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An unforgettable year in the life of a visionary high school science teacher and his award-winning students, as they try to get into college, land a date for the prom . . . and possibly change the world Andy Bramante left his successful career as a corporate scientist to teach public high school—and now helms […]

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From the author of the award-winning international best seller Half-Blood Blues comes a dazzling new novel, about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world. George Washington Black, or “Wash,” an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master’s brother […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite October titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the October list ends on August 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These October Titles. A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult The New York Times bestselling author of the #1 LibraryReads pick Small Great Things returns with a powerful and […]

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In a city that runs on industrialized magic, a secret war will be fought to overwrite reality itself–the first in a dazzling new fantasy series from City of Stairs author Robert Jackson Bennett.  Sancia Grado is a thief, and a damn good one. And her latest target, a heavily guarded warehouse on Tevanne’s docks, is nothing her unique […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the July 2018 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your July Readers’ Advisory. Spinning Silver (#1) by Naomi Novik “A wonderful reimagining of the Rumpelstiltskin story. A tale of love, family, magic, and destiny, told from the perspective of three strong female […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite September titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the September list ends on July 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These September Titles. Lake Success by Gary Shteyngart The bestselling author of Super Sad True Love Story returns with a biting, brilliant, emotionally resonant […]

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“A lush debut; Owens delivers her mystery wrapped in gorgeous, lyrical prose.” –Alexandra Fuller, author of Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight How long can you protect your heart? For years, rumors of the “Marsh Girl” have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast. So in late 1969, when handsome Chase […]

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One of Entertainment Weekly’s and SheReads’ books to read after The Handmaid’s Tale Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than […]