“Brisk plotting, sympathetic characters, and plenty of intrigue will keep readers on the edges of their seats, eager for the next book in a very promising series.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) As the dystopian trilogy that began with the LibraryReads picks Gilded Cage and Tarnished City concludes, the people of Britain rise up against their magically gifted masters. They must break […]
In Robert Jackson Bennett’s novel Foundryside, the city of Tevanne is a place that runs on industrialized magic with technology known as “scriving.” The process uses sigils and commands to make ordinary objects do extraordinary things. Bennett thinking of scriving like hacking a computer. In Foundryside, the world is a machine and reality is a […]
Whether their favorite subject is history, science, art, music, english, or math, these upcoming titles will get your younger readers ready for back to school. Want to hear more on the latest in children’s and young adult titles? Subscribe to the PRHPS Kid’s Corner eNewsletter! Every month, we’ll share with you the latest children’s and young adult titles from Penguin Random […]
We’re taking a look ahead at our forthcoming titles sure to make it to the best of the year lists and your holds list as well—so be ready to stock up on these fall titles. Click for More Books Destined for the Holds List.
“An outstanding deep dive into a fascinating person and time. For fans of The Crown, the riveting story of a headstrong American girl captivated by a dashing British aristocrat. I’m blown away.” —Fiona Davis, national bestselling author of The Masterpiece A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one […]
As a popular literary genre and aesthetic, Steampunk can generally be defined as a story set in either Victorian England or America’s Wild West wherein modern technologies are re-imagined. For instance, “Dr. Who” has Steampunk elements with its time-travel plots. As for the genre’s origin story, K.W. Jeter wrote to Locus magazine in 1987: “Personally, I think […]
You won’t want to miss these titles from cultural icons like Hank Green, Anne Frank, Anthony Bourdain, and the creators of Stranger Things. Click for Titles from Cultural Icons.
STEAM describes the fields of study of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. Here, we’re featuring some of our favorite upcoming STEAM titles for the curious, inquisitive, and creative readers at your library. Click for More STEAM Titles.