A finger in a wedding cake is only the beginning in this deliciously shocking mystery featuring Flavia de Luce, “the world’s greatest adolescent British chemist/busybody/sleuth” (The Seattle Times). Although it is autumn in the small English town of Bishop’s Lacey, the chapel is decked with exotic flowers. Yes, Flavia de Luce’s sister Ophelia is at […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the September 2016 LibraryReads Top Ten list! Click to Prepare for Your September Readers’ Advisory.   The Tea Planter’s Wife: A Novel (#4) By Dinah Jefferies “When Gwendolyn Hooper comes to Ceylon as a young bride, she has no idea that she’s entering […]

Congratulations to the five lucky librarians who won printed copies of the Flavia de Luce Murder Mystery Tea Party Game: * Terry Welch, Jacksonville Public Library, FL * Danielle Diamond, Coal City Public Library District, IL * Jessica C. Williams, Westlake Porter Public Library, OH * Matthew Shuck, Delmar Public Library, DE * Karen DeAngelo, […]

On Friday, LibraryReads named Alan Bradley’s upcoming Flavia de Luce mystery, AS CHIMNEY SWEEPERS COME TO DUST, the #1 Pick for January! To celebrate, we’re offering five lucky librarians printed copies of our Flavia de Luce Murder Mystery Tea Party Game! Something fishy has been going on in Bishop’s Lacey. Invite your staff and patrons […]

We are thrilled to share the fabulous news that public library staff across the nation have selected four Random House titles for the LibraryReads January 2015 Top Ten list, including this month’s Top Pick! Additionally the Penguin Random House Title Wave book from Riverhead AND a selection from our friends at Soho Press made the […]

Announcing the January LibraryReads List! The January 2013 LibraryReads Top Ten List has been announced and we are thrilled to have our first #1 with The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches: A Flavia de Luce Novel by Alan Bradley! A huge thank you to all the librarians who cast their votes. The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches: […]

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 […]

The December 2013 LibraryReads Top Ten List has been announced. A big thank you to all the librarians that participated this month and congratulations to all the winning authors, including: Vatican Waltz: A Novel By Roland Merullo “…Merullo’s writing gives depth and breadth to this winning heroine and her spiritual quest. You can’t help but […]