Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Category: Nonfiction

A Team of Their Own cover

They are just a few of the ragtag group of women from South Korea, Canada, and the U.S. recruited to form South Korea’s women’s Olympic ice hockey team last year. Add to that a blond haired, blue-eyed coach arriving with baggage of her own and something to prove, and you’ve got the ingredients of the great underdog story A Team of Their Own [Hanover Square Press, Oct. 1] by Seth (read more…)

Truth Worth Telling cover

CBS Austin interviewer Trevor Scott quoted a librarian, who in turn was quoting 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley, about the shared mission of librarians and journalists to the high calling of “enlightenment, facts and storytelling.” Don’t miss Scott talking about this truth as it relates to his memoir, Truth Worth Telling: A Reporter’s Search for Meaning in the Stories of Our Times [Hanover Square Press, on sale today!] Extra bonus: (read more…)

The Honey Bus cover

Pulitzer-nominated journalist Meredith May has written a magical memoir about her unusual childhood on the coast of Big Sur, California. In The Honey Bus [Park Row Books, April 2] she tells of a little girl from a broken family taken under the wing of her eccentric grandfather who kept bees in an abandoned military bus in his yard.  And there’s good news for book clubs: we have a book club (read more…)

Freedom's Detective cover

The nonfiction love continues with Publishers Weekly’s *starred review for Freedom’s Detective: The Secret Service, the Ku Klux Klan and the Man Who Masterminded America’s First War on Terror [Apr. 9, Hanover Square]. Author Charles Lane, a Washington Post editorial board member and op-ed columnist, tells the untold story of the Reconstruction-era U.S. Secret Service and their battle against the Ku Klux Klan, through the career of its controversial chief, Hiram C. Whitley. (read more…)