THE KEEPER OF NIGHT [Inkyard Press, Oct. 12] by Kylie Lee Baker has just received another GLOWING review! This one from School Library Journal, which had this to say about this YA historical fantasy set in 1890s Japan: “A triumphant debut, this thrilling fantasy tackles death, clad with a heroine unafraid to wrench a soul from the depths of a being and venture to the darkest of underworlds. A must (read more…)
For our #BookstravaganzaHomecoming series, we asked our authors about a few of their favorite things. Here is Jacquelyn Mitchard’s favorite cocktail recipe. To hear Jacquelyn Mitchard speak on the topic of homecoming in her novel, THE GOOD SON (MIRA, January 18, 2022), watch our BOOKSTRAVAGANZA: HOMECOMING virtual event here. THE GOOD SON is available to request on Netgalley and Edelweiss.
A rising voice in romance, USA TODAY bestselling author Adriana Herrera (librarians will remember her from the romance favorite Here to Stay) releases the second novel in her Sambrano Studios miniseries. A surprise snowstorm strands casting director Perla Sambrano & her leading movie star Gael Montez together with his family over Christmas in JUST FOR THE HOLIDAYS… [Harlequin Desire, mmp, on-sale now]. In a starred review of the novel, Library (read more…)
Are you a true crime buff? Looking for a twisty thriller? LOCAL WOMAN MISSING [Park Row Books], by New York Times bestselling author Mary Kubica, is the perfect fall read for you…and it’s available in paperback November 2. Here are some treats to go with your read, whether you’re curling up with the book solo, or you want to share the chills with your book club friends (because scaring is (read more…)
In their recent review for Jacquelyn Mitchard’s THE GOOD SON [MIRA Books, Jan. 18], Booklist says that the story of a community rocked by the release of a 21-yr-old from prison (told from the POV of his fiercely loving but conflicted mother), offers “just the sort of plot twist fans of popular and crime fiction crave…. [T]he timely topic will draw teen interest.” Want to see if the title is right for your teen readers? (read more…)