Lounging in the Library Webinar Recap (6/16/21)

If you missed our afternoon of books, PJs, and cozy author convos, check out the recording below + the complete title list from our book buzz. Thrillers and Chillers: Novels that keep readers on the edge of their seats.ROCK PAPER SCISSORS by Alice FeeneyTHESE SILENT WOODS by Kimi Cunningham GrantTHIS THING BETWEEN US by Gus […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/16/21)

This nonfiction round-up takes us through the college admissions process with the tools to make the best decision possible and a groundbreaking exploration of why we want what we want. GAME ON: Why College Admission Is Rigged and How to Beat the System by Susan F. Paterno “This meticulously researched work is highly recommended for […]

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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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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/9/21)

A critical look at the Second Amendment + an envisioned path toward overcoming injustices + a bold perspective on foreign policy + a guide for middle-aged white men who are suddenly awakening to race and racism + an in-depth look at the U.S. Coronavirus response = this nonfiction round-up. THE SECOND: Race and Guns in […]

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Debut Spotlight (6/8/21)

Today we’re spotlighting debuts with a sweeping family story set in seaside Maine, a dystopian thriller in a world run by artificial intelligence, and an accomplished photographer framed for murder. HAVEN POINT by Virginia Hume “Hume’s debut follows three generations of Demarest women against the backdrop of an upscale summer community on the Maine coast…Fans […]

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Author Spotlight: Nora Roberts (5/26/21)

Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 230 novels. LEGACY is her newest story of family, tragedy, love, and suspense. LEGACY “Once again, Roberts (HIDEAWAY, 2020) effectively parlays her literary superpower into creating compelling, all-too-human characters and crafting plots composed of realistic domestic details and unflinching suspense. LEGACY is […]

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Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (5/21/21)

We’re spotlighting sci-fi and fantasy with a special investigator in the bustling and magic-filled streets of Egypt, the latest in the Chorus of Dragons series, a near-future story of the fight to stay alive, and the reissue of a sweeping romance with a dash of magic. A MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí Clark 3 […]

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Thriller Thursday (5/20/21)

This thriller Thursday features a sassy Southern private investigator who’s closer to a killer than she thought and a reporter who races to uncover a conspiracy. INDEPENDENT BONES: A Sarah Booth Delaney Mystery by Carolyn Haines “Haines follows A GARLAND OF BONES with an issue-oriented mystery that delves into the stories of women who fought […]

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Around the World in Books (5/5/21)

Today’s spotlight takes us around the world to a remote coastal landscape as a woman examines her life, one of Iceland’s most isolated villages with a teacher seeing ghosts, a gorgeous Brittany beach resort after a murder, and a rural village in Northern China to find justice. SECOND PLACE by Rachel Cusk 4 starred reviews […]

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Debut Spotlight (5/4/21)

This debut spotlight includes the suspenseful story of a photographer’s obsession, a Greek myth retelling, an epic fantasy filled with goblins and goddesses, an all girls’ boarding school with deep secrets, and a romantic story set against a Cape Cod summer. THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie Carter An Indie Next pick! “Delta Dawn, the narrator […]

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