Thriller Thursday (7/21/22)

This thriller Thursday brings us a literary disaster novel set at a Los Angeles luxury hotel, the murder of a musician during a wedding in small-town Oregon, a murdered photographer found during a festival celebrating his new exhibit, and a dead body discovered while rescuing hoarded animals. THE PINK HOTEL BY LISKA JACOBS “The prose is Read More » […]

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Happy Half Hour (4/11/22)

This Happy Half Hour has us discussing a young couple caught in escalating tension during a raging CA wildfire, a hilarious and heartwarming conclusion to a YA superhero trilogy, an unexpected bodyguard in a heartwarming romance, and a hypnotic debut about a life-changing summer in rural Pakistan. THE PINK HOTEL by Liska Jacobs | 9780374603151 Read More » […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 FICTION Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting FICTION titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! LITTLE RABBIT by Alyssa Songsiridej | May 3, 2022 | 9781635578690ELSEWHERE by Alexis Schaitkin | June 28, 2022 | 9781250219633THE LATECOMER by Jean Hanff Korelitz | May 31, 2022 | 9781250790798ACTS OF VIOLET by Margarita Montimore | July 5, 2022 | 9781250815064MY GOVERNMENT MEANS TO Read More » […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (1/3/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: YOU SOUND LIKE A WHITE GIRL: The Case for Rejecting Assimilation by Julissa ArceISBN 9781250787019 | on sale 3/22/22 “You sound like a white girl.” These were the words spoken to Julissa by a high Read More » […]

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Monday Fun Day! (4/8/2013 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (4/8/2013 Edition)

Happy day, librarians! The weather has taken a turn for the sunny here in NYC and we hope it's doing the same in your neighborhood.

- TxLA 2013 is fast approaching! Don't forget to take a look at our full conference schedule under Conference Info above.

- Two great sunny day reads, THE BAKER STREET TRANSLATION and THE PINK HOTEL, are on Los Angeles Magazine's April Reading List.

- Lauren Willig, author of THE ASHFORD AFFAIR, wrote an article for on the art of putting the right characters together at the wrong time in their lives to maximize romantic tension. Read 'Author Lauren Willig on Romantic Timing' now! And get whitelisted to download a copy of the e-galley from Edelweiss:

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- In pretty things news, Hollie Chastain made some gorgeous book art featured on the Picador Book Room tumblr and Flavorwire. We ♥ it!

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- And finally, a complicated flow chart answering an age-old question: