Friday Reads: Starred Historical Fiction

Friday Reads: Starred Historical Fiction

TGIF! Today’s #FridayReads picks are two historical novels with multiple starred reviews! THE CHOSEN ONES by Steve Sem-Sandberg THREE starred reviews! One of Europe’s most revered novelists recounts a terrible, forgotten incident in Nazi-era Vienna. “Gorgeous prose and stark imagery, along with Sem-Sandberg’s penchant for the absurd and surreal, provide an unsettling and vivid glimpse […]

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Happy #BookBday (7/12/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (7/12/16 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! ALL IS NOT FORGOTTEN by Wendy Walker The must-read summer thriller of 2016 with movie rights snapped up by Reese Witherspoon is also a July 2016 Library Reads & Indie Next pick, and a Maximum Shelf Awareness selection! In a small affluent town, a teenage girl is […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: August 2016 Indie Next List

The August 2016 Indie Next list includes six Macmillan titles! THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach A BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick! A hilarious and powerful first novel about a disabled boy who finds love and hope in a Russian hospital. “An auspicious, gut-wrenching, wonderful debut.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: February 2016 Indie Next List

The February 2016 Indie Next list includes 5 Macmillan titles! THE YID by Paul Goldberg Two starred reviews! “In this fantastical (and fantastic) debut novel by reporter and writer Goldberg, who immigrated to the United States from the USSR in 1973, a troupe of unlikely Soviet characters assembles with a single objective…to do in Stalin […]

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Friday Reads: HOME IS BURNING

Friday Reads: HOME IS BURNING

One of our favorite memoirs of the fall season, Dan Marshall’s HOME IS BURNING is finally on shelves this week! We looooved Dan’s potty-mouthed, touching account of caring for his ailing parents and we’re not the only ones: A BEA 2015 Editor’s Buzz Panel selection An ALA Annual “Read ‘n Rave” selection A Fall 2015 Barnes & […]

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