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From the international bestselling author of The Lost Wife comes a story—inspired by true events—of two women pursuing freedom and independence in Paris during WWII. As Paris teeters on the edge of the German Occupation, a young French woman closes the door to her late grandmother’s treasure-filled apartment, unsure if she’ll ever return. Inspired by […]

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A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Those of you who were at ALA Annual 2016 may have had the opportunity to see and/or meet Brit Bennett. Here she writes to librarians […]

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Beloved author Brunonia Barry returns to the world of The Lace Reader with this spellbinding new thriller, a complex brew of suspense, seduction and murder. Below, click to read Barry’s letter to librarians and to watch her speak at our BEA Breakfast! When a teenage boy dies suspiciously on Halloween night, Salem’s chief of police, John […]

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Centuries of war with aliens threaten the future of human civilization on earth in this gripping, epic science fiction debut for fans of epic science fiction and readers of George RR Martin and Orson Scott Card. Author J. Patrick Black credits librarians with helping him learn how to build worlds like the one in Ninth City […]

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A novel of breathtaking sweep and emotional power that traces three hundred years in Ghana and along the way also becomes a truly great American novel. Extraordinary for its exquisite language, its implacable sorrow, its soaring beauty, and for its monumental portrait of the forces that shape families and nations, Homegoing heralds the arrival of a […]

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Enter below for your chance to win one of 25 copies of the new Classroom Edition in paperback, which includes: • Classroom-appropriate language • Discussion questions and activities • Q&A with Andy Weir “The Martian should be required reading for all middle and high school students, and it should serve as a call to action for […]

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In the spirit of Gretchen Rubin’s megaseller The Happiness Project and Eric Weiner’s The Geography of Bliss, a journalist embarks on a project to discover what it takes to love where you live. Author Melody Warnick’s journey to find out what makes us love our towns and cities, and why it matters, is at the […]