From the bestselling author of Sweetbitter, a memoir of growing up in a family shattered by lies and addiction, and of one woman’s attempts to find a life beyond the limits of her past. Stray is a moving, sometimes devastating, brilliantly written and ultimately inspiring exploration of the landscapes of damage and survival. After selling her first novel–a […]
The bestselling novel about a young woman’s coming-of-age, set against the glitzy, grimy backdrop of New York’s most elite restaurants. Now A STARZ Original Series. Newly arrived in New York City, twenty-two-year-old Tess lands a job as a “backwaiter” at a celebrated downtown Manhattan restaurant. What follows is the story of her education: in champagne […]
As the year winds down and the holidays ramp up, we are reflecting on books that continue to leave their mark on young and old, make great gifts and have a lot going for them in 2017. Recently, Penguin Random House’s Library Marketing Field Reps presented a librarian webinar highlighting a range of such titles. […]
These are the novels you need to know. From debuts to new novels by bestselling authors, these six stories were on everyone’s 2016 TBR list. Don’t miss out on the conversation! Click to Read Excerpts from 2016’s Most Celebrated Stories on Scribd. Click to Read Excerpts from 2016’s Most Celebrated Stories on Issuu.
Check out the authors under 35 who everyone will be talking about! The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden A magical debut novel for readers of Uprooted and The Night Circus, The Bear and the Nightingale spins an irresistible spell as it announces the arrival of a singular talent. Sign up today to join debut author Katherine […]
Love food? Love books? These titles are for you. The Memory of Lemon by Judith Fertig The author of The Cake Therapist returns with another sweet and emotional tale featuring Neely, the baker with a knack for finding exactly the right flavor for any occasion. Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler A lush, raw, thrilling novel of the […]
Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the May 2016 LibraryReads Top Ten list! Click to prepare for your May Readers’ Advisory. Sweetbitter: A Novel (#4) by Stephanie Danler “At her new job at one of NYC’s posh restaurants, Tess falls for a mysterious bartender and negotiates the politics of […]
Click to request eGalleys of our favorite May titles, and if you love the reads, please consider nominating one (or more) for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the May 2016 List ends on March 20th! The City of Mirrors by Justin Cronin The wait is finally over! The third and final installment in the Passage trilogy, called by Entertainment […]