Author Spotlight: B.A. Paris (7/20/21)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer, award-winning author, and master of psychological thrillers B.A. Paris returns with the story of an ill-fated housewarming party and a thrilling exploration of finding out who you can and cannot trust. Alice and Leo move to a new neighborhood only to discover that their house and their neighbors hold some deadly […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi (7/16/21)

A robot giving people what they need + a glimpse into an unsettling future + the journey to save a disintegrating empire + an enchanting story of a girl making terrible mistakes = this sci fi round-up. A PSALM FOR THE WILD-BUILT by Becky Chambers 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi Fantasy (7/2/21)

This Genre Friday is out of this world with a retelling of THE GREAT GATSBY, a half-goblin emperor, a new series with a cynical teen exploring magic, and a perilous place where women are forced to make sacrifices. THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL by Nghi Vo 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “With […]

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Debut Spotlight (7/1/21)

We’re kicking off July with a poetic tale of war and destiny set in an epic alternate China, and a story all about personal strength and healing with three women surviving unimaginable tragedy. SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “Parker-Chan’s debut is […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2021 Indie Next List

The August 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles, including the top pick! ONCE THERE WERE WOLVES by Charlotte McConaghy–#1 pick!ISBN 9781250244147 | on sale 8/3/21 “A lovely, gripping tale about a world that could be our own.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “The bleak landscape is gorgeously rendered, and made tense by its human and […]

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Around the World in Books (6/23/21)

We’re traveling the globe today with a British novelist moving to Venice, a 160-year adventure in ancient Rome, the rise of the Third Reich in Germany, and a new understanding of one of American’s great cities. PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan An Indie Next pick! “Mangan again displays a gift for using setting […]

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Author Spotlight: Casey McQuiston (6/15/21)

Casey McQuiston brought love, inclusivity, and the beach read of the year with her debut novel, RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE. In her new queer romantic comedy, Casey has all that plus a dash of time travel to win over readers’ hearts once again. ONE LAST STOP 2 starred reviews, the #1 LibraryReads pick, and […]

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Author Spotlight: Laurie Frankel (6/10/21)

Laurie Frankel is a New York Times bestselling, award-winning author who always fills her novels with memorable characters and captivating relationships. Her latest is a timely story about love and family that will make readers laugh and cry with Laurie Frankel’s signature wit, wonder, and affection. ONE TWO THREE An Indie Next pick! “In a […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2021 Indie Next List

The July 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! A PSALM FOR THE WILD-BUILT by Becky ChambersISBN 9781250236210 | on sale 7/13/21 “Chambers begins a delightful new series full of familiar themes: heart, hope, and purpose.”–Library Journal, starred review “The first book in Chambers’ new series feels like a moment to breathe, a novel […]

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Author Spotlight: Alex Michaelides (6/1/21)

Alex Michaelides shocked readers everywhere with the mind-blowing twists and turns of his debut, THE SILENT PATIENT. His second novel, THE MAIDENS, doubles down on the spellbinding psychological suspense with more murder, more obsession, and more Greek mythology. THE MAIDENS 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “The intelligent, cerebral plot […]

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