Author Spotlight: HOLLYWOOD PARK (5/27/20)

This author spotlight features Airborne Toxic Event’s frontman Mikel Jollett with his incredible story of family, friendship, hardship, and love. Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country’s most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse. Yet, ultimately, his is a story of fierce love and family […]

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Nonfiction Spotlight (5/20/20)

Explore a little-known true story about a failed assassination attempt on President Lincoln in today’s nonfiction spotlight! THE LINCOLN CONSPIRACY: The Secret Plot to Kill America’s 16th President–and Why It Failed by Brad Meltzer and Josh Mensch Everyone knows the story of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, but few are aware of the original conspiracy […]

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PW Summer Books 2020

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2020 books that should be on your radar: Staff PicksARTIFACT by Arlene HeymanFLYAWAY by Kathleen JenningsTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor TobarTHE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST by Adrian TomineONE STEP AHEAD: Mastering the Art and Science of Negotiation by David SallyTHE PARIS HOURS by Alex GeorgeTHE VAPORS: A […]

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Summer Author Spotlight: Barbara Delinsky (5/12/20)

Barbara Delinsky explores how lives and relationships are forever changed in today’s author spotlight! Three sisters are reunited at their family beach house only to have their lives be forever changed as they deal with memories, mysteries, and secrets in A WEEK AT THE SHORE. A WEEK AT THE SHORE “Delinsky (BEFORE AND AGAIN) presents […]

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Monday Motivation (5/11/20)

If the Sunday Scaries got to you, we have all the #MondayMotivation you’ll need to get through the week with a comedic take on surviving modern life and how to kill it in a job search. YOU’RE DOING GREAT!: And Other Reasons to Stay Alive by Tom Papa “Comedian Papa (YOUR DAD STOLE MY RAKE) […]

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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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Adult Books for Teens

THIS MONTH’S ROUNDUP OF ADULT BOOKS FOR TEENS INCLUDES A SINISTER DOMESTIC THRILLER, AN IRREVERENT COMING-OF-AGE MEMOIR, AND A NEW FANTASY SERIES FROM A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR. YOU LET ME IN by Camilla Bruce97812503020454/21/2020 YOU LET ME IN delivers a stunning tale from debut author Camilla Bruce, combining the sinister domestic atmosphere […]

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Women 2020: So You Want to Change the World? (4/20/20)

Today’s Women 2020 spotlight is all about how women’s empowerment could change the world for the better. This examination of women’s economic empowerment comes from a leading mind in entrepreneurship, global businesses, and programming to present an entirely new conceptual schema for women’s rights based on economic liberty. THE DOUBLE X ECONOMY: The Epic Potential […]

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Debut Spotlight (4/10/20)

With genres from literary fiction to fantasy, and authors from Australia to LA, this month’s debut round-up has something for everyone! Check out some of the new faces coming soon. FLYAWAY by Kathleen Jennings “Jennings’s wonderful, slim debut pulls readers into an eerie, enchanting fairy tale set in a trio of Australian towns so tiny […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/9/20)

A snarky new series from Darynda Jones & a spooky look-alike in The Scottish Bookshop Mystery series make up this thriller Thursday. A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE by Darynda Jones A LibraryReads pick! “Jones introduces a sexy, funny, tough new heroine in Sunshine Vicram, the police chief of Del Sol, New Mexico…Compelling characters and a […]

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