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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Since people can’t live in a library, Amy Krouse Rosenthal has created the next best thing at home. Watch the video, below. Amy Krouse Rosenthal, bestselling author of Encyclopedia an Ordinary Life returns with Textbook Amy Krouse Rosenthal: not exactly a memoir—a literary experience that is unprecedented, unforgettable, and explosively human. Why the title Textbook Amy […]
A video and inspiring story from Heather Green, author of To Catch a Cat: a heartfelt, funny memoir about how a kitten rescue project changed one cynic’s life. “I realized . . . that I maybe had a story to tell. I’d made such a big transition in the past year and it wasn’t just the […]
The New York Times bestselling author of Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker returns with a riveting work of historical fiction following the notorious John Wilkes Booth and the four women who kept his perilous confidence. Watch the video below to hear about Jennifer Chiaverini’s favorite library memories. Request an eGalley on Edelweiss. Request an eGalley on NetGalley.
Siricusa is an electrifying novel about marriage and deceit from bestselling author Delia Ephron that follows two couples on vacation in Siracusa, a town on the coast of Sicily, where the secrets they have hidden from one another are exposed and relationships are unraveled. Check out this video of Eprhon thanking librarians for voting for her […]