriller provides yet more evidence that Scalzi is a master at creating appealing commercial fiction.” FIVES AND TWENTY FIVES by […]

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