Genre Friday: Romance (8/5/22)

Sparks are flying today with childhood friends falling in love in the midst of saving a failing hometown bookstore, and a heart-warming romance about two people helping each other heal after a chance encounter at a vineyard. BOOKED ON A FEELING BY JAYCI LEE A LibraryReads pick! “Lee seamlessly spins a tale that offers her readers […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/4/22)

Get your detective skills ready, we’re going to a family reunion at a crumbling Victorian mansion where relatives are being murdered one by one, and to rural Australia to look for a missing girl as her community falls apart. DAISY DARKER by Alice Feeney A LibraryReads pick! “Take one crumbling Victorian mansion, the only habitation […]

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Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (7/29/22)

This Genre Friday sci-fi/fantasy spotlight is packed full of new releases, from a tea monk and a robot exploring villages and discussing philosophy, to a queer romantic fantasy about a political marriage, and a journey to fight for freedom in the dystopian disunited states. A PRAYER FOR THE CROWN-SHY: A Monk and Robot Book BY BECKY […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (7/22/22)

Today’s genre Friday has the ultimate roundup of new and upcoming romances, from fake dating and bingo sex pacts to Westerns and Regencies, and more! THE BODYGUARD BY KATHERINE CENTER A LibraryReads Hall-of-Famer and an Indie Next pick! “Center’s latest might be her most winning yet, a classic romantic set-up with two appealing, sympathetic leads. It’s […]

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August 2022 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and DAISY DARKER by Alice Feeney and OTHER BIRDS by Sarah Addison Allen are LibraryReads picks for August 2022! PLUS Megan Goldin enters the Hall of Fame with STAY AWAKE. DAISY DARKER by Alice Feeney9781250843937 | 8/30/22 “Take one crumbling Victorian mansion, the only habitation on an island edged with treacherous […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/14/22)

A woman’s return to her childhood home where she was raised by her father, a notorius serial killer + a wife accused of murdering her celebrity husband + a near-future military thriller on the front lines of a rebellion in Salt Lake City + two drownings that happen years apart during a high school graduation […]

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Author Spotlight: Natalie Jenner (5/18/22)

Natalie Jenner has become a staple author in the world of literary historical fiction by creating authentic characters and relationships. In her new novel, BLOOMSBURY GIRLS, we follow a group of three women who are determined to carve their own future while working at a bookstore, run by men, that resists change—even in a changing […]

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June 2022 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and FAKE IT TILL YOU BAKE IT by Jamie Wesley is a LibraryReads Pick for June 2022! FAKE IT TILL YOU BAKE IT by Jamie WesleyISBN 9781250801852 | on sale 6/21/22 “The strength of Wesley’s novel lies in the likable, relatable characters who share witty, well-crafted dialogue and sizzling chemistry; readers […]

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Author Spotlight: Alexis Schaitkin (5/12/22)

Alexis Schaitkin broke out with her captivating debut SAINT X, which showcased her ability to write gripping, thought-provoking narratives. Her newest novel, ELSEWHERE, takes us deep into the mountains, to a town where some women mysteriously disappear after they become mothers. ELSEWHERE 2 starred reviews! “Schaitkin (SAINT X, 2020) has written a compelling, poetic, and […]

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Fantasy Spotlight (5/5/22)

Today we bring you a fantasy spotlight of new and upcoming bestsellers, from a world filled with shadow magicians and secret societies who will do anything for power, to Victorian London and Edinburgh, where gifted children must hide their talents from the rest of the world—all while combating the forces that threaten to end them […]

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