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Author Letter

The Mothers meets An American Marriage in this dazzling debut novel about mothers and daughters, identity and family, and how the relationships that sustain you can also be the ones that consume you. Below, author Anissa Gray talks about her love for libraries. The Butler family has had their share of trials—as sisters Althea, Viola, and Lillian can attest—but […]

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From the Author

A November LibraryReads pick, John Boyne’s new novel is a seductive, unputdownable psychodrama following one brilliant, ruthless man who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of success. Sweeping across the late twentieth century, A Ladder to the Sky is a fascinating portrait of a relentlessly immoral man, a tour de force of storytelling, and the next great novel […]

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From the AuthorWhat We're Reading

The author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn’t turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows exactly how to make one on her own. Here, Jasmine Guillory shares her experience with libraries and librarians. Watch below! When someone asks you to spend your life […]

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Author InterviewFrom the Author

Lexie Elliott joins Beaks and Geeks to talk about her debut novel, The French Girl, an exhilarating psychological suspense thriller about a woman trapped by the bonds of friendship that’s I Know What You Did Last Summer meets the French countryside. They talk about friend group dynamics, self-doubt, and a slinky French ghost. They were six university students […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than 100 words daily, Dr. Jean McClellan is in denial–this can’t happen here. Not in America. Not to her. But this is just the beginning. Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, Vox is debut author Christina Dalcher’s harrowing, […]