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If Steven Soderbergh wrote All the Light We Cannot See, you might just have something like The Ventriloquists [Aug. 27, Park Row]. This inspired-by-true-events debut WWII heist novel by E.R. Ramzipoor has already earned a starred review (by Booklist‘s incomparable Bill Ott, no less), calling it “a compelling historical thriller” that is “never less than engrossing.”  And here’s some more early buzz: “Reminds us that so much of what we (read more…)

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Kaira Rouda, author of last year’s acclaimed creeper, Best Day Ever, is back with another unreliable narrator–and this time, she’s a mother with a vengeance. Publishers Weekly has given THE FAVORITE DAUGHTER (May 21, Graydon House) a starred review, calling it “an exceptional psychological thriller.” Don’t miss your chance to preview this title by requesting a digital copy on Netgalley, and if you love the read, please share the love (read more…)

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The nonfiction love continues with Publishers Weekly’s *starred review for Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror [Apr. 9, Hanover Square]. Author Charles Lane, a Washington Post editorial board member and op-ed columnist, tells the untold story of the Reconstruction-era U.S. Secret Service and their battle against the Ku Klux Klan, through the career of its controversial chief, Hiram C. Whitley. (read more…)

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Library Journal is raving about African Samurai: The True Story of Yasuke, a Legendary Black Warrior in Feudal Japan by Thomas Lockley and Geoffrey Girard [4/30, Hanover Square]. The book chronicles the remarkable life of history’s first foreign-born samurai and his astonishing journey from Northern Africa to the heights of Japanese society. Says LJ in their starred review: “This fact-checked portrait of an often-mythologized warrior with manga and anime variations is (read more…)

March LibraryReads

  ALL the fireworks and champagne for Park Row authors Annie Ward (Beautiful Bad) and Phaedra Patrick (The Library of Lost and Found)–and to the public librarians across the nation who loved and voted these books for the March 2019 LibraryReads List! And if you haven’t yet had a chance to preview these amazing books, have no fear. Catch the e-galleys while they’re still available to request on Netgalley:    request: (read more…)

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