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James William Brown’s My Last Lament is a poignant and evocative novel of one Greek woman’s story of her own—and her nation’s—epic struggle in the aftermath of World War II. In a letter to librarians, he expresses his deep gratitude and explains how important libraries have been throughout the process of writing this novel, and his […]

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“A thrilling tale of time travel and alternate timelines with a refreshingly optimistic view of humanity’s future.” —Andy Weir, New York Times bestselling author of The Martian  You know the future that people in the 1950s imagined we’d have? Well, it happened. In Tom Barren’s 2016, humanity thrives in a techno-utopian paradise of flying cars, moving sidewalks, […]

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Below, beloved fantasy writer Christine Feehan talks about the importance of libraries and how she got her own start in her local library. In Dark Carousel, the new Carpathian novel from #1 New York Times bestselling author Christine Feehan, a woman falls prey to the seductive allure of the past—and a vampire warrior’s intoxicating embrace.   The […]

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This Tune in Tuesday, we’re featuring Amor Towles, bestselling author of the Rules of Civility and his new novel–and Library Marketing Staff Pick–A Gentleman in Moscow. Towles recently appeared on an episode of Beaks and Geeks and discussed Russian literature, gratifying research and why Andre Agassi is like a good novelist. And below you can also watch […]

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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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Solimar Castro Valdez is eighteen and drunk on optimism when she embarks on a perilous journey across the US/Mexican border. Weeks later she arrives on her cousin’s doorstep in Berkeley, CA, dazed by first love found then lost, and pregnant. This was not the plan. But amid the uncertainty of new motherhood and her American […]

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The Tunnels is a thrilling Cold War narrative exploring two harrowing attempts to rescue East Germans by tunneling beneath the Berlin Wall, the U.S. television networks who financed and filmed them, and the Kennedy administration’s unprecedented attempt to suppress both films. Based on extensive access to the Stasi archives, long-secret U.S. documents, and new interviews with tunnelers and […]

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Called “an inspiration” by Ta-Nehisi Coates, Homegoing is 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 […]