Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Tag: awards-accolades

Sex in the City meets Baby Mama in Falguni Kothari’s newest novel, The Object of Your Affections [Graydon House, February 2019]. Chic, free-spirited attorney Paris Fraiser Kahn and her BFF, the elegant, reserved atelier curator Naira Dalmia, rewrite the rules of friendship, love, and family in glamorous New York City, and forge their own paths of motherhood and self-discovery through an unorthodox arrangement. “Kothari manages to balance deeply complicated issues of marriage, feminism, and abandonment with enough aspirational escapism to make (read more…)

Bestselling author Heather Gudenkauf’s newest thriller takes online bullying, urban legends, and parental paranoia and wraps it all up in a gripping read. Before She Was Found [Park Row Books, April 2019] tells the story of three 12-year-old girls and one bloody night through text messages, journal entries, therapist’s notes, and police interrogations. Publisher’s Weekly raves in their starred review: “This scintillating psychological thriller … examines the cruelty of children, judgmental adults, and (read more…)

Ambitious Ursula and libertine Jay are hardly an ideal pair – good thing their engagement is fake! But in Felicia Grossman’s historical romance debut, Appetites & Vices [Carina Press, February 2019] when playing pretend gets too personal, all bets are off. “Debut author Grossman doesn’t shy away from tough topics—detailing anti-Semitic prejudices of Early American high society as well as drug addiction without overshadowing the romance and humor at the center of the relationship (read more…)

When 12-year-old Maddie vanishes from her bedroom one night, her seemingly perfect family is thrown into chaos. Mofina, a former crime reporter and award-winning thriller author, pulls no punches in his newest thriller, Missing Daughter [MIRA, February 2019], and people are taking notice. “Well-developed characters and an intense pace add to this gripping novel. This latest from a gifted storyteller should not be missing from your reading pile.”— Library Journal, starred (read more…)

The Lady from the Black Lagoon cover

Once bitten, twice starred (that’s the saying, right?) … Mallory O’Meara’s incredible part-biography-part-autobiography-part-detective-story The Lady from the Black Lagoon [March 2019, Hanover Square] about Milicent Patrick has garnered even more critical acclaim, this time with a starred review from Booklist: “There’s never a dull moment in this beautiful, heartfelt tribute to a pioneering special-effects designer and animator and passionate call for change in the industry that forgot her.” –Booklist, starred review The Lady from (read more…)

Harlequin for Libraries Newsletter

Which newsletter do you want to subscribe to?

Harlequin for Libraries Newsletter

Which newsletter do you want to subscribe to?