Happy #PubDay (12/03/19)

Happy #PubDay (12/03/19)

Astronauts exploring an otherworldly environment, the loves of our lives and the joys of reminiscing, and the US struggling to survive a world war with China–all in today’s #PubDay party. DEAD ASTRONAUTS by Jeff VanderMeer 2 starred reviews and a December Indie Next List pick! “Highly recommended for those interested in sf invested in ecological […]

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Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

It’s #PubDay, and we are celebrating with feminist time travel, a graphic novel exploration of life and marriage, and finding love and acceptance in the most unexpected places. THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE by Annalee Newitz 4 starred reviews! “This riot of a book will have readers delighting both in the thrilling battle over timelines […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/6/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (2/6/19)

Race, Love, the Wild West, and becoming a Badass–dive into this week’s nonfiction round-up! BROWN WHITE BLACK: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra Two starred reviews! “Mehra’s nuanced and thought-provoking work resonates on multiple levels—from the immigrant experience and race relations to accepting one’s sexuality, […]

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Stars for THE SUN DOES SHINE

Stars for THE SUN DOES SHINE

What would you do if you were sent to death row for a crime you didn’t commit? What would you do if you were finally exonerated and released 30 years later? This happened to Anthony Ray Hinton, who in 1985, was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. An incompetent defense […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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Love Is All Around – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Love Is All Around – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Library Journal is spreading the (book) love with their recent genre spotlight on romance, highlighting these Macmillan titles: PARANORMAL IMMORTAL? Reviews from the publishing experts we contacted were mixed on the paranormal subgenre’s future, though it continues to have a strong fan base with digital readers. Christine Warren’s BABY, I’M HOWLING FOR YOU (St. Martin’s, […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (6/20/17 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (6/20/17 Edition)

Happy #ewgcya day, YA librarians! Great news: CARAVAL by Stephanie Garber and WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS by Sara Lövestam are nominated for YALSA’s 2018 Best Fiction for Young Adults list! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 4pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: […]

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Friday Reads: Romance

Friday Reads: Romance

We’re swooning over these romantic #FridayReads: THE MAP THAT LEADS TO YOU by J.P. Monninger College graduate Heather is traveling around Europe with her two best friends, enjoying her last summer of freedom, when she meets Jack, an enigmatic Vermonter who is following his grandfather’s journal to various cities around Europe. As forces are bringing […]

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Happy #BookBday (6/6/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/6/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday, especially when they’re great summer reads! THE PEOPLE WE HATE AT THE WEDDING by Grant Ginder One of Entertainment Weekly‘s Summer’s Must-Read Books and PW‘s Best Books of Summer 2017 with two starred reviews! A bitingly funny, hugely entertaining novel in which a fractured family from the […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/30/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/30/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these bestselling authors & series! COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts A June 2017 Indie Next pick! When Mustang-tough Bodine Longbow’s long-missing aunt returns to the family ranch in Montana 25 years later with a story of abduction and abuse, Bodine realizes that something really bad is lurking in the mountains. “Roberts always […]

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