Author Spotlight: HOLLYWOOD PARK (5/27/20)

This author spotlight features Airborne Toxic Event’s frontman Mikel Jollett with his incredible story of family, friendship, hardship, and love. Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country’s most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse. Yet, ultimately, his is a story of fierce love and family […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an absorbing political biography and the historical account of an infamous shipwreck. PELOSI by Molly Ball97812502528695/5/2020 An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball. “Political junkies and teens looking for role […]

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Author Spotlight: Brian Panowich (5/14/20)

This author spotlight features the award-winning Brian Panowich coming to you with another masterful tale of Southern Noir. Brian Panowich bridges crime and emotion in his newest plot-twisting suspense taking place, again, in McFalls County with life-long resident and ex-arson investigator Dane Kirby. Dane gets called in to consult on a brutal murder in Jacksonville, […]

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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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Around The World With Books (5/7/20)

Travel around the world with these books, including four strangers righting their wrongs in Paris, a Scandinavian cultural history, a story about how society remembers catastrophe in Japan, and a globe-spanning novel set solely in hotel rooms. THE PARIS HOURS by Alex George “George’s third novel (after SETTING FREE THE KITES) is set in 1927 […]

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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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LJ Winter/Spring 2020 Best Debut Novels

Library Journal‘s Best Debuts of Winter/Spring 2020 include these Macmillan titles! THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens, ISBN 9780374117948, on sale nowSHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn, ISBN 9780374272081, on sale nowTHE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow, ISBN 9781250129413, on sale 3/31/20OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore, ISBN 9781250236609, […]

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LJ’s 2020 Mystery/Thriller Preview

Library Journal took a deep dive into the mystery/thriller/suspense genre to identify trends and some exciting 2020 titles, including these from Macmillan! THE WIFE WHO KNEW TOO MUCH by Michele CampbellTHE K TEAM by David RosenfeltTHE SECRETS OF BONES by Kylie LoganA ROYAL AFFAIR: A Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery by Allison MontclairTHE CABINETS OF BARNABY […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/19/20)

This thriller Thursday takes us to the English countryside of Cornwall for a chilling, modern gothic novel filled with secrets, hidden identities, and a tragic legacy. THE WOMAN IN THE MIRROR by Rebecca James This psychological suspense alternates between past and present, beginning in 1947 when a governess taking care of twins finds haunting and […]

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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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