In this Happy Half Hour we discuss a transporting thriller that takes a British novelist to Venice, a witty and historical story about a suspected witch, a heartwarming novel about humans and their dogs, and a sister story about second chances and finding yourself. PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan | 9781250788429 | 6/1/21 […]
Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! THE RISE OF MAGICKS: Chronicles of The One, Book 3 by Nora Roberts “Deftly wielding her own brand of literary magic, Roberts once again merges mesmerizing characters, inventive plotting, and propulsive pacing as she presents the […]
Let the fur fly! Cats and dogs battle it out for our #FridayReads: TWO GOOD DOGS by Susan Wilson In this sequel to ONE GOOD DOG, a troubled teenager is helped by the rescued pit bull (then a second) of the inaugural guest at the Berkshires bed-and-breakfast her mother has bought. “Animal lovers will find […]
So many galleys, so little time! Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert put together a guide for ALA Midwinter 2017, so you know just what to grab. Here are her top picks from the Macmillan booth #1818 (and don’t forget to drop in during the United for Libraries (UFL) Spotlight on Adult Literature, Saturday, 1/21, from 2:00 […]
Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! Today we celebrate: THE DOG WHO SAVED ME by Susan Wilson A former Boston K-9 unit policeman turned animal control officer in bucolic Harmony Farms is up against rescuing a gun shy and wounded dog gone feral, and proving that his low-life older brother is back in […]
Welcome back to the work week, folks! Here's a little Monday fun to get things started:
- Last week Talia, Stephanie Chase, Alene Moroni, and I were featured in EarlyWord modeling their brand new, mega-chic GalleyChat buttons. See the article here!
- Flavorwire puts THREATS and HALF-BLOOD BLUES on their list of "10 New Must Reads for February." We agree! See the full list here.
- Looking ahead to the Indie Next List for March, we see THE STARBOARD SEA, THE INQUISITOR, THE DOG WHO DANCED, and GYPSY BOY. See the full list here.
- And a word on the big game:
We would be remiss to ignore all of the sports excitement from this weekend, so we'll extend our congratulations to this year's MVP (Most Valuable Puppy, that is), Fumble!
Watch highlights from Puppy Bowl VIII* here.
*Apparently humans were playing a similar game this weekend, but that might just be rumor.