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Fierce, angry, funny, heartbreaking—Tommy Orange’s first novel is a wondrous and shattering portrait of an America few of us have ever seen, and it introduces a brilliant new author at the start of a major career. There There is a relentlessly paced multigenerational story about violence and recovery, memory and identity, and the beauty and despair […]

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We are so excited to share that Book Club Central Honorary Chair Sarah Jessica Parker’s next pick is Anatomy of a Miracle by Jonathan Miles! “Jonathan Miles is a great American storyteller, a writer to celebrate with a new novel easily devoured. His tender, life-affirming Anatomy of a Miracle follows paraplegic veteran Cameron Harris and […]

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In a beach town overrun with vacationers and newly colonized by socialites, one woman goes to extreme lengths when the life she loves is upended. The ultimate summer read, this novel of money, class, and family is perfect for fans of Meg Wolitzer, Curtis Sittenfeld, and Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s The Nest. No matter what the world […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the April 2018 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your April Readers’ Advisory. Other People’s Houses (#2) By Abbi Waxman “The story follows a stay-at-home mom. There is a satisfying rhythm to the book. Crazy things happen, and the next day […]

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A fast, funny, deeply hilarious debut–The Glitch is the story of a high-profile, TED-talking, power-posing Silicon Valley CEO and mother of two who has it all under control, until a woman claiming to be a younger version of herself appears, causing a major glitch in her over-scheduled, over-staffed, over-worked life. Shelley Stone might be a little […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite June titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the June list ends on April 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These June Titles. There There by Tommy Orange Not since Louise Erdrich’s Love Medicine has such a powerful and urgent Native American voice exploded onto […]

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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 […]

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From the beloved, best-selling author of All Over but the Shoutin’, a delectable, rollicking food memoir, cookbook, and loving tribute to a region, a vanishing history, a family, and, especially, to his mother. Including seventy-five mouthwatering Bragg family recipes for classic southern dishes passed down through generations. Margaret Bragg does not own a single cookbook. She […]