Spotlight: Modern Family (5/28/20)

For anyone who wished they were part of the Pritchett family, it’s not too late with this behind-the-scenes oral history in today’s MODERN FAMILY spotlight! MODERN FAMILY: The Untold Oral History of One of Television’s Groundbreaking Sitcoms by Marc Freeman From the millions who loved the show, most don’t know the stories behind the action. […]

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YA Spotlight: THE BONE THIEF (5/22/20)

This YA spotlight takes us on a spine-tingling journey with the finale to THE BONE CHARMER duology. In Ivory Hall, Saskia is determined to stop Latham from gaining the power of the past, present, and future. A thirst for revenge, a search across Kastelia, and stolen bones, this fantasy-thriller is exactly the conclusion we needed. THE BONE THIEF by Breeana […]

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Summer Author Spotlight: Barbara Delinsky (5/12/20)

Barbara Delinsky explores how lives and relationships are forever changed in today’s author spotlight! Three sisters are reunited at their family beach house only to have their lives be forever changed as they deal with memories, mysteries, and secrets in A WEEK AT THE SHORE. A WEEK AT THE SHORE “Delinsky (BEFORE AND AGAIN) presents […]

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Adult Books for Teens

THIS MONTH’S ROUNDUP OF ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS INCLUDES A SINISTER DOMESTIC THRILLER, AN IRREVERENT COMING-OF-AGE MEMOIR, AND A NEW FANTASY SERIES FROM A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR. YOU LET ME IN by Camilla Bruce97812503020454/21/2020 YOU LET ME IN delivers a stunning tale from debut author Camilla Bruce, combining the sinister domestic atmosphere […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/9/20)

A snarky new series from Darynda Jones & a spooky look-alike in The Scottish Bookshop Mystery series make up this thriller Thursday. A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE by Darynda Jones A LibraryReads pick! “Jones introduces a sexy, funny, tough new heroine in Sunshine Vicram, the police chief of Del Sol, New Mexico…Compelling characters and a […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (4/8/20)

The story and politics of food and the American wheat harvest, the truth about Donald Trump’s rise to power, and a continent’s crimes against Jews–all in this nonfiction round-up. AMERICAN HARVEST: God, Country, and Farming in the Heartland by Marie Mutsuki Mockett “Literate travels in the forgotten American hinterlands…A revealing, richly textured portrait of the […]

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Happy #PubDay (3/31/20)

A twist on PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’s ugly duckling, Mary + an uninhibited glimpse into the life of a traveling, free-spirited, truth-seeking artist = this #pubday party! THE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow 3 starred reviews! “Readers with fond but not necessarily exhaustive memories of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE will love this story, as will historical […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/18/20)

A thoroughly researched case for abolishing the Electoral College and an intimate story collection of America’s immigrants–both in this nonfiction round-up. LET THE PEOPLE PICK THE PRESIDENT: The Case for Abolishing the Electoral College by Jesse Wegman “Wegman (member, New York Times editorial board) explores arguments for abolishing the Electoral College, therefore enabling the election […]

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Author Spotlight: Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen (3/16/20)

#1 New York Times bestselling authors Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen are back with YOU ARE NOT ALONE, another thrilling psychological suspense story about a woman who falls into the inner circle of two sisters she would die for–and she may have to… YOU ARE NOT ALONE “Hendricks and Pekkanen (AN ANONYMOUS GIRL, 2019) unfold […]

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Stars for THE SILVERED SERPENTS!

THE SILVERED SERPENTS—Roshani Chokshi’s stunning sequel to THE GILDED WOLVES—has received THREE starred reviews and we’re over the moon! “The sleeker, smarter, sharper, and bloodier follow-up that fans of THE GILDED WOLVES deserve.” —School Library Journal, starred review “As always, Chokshi’s prose is mesmerizing and haunting, but the story’s magic emanates from a poignant but […]

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