Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Category: Fiction

Family & Other Catastrophes cover

“Gabrielle got told she looked like Kerry Washington all the time (a comparison Gabrielle felt was more racist than flattering because she didn’t think they looked much alike), and Emily once got told she looked like Camilla Parker Bowles (a comparison she hoped was just racism, but couldn’t be).” -from Family and Other Catastrophes (April 10, MIRA Books) by Alexandra Borowitz   Family and Other Catastrophes is available for request on (read more…)

Tomorrow cover, aka the cutest face ever

Damien Dibben’s fantastical historical novel Tomorrow [Hanover Square, March 2018] received a starred review from Library Journal : ★ “A satisfied reader will certainly suspend belief and rethink the concept of what a ‘lifetime’ could be, as Dibben’s immortal protagonist weaves his way across time and place. Steeped with historical flavor, this compelling read vividly captures the heart of animal loyalty, compassion, and emotions. Indeed, at times the dog seems (read more…)

Pretty Baby cover

Book Club Central has featured Mary Kubica’s acclaimed thriller Pretty Baby [MIRA Books] as a Book Club Choice! Don’t miss the book that Publishers Weekly  called, in a starred review, “a superb psychological thriller.”   Hey book clubs, great news for your readers! Pretty Baby is also available in paperback. 9780778318743 MIRA Books  

black heart

Happy Valentine’s Day! Sort of.   If your heart is as black as night, may I suggest an alternative romance that will send a different kind of shiver down your spine: Dead Girl Running  [HQN, April 24*] from romantic suspense heavy-hitter, Christina Dodd. Even the romance naysayers won’t be able to resist the book that Booklist says in its starred review is a “guaranteed keep the-lights-on-late read.”   Enjoy the read? (read more…)

Things We Have in Common cover

Great news from ALA Midwinter! We are thrilled to announce that Tasha Kavanagh’s Things We Have in Common [MIRA Books] is a 2018 YALSA Alex Award winner! For more about the book and an excerpt, visit our sister site, BookClubbish.   Fifteen-year-old Yasmin Doner is a social misfit who yearns for a sense of belonging, finding comfort only in food and the fantasy of being close to Alice Taylor, a girl (read more…)