Book Clubs

3 lucky winners will win 5 copies of To the Land of Long Lost Friends by Alexander McCall Smith, 5 To the Land of Long Lost Friends bookmarks and magnets, and recipe cards featuring delicious dishes inspired by the book! In the latest book in the widely beloved No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency series, Precious Ramotswe […]

In celebration of Short Story Month, Vintage Shorts, an ebook program of Vintage Books and Anchor Books, will be releasing one short story each day in May. Included are works from a star-studded and diverse roster of authors, including winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the National Book Critics […]

Fans of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency rejoice! Patienec Ramotswe has written you a letter to enjoy as you prepare for the holidays. Dear Friend of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, I am sitting here at my desk in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in Botswana wondering what I should write to […]

Fans of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency rejoice! Precious Ramotswe has written you a letter to enjoy as you prepare for the holidays. Dear Friend of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, I am sitting here at my desk in the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency in Botswana wondering what I should write to […]

May is Short Story Month and, to celebrate, Vintage Shorts is releasing one short story in eBook format every day of the month—including one never-before-published eOriginal each week! Featuring short stories from Nobel Prize, Pulitzer Prize, National Book Award, National Book Critics Circle Award, and Booker Prize winning authors, these low-price eBooks are perfect for […]

April brings a shower of fabulous reads. Below you’ll find some of our favorites. Click through to request eGalleys, and if you love the read, please consider nominating one (or more) for LibraryReads! Remember voting for the April List ends on 2/20. SPINSTER: Making a Life of One’s Own by Kate Bolick “Whom to marry, […]

A big congratulations goes out to the Aliso Viejo Branch Library, the winner of the Alexander McCall Smith Holiday Display contest.  As some of you may remember, a few months back we held a contest to win a special visit from Alexander McCall Smith during his next tour. To enter, a library had to create a holiday […]