WALKING THE BOWL: A True Story of Murder and Survival Among the Street Children of Lusaka [Hanover Sq, Feb. 15] weaves the daily real lives of four street children into a page-turner of a narrative centered on a murder mystery–and the power of hope amidst the darkness. The two authors–anthropologist Chris Lockhart and social worker Daniel Mulilo Chama–make cameos in the story as unnamed characters. Publishers Weekly recently gave the (read more…)
February is the month of love and we have all the feels for this crop of releases. Check out February book recommendations for LibraryReads and remember to vote for all your favorites by January 1! Our catalog of recommended February titles can be found here. Are you a first-time voter? Welcome to the wonderful world of LibraryReads! Check out this handy-dandy tutorial video on voting with Edelweiss and NetGalley here.
Just like winter, January’s list is coming in like a lion and we have something for everyone, from moving fiction, empowering nonfiction, gripping thrillers, heart-stopping fantasy and sci-fi, and a little romance. Check out our January book recommendations for LibraryReads and remember to vote for all your favorites by December 1! Our catalog of recommended January titles can be found here. Are you a first-time voter? Welcome to the wonderful world of (read more…)
Summer schmummer. We’re ready to hit the slopes, even if it’s only from our armchairs at the moment–and we’ve got the perfect read for it too. A Publishers Weekly STARRED REVIEW agrees, calling Heather Hansman’s POWDER DAYS [Hanover Square, 11/9] “exhilarating”: “Hansman (Down River), an environmental columnist for Outside magazine, takes readers on a riveting plunge into ski culture… In addition to insightful chapters on the psychology and “heady rush” of skiing (read more…)
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…)