LJ Winter/Spring 2020 Best Debut Novels

Library Journal‘s Best Debuts of Winter/Spring 2020 include these Macmillan titles! THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens, ISBN 9780374117948, on sale nowSHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn, ISBN 9780374272081, on sale nowTHE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow, ISBN 9781250129413, on sale 3/31/20OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore, ISBN 9781250236609, […]

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Series Spotlight: MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel (3/9/20)

In 1520s England, Thomas Cromwell’s story began as Henry VII’s advisor. Now in the triumphant close to the Wolf Hall Trilogy, Cromwell has climbed to the heights of power and is faced with ideas of a new country. New York Times bestselling author and winner of the Man Booker Prize Hilary Mantel concludes Cromwell’s journey […]

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PLA Booklist Book Buzz Recap (2/26/20)

The Music City has called and we have joined the honky-tonk for PLA! In case you missed the Booklist book buzz this morning, here are all the exciting forthcoming Adult titles we buzzed about. LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 8/4/20 | 9780374194321 | HCTHE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon | 5/5/20 | 9781250257017 | […]

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Free Library of Philadelphia Book Buzz Recap (1/23/20)

This past week took us to the City of Brotherly Love for ALA Midwinter 2020! While we were there, we had the pleasure of buzzing about these upcoming Adult + YA titles: ADULT LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 8/4/20 | 9780374194321 | HC THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon | 5/5/20 | 9781250257017 | […]

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Happy #PubDay + Historical Spotlight (1/14/20)

Princesses seeking safety during WWII + the story of a young feminist a century ahead of her time (with some Jane Austen mixed in) = today’s historical #pubday party! THE SECRET GUESTS by Benjamin Black “Black’s lucid prose is the perfect foil for tangled politics, old hatreds, unsolved crimes, the threat to Irish neutrality, and […]

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Happy #PubDay (12/10/19)

A turbulent family drama in 1957 America and a historical love story filled with secrets and heartache come together in this #pubday celebration. THE WONDERFUL by Saskia Sarginson “Set against a historical backdrop that will surprise many readers, Sarginson’s novel movingly captures the private and at times painful evolution of a resilient and inventive protagonist.”–Publishers […]

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Suffolk County Book Buzz Recap (11/12/19)

Yesterday we headed out of the bustling city to talk books and see the first snowfall of the year at the Suffolk County Book Buzz on Long Island. If you weren’t able to attend, or want a second look, here are the books we presented: WHERE THE WORLD ENDS | Geraldine McCaughreanDecember 3, 20199781250225498YA Fiction / […]

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Happy #PubDay (10/22/19)

Happy #PubDay (10/22/19)

An end to humanity as we know it + settle on a new planet + historical time-traveling + an illustrated journey through life = this week’s #PubDay celebrations. SUPERNOVA ERA by Cixin Liu In Publishers Weekly‘s Fall 2019 Announcements! “Plausible but surprising twists make this a memorable what-if tale.”–Publishers Weekly INTERFERENCE by Sue Burke Colonists […]

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Happy #PubDay (10/01/19)

Happy #PubDay (10/01/19)

An American Midwest family drama + a new novel from the author of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ + the return of L. Penelope’s Earthsinger, all in this week’s #PubDay celebration. THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner “Autofiction at its smartest and most effective: self-interested, self-interrogating, but never self-involved.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review CILKA’S JOURNEY by Heather […]

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Happy #PubDay!

Happy #PubDay!

Historical fiction set in Paris and a standalone historical epic: I hope you’re excited for our gift to you for today’s #PubDay!   PARIS ECHO by Sebastian Faulks “A fun romp through Paris and history, one that nevertheless makes us understand that the sins of the past are not truly past.”—Kirkus “Faulks offers a subtle but […]

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