September is here so I think we can finally embrace breezy days and pumpkin spice lattes, right? We are here for all things fall, including fall books! With that in mind, check out our November book recommendations for LibraryReads and remember to vote for all your favorites by October 1. And while you’re at it, don’t forget to vote for our December recommendations by November 1. Our catalog of recommended November (read more…)
Be sure to meet authors Daniel Black [DON’T CRY FOR ME, 2/1] and Hester Fox [A LULLABY FOR WITCHES, 2/1] and their fabulous fellow panelists at Library Journal’s Fall Day of Dialog on September 23: 11:30 AM – 12:25 PM ETRebuilding Family Daniel Black, Don’t Cry for Me. Hanover Square Press: Harlequin Joshua Ferris, A Calling for Charlie Barnes. Little, Brown & Company: Hachette Book Group Kai Harris, What the Fireflies Knew. Tiny Reparations (read more…)
Here’s another YA genre-bender receiving raves. In its STARRED REVIEW, Kirkus has this to say of Kylie Lee Baker’s THE KEEPER OF NIGHT [Inkyard Press, Oct. 12]: “This dark historical fantasy seamlessly weaves Japanese folklore and magic into its storyline. Perfectly paced, it is filled with action, horrific death, mysterious motives, and raw emotions….The story also touches on racism, ableism, self-acceptance, and finding one’s place in the world. The descriptive (read more…)
Meet author Daniel Black at United Virtual 2021‘s Gala Author Tea, where you will get to hear about his highly anticipated novel DON’T CRY FOR ME [Hanover Square, Feb. 1], about a Black father making amends with his gay son through letters written on his deathbed. Register for FREE here. DON’T CRY FOR ME is available on Netgalley and Edelweiss.
Congratulations to author Vera Kurian! Her debut thriller NEVER SAW ME COMING [Park Row, September 7], about three diagnosed psychopathic students facing off against a campus killer, was voted a September LibraryReads pick! (The complete list of LibraryReads picks can be found here.) NEVER SAW ME COMING is still available to preview on Edelweiss or Netgalley.