Happy Early #BookBday (10/17/16 Edition)

Happy Early #BookBday (10/17/16 Edition)

We’re wishing these four new books a happy #BookBday one day early, because you can never start to party too soon! THE NEXT by Stephanie Gangi A November 2016 Indie Next pick, a Library Journal “Summer Promise Debut Novels” pick & BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” selection! This haunting debut novel is narrated by the […]

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Friday Reads: Food & Culture

Friday Reads: Food & Culture

TGIF, friends! Our #FridayReads picks are two unique explorations of food and culture: SUPER SUSHI RAMEN EXPRESS: One Family’s Journey Through the Belly of Japan by Michael Booth From the author of THE ALMOST NEARLY PERFECT PEOPLE comes a fascinating and funny culinary journey through Japan. “There’s some of both Bill Bryson and Anthony Bourdain […]

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Monday Fun Day! (4/1/2013 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (4/1/2013 Edition)

Happy April, librarians!

- First of all, we're excited to see THE ASHFORD AFFAIR on the April Indie Next List!

"With this standalone, new readers will have the opportunity to enjoy Willig's talent for balancing multiple, connected storylines without the added pressure of a long-standing series." -Library Journal (starred review)

Get whitelisted and download the e-galley from Edelweiss now!

- Second, I'm just going to come right out and say it: I want you to read ALL OUR PRETTY SONGS. I'm making a lot of noise about this YA debut (see the most recent Uncharted Pages) because it's a very special story. Unfortunately it's not available to download from Edelweiss yet, but it is up on NetGalley. Send me an e-mail this week with 1. your title and 2. the e-mail address you use to sign into NetGalley. I'll hook you up with a pre-approved download link so you can start reading it now!

- Third, Carrie Vaughn, New York Times bestselling author of the Kitty Norville werewolf books, wrote a great article for the Tor/Forge blog, "How I Learned to Stop Grumbling and Love Vampires."

"Plenty of people were writing about vampires; I didn’t feel a need to throw my hat into that ring. I didn’t have anything to say about vampires that hadn’t already been said. They were, in a word, kinda boring. [...] But in creating my vampire characters, Alette and Roman and especially Rick, I discovered something. Something that vampires bring to the table that other supernatural creatures don’t: history."

Read on!

- And finally, watch the book trailer for LOST CAT:

lost cat trailer

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