Author Spotlight: Wendy Walker (9/17/20)

Today we spotlight the bestselling author who never fails to have us shaking in our seats and rushing to the next page with her suspenseful psychological thrillers, LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer Wendy Walker! Her newest thriller has us questioning whether the greatest risk is running away or running out of time. DON’T LOOK FOR ME A LibraryReads […]

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Author Spotlight: Marilynne Robinson (9/14/20)

Today’s spotlight is on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Marilynne Robinson as she returns to the beautiful world of Gilead with JACK. This final installment of the Gilead saga brings together all the beloved characters and focuses on the complexities of American history with an elegant story of beauty, humor, mystery, and joy. JACK 4 starred reviews! […]

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Author Spotlight: Susanna Clarke (9/11/20)

Susanna Clarke enchanted the world with her Hugo-award winning, epic New York Times bestseller JONATHAN STRANGE & MR NORRELL. In today’s spotlight, we’re celebrating this magical author and her latest hypnotic tale of startling images and infinite possibilities, PIRANESI. In PIRANESI, an intoxicating story set in a dreamlike alternate reality, Susanna Clarke creates an astonishing […]

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Sneak Peek: October 2020 Indie Next List

The October 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. SchwabISBN 9780765387561, on sale 10/6/20 3 starred reviews! “This ambitious and hopeful work is a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Schwab returns with another epic story of love and remembrance that probes deep […]

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Spotlight on U.S. (9/2/20)

Today’s spotlight on America is as varied as the country itself, with a memoir of growing up in a paper mill town, a Russian-American political history, graphic journalism following a refugee family, a humorous take on the 50 states, a call for national unity, and a history of American authoritarianism. MILL TOWN: Reckoning with What […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Penny (9/1/20)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny is back with the next adventure of everyone’s favorite Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. This time, Gamache finds himself in a Paris filled with family secrets and gruesome discoveries. ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE 4 starred reviews! “The strengths of this latest procedural from […]

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Author Spotlight: Héctor Tobar (8/24/20)

Today’s spotlight is on the award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist Héctor Tobar, who’s bringing us his take on the great American novel. His latest story bridges fiction and nonfiction to tell the sweeping narrative of real-life adventurer and storyteller Joe Sanderson. THE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM 2 starred reviews! “When Joe Sanderson of Urbana, Illinois, […]

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Crime Spotlight (8/12/20)

We’re spotlighting crime in fiction and nonfiction with a twist on the rules for murder mysteries, a former FBI agent investigating deadly explosions, an exploration of the global drug trade, and the rise and fall of the ultimate narco. THE EIGHTH DETECTIVE by Alex Pavesi An Indie Next pick! “This inventive debut sees editor Julia […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2020 Indie Next List

Congrats to the Macmillan titles on the September 2020 Indie Next list! PIRANESI by Susanna ClarkeISBN 9781635575637, on sale 9/15/20 “This superbly told tale is sure to be recognized as one of the year’s most inventive novels.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Weird and haunting and excellent.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Clarke creates an immersive world that readers […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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