Hachette Hot Reads: Summer Fun with Grand Central, Little Brown & More

Hachette Hot Reads: Summer Fun with Grand Central, Little, Brown & More

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 3:00 – 4:00 PM ET, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Spring has sprung, summer is on its way, and here’s your chance to find out about hot books you’ll want to read this summer. Author Susie Jane Gilman and Grand Central Publishing’s Senior Editor Helen Atsma will discuss Susie’s upcoming novel THE ICE CREAM QUEEN OF ORCHARD STREET, a debut novel following Susie’s hilarious nonfiction. In addition, National Book Award finalist Josh Ferris will join with his editor, Little, Brown’s Senior Vice President and Publisher Reagan Arthur, to discuss Josh’s upcoming novel, TO RISE AGAIN AT A DECENT HOUR. In addition, Hachette’s Adult Library Marketing Team—Ali Coughlin, Melissa Nicholas and Karen Torres—will feature more of Hachette’s hot reads. Moderated by LJ’s Prepub Alert editor, Barbara Hoffert. Register Now!

Best Sellers: Books Most Borrowed, March 2014

David and Goliath can’t be beat in nonfiction; The Goldfinch is still flying high at the top of fiction

Crafts & DIY Reviews | March 15, 2014

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From Sketching Basics to the Bright Bazaar; reviews of crafts and do-it-yourself titles from the March 15 issue.

Cooking Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Robin Asbell’s Gluten-Free Pasta; Mayim Bialik’s Vegan Table; Lisa Fain’sThe Homesick Texan’s Table; and more reviews from the March 15 issue.

Spring Best Debuts

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An array of first novels that display the creativity and imagination rampant in today’s fiction. Libraries need to take note.

Graphic Novel Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Get in the ring with Schechter and Clarke’s Mendoza the Jew; chuckle along with Roz Chast’s Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?; experience the rise and fall of Stephenson, Bellegarde & Jordie’s Nowhere Men; nine reviews from the March 15 issue

Science Fiction/Fantasy Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Reviews of Rjurik Davidson’s Unwrapped Sky, Katherine Addison’s The Goblin Emperor, Adam Christopher’s The Burning Dark, and a list of titles from the March 15 issue.

Q&A: Jerry Beck & Darrell Van Citters

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Library Journal performing arts reviewer Dan McClure talks with the authors of The Art of Mr. Peabody & Sherman and The Art of Jay Ward.

Fiction Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Reviews of Amy Bloom’s Lucky Us, Michael Cunningham’s The Snow Queen, Peter Matthiessen’s In Paradise, Jenny Milchman’s Ruin Falls, Mary Hogan’s Two Sisters, Therese Walsh’s The Moon Sisters, and a list of titles from the March 15 issue.

Arts & Humanities Reviews | March 15, 2014

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Reviews of Alex Beam’s American Crucifixion, Patricia A. DeMaio’s Garden of Dreams, Maxine Kumin’s And Short the Season, Turner Classic Movies & Richard Corliss’s Mom in the Movies, and a list of titles from the March 15 issue.

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