Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an absorbing political biography and the historical account of an infamous shipwreck. PELOSI by Molly Ball97812502528695/5/2020 An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball. “Political junkies and teens looking for role […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Leadership and Success (5/13/20)

A legendary and beloved baseball player shares his inspirations and influences in his successful career + the best tactics in negotiating from a master negotiator and business school professor in this leadership and success nonfiction spotlight. 24: Life Stories and Lessons from the Say Hey Kid by Willie Mays and John Shea “The iconic uniform […]

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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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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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Nonfiction Round-Up: All-Around Health (5/6/20)

From mental health to physical health, today’s spotlight is on how we feel and being our best selves. THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION by John Moe “Moe (CONSERVATIZE ME), host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, wryly reflects on life as a ‘saddie’ in this stirring memoir. Moe discusses depressive thoughts and experiences, including […]

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Author Spotlight: Sharon Bolton (4/29/20)

For today’s Author Spotlight, we’re loving the gripping and explosive new standalone thriller from Sharon Bolton about a woman on the run that’s filled with secrets and twists that you won’t see coming. THE SPLIT “British glaciologist Felicity Lloyd, the protagonist of this tightly plotted spellbinder from Mary Higgins Clark Award–winner Bolton (THE CRAFTSMAN), has […]

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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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Starred Review Round-Up (4/22/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. SlaghtISBN 9780374228484, on sale 8/4/20 “The cast of characters he brings to life—both human and avian—illuminates the delicate symbiosis of the natural world and sheds a welcome […]

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Three Stars for TROPIC OF VIOLENCE

Nathacha Appanah’s TROPIC OF VIOLENCE, a potent novel about lost youth and migration, has received three starred reviews! “Appanah’s heartrending, insightful story makes us understand—and feel—the steps leading toward bloody confrontation in this relentless world.”–Library Journal, starred review “This heralds Appanah as an essential cosmopolitan voice.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Searing, lyrical, and ultimately devastating, Appanah’s […]

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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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