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Yaa Gyasi’s stunning follow-up to her acclaimed national bestseller Homegoing is a powerful, raw, intimate, deeply layered novel about a Ghanaian family in Alabama. Gifty is a sixth-year PhD candidate in neuroscience at the Stanford University School of Medicine studying reward-seeking behavior in mice and the neural circuits of depression and addiction. Her brother, Nana, was […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite September titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the September list ends on 8/1. Click to Request eGalleys of These September Titles and More. A Deadly Education by Naomi Novik From the New York Times bestselling author of Uprooted and Spinning Silver comes the story of an unwilling dark […]

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The new thriller from E. G. Scott follows a woman looking for answers after her boyfriend goes missing and a corpse appears that implicates her in the murder of a woman she never met. Charlotte, a midthirties Long Island woman, has felt so alone since her promising career in neuroscience imploded. But she has an […]

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From the bestselling author of Skinny Dip and Razor Girl, a hilarious new novel of social and political intrigue, set against the glittering backdrop of Florida’s gold coast. It’s the height of the Palm Beach charity ball season: for every disease or cause, there’s a reason for the local luminaries to eat (minimally), drink (maximally), and be […]

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“A gorgeous, Technicolor take on America in the middle of the twentieth century.”—Colson Whitehead, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Nickel Boys From the award-winning, bestselling author of Chang & Eng and Half a Life, a new novel about Lucille Ball, a thrilling love story starring Hollywood’s first true media mogul. This indelible romance begins with a daring conceit—that the author’s grandfather may have […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the July 2020 LibraryReads Top Ten List, including the Top Pick Peace Talks by Jim Butcher! Click to Prepare for Your July Readers’ Advisory. LibraryReads make great listens! Recommend July’s LibraryReads via your Digital Audiobook Collection. Malorie by Josh Malerman (HALL OF FAME) “It’s […]

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“A novel of science, love, espionage, beautiful writing, and a heroine who carves a strong path in the world of men. As far as I’m concerned there is nothing left to want.”–Ann Patchett, author The Dutch House “A highly-charged love story that reveals the dangerous energy at the heart of every real connection…Riveting.”–Delia Owens, author of Where […]

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The Pulitzer Prize–winning, bestselling author of The Warmth of Other Suns examines the unspoken caste system that has shaped America and shows how our lives today are still defined by a hierarchy of human divisions. “As we go about our daily lives, caste is the wordless usher in a darkened theater, flashlight cast down in the aisles, […]