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“A beautifully written, extraordinary quest in which two ordinary, overlooked women embark on an unlikely scientific expedition to the South Seas.”—Helen Simonson, author of Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand A hilarious jaunt into the wilderness of women’s friendship and the triumph of outrageous dreams.”—Kirkus Reviews From the bestselling author of The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry and The […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite November titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the November list ends on 10/1. Click to Request eGalleys of These November Titles and More. Click to Learn About These November Titles on Audio.  Nights When Nothing Happened by Simon Han  […]

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“Danielle Evans is a stone-cold genius, in possession of both a merciless eye and a merciful heart. And she keeps getting better.” —Rebecca Makkai, National Book Award finalist for The Great Believers “With the seven brilliant stories in The Office of Historical Corrections, Danielle Evans demonstrates, once again, that she is the finest short story writer working today.– […]

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“This book, in what feels like a new vision for the 21st century novel, made me happy.” —Ocean Vuong, author of On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous “This book made me think about the nature of love, and family, and anger, and grief, and love again.”  —Jasmine Guillory, author of The Wedding Date and The Proposal A funny and profound story about […]

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Discover and sample excerpts from some of the hottest new voices in fiction—from historical fiction to mysteries, women’s fiction to sci-fi—with our Fall 2020 Debut Fiction Sampler, featuring: The Push by Ashley Audrain Start Reading Now. No Heaven for Good Boys by Keisha Bush Start Reading Now. Bestiary by K-Ming Chang Start Reading Now. The Mermaid from Jeju by […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the September 2020 LibraryReads Top Ten List, including the Hall of Fame picks The Book of Two Ways: A Novel by Jodi Picoult and A Deadly Education: A Novel by Naomi Novik! Click to Prepare for Your September Readers’ Advisory. The Book […]

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“Bullets, blood, bodies, and belly-laughs: all the ingredients of a classic mystery novel. Stephen Spotswood hard-boils with the best of ’em!”–Alan Bradley, bestselling author of the Flavia de Luce Mystery Series Introducing Pentecost and Parker, two unconventional female detectives who couldn’t care less about playing by the rules, in their cases and in their lives. […]

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In the modern world, everything is connected, including how we kill. A group of Colombian soldiers prepares to raid a drug lord’s safe house on the Venezuelan border. They’re watching him with an American-made drone, about to strike using military tactics taught to them by U.S. soldiers who honed their skills to lethal perfection in […]