Debut novelist Rhiannon Navin joins Beaks and Geeks to talk about her book, Only Child. Told from the point of view of a six-year-old survivor of a school shooting, the novel grapples with love, grief, and family. Click to Read an Excerpt. Click for a Discussion Guide.
Set in the 1970s in a run-down, rainy industrial town, Jo Nesbo’s Macbeth centers around a police force struggling to shed an incessant drug problem. Duncan, chief of police, is idealistic and visionary, a dream to the townspeople but a nightmare for criminals. The drug trade is ruled by two drug lords, one of whom—a master of […]
The author of The Garden of Small Beginnings returns with a hilarious and poignant new novel about four families, their neighborhood carpool, and the affair that changes everything. Below, Waxman composes a sonnet for librarians! At any given moment in other people’s houses, you can find…repressed hopes and dreams…moments of unexpected joy…someone making love on the floor to a […]
No one knows what CIA desk jockey Zac Miller is capable of when a routine surveillance job becomes a do-or-die mission in the Middle East in David Ricciardi’s Warning Light, which Lee Child called “one of the best thrillers you’ll read this year.” It’s perfect for fans of Mark Greaney and Brad Taylor, as well as readers […]
Sam Graham-Felsen joins Beaks & Greeks to talk about his first novel, Green. Set in 1992 Boston, the book follows middle-schooler David as he grapples with racism and white privilege. Click to Listen to the Sam Graham-Felsen’s Interview on Beaks & Geeks. Click to Learn More About Green. Click to Watch Sam Graham-Felsen Speak to Librarians […]
This post originally appeared on the BOT blog, written by Jennifer Rubins. Is there anything better than cozying up with a creative project and a fantastic audiobook? We’re thrilled to welcome author Chloe Benjamin to the BOT blog to share her passion for knitting while indulging in a great story. And her story THE IMMORTALISTS is one you’ll remember…dare we […]
From the acclaimed author of The Assistants comes another gutsy book about the importance of women taking the reins–this time, when it comes to love, sex, and self-acceptance. When Katie Met Cassidy is a romantic comedy about gender and sexuality, and the need to figure out who we are in order to go after what we truly want. Here, Camille Perri […]
For fans of Room and the novels of Jodi Picoult, a dazzling, tenderhearted debut about healing, family, and the exquisite wisdom of children, narrated by a six-year-old boy who reminds us that sometimes the littlest bodies hold the biggest hearts, and the quietest voices speak the loudest. Here, Rhiannon Navin explains how the idea for her first novel […]