May 2017 LibraryReads

This month’s LibraryReads list will interest readers of all genres. Explore astrophysics with best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson as he takes you on a cosmic journey that will fit around your busy day; take a look into the past when you read The Radium Girls and discover one of the biggest scandals of the early 20th century; and […]

David Grann’s “Killers of the Flower Moon” Seeks Justice for the Osage Nation

In summer 2012, New York Times best-selling author David Grann traveled to Pawhuska, OK, at the heart of the Osage Nation, to learn more about the terrible violence visited upon the Osage in the 1920s.

April 2017 LibraryReads

Spring has officially sprung and with its sunshine and warm weather also comes some fantastic reads. Fall in love with the charactors and relationships that number one bestselling author Elizabeth Strout reveals in her powerful new novel, travel back in time with Julie McElwain and her Heroine Kendra Donovan who will do anything to save […]

March 2017 LibraryReads

The March LibraryReads list has something for everybody. Set at the end of World War II, Jessica Shattuck’s new book deals with the reprcussions of war, love and rebuilding lives. Say Nothing by Brad Parks is a suspenseful ride filled with twists and turns that will have you on the edge of your seat, while bestselling […]

Neil Gaiman | LibraryReads Spotlight, February 15, 2017

In the introduction to Norse Mythology, his resonant re-creation before our very eyes of the enduring legends starring one-eyed god Odin, dangerously mischievous Loki, and more, multi-award-winning fantasy author Neil Gaiman says of the world’s many traditions, “If I had to declare a favorite, it would probably be for the Norse myths.”

February 2017 LibraryReads

With the new year in full swing, there is no question that this issue of LibraryReads will bring you new and exciting adventures. This month’s list includes master storyteller Neil Gaiman’s retelling of Norse myths; Clare Mackintosh introduces us to her new thriller I See You; while Alex George pulls at our heartstrings with a story of friendship, pain, and hope.

Spotlight | Katherine Arden, LibraryReads Author, January 2017

Rooted in Russian history and folklore and told in language as extravagantly beautiful as the fire bird itself, Katherine Arden’s The Bear and the Nightingale brings us Vasilisa Petrovna, a village girl with royal bloodlines and more mysterious, magical antecedents who saves her corner of medieval Russia and effectively all humankind.

LibraryReads December 2016/January 2017

You will find the December/January LibraryReads list thrilling, with books like Peter Swanson’s Hitchcock-like thriller, a suspense filled murder mystery from Barry Brunonia, and award-winning author Jane Harper’s heart-racing debut mystery.

November 2016 LibraryReads

The November LibraryReads list features a heart-wrenching story from Alice Hoffman about a girl from Long Island who loses her best friend in a car accident and struggles to regain her sense of self. Also included is another installment of the Jack Reacher series from Lee Child; a biography of Queen Victoria by Julia Baird; a rich drama about friendship and music from Zadie Smith, and a powerful new novel from Pulitzer-Prize winner Michael Chabon.

October 2016 LibraryReads

The October LibraryReads list includes historical fiction from Paulette Jiles, the latest installment of Tana French’s “Dublin Murder Squad” series, Brit Bennett’s dazzling debut, and, from Charlaine Harris, the first Aurora Teagarden mystery in more than a decade. Interested in getting involved in LibraryReads, the monthly list of what librarians are loving? No problem! LibraryReads […]