Extra! Extra!: June Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to an untitled voting rights documentary for Story Syndicate centering on insights from politician, lawyer and author Stacey Abrams. ‘The Crown’ producer is adapting bestselling Inspector Gamache series for Amazon Alice Feeney’s HIS & HERS is in the works […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. The New York Times reviews PHILOSOPHER OF THE HEART + THE CELESTIAL HUNTER + A HIGH FIVE FOR GLENN BURKE + PELOSI + THE BOOK OF V. + THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION NPR reviews NETWORK EFFECT; Fresh Air interviews John Moe [THE HILARIOUS WORLD […]

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Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Universal has picked up the film rights to Tracy Wolff’s YA vampire novel CRAVE. The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (based on the Charlaine Harris novels) are coming to Hallmark in May. Grantchester, season 5 gets a trailer. It premieres on June 21 on PBS.  People features […]

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Extra! Extra!: March Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews LITTLE CONSTRUCTIONS, FOUL IS FAIR, APARTMENT, THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, LATER, and interviews Eliese Colette Goldbach [RUST]. The New York Times features Hilary Mantel [and reviews THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT], interviews Paul Lisicky, reviews LURKING, APARTMENT , RUST, THIN PLACES, SOMEBODY’S […]

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Extra! Extra!: February Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. C.J. Box’s Cassie Dewell novels are set to become a television series on ABC, with David Kelley of Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, and Goliath fame creating and producing. Variety reports that MISS AUSTEN has been optioned for TV by Steve Coogan’s production company, Baby Cow […]

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Best of 2019 Round-Up

The 2019 Best-of lists just keep on comin’! Check out the latest picks from The Washington Post, The New York Times, Time, and the NYPL! New York Public Library Best of 2019 BIRTHDAY by Meredith Russo DEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky GIDEON THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo GIRL by […]

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Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Reading Roundup

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Reading Roundup

Memorial Day weekend is here (hooray!) and we’re stacking our to-read piles with these major media-recommended books: Entertainment Weekly — Summer’s Must-Read Books BOUNDLESS by Jillian Tamaki Cartoonist Tamaki dazzles with her impressive range in this collection, marrying each short story to a different artistic style. Whether she’s writing and drawing about the pitfalls of […]

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Holiday Reads

Holiday Reads

We’re almost halfway through December and looking forward to the holiday break where we can curl up with a mug of hot cocoa and one of these Christmas books: THE CHRISTMAS TOWN by Donna VanLiere When twenty-year-old Lauren Gabriel witnesses a hit-and-run accident, she suddenly finds herself being pulled into the town of Grandon. Could […]

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John Green & NYT Love THE LAST FLIGHT OF POXL WEST!

John Green & NYT Love THE LAST FLIGHT OF POXL WEST!

Oh boy, do we have a super #FridayReads pick today: THE LAST FLIGHT OF POXL WEST by Daniel Torday. The New York Times and some author named John Green (!) love Torday’s novel about a young man recounting the idolization of his Uncle Poxl, a Jewish, former-RAF pilot. “It’s Mr. Torday’s ability to shift gears […]

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Thriller Thursday Bonus: THE WHITES

Thriller Thursday Bonus: THE WHITES

The secret about THE WHITES‘ Harry Brandt is out—he’s Richard Price, aka the most incredible writer of realistic NYC-based cop novels. And it’s no secret that THE WHITES is freakin’ AMAZING! It’s a USA Today “New & Noteworthy” pick, a Publishers Weekly Book of the Week (2/16/15), and one of Kirkus Reviews‘ New Books You Shouldn’t […]

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