Furry Friends (10/20/20)

For everyone with a furry friend at home, or dreams of having one, today’s animal spotlight features an international veterinarian traveler and several four-legged mystery-solving sidekicks. WORLD WILD VET: Encounters in the Animal Kingdom by Evan Antin “With the full-speed-ahead enthusiasm familiar to viewers of his Evan Goes Wild Instagram feed and Animal Planet show, […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/15/20)

Get ready for some chills! This thriller Thursday we’re spotlighting Romy Hausmann’s English-language debut, DEAR CHILD. This dark and twisty thriller forms a web of tiny clues leading to an unpredictably disturbing ending to keep you guessing all night long. DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Hausmann’s English-language […]

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Human Behavior (10/14/20)

Today we’re delving into human behavior with an investigation into a rare type of books, recognizing manipulation in work and relationships, and what qualities it takes to be a leader. DARK ARCHIVES: A Librarian’s Investigation into the Science and History of Books Bound in Human Skin by Megan Rosenbloom “While the idea of anthropodermic books, […]

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Author Spotlight: V.E. Schwab (10/6/20)

Today we are spotlighting the beautiful and magical writing of New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab. In her newest enchanting adventure spanning centuries, we meet a girl who can never be remembered in a story that you will never forget. THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE 4 starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and […]

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A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/1/20)

Calling all goblins and ghouls, witches and wizards, serial killers and supernatural scaries! It is officially Spooky Season, and today we bring you a round-up of the most scream-worthy tales to keep you on your toes and covered in goosebumps. HARROW THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir 3 starred reviews, an Indie Next Pick, and a […]

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A Very Merry Christmas Countdown (9/28/20)

Christmas is only 88 days away, and we are all ready to curl up with some eggnog and a little Santa Baby. It’s just about time to put up your mistletoe and meet one of these Christmas-themed favorites underneath. TWO KISSES FOR CHRISTMAS: A 2-in-1 Christmas Collection by Sheila Roberts There is plenty of holiday […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (9/23/20)

This nonfiction round-up takes a look at race in America with a gripping account of a deadly night in Dallas and an exploration of violence afflicting Black communities. STANDOFF: Race, Policing, and a Deadly Assault That Gripped a Nation by Jamie Thompson 3 starred reviews! “An absorbing account of a 2016 ambush that left five […]

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Friendship and Family Stories (9/16/20)

Today we’re spotlighting stories of family and friendship with a transporting historical novel about two vastly different women thrown together and a captivating tale of love and discovery between two sisters. THE GLASS HOUSE by Beatrice Colin “Late Scottish writer Colin (TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP) highlights bonds between women in this alluring tale…Colin’s […]

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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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