Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Whether young or young at heart, these adult books are great for readers of all ages! HOUSEGIRL by Michael Donkor One of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! Three adolescents—two Ghanaian “housegirls” and the daughter of wealthy immigrants—must come to terms with themselves and the secrets they have kept from each other in this powerful debut novel. […]

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Booklist’s “Summer Book Club Bash” Webinar Titles

Booklist’s “Summer Book Club Bash” Webinar Titles

We hope you were able to tune in to Booklist’s “Summer Book Club Bash” webinar today, but if not, here are all the titles Anne presented, plus a link to Reading Group Gold, Macmillan’s book club website: THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah* | 9780312577230 | Available now THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah* | 9781250080400 […]

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Happy #BookBday, Tatjana Soli!

Happy #BookBday, Tatjana Soli!

Happy #BookBday to THE REMOVES by Tatjana Soli! The New York Times bestselling author’s expansive and transfixing new novel “is an epic, enthralling look at the American West in the mid-1800s”* and tells the intertwining stories of fifteen-year-old Anne Cummins, frontierswoman Libbie Custer, and Libbie’s husband, the Civil War hero George Armstrong Custer. “With visceral, vibrant language, Soli […]

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Happy #BookBday  (2/10/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (2/10/14 Edition)

Today we wish Happy #BookBday to two fabulous works of fiction: THE LAST GOOD PARADISE by Tatjana Soli From the bestselling author of THE LOTUS EATERS and THE FORGETTING TREE comes a black comedy set on an island resort, where guests attempting to flee their troubles realize they can’t escape who they are. “Passions ignite […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the February 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. BLUE STARS by Emily Gray Tedrowe “Tedlowe’s 2010 novel, Commuters, was named a Best New Paperback by Entertainment Weekly, so watch this hardcover breakout closely. The topic […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the February 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an epic novel of love and war about two sisters and the secret […]

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The Ultimate #BookBattle2 Webinar Title List

The Ultimate #BookBattle2 Webinar Title List

Today at 2pm Talia and Chris (Sterling) are going head-to-head in a reprise of their Oscar-nominated book buzz performance from ALA Annual and you don't want to miss it this time around. Sign up now!

UPDATE: This event is now over. The archived Booklist webinar will be available here soon!

Here's a sneak peek at the books that Talia will be talking about this afternoon (and see her full slide deck here!). WARNING: Major spoilers below!

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50 SHADES OF GREY Read-Alikes:

WILD CARD by Lora Leigh

BLUSH by Opal Carew

PANIC SNAP by Laura Reese

TOPPING FROM BELOW by Laura Reese

Adult Titles:

THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny

A KILLING IN THE HILLS by Julia Keller

ROGUE by Mark Sullivan

YOUNG PHILBY by Robert Littell

CHINESE WHISKERS by Pallavi Aiyar

PAW PRINTS IN THE MOONLIGHT by Denis O'Connor

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks

THE FORGETTING TREE by Tatjana Soli

THE ELEMENTALS by Francesca Lia Block

GRACE GROWS by Shelle Sumners

HOW I CAME TO SPARKLE AGAIN by Kaya McLaren

MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan

STORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff

THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS by David Wong

SHAKESPEARE'S TREMOR AND ORWELL'S COUGH by John J. Ross, M.D.

WE KILLED by Yael Kohen

Teen Titles:

WAKE and LULLABY by Amanda Hocking

BENEATH THE GLITTER by Elle & Blair Fowler

ECHO by Alyson Noel

DEATH AND THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Darynda Jones

WHISPERS AT MOONRISE by C.C. Hunter

THIS IS NOT A TEST by Courtney Summers

SPARK by Amy Kathleen Ryan

GLITCH by Heather Anastasiu

MIDNIGHT CITY by J. Barton Mitchell

THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda

And, of course...

PIPPI MOVES IN! by Astrid Lindgren

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Boston Book Buzz: For Adults!

Boston Book Buzz: For Adults!

We posted the teen titles that Talia is talking up at the Boston Book Buzz (see previous post) and now here are the Adult titles (see her slides here)!

THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny

A FATAL WINTER by G.M. Malliet

A KILLING IN THE HILLS by Julia Keller

ROGUE by Mark Sullivan

SACRIFICE FLY by Tim O’Mara

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks

THE FORGETTING TREE by Tatjana Soli

HOW I CAME TO SPARKLE AGAIN by Kaya McLaren

THE ELEMENTALS by Francesca Lia Block

GRACE GROWS by Shelle Sumners

SHAKESPEARE'S TREMOR AND ORWELL'S COUGH by John J. Ross, M.D.

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