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Harlequin for Libraries

Category: Fiction

The Lady from the Black Lagoon cover

Milicent Patrick was a talented animator and make-up artist who was written off by men and forgotten by history… until now. Mallory O’Meara’s The Lady from the Black Lagoon [March 2019, Hanover Square] is part Milicent Patrick bio, part journey of the author’s self-discovery, and part scathing analysis of sexism in the film industry, during both Milicent’s time and our own. “In this captivating and exhaustively researched biography, screenwriter and producer O’Meara (read more…)

Wil Medearis’s incredible New York noir novel, Restoration Heights [January, Hanover Square Press], takes you on a journey with a young, white artist through gentrified Brooklyn as he tries to navigate the tendrils of wealth and power and find a missing woman in the middle of it all. Booklist raves: “This stunning debut opens boldly with the word You, as did Jay McInerney’s Bright Lights, Big City (1984), and readers are likely to (read more…)

Good news: Pumpkin spice lattes are back! Better news: Harlequin’s upcoming books are AMAZING! Best news: We already paired them with your favorite coffee house favorites… BELOW ARE SOME OF THE TITLES LIBRARIANS HAVE ALREADY FALLEN IN LOVE WITH ON GALLEYCHAT*:   Evergreen Tidings From The Baumgartners: Caramel Latte  Sweet and Addictive (Park Row Books; Oct. 16) The Spite Game: Pumpkin Spice Latte Sharp and Halloween-y (MIRA; October 30) Restoration Heights: Dark Mocha Latte (read more…)

Under My Skin cover

In her research for Under My Skin [Park Row Books], the chilling tale of a photographer haunted–both night and day–by the unsolved murder of her husband, master storyteller Lisa Unger delved into an impressive reading list that included works by Carl Jung, a photography treatise by Susan Sontag, and Freud’s Interpretation of Dreams. The result is a novelization of the complicated lengths our minds go to fill in the blanks after trauma (read more…)