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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 […]

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“Brisk plotting, sympathetic characters, and plenty of intrigue will keep readers on the edges of their seats, eager for the next book in a very promising series.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) As the dystopian trilogy that began with the LibraryReads picks Gilded Cage and Tarnished City concludes, the people of Britain rise up against their magically gifted masters. They must break […]

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“An outstanding deep dive into a fascinating person and time. For fans of The Crown, the riveting story of a headstrong American girl captivated by a dashing British aristocrat. I’m blown away.” —Fiona Davis, national bestselling author of The Masterpiece A captivating novel following the exploits of Kathleen “Kick” Kennedy, the forgotten and rebellious daughter of one […]