Debut author Merritt Tierce’s manuscript blazed its way around the office last year, with everyone anxious to read and discuss it. It was a double honor to have her first speech to promote her novel be to an audience of librarians, the most passionate and supportive a group an author could ever ask for. [youtube aZynNVcJYL8&list=UU6aKZJ5BobqgmxQGLVBlVZw] From […]

The New York Times bestselling author Jennifer McMahon (Promise Not to Tell) returns with a simmering literary thriller THE WINTER PEOPLE about ghostly secrets, dark choices, and the unbreakable bond between mothers and daughters…sometimes too unbreakable. Although it gets more frightening by the page, this thriller is hard to put down. Embrace the colder winter […]

The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress  tantalizing reimagining of a scandalous mystery that rocked the nation in 1930-Justice Joseph Crater’s infamous disappearance-as seen through the eyes of the three women who knew him best. Read an Excerpt of The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress They say behind every great man, there’s a woman. […]

Veteran war journalist Scott Anderson’s new book Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East is a thrilling and revelatory narrative of one of the most epic and consequential periods in Twentieth century history—the Arab Revolt, and the secret game to control the Middle East.  The book is receiving […]

We’ve been sharing our excitement with you about of the kickoff of  LibraryReads – a new program that harnesses the value of “library staff picks” into a single nation-wide discovery tool, a monthly list of ten newly released must-reads. This is your chance – make your voice heard! The deadline to vote for September picks is […]

This Friday we’re bringing you a spectacularly vibrant, original debut, The Lovebird by Natalie Brown. Read The Lovebird excerpt here. The book takes us from the orange-scented streets of Southern California to the vast prairie landscape of Montana, and introduces us to Margie Fitzgerald, a spirited and unforgettable heroine for our times. Margie has always had a […]