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Holds AlertWhat We're Reading

A sweeping, unforgettable novel from The New York Times bestselling author of Maine, about the hope, sacrifice, and love between two sisters and the secret that drives them apart. Watch the video below of J. Courtney Sullivan speaking to librarians at our Open Book Event in December. Nora and Theresa Flynn are twenty-one and seventeen […]

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Not since Good Grief has a book about a young widow been so poignant, funny, original, and utterly believable. A compelling debut novel about loss. Enter for your chance to win an ARC and watch a video from the author below! Lilian Girvan has been a single mother for three years—ever since her husband died […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

From the New York Times bestselling author of She’s Not There, a new novel about a woman whose family and identity are threatened by the secrets of her past. Watch Jennifer Finney Boylan’s presentation from our Open Book Event below. Long Black Veil is the story of Judith Carrigan, whose past is dredged up when […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

An extraordinary, propulsive novel based on the true story of a family of Polish Jews who scatter at the start of the Second World War, determined to survive, and to reunite. Watch Georgia Hunter’s presentation from our Open Book Event below. It is the spring of 1939, and three generations of the Kurc family are […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

On December 1st we hosted our second Open Book Event, a tristate program of book buzzes, panels, and author presentations. We had six incredible authors including Will Schwalbe, Hannah Tinti, Holly Black, J. Courtney Sullivan, Georgia Hunter, and Jennifer Finney Boylan. Today, we’re highlighting Will Schwalbe’s presentation about his next book, Books for Living. From the author […]

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Jayne Ann Krentz, the New York Times bestselling author of Secret Sisters, delivers a thrilling novel of the deceptions we hide behind, the passions we surrender to and the lengths we’ll go to for the truth. Watch Krentz’s video to librarians below! When Charlotte Sawyer’s step-sister, Jocelyn, vanishes, Charlotte joins forces with Max Cutler, a […]

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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 […]