From the international bestselling author of The Lost Wife comes a story—inspired by true events—of two women pursuing freedom and independence in Paris during WWII. As Paris teeters on the edge of the German Occupation, a young French woman closes the door to her late grandmother’s treasure-filled apartment, unsure if she’ll ever return. Inspired by […]
A dazzling debut novel from an exciting new voice, The Mothers is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Those of you who were at ALA Annual 2016 may have had the opportunity to see and/or meet Brit Bennett. Here she writes to librarians […]
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.
Centuries of war with aliens threaten the future of human civilization on earth in this gripping, epic science fiction debut for fans of epic science fiction and readers of George RR Martin and Orson Scott Card. Author J. Patrick Black credits librarians with helping him learn how to build worlds like the one in Ninth City […]
Calling all readers! If you haven’t already read Five Days Left by Julie Lawson Timmer, add it to your TBR pile–now! And check out her latest, Untethered, out on June 7th. See below for Timmer’s letter thanking librarians for their support. Praise for Five Days Left “This impressive debut novel heralds the arrival of an […]