Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Category: Fiction

Travel from the Balkans to England, Iraq to NYC, and finally to an ordinary home in Kansas on The Day of the Killing, when a frantic 911 calls in the opening pages of Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad [March, 2019] summons the police to a shocking crime scene. Loved the read? Request the entire ARC on Netgalley, here.   Early praise for Beautiful Bad: “As imaginatively constructed as it is compelling. Filled with (read more…)

Harlequin TEEN authors are catching eyes and crossing over in the world of adult horror: “On the YA side, Hillary Monahan [aka Eva Darrows, author of Harlequin TEEN’s Dead Little Mean Girl] and Amy Lukavics [Daughters Unto Devils, The Ravenous] are making this the Golden Age of horror,” said Paul Tremblay, the author of the terrifying Head Full of Ghosts and creepy Cabin at the End of the World,  in his LA Times (read more…)

Campaign Widows cover

‘Tis the (election) season! Feeling a bit of political fatigue as we head into the 2018 elections? Book Clubbish has the perfect book club kit remedy for you. The West Wing meets Sex and the City in Aimee Agresti’s Campaign Widows [Graydon House], a wickedly sharp, wildly fun take on the Washington landscape. Follow the misadventures of the “widows,” an inner circle of DC elites who forge unlikely friendships and unbreakable bonds over the (read more…)

When the Lights Go Off cover

Mary Kubica’s newest psychological thriller, When the Lights Go Out [September 2018, Park Row Books] has been selected by public library staff across the nation as the #9 pick for the September LibraryReads list! LibraryReads is a list of the top ten books published this month that librarians across the United States love. In Kubica’s fifth nail-biting read, meet Jessie, whose is insomnia-plagued life complicated enough before she is plunged into a bizarre case of stolen identity (read more…)

Summer is full of delightful things to do: climbing trees, napping on the beach, and (most importantly) checking out upcoming Harlequin reads! Below are some of the hot titles garnering library buzz on GalleyChat*: Beautiful Bad: for the dark and twisted librarian (Park Row Books; March 26)   Secret Language of Cats: for the cat-lady librarian (Hanover Square Press; Nov. 6)   When The Lights Go Out: for the sleepless librarian (read more…)