Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Category: Fiction

From a modern-day Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle set in the brutal sweatshops of China, to a sweeping YA fantasy about a young girl untangling the perils of the revisionist history with which she was raised, we hope you’ll find something here that will spark conversations in your own book club. And purely for fun … here is a cocktail recipe to consider for your next book club gathering, given the drink’s (read more…)

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Annie Ward sat down with the Harlequin team to discuss her inspiration behind her twisted thriller, Beautiful Bad [March 5, Park Row Books]…and has the photos to back it up! Based heavily on her time working in the Balkans, as well as real people in her life, Annie talks about her experience in the unstable region, as well as her aim to “challenge people’s assumptions about villains and what makes a monster.” Love (read more…)

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Attending ALA MW in Seattle this year? Don’t miss three fabulous authors in conversation! PopTop Stage: Support Your Local Girl Gang Sunday, Jan. 27 2:00PM – 2:50PM Moderated by Bruce MacIntosh, Director of Programming (Denver Pop Culture Con and Reno Pop Culture Con)           Milicent Patrick was one of Disney’s first female animators and the creator of one of Hollywood’s most iconic monsters, but her work (read more…)

When 12-year-old Maddie vanishes from her bedroom one night, her seemingly perfect family is thrown into chaos. Mofina, a former crime reporter and award-winning thriller author, pulls no punches in his newest thriller, Missing Daughter [MIRA, February 2019], and people are taking notice. “Well-developed characters and an intense pace add to this gripping novel. This latest from a gifted storyteller should not be missing from your reading pile.”— Library Journal, starred (read more…)

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Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad [Park Row Books, March 2019] isn’t just a psychological thriller of global proportions… it’s now a STARRED psychological thriller of global proportions! Starting with a mysterious and desperate 911 call, Ward takes her readers for a ride from pre-9/11 Bulgaria to today’s small-town Kansas through the eyes of a twisted love triangle with deadly consequences… “Ward takes her time revealing what tragedy transpired in the present, (read more…)