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Join us and EarlyWord for a chat with debut author Elan Mastai on 1/11 at 4pm ET! There’s no such thing as the life you’re “supposed” to have… You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we’d have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren’s 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

In this episode of Book Club Appetizer, Read It Forward‘s Book Club-focused podcast, Curtis Sittenfeld, the author of Prep discusses her modern-day send-up of Pride and Prejudice. Wonderfully tender and hilariously funny, Eligible tackles gender, class, courtship, and family as Sittenfeld reaffirms herself as one of the most dazzling authors writing today. In this New York […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

“A thrilling tale of time travel and alternate timelines with a refreshingly optimistic view of humanity’s future.” —Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author of The Martian  You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we’d have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren’s 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, […]

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Below, beloved fantasy writer Christine Feehan talks about the importance of libraries and how she got her own start in her local library. In Dark Carousel, the new Carpathian novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan, a woman falls prey to the seductive allure of the past—and a vampire warrior’s intoxicating embrace.   The […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

This Tune in Tuesday, we’re featuring Amor Towles, bestselling author of the Rules of Civility and his new novel–and Library Marketing Staff Pick–A Gentleman in Moscow. Towles recently appeared on an episode of Beaks and Geeks and discussed Russian literature, gratifying research and why Andre Agassi is like a good novelist. And below you can also watch […]

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Join us and EarlyWord for a chat with emerging author Alex George on 11/16 at 4pm ET! From the author of the “lyrical and compelling” (USA Today) novel A Good American, the powerful story of the unintended consequences that friendship, hope, and obsession impose on two families in crisis. Haverford, Maine, is a town that’s […]

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With custom journals, bookmarks, a discussion guide, reading recommendations, and a note from Jodi Picoult, this kit is perfect for book clubs interested in selecting Picoult’s latest novel. Enter for Your Chance to Receive a Small Great Things Book Club Kit. Download the Digital Small Great Things Book Club Kit. Click for More Information about Small Great Things and to Read […]

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Celebrate the release of Lee Child’s highly-anticipated new Jack Reacher novel, NIGHT SCHOOL, with the author himself!  The night will open with a conversation at The Carolina Theatre with Lee Child and Entertainment Weekly’s Tina Jordan, followed by an evening of entertainment, including coffee and craft beer tastings, late night food, and Reacher-themed trivia. And, […]