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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Author Spotlight: Therese Anne Fowler (3/5/20)

New York Times bestselling author Therese Anne Fowler is back with A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD, a timely and timeless forbidden love story that asks big questions about life in America today. In an idyllic, seemingly good North Carolina neighborhood, one summer changes the lives of two families forever. Juniper and Xavier find unlikely safety and friendship […]

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Happy #PubDay (3/3/20)

This #PubDay brings a poignant tale of survival in WWII, a pregnant woman in a haunted post-9/11 Manhattan, and a comic-political drama. THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS by Jennifer Rosner “Memoirist and award-winning children’s author­ Rosner challenges the Holocaust with a touch of magic (the yellow bird appears throughout), clarifying a dangerous time and place even […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/25/20)

A young woman falls out of time + the unexpected friendship and tensions that arise between two roommates–both part of this #pubday celebration! OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore 2 starred reviews + a February LibraryReads pick + an Indie Next List pick! “Imbued with musical and cultural influences spanning decades and reminiscent of […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/18/20)

A haunting debut on race, class, obsession, and the bond between two sisters who were never given the chance to know one another + what transpires when unspeakable realities, long hidden from view, can no longer be denied from a Man Booker Prize-winning author = this #pubday party! SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin An Indie […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/12/20)

A nonfiction round-up filled with the glamour and luxury of Coco Chanel and a behind-the-scenes look at the adventures and history of 007. CHANEL’S RIVIERA: Glamour, Decadence, and Survival in Peace and War, 1930-1944 by Anne de Courcy “Journalist de Courcy (THE HUSBAND HUNTERS) portrays fashion designer Coco Chanel’s French Riviera milieu from 1930 through […]

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