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Annie Ward photo

Annie Ward sat down with the Harlequin team to discuss her inspiration behind her twisted thriller, Beautiful Bad [March 5, Park Row Books]…and has the photos to back it up! Based heavily on her time working in the Balkans, as well as real people in her life, Annie talks about her experience in the unstable region, as well as her aim to “challenge people’s assumptions about villains and what makes a monster.” Love (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…)

If you’re like me, you’re over ‘Cuffing Season.’ Winter isn’t for awkward dates and clammy handholding – it’s for READING! Curl up this January with these books librarians are loving on GalleyChat*: Here and Now and Then: by Mike Chen** (MIRA; January 29)   The Familiars: by Stacey Halls** (MIRA; February 19)   The Woman in the Lake by Nicola Cornick** (Graydon House Books; February 26)   The Lady From the (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…)

As a child of the eighties, Wendy Heard knows that we all need a good dose of the neon decade every now and then. Her debut thriller, Hunting Annabelle [MIRA], is not only a twisted (yet weirdly relateable?) tale of violence and deception, but an ode to everything vinyl. Her murderous anti-hero, Sean, has his go-to playlist, and we think you should too.   Hunting Annabelle is on sale on December 18 (read more…)