Author Spotlight: Erika Swyler (5/2/19)

Author Spotlight: Erika Swyler (5/2/19)

Erika Swyler is ruling the book world right now with her multi-starred, Library Journal & Indie Next Pick, LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS. Erika Swyler is the author of book club favorite, THE BOOK OF SPECULATION, a national bestseller, a Barnes & Noble Discover, Indie Next, AND LibraryReads pick. Her essays and short fiction have appeared […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/26/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (4/26/19)

Calling all collection development librarians! These books all received multiple starred reviews! THE RIGHT SORT OF MAN by Allison Montclair “The Right Sort Marriage Bureau’s debut is exactly the right sort to have readers hoping for a second date.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Both leads are complex, well-developed characters, whose penchant for humorous byplay never comes […]

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Three Stars for MY PARENTS: AN INTRODUCTION / THIS DOES NOT BELONG TO YOU

Three Stars for MY PARENTS: AN INTRODUCTION / THIS DOES NOT BELONG TO YOU

Aleksandar Hemon’s two-book-in-one MY PARENTS: AN INTRODUCTION / THIS DOES NOT BELONG TO YOU has received THREE starred reviews! “Two very different memoirs within the same cover address memory, identity, history, and mortality from different perspectives… An incisive combination of literature that addresses the function of literature and memories that explore the meaning of memory.”–Kirkus […]

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Three Stars for MIDDLEGAME

Three Stars for MIDDLEGAME

Seanan McGuire set the bar for fantasy with her Wayward Children series, and now her forthcoming standalone MIDDLEGAME has received its third starred review! “McGuire sets a high bar for alchemy-based stories in this new stand-alone, twisting themes of time and space as seen through the eyes of children. Note that some painful scenes feature […]

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Three Stars for LANNY and Movie News!

Three Stars for LANNY and Movie News!

Max Porter’s entrancing new novel just received it’s third starred review and Rachel Weisz is set to STAR in and produce the feature adaptation! “This imaginative novel starts off dreamily, picks up speed, and races to a propulsive conclusion. A guaranteed edge-of-your-seat read.”–Library Journal, starred review “In his bold second novel, Porter (GRIEF IS THE […]

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We’re Seeing Stars!

We’re Seeing Stars!

Holy starred reviews, Batman! Check out these forthcoming titles that earned two starred reviews! THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake “This novel sets out to be more than a juicy family saga—it aims to depict the moral evolution of a part of American society. Its convincing characters and muscular narrative succeed on both counts.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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Two Starred Reviews for LANNY and CAPE MAY

Two Starred Reviews for LANNY and CAPE MAY

A Henry James read-alike and a spicy debut both received two starred reviews! LANNY by Max Porter Movie adaptation starring Rachel Weisz coming soon! “In his bold second novel, Porter (GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS) combines pastoral, satire, and fable in the entrancing tale of a boy who vanishes from an idyllic British village […]

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Starred Review Round-up (11/28/18)

Starred Review Round-up (11/28/18)

We’re seeing stars! Save a spot on your shelves for these forthcoming titles with multiple starred reviews: QUEEN VICTORIA: Twenty-Four Days That Changed Her Life: Daughter, Wife, Mother, and Widow by Lucy Worsley  Two starred reviews! “Fans of biography and history, especially related to British history should find this fascinating reading. Those interested in Queen […]

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