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The Lady from the Black Lagoon cover

Milicent Patrick was a talented animator and make-up artist who was written off by men and forgotten by history… until now. Mallory O’Meara’s The Lady from the Black Lagoon [March 2019, Hanover Square] is part Milicent Patrick bio, part journey of the author’s self-discovery, and part scathing analysis of sexism in the film industry, during both Milicent’s time and our own. “In this captivating and exhaustively researched biography, screenwriter and producer O’Meara (read more…)

Wil Medearis’s incredible New York noir novel, Restoration Heights [January, Hanover Square Press], takes you on a journey with a young, white artist through gentrified Brooklyn as he tries to navigate the tendrils of wealth and power and find a missing woman in the middle of it all. Booklist raves: “This stunning debut opens boldly with the word You, as did Jay McInerney’s Bright Lights, Big City (1984), and readers are likely to (read more…)

That’s right – Tiffany Sly Lives Here Now [Harlequin TEEN], Dana L. Davis’s compelling twist on the “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” is not just one “you’ll fall in love with” (Bustle), but it’s also a YALSA Quick Picks nominee! (The Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers list identifies both fiction and nonfiction titles aimed at encouraging teens who dislike reading to pick up a book for fun. Find out more info (read more…)

Toil & Trouble cover

No matter where you stand on the recent Charmed reboot, we guarantee that we have many a diverse tale here to please every witchy fan–and the reviews agree. Toil & Trouble: 15 Tales of Women and Witchcraft [Harlequin TEEN], edited by Tess Sharpe and Jessica Spotswood, just racked up its third starred review, this time from Publishers Weekly. Read the complete review, here!   “[A] provocative, eclectic collection.”–PW, starred review “This powerful (read more…)

In Mike Chen’s cinematic sci-fi debut, Here and Now and Then [January, MIRA Books],  a father torn between two homes–and two times–will travel anywhere, and everywhen, to save his only daughter. Don’t miss the book that Publishers Weekly calls in their starred review a “heartfelt and thrilling debut“: “Chen revitalizes the trope of the absent and unavailable father by placing Kin Stewart in an impossible situation: despite living on the (read more…)