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From New York Times bestselling historian H. W. Brands comes the riveting story of how America’s second generation of political giants–Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, and John Calhoun–battled to complete the unfinished work of the Founding Fathers and decide the shape of our democracy. In the early days of the nineteenth century, three young men strode onto the […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the October 2018 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your October Readers’ Advisory. And introducing Hall of Fame, a special new designation that honors authors who have had more than two books hit the LibraryReads list. Jodi Picoult’s A Spark of Light is […]

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Ascending to the throne was only the beginning… Now Margaret George, the author of The Confessions of Young Nero, weaves a web of politics and passion, as ancient Rome’s most infamous emperor cements his place in history. With the beautiful and cunning Poppaea at his side, Nero Augustus commands the Roman empire, ushering in an unprecedented […]

“My Sister, the Serial Killer is a gem, in the most accurate sense: small, hard, sharp, and polished to perfection.” –Edgar Cantero, New York Times bestselling author of Meddling Kids A short, darkly funny, hand grenade of a novel about a Nigerian woman whose younger sister has a very inconvenient habit of killing her boyfriends. “Femi makes three, you […]

A couple, now separated. Their daughter. Their new partners. One epic Christmas vacation. What could go wrong? This razor-sharp novel puts a darkly comic twist on seasonal favorites like Love Actually and The Holiday. Claire and Matt are no longer together but decide that it would be best for their daughter, Scarlett, to have a “normal” family Christmas. They […]

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“Sweeping and intimate . . . A poignant, beautifully written story of love and duty.”—Booklist From the New York Times bestselling author of The House at Tyneford, an epic family saga about a headstrong Austrian heiress who will be forced to choose between the family she’s made and the family that made her at the outbreak of World […]

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“On Desperate Ground is first-rate narrative history. Hampton Sides’ characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing, and his battle scenes bone-chillingly realistic—a great read.” —Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the September 2018 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your September Readers’ Advisory. Night and Silence (#4) By Seanan McGuire “Toby is back in this latest installment of the October Daye series. Still reeling and recovering from the events of the […]