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Our authors have done it again! Author Beverley Kendall’s TOKEN is January’s Bonus Pick and JUST THE NICEST COUPLE by Mary Kubica has entered the LibraryReads Hall of Fame for January! Best described as Queenie meets The Other Black Girl, Beverley Kendall’s TOKEN [Graydon House, Jan 3] is a fresh and of-the-moment novel that tackles racism and tokenism as experienced by a young Black American woman in the cutthroat world of publicity. (read more…)

A huge congratulations to authors Amber and Danielle Brown [SOMEONE HAD TO DO IT] and Molly Fader [THE SUNSHINE GIRLS]! Their books were voted LibraryReads picks for December! Here’s what librarians had to say: Amber and Danielle Brown’s SOMEONE HAD TO DO IT [Graydon House, Dec 27] is a fast-paced suspense novel about a young Black woman whose internship experience at the fashion house of her dreams is cut short after overhearing (read more…)

Congratulations to SOMEDAY, MAYBE by Onyi Nwabineli [Graydon House] and SECLUDED CABIN SLEEPS SIX by Lisa Unger [Park Row] for being named to November 2022’s LibraryReads list! Lisa Unger enters LR’s Hall of Fame, which honors authors who have had multiple titles appear on the monthly LibraryReads list since 2013. Named a GMA Book Club Pick for November, SOMEDAY, MAYBE is a stunning and witty debut novel about a young (read more…)

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Love Dorian Gray? Then you won’t want to miss Jessica S. Olson’s A FORGERY OF ROSES [Inkyard Press, March 2022], a lush new YA fantasy novel with an art-based magic system, romance, and murder. Says Kirkus in a STARRED REVIEW: “Magic, romance, and mystery intertwine in this stand-alone historical fantasy…. This effortless blend of fantasy, sisterly love, sweet romance, and murder mystery is a gorgeous take on Oscar Wilde’s The Picture (read more…)

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A huge congrats to author Heather Gudenkauf! Her latest thriller THE OVERNIGHT GUEST [Park Row, Jan. 25], a chilling locked-room mystery about a true crime writer who is trapped in a secluded farmhouse during a snowstorm, was voted a January LibraryReads pick! (The complete list of LibraryReads picks can be found here.) Library marketer’s tip: the title is also available as an exclusive hardcover, just for libraries! THE OVERNIGHT GUEST is still available to request for (read more…)