From the two-time NBCC Finalist, an emotionally resonant, fiercely imaginative new novel about a family’s road trip across America—an indelible journey told with breathtaking imagery, spare lyricism, and profound humanity A mother and father set out with their two children, a boy and a girl, driving from New York to Arizona in the heat of […]
We’ve collected some of this year’s Best Books of 2018 lists so that you can help your patrons check out the books that everyone has been talking about. Click for Best of the Year lists from Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, Goodreads, LibraryReads, New York Times, NPR, and The New Yorker. Want more content like this? Click below to subscribe […]
ichelle Obama’s memoir, BECOMING, is soaring as she holds audiences in rapt attention at sold-out events across the country. At least part of Michelle Obama’s popularity is the perspective she offers from the 8 years she spent as First Lady of the United States and our fascination with the role as well as the lives […]
Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the January 2019 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your January Readers’ Advisory. The Golden Tresses of the Dead: A Flavia de Luce Novel (HALL OF FAME) by Alan Bradley “Follow the delightful hijinks of the precocious Flavia and her faithful […]
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • John Grisham’s first work of nonfiction: a true crime story that will terrify anyone who believes in the presumption of innocence. SOON TO BE A NETFLIX ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES ON 12/14 “Both an American tragedy and [Grisham’s] strongest legal thriller yet, all the more gripping because it happens to be true.”—Entertainment […]
Many of you voted our titles as some of your favorite LibraryReads picks of 2018. Now we’re sharing the titles that we think you’ll love in 2019. Click for More Titles We Think You’ll Love in 2019.
Click to request eGalleys of our favorite March titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the March list ends on February 1st. Click to Request eGalleys of These March Titles. Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid A gripping novel about the whirlwind rise of an iconic 1970s rock group […]
This richly imagined novel tells the story behind The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the book that inspired the iconic film, through the eyes of author L. Frank Baum’s intrepid wife, Maud. Hollywood, 1938: As soon as she learns that M-G-M is adapting her late husband’s masterpiece for the screen, seventy-seven-year-old Maud Gage Baum sets about trying […]