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On December 1st we hosted our fourth Open Book Event, a tristate program of book buzzes, panels, and presentations by four incredible authors. Today, we’re highlighting Amy Blooms’s talk about her new novel White Houses. For readers of The Paris Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue comes a love story inspired by the relationship between Eleanor Roosevelt and “first friend” Lorena Hickok. From Washington, D.C. to […]

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The unexpected and forbidden affair between Eleanor Roosevelt and Lorena Hickok unfolds in a triumph of historical fiction from the New York Timesbestselling author of Away and Lucky Us. “I never envied a wife or a husband, until I met Eleanor. Then, I would have traded everything I ever had, every limo ride, every skinny dip, every byline and […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite February titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the February list ends on December 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These and More February Titles. Only Child: A Novel by Rhiannon Navin For readers of Room and The Girls, a dazzling, tenderhearted debut about healing, family, and the […]

We were thrilled to hear that Amy Bloom’s LUCKY US hit the August LibraryReads List at #2.  A department favorite, this book follows two sisters as they criss-cross the U.S. and is a a brilliantly written, deeply moving, fantastically funny novel of love, heartbreak, and luck. Disappointed by their families, Iris, the hopeful star and Eva […]