Extra! Extra!: September 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Jonathan Franzen is taking a more compassionate stance toward his characters—and himself, he tells the Wall Street Journal. NPR talks MISFITS by Michaela Coel, INTO THE FOREST by Rebecca Frankel, ON FREEDOM by Maggie Nelson, CIVILIZATIONS by Laurent Binet, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Penny (8/24/21)

Chief Inspector Armand Gamache has taken readers along for the ride for 16 bestselling and award-winning adventures. In this 17th spellbinding novel, Gamache returns to Three Pines as the New Year approaches, but his family holiday is interrupted by what seems to be a simple request. THE MADNESS OF CROWDS 3 starred reviews! “Seamlessly integrating […]

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3 Stars for THE MADNESS OF CROWDS

Louise Penny’s latest Chief Inspector Armand Gamache mystery, THE MADNESS OF CROWDS, has received THREE starred reviews! “Seamlessly integrating debates about scientific experimentation and morality into a fair-play puzzle, Penny excels at placing her characters in challenging ethical quandaries. This author just goes from strength to strength.“–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Gamache’s longtime belief in our […]

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Sacramento Library Book Buzz Recap (6/30/21)

Take a peek at all the exciting titles we presented in today’s Sacramento Library Book Buzz. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21 THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris | […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/29/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21 “There’s a creeping sense of something off with every member of the cast, even as Ward immerses the reader in each of their hyperfocused points-of-view. Subtle clues scattered throughout make terrifying […]

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2021 Macavity Award Nominees

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2021 Macavity Award nominees! Best Mystery Novel BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S.A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny Best First Mystery MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev March Sue Feder Memorial Award for Best Historical Mystery THE CABINETS OF BARNABY MAYNE by Elsa Hart […]

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Summer Buzzin’ Recap (6/3/21)

For anyone who missed our Grease-tastic adult title preview today, here are all the books we talked about + check out the recording above! APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21THREE […]

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Maryland and Delaware Library Associations’ Webinar Recap (5/5/21)

Today we presented some of our exciting upcoming Adult titles to the Maryland and Delaware Library Associations. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU […]

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Booklist Mystery / Thriller Webinar Recap (4/27/21)

Just in case you missed today’s chilling and heart-pounding Booklist Mystery and Thriller webinar, or need a refresher, check out all the titles we presented that are sure to keep you on your toes. Check out the archived presentation here. THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides | 9781250304452 | 6/15/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise […]

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Philly Book Buzz 4/16/21

For anyone who missed our presentation or wants to learn more about the awesome books we talked about, check out the title list below! APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21THREE […]

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