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“On Desperate Ground is first-rate narrative history. Hampton Sides’ characters are richly drawn, his background history engrossing, and his battle scenes bone-chillingly realistic—a great read.” —Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Boys in the Boat From the New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers and In the Kingdom of Ice, a chronicle of the extraordinary feats of heroism […]

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“Brisk plotting, sympathetic characters, and plenty of intrigue will keep readers on the edges of their seats, eager for the next book in a very promising series.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) As the dystopian trilogy that began with the LibraryReads picks Gilded Cage and Tarnished City concludes, the people of Britain rise up against their magically gifted masters. They must break […]

#FRIDAYREADS “Griffin, a two-time National Book Award finalist and one of the best YA authors around, attempts something very different here: a Rashomon-like take on a young girl’s life, highlighted by photos of the girl and her art, all in an attempt to put the unknowable Addison more within the reader’s grasp… A terrific experiment, […]

Today, we encourage you to dip into a wonderful—and powerful—little book that just may change the way you see the world. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, self-aware, and charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, THE REASON I JUMP is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an autistic mind thinks, feels, perceives, and responds in […]

Pulitzer Prize-winner Sheri Fink’s landmark work of narrative nonfiction –Five Days at Memorial– re-creates the world of a hospital ravaged by post-Katrina floodwaters and examines the central question of what doctors and other caregivers owe their patients in the best, and worst, of circumstances. Request an eGalley. Read the early praise: “In this astonishing blend […]