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What do the first African American military pilot, a self-taught jazz musician, a Paris nightclub impresario, a friend of Picasso and Josephine Baker, a spy in the French Resistance, a colleague of Louis Armstrong, and an American civil rights pioneer have in common? They’re all one real-life man. [And that’s just scratching the surface.] Eugene “Gene” Bullard is the fascinating figure celebrated in All Blood Runs Red [Nov. 5, Hanover (read more…)

Milicent Patrick

Readers can’t get enough of Mallory O’Meara’s The Lady from the Black Lagoon [Hanover Square Press]. The titular “Lady” is film trailblazer Milicent Patrick, whose classic Hollywood monster work was credited to a man. And now #HooplaBookClub invites you to be a part of the discussion!  Simply borrow the title on Hoopla in ebook or audiobook format, and gear up to start the conversation here! (PS. An extra treat for all (read more…)

A Beginning at the End cover

Congrats to Mike Chen, whose sophomore novel A Beginning at the End [MIRA Books, 1/14/20] just earned a starred review from Publishers Weekly. Don’t miss this poignant, richly imagined tale about four people in a post-apocalyptic world whose lives collide when the father of a presumed-dead pop star announces a global search for his daughter. Says PW: ⭐“By foregrounding family, Chen manages to imbue his apocalypse with heart, hope, and (read more…)

Followers cover

If you’re looking for a new way to scare yourself this Halloween, look no further than Megan Angelo’s Followers [Jan. 14, 2020, Graydon House]. Instead of ghosts and ghouls, Angelo serves up a cocktail of eerily on point speculative fiction, pulse-pounding technological thrills and just a touch of post-apocolyptic mayhem.  Told by our heroines, blindly ambitious Orla in 2015 and existentially discontented Marlow in 2051,  Followers traces their paths through time toward each other, (read more…)

One Night Gone cover

Looking for your next fall book club read? How about a mystery that’s creepily set against an off-season beach-town backdrop? (This may look like Yet Another Thriller, but we promise, there’s so much more to unpack.) Indeed, in Tara Laskowski’s One Night Gone [Oct. 1, Graydon House] a crime has been committed. Namely, a teenage girl, full of hope for the world of possibilities stretched before her, suddenly disappears from (read more…)

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