The deadline for the January LibraryReads list is fast approaching! Don’t miss being a part of this exciting program. Need some inspiration? Here are some staff favorites publishing this January. And you don’t have to just take our word for it—request an eGalley to get a sneak peek for yourself! Mention LibraryReads in your request to get a quick approval.
“One of the most remarkable creations in recent literature” (USA Today), Flavia de Luce, is back in The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches the next book in Alan Bradley’s New York Times bestselling mystery series.
In the grand tradition of Moll Flanders and Vanity Fair, Phillip Marguilies’ Belle Cora this is the story of a good girl who became a bad woman. “The charm and self-invention that served Arabella throughout her life give voice to a story that will captivate historical fiction fans as they follow her exploits during a turbulent era.” —Library Journal
From the author of the international bestseller, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, comes another exquisite and emotionally resonant novel, Perfect, about the search for the truth and unconditional love.
“[Rachel] Joyce … brings both narrative strands together in a shocking, redemptive denouement.”—Publishers Weekly
Hollow City, the follow-up to Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. Having escaped Miss Peregrine’s island by the skin of their teeth, Jacob and his new friends must journey to London, the peculiar capital of the world. Along the way, they encounter new allies, a menagerie of peculiar animals, and other unexpected surprises.
Again author Ransom Riggs has included dozens of newly discovered (and thoroughly mesmerizing) vintage photographs, this new adventure will delight readers of all ages.
A Star for Mrs. Blake is an emotionally charged, brilliantly realized novel set in the 1930s about five American women—Gold Star Mothers—who travel to France to visit the graves of their World War I soldier sons: a pilgrimage that will change their lives in unforeseeable and indelible ways.
“A heartfelt glimpse into a little-known episode in U.S. history…[April Smith’s] historical fiction is captivating and enlightening.” —Deborah Donovan, Booklist (starred review)