Ever wonder how Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility would look if it were set in modern times–say, in Washington DC’s social scene? Author Lauren Edmonson decided to revisit Austen’s classic about the constraints of the patriarchy and the unbreakable bond of sisterhood in her “original” retelling, Ladies of the House [Feb. 9, Graydon House Books]. Booklist has fallen in love with the Richardson sisters, giving them and their story of (read more…)
Fans of Neil Gaiman (especially Coraline)* or The Phantom Tollbooth–we have the book for you. Set between England and the wintery land of Liminus, Michel Faber’s D (A Tale of Two Worlds) [Dec. 8, Hanover Square Press] is a celebration of moral courage and freethinking, under the guise of the fantastical story of a 13-year-old girl named Dhikilo who outwits strange, enchanting creatures to rescue the letter D from dragonfly thieves in (read more…)
COME ONE COME ALL TO THE DIGITAL STAGE OF DAY OF DIALOG ON SEPTEMBER 25TH – catch Harlequin Trade authors as they discuss the weird, the wonderful, and the wild ways of the world – full schedule below! An #ownvoices debut about a stalwart British detective, a brutal serial killer, and his vicious copy cat. Want more? Catch Nadine Matheson at 10:30 am on the Thriller Panel as she discusses (read more…)
For your listening/reading pleasure, we matched recent frontlist titles (and one sneak peek at an upcoming title!) to match your current #musicmood. Watch the full presentation here, and see your handy dandy reference guide below! GENRE: Pop (psychedelic): Book: Broken People by Sam Lansky Song: She’s a Rainbow by The Rolling Stones GENRE: Heavy Metal: Book: The Bright Lands by John Fram Song: Enter Sandman by Metallica GENRE: Soul/Funk: Book: (read more…)
Congratulations to Lisa Unger’s runaway thriller, Confessions on the 7:45 [Oct. 6, Park Row]–it was voted an October LibraryReads pick by librarians across the nation! If you haven’t yet experienced the ride that is this double-starred-reviewed thriller, be sure to catch it on Netgalley while you still can, available to request here!