For fresh WWII reads, look no further than author Sara Ackerman, who sets all her WWII historical fiction in her native Hawaii. In her latest, RADAR GIRLS [MIRA, July 27], 23-year-old Daisy joins the Women’s Air Raid Defense to help with the cause–and finds unexpected sisterhood and purpose along the way. Says School Library Journal: This historical novel transports readers to the islands of Hawai’i where the culture is fierce, (read more…)
This just in! Says Booklist of singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, author of The Great Glorious Goddamn of It All [Hanover Square, Sept. 7]: “Ritter, widely regarded as one of our greatest songwriters, brings that same knack for lyrical precision to his memorable yet completely natural fiction. Depth and humor are woven into richly textured sentences and evocative turns of phrase that seem to announce a new world between each word. There (read more…)
Our June Bookstravaganza event kicked off with some epic Indiana Jones music, followed by a Fall Staff Picks sneak peek, a raffle announcement to celebrate Season 3 of Virgin River on Netflix (based on the beloved series by Robyn Carr), and a fabulous panel of authors who talked about how they brought their diverse personal and professional experiences to the (fictional) page: Vera Kurian (Never Saw Me Coming) Nadine Matheson (read more…)
Whatever your current #musicmood, we’ve got a book (and a song) for you! Feeling dark dinner party vibes? Lucky you, we’ve got you covered. Looking for quirky songs, such as a nod to a story about a heart-stealing (in a best way) automaton? Yep, got that too. Check out our latest Music Matches, unveiled at ALA Annual 2021, where our staff members match you with everything from recent Harlequin Trade Publishing (read more…)
We’re excited to showcase our September book recommendations for LibraryReads! Remember to vote your own favorites by August 1. Our catalog of September titles can be found here. Are you a first-time voter? Welcome to the wonderful world of LibraryReads! Check out this handy-dandy tutorial video on voting with Edelweiss and NetGalley here.