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Campaign Widows cover

‘Tis the (election) season! Feeling a bit of political fatigue as we head into the 2018 elections? Book Clubbish has the perfect book club kit remedy for you. The West Wing meets Sex and the City in Aimee Agresti’s Campaign Widows [Graydon House], a wickedly sharp, wildly fun take on the Washington landscape. Follow the misadventures of the “widows,” an inner circle of DC elites who forge unlikely friendships and unbreakable bonds over the (read more…)

When the Lights Go Off cover

Mary Kubica’s newest psychological thriller, When the Lights Go Out [September 2018, Park Row Books] has been selected by public library staff across the nation as the #9 pick for the September LibraryReads list! LibraryReads is a list of the top ten books published this month that librarians across the United States love. In Kubica’s fifth nail-biting read, meet Jessie, whose is insomnia-plagued life complicated enough before she is plunged into a bizarre case of stolen identity (read more…)

Summer is full of delightful things to do: climbing trees, napping on the beach, and (most importantly) checking out upcoming Harlequin reads! Below are some of the hot titles garnering library buzz on GalleyChat*: Beautiful Bad: for the dark and twisted librarian (Park Row Books; March 26)   Secret Language of Cats: for the cat-lady librarian (Hanover Square Press; Nov. 6)   When The Lights Go Out: for the sleepless librarian (read more…)

Fury cover

It’s not too late to visit the Menagerie…     In 1986, the country experienced one of humanity’s most horrific tragedies, The Reaping— a nationwide slaughter of six-year-old children by their parents. And perhaps even more terrifying: The few six-year-old survivors aren’t the children their families believed they were. Fast-forward to the 25th birthday of Delilah Marlow,  an ordinary young woman in a not-quite-ordinary world, visiting a breathtaking traveling carnival of fantastical creatures, (read more…)

The Stranger Game cover

…don’t miss the lyrically eerie novel The Stranger Game [October, Hanover Square Press] by Peter Gadol. In the eponymous game, players have begun to track complete strangers in real life, initially as a form of empathy-building and connection in an increasingly disconnected world … until the game gains popularity, the rules evolve, the players grow more intense, and disappearances are suddenly being reported across the country. When one woman’s boyfriend disappears into the (read more…)

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