THE LIAR IN THE LIBRARY, by Simon Brett, Black Thorn

When an author event at the local library ends in murder, Jude finds herself a suspect in the waspishly witty new Fethering mystery. Having been booked to give a talk at Fethering Library, successful author Burton St Clair invites his old friend Jude to come along. Although they haven?t met for twenty years, Jude is … Continue reading THE LIAR IN THE LIBRARY, by Simon Brett, Black Thorn

LUPIN LEAPS IN: A BREAKING CAT NEWS ADVENTURE, by Georgia Dunn, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Lupin Leaps In is a brand-new comic collection of Breaking Cat News for middle grade readers! This just in: Three adorable house cats are reporting the most hilarious breaking news! Based on author/illustrator Georgia Dunn’s real-life pets, Elvis, Lupin, and Puck strap on neckties and pick up microphones to provide the most up-to-date relevant news … Continue reading LUPIN LEAPS IN: A BREAKING CAT NEWS ADVENTURE, by Georgia Dunn, Andrews McMeel Publishing

WHERE’S THE LLAMA? AN AROUND-THE-WORLD ADVENTURE, by Michael O’Mara, Andrews McMeel Publishing

Get ready for a whole llotta llama drama! Word has reached the Andes that everyone's going bananas over llamas!  Intrigued, an intrepid herd have decided to "alpaca" their bags and set off on the ultimate round-the-world adventure to meet their fans. Out September 2018 48 pages approx. MY THOUGHTS: I received this book in exchange … Continue reading WHERE’S THE LLAMA? AN AROUND-THE-WORLD ADVENTURE, by Michael O’Mara, Andrews McMeel Publishing

AS YOU WISH, by Chelsea Sedoti, Sourcebooks Fire/Sourcebooks

  What if you could ask for anything- and get it?  In the sandy Mojave Desert, Madison is a small town on the road between nothing and nowhere. But Eldon wouldn’t want to live anywhere else, because in Madison, everyone gets one wish—and that wish always comes true. Some people wish for money, some people … Continue reading AS YOU WISH, by Chelsea Sedoti, Sourcebooks Fire/Sourcebooks

A DATE WITH DARCY, BOOKISH BOYFRIENDS #1, by Tiffany Schmidt, Amulet Books/Abrams Books, Hachette Book Group

In this contemporary YA, a teenager’s favorite literary heroes woo her in real life The first of two books in an intended paperback original series about a girl whose classic literary crushes manifest in real life. Merrilee Campbell, 16, thinks boys are better in books, chivalry is dead, and there’d be nothing more romantic than … Continue reading A DATE WITH DARCY, BOOKISH BOYFRIENDS #1, by Tiffany Schmidt, Amulet Books/Abrams Books, Hachette Book Group

OTHER PEOPLE’S HOUSES, by Abbi Waxman, Berkley/Penguin Books

"Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful."--#1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin Named A Highly Anticipated Book for 2018 by InStyle.com, Elite Daily, and Hello Giggles! The author of The Garden of Small Beginnings returns with a hilarious and poignant new novel about four families, their neighborhood carpool, and the affair that changes … Continue reading OTHER PEOPLE’S HOUSES, by Abbi Waxman, Berkley/Penguin Books

THE LIBRARY, by Stuart Kells, Counterpoint/Perseus/Hachette Book Group

  "If you think you know what a library is, this marvellously idiosyncratic book will make you think again." —The Sydney Morning Herald   Libraries are much more than mere collections of volumes. The best are magical, fabled places whose fame has become part of the cultural wealth they are designed to preserve. Some still … Continue reading THE LIBRARY, by Stuart Kells, Counterpoint/Perseus/Hachette Book Group

INSIDIOUS INTENT, by Val McDermid, Atlantic Monthly Press/Grove Atlantic/Publishers Group West

Widely recognized as one of our finest crime writers, with numerous accolades and legions of devoted readers worldwide, internationally bestselling author Val McDermid is back with the latest installment in her series featuring psychologist Tony Hill and former police detective Carol Jordan. In Insidious Intent, Tony and Carol are on the hunt for a serial … Continue reading INSIDIOUS INTENT, by Val McDermid, Atlantic Monthly Press/Grove Atlantic/Publishers Group West

9 Thought Provoking Books Everyone Should Read, by Why Read

Why Read: whytoread.com/thought-provoking-books-everyone-should-read/ I question a few of these, but still interesting choices: 1. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress – Robert A. Heinlein Written at the peak of Robert A. Heinlein’s creative powers in the mid-sixties, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress ranks with “Stranger in a Strange Land” as his most popular and acclaimed … Continue reading 9 Thought Provoking Books Everyone Should Read, by Why Read