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The #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Devil in the White City and Dead Wake delivers a fresh and compelling portrait of Winston Churchill and London during the Blitz On Winston Churchill’s first day as prime minister, Adolf Hitler invaded Holland and Belgium. Poland and Czechoslovakia had already fallen, and the Dunkirk evacuation was just two weeks away. For […]

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A LibraryReads Top Ten Book of 2015 A Library Journal Top Ten Book of 2015 A Kirkus Best Book of 2015 A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2015 A St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of 2015 A Miami Herald Favorite Book of 2015 BookTrib’s Best Narrative Nonfiction Book of 2015 #1 History & Biography Book in the 2015 Goodreads Choice […]

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LibraryReads once again celebrated their second year of reading and recommending great titles by inviting library staff vote on their favorites from the October 2014 through September 2015 lists. We’re so excited that you chose six Penguin Random House titles as your favorites! The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins “Rachel is a washed-up thirty-something […]

We’re so excited to announce that over 30 Penguin Random House titles were chose for Library Journal’s annual Best Books list. From Mystery to Thriller to Romance to Memoir, our books had great showings in many categories, including Top Ten. Read more about our Top Ten selections below and more about the entire list here. […]

We are thrilled to share the wonderful news that public library staff across the nation have selected two Random House titles for the March 2015 LibraryReads Top Ten list, including this month’s Top Pick! Additionally a selection from our friends at Melville House made the list! Click to prepare for your March Readers’ Advisory. Click […]

Looking ahead to March, here are some of our top picks. Click through to request eGalleys and, if you love the reads, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads. March nominations are due by January 20th. GIRL IN THE DARK: A MEMOIR Anna was living a normal life. She was ambitious and worked hard; she had […]