Nonfiction Round-Up (8/25/20)

The four major factors that undermine American democracy + a wide look at the years leading up to World War II = this nonfiction round-up. FOUR THREATS: The Recurring Crises of American Democracy by Suzanne Mettler and Robert C. Lieberman “Mettler and Lieberman marshal a wealth of evidence to make their case, and incisively sketch […]

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Around the World in Books (8/20/20)

Today we’re going around the world in four books with a series debut set in London about a mysterious man devoted to his filing cabinets, a story of love and resilience in wartime Paris, a globe-trotting assassin making his way to Syria, and an in-depth look at The Beatles during their final years around the […]

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Society and the Future (8/19/20)

Today we look at society and the future with an analysis of how our drastically changing world will begin to look, a detailed account of the machinery and technology that has changed our intimate lives, and demands for creating and embracing education with equality. 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future […]

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Author Spotlight: Beth O’Leary (8/18/20)

Today we have the pleasure of spotlighting the delightful Beth O’Leary, author of two wonderfully heartwarming and enchantingly addictive novels about love and family. In THE SWITCH, we meet a grandmother and granddaughter who trade homes and figure out who they want to be along the way. THE SWITCH 2 starred reviews and a LibraryReads […]

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Crime Spotlight (8/12/20)

We’re spotlighting crime in fiction and nonfiction with a twist on the rules for murder mysteries, a former FBI agent investigating deadly explosions, an exploration of the global drug trade, and the rise and fall of the ultimate narco. THE EIGHTH DETECTIVE by Alex Pavesi An Indie Next pick! “This inventive debut sees editor Julia […]

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LJ Summer/Fall 2020 Best Debuts

Library Journal picked out the best Summer/Fall 2020 debuts, and we have to say these books are hot hot hot! CROSSINGS by Alex LandraginLUSTER by Raven LeilaniOTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. MaizesTHE SEVENTH MANSION by Maryse MeijerTHE SIN IN THE STEEL by Ryan Van LoanTHE NIGHTWORKERS by Brian Selfon […]

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Register Now: Fall LJ Day of Dialog

Library Journal Day of Dialog Fall 2020—the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year–is going virtual! With author and editor panels all day long and virtual booths where you can chat with your favorite library marketers, these online events are not to be missed! September 25, 2020 | 9:00am-5:00pm Register here! Macmillan authors on panels: […]

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Memoir Spotlight (8/5/20)

An exploration of one family’s legacy of white supremacy + a young poet in 1960s NYC + a gripping story of tragedy and family + a coming-of-age memoir on consent, vulnerability, and power = this week’s memoir spotlight. LIFE OF A KLANSMAN: A Family History in White Supremacy by Edward Ball 3 starred reviews! “A […]

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Author Spotlight: Matt Goldman (8/4/20)

For this author spotlight, we are featuring the Emmy Award-winning TV writer, playwright, and creator of the Nils Shapiro series, Matt Goldman. Everyone’s favorite Minneapolis private detective is back for another adventure, but this time his job takes him to a place where the sunshine hides dark secrets: Los Angeles. DEAD WEST “Goldman continues to […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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