Author Spotlight: Louise Penny (9/1/20)

LibraryReads Hall of Famer and New York Times bestselling author Louise Penny is back with the next adventure of everyone’s favorite Chief Inspector Armand Gamache. This time, Gamache finds himself in a Paris filled with family secrets and gruesome discoveries. ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE 4 starred reviews! “The strengths of this latest procedural from […]

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Around the World in Books (8/20/20)

Today we’re going around the world in four books with a series debut set in London about a mysterious man devoted to his filing cabinets, a story of love and resilience in wartime Paris, a globe-trotting assassin making his way to Syria, and an in-depth look at The Beatles during their final years around the […]

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Around The World With Books (5/7/20)

Travel around the world with these books, including four strangers righting their wrongs in Paris, a Scandinavian cultural history, a story about how society remembers catastrophe in Japan, and a globe-spanning novel set solely in hotel rooms. THE PARIS HOURS by Alex George “George’s third novel (after SETTING FREE THE KITES) is set in 1927 […]

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Maximum Shelf: PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU (4/8/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Ellen Feldman’s historical novel of survival, morality, and reckoning with the past, PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU. Charlotte is a survivor. She lived through WWII in Paris, working in a bookstore under the watchful eye of the Nazis. Now she and her daughter, Vivi, are safely settled on the […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU + a Letter to Librarians

This week’s Forthcoming #FridayReads pick is PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU, historical fiction set in alternating timelines featuring Nazis, the 1950s publishing industry, and a mother forced to make some hard decisions for survival. PLUS keep reading for a special love letter to librarians from the author, Ellen Feldman. Charlotte is a survivor. She lived through […]

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Happy #PubDay (10/08)

Happy #PubDay (10/08)

A YA powerhouse makes her adult debut, a book lover in Paris, horror + feminism in a collection of short stories, falling in love with Ireland, alternate universes + stolen identities, and a dilapidated mansion in nineteenth-century Hyde Park. Find it all in today’s #PubDay. NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo An October LibraryReads pick, Indie […]

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New E-galleys for September 2019

Gird your TBR piles–check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss this month for your downloading pleasure: IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander Lady Emily and her husband travel to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city. THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY […]

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ENCHANTÉE: Free Chapter Sampler

ENCHANTÉE: Free Chapter Sampler

Gita Trelease’s YA fantasy debut is lush and imaginative and now you can get a taste of the magic for yourself! Click here to download a free chapter sampler of ENCHANTÉE! Love. Magic. Revolution. It’s CARAVAL in the world of Marie Antoinette! ENCHANTÉE is Gita Trelease’s debut fantasy about an impoverished girl who must use magic to impersonate an aristocrat […]

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Day’s YA – THE GILDED WOLVES

Happy Friday, YA folks! Are you a fan of Ocean’s 11, Moulin Rouge, or THE NIGHT CIRCUS (or perhaps all three)? Then stop what you’re doing and read this book ASAP, because it was written for you!   THE GILDED WOLVES by Roshani Chokshi 9781250144546 Ages 12 to 18 Available January 15, 2019 from Wednesday […]

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Day’s YA – IN PARIS WITH YOU

Happy Friday, YA pals! This month’s theme of “books in translation” continues with a sweet French romance… IN PARIS WITH YOU by Clémentine Beauvais 9781250299161 Ages 14 to 18 Available January 8, 2019 from Wednesday Books When teenagers Tatiana and Eugene meet during a Paris summer in the suburbs, she is reading Jane Austen in […]

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