Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin Category Romance: February 2022 Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and to help your patrons enjoy this bittersweet time of year, Harlequin category romance has every romance reading taste covered. Harlequin is all about giving readers what they want, and that means having the perfect romance novel for every mood. What are some of your favorite love stories?  I hope this blog post helps make choosing books easier (read more…)

In a recent “Adult Books for YA” review, School Library Journal said of Amy Mason Doan’s LADY SUNSHINE [MIRA Books], a coming-of-age novel set in the ’70s: “Readers of realistic fiction & suspense will not be able to put the book down after they ­realize the mystery that must be unraveled.”

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Love Dorian Gray? Then you won’t want to miss Jessica S. Olson’s A FORGERY OF ROSES [Inkyard Press, March 2022], a lush new YA fantasy novel with an art-based magic system, romance, and murder. Says Kirkus in a STARRED REVIEW: “Magic, romance, and mystery intertwine in this stand-alone historical fantasy…. This effortless blend of fantasy, sisterly love, sweet romance, and murder mystery is a gorgeous take on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture (read more…)

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A huge congrats to author Heather Gudenkauf! Her latest thriller THE OVERNIGHT GUEST [Park Row, Jan. 25], a chilling locked-room mystery about a true crime writer who is trapped in a secluded farmhouse during a snowstorm, was voted a January LibraryReads pick! (The complete list of LibraryReads picks can be found here.) Library marketer’s tip: the title is also available as an exclusive hardcover, just for libraries! THE OVERNIGHT GUEST is still available to request for (read more…)

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WALKING THE BOWL: A True Story of Murder and Survival Among the Street Children of Lusaka [Hanover Sq, Feb. 15] weaves the daily real lives of four street children into a page-turner of a narrative centered on a murder mystery–and the power of hope amidst the darkness. The two authors–anthropologist Chris Lockhart and social worker Daniel Mulilo Chama–make cameos in the story as unnamed characters. Publishers Weekly recently gave the (read more…)