Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

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Beloved YA author Adi Alsaid is back with WE DIDN’T ASK FOR THIS [Inkyard Press, April 7], a timely novel for the earth-lovers in all of us. Meet the students of the elite Central International School (Go sea cucumbers!): every year, they wait with great anticipation for the school’s legendary annual lock-in. But little do they know, any plans of glory are about to be disrupted by a small group (read more…)

We have a trio of titles to satisfy a variety of reading tastes. Their common thread? ALL THREE have been selected as LibraryReads Picks for the month of December 2019–and they’re still available to request on Netgalley! For readers of gothic thrillers:  Request on Netgalley here. For readers of sweet, savvy romances: Request on Netgalley here. For fans of “WTH JUST HAPPENED” books: Request on Netgalley here. Thanks for voting, (read more…)

Cat Tale

We are delighted that environmental journalist Craig Pittman’s Cat Tale [Hanover Square Press, 1/21/20]–an in-house favorite, and an absolute heartwarmer–has earned its first star! Don’t miss the wild, weird, and wonderful true story of the resurrection of the Florida panther, set against the beloved, wacky Sunshine State. Not a nonfiction fan? No worries, we still recommend it, and so does Booklist: “ [A] delightful blend of scientific writing and good (read more…)

A Beginning at the End cover

To the surprise of no Mike Chen fans, his sophomore novel A Beginning at the End [MIRA Books, 1/14/20] is now at three stars! Let us review (no pun intended): Says LJ: “Sometimes it is not the violent battles of post-apocalyptic stories that pull readers in; it is the emotional connection of humanity finding their way. Chen’s prose lights a brilliant, fragile path through the darkness.” –Library Journal, starred review Says (read more…)

The Unwilling cover

Booklist has spoken–and they’ve called Kelly Braffet’s high fantasy novel, THE UNWILLING [MIRA Books, Feb. 11] “essential.” More specifically: “Suspenseful, magical, wonderfully written, and never predictable, Braffet’s first foray into speculative fiction (after thrillers like Save Yourself, 2013) is an essential addition to all epic-fantasy collections.” –Booklist, starred review Don’t miss this epic tale filled with empires, healers, and magic. It’s about bowing to traditions … and then burning them (read more…)