Harlequin for Libraries

Harlequin for Libraries

Tag: conversation-starters

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…)

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…)