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Ambitious Ursula and libertine Jay are hardly an ideal pair – good thing their engagement is fake! But in Felicia Grossman’s historical romance debut, Appetites & Vices [Carina Press, February 2019] when playing pretend gets too personal, all bets are off. “Debut author Grossman doesn’t shy away from tough topics—detailing anti-Semitic prejudices of Early American high society as well as drug addiction without overshadowing the romance and humor at the center of the relationship (read more…)

When 12-year-old Maddie vanishes from her bedroom one night, her seemingly perfect family is thrown into chaos. Mofina, a former crime reporter and award-winning thriller author, pulls no punches in his newest thriller, Missing Daughter [MIRA, February 2019], and people are taking notice. “Well-developed characters and an intense pace add to this gripping novel. This latest from a gifted storyteller should not be missing from your reading pile.”— Library Journal, starred (read more…)

The Lady from the Black Lagoon cover

Once bitten, twice starred (that’s the saying, right?) … Mallory O’Meara’s incredible part-biography-part-autobiography-part-detective-story The Lady from the Black Lagoon [March 2019, Hanover Square] about Milicent Patrick has garnered even more critical acclaim, this time with a starred review from Booklist: “There’s never a dull moment in this beautiful, heartfelt tribute to a pioneering special-effects designer and animator and passionate call for change in the industry that forgot her.” –Booklist, starred review The Lady from (read more…)

Beautiful Bad cover

Annie Ward’s Beautiful Bad [Park Row Books, March 2019] isn’t just a psychological thriller of global proportions… it’s now a STARRED psychological thriller of global proportions! Starting with a mysterious and desperate 911 call, Ward takes her readers for a ride from pre-9/11 Bulgaria to today’s small-town Kansas through the eyes of a twisted love triangle with deadly consequences… “Ward takes her time revealing what tragedy transpired in the present, (read more…)

Question: What do these three fabulous books have in common? Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now by Dana L. Davis (Harlequin Teen)   Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig (Park Row Books)   Cadaver & Queen by Alisa Kwitney (Harlequin Teen)   Answer: They’re all on the TLA Tayshas2019* reading list! Congrats to Dana, Ben, and Alisa!   *The goal of the TAYSHAS reading list is to motivate young adults to become livelong (read more…)