2021 CWA Dagger Award Winner

Congratulations to Chris Whitaker and WE BEGIN AT THE END for winning the 2021 CWA Golden Dagger Award! More praise for WE BEGIN AT THE END: A LibraryReads pick + #1 Indie Next pick! “Whitaker crafts an absorbing plot around crimes in the present and secrets long buried, springing surprises to the very end.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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2021 CWA Dagger Awards

Congrats to our titles on the CWA Dagger Awards longlists! BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyWE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerTHE SYSTEM by Ryan GattisDANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding […]

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Extra! Extra!: March 2021 Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews Gretchen Bakke’s THE GRID, Katie Engelhart’s THE INEVITABLE +  Elon Green’s LAST CALL.  TIME interviews Eliot Higgins about WE ARE BELLINGCAT.  Amazon interviews Chris Whitaker.  Read an excerpt of Jeff VanderMeer’s HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER.  USA Today reviews BLOOD GUN MONEY +  SHOOTING […]

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Fiercely Female Spotlight (3/9/21)

In honor of International Women’s Day yesterday, we are spotlighting books with strong female characters, including a teenage outlaw trying to survive and keep her family together, a family saga revolving around a mother and two teens, and a new kind of feminism through the eyes of an influential Peruvian writer. WE BEGIN AT THE […]

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March 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and FLOAT PLAN by Trish Doller, EVERY LAST FEAR by Alex Finlay, THE LOST VILLAGE by Camilla Sten, and WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker are LibraryReads Picks for March 2021! FLOAT PLAN by Trish DollerISBN 9781250767943, on sale 3/2/21 “A woman navigates her grief during a tumultuous sea […]

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Sneak Peek: March 2021 Indie Next List

The March 2021 Indie Next list features 4 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker (#1 pick!)ISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/2/21 “The existential agony is palpable throughout, but so, too, is the hope at the end. Whitaker has upped his game with this emotionally charged page-turner.”–Publishers Weekly, starred […]

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ALMA ALA Midwinter Book Buzz Recap (1/19/21)

In case you missed it, we presented six exciting forthcoming titles in today’s ALMA ALA Midwinter Book Buzz. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. You can also watch a recording of the presentation here. SORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon | 9780374266776 | 5/4/21 OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela […]

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Happy Half Hour (1/4/21)

Cheers to the New Year! In our first Happy Half Hour of 2021, we have scandal at an all-girls boarding school, a spooky village with missing occupants, an outlaw righting wrongs, and a struggling novelist/single mother mistaken for a hitwoman. ALL GIRLS by Emily Layden | 9781250270894 | 2/16/21 THE LOST VILLAGE by Camilla Sten […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite March titles for the March 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due February 1! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/2/21 “A 13-year-old toughie living the outsider’s life in a coastal California town, Duchess Day Radley watches out for her little brother and dysfunctional single […]

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Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar Recap (10/2/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar, check out all the amazing titles featuring, or written by fierce women! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY: Stories of a Fine and Proper Nuisance by M.J. Rose + Fiona Davis | 9781250241320 | 10/27/2020OUTLAWED […]

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