August 2017 LibraryReads

The August LibraryReads list really packs a punch. In Ann Hood’s new memoir, Morningstar: Growing Up With Books, she shares her love for literature and the transformative power it holds. Leah Weiss brings us a novel full of hope, heart, and finding the courage within, while New York Times bestselling author Daniel H. Wilson delivers a fascinating new thriller that takes us on a journey to the past discovering human-like machines that have lived among us for centuries.

Zevin, Gabrielle. Young Jane Young. Algonquin. ISBN 9781616205041. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781616207724. F
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Penny, Louise. Glass Houses. Minotaur: St. Martin’s. ISBN 9781250066190. $28.99; ebk. ISBN 9781466873681. MYS
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Henry, Veronica. How To Find Love in a Bookshop. Pamela Dorman: Dutton. ISBN 9780735223493. $25; ebk. ISBN 9780735223516. F
See LJ’s review: LJ 8/17

Weiss, Leah. If the Creek Don’t Rise. Sourcebooks Landmark. ISBN 9781492647454. pap. $15.99; ebk. ISBN 9781492647461. F
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Poore, Michael. Reincarnation Blues. Del Rey: Ballantine. ISBN 9780399178481. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780399178498. SF
See LJ’s starred review: LJ 8/17

Hood, Ann. Morningstar: Growing Up with Books. Norton. ISBN 9780393254815. $22.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393254822. LIT
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Davis, Fiona. The Address. Dutton. ISBN 9781524741990. $26; ebk. ISBN 9781524742003. F
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Walker, Wendy. Emma in the Night. St. Martin’s. ISBN 9781250141439. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9781250141446. F

Messud, Claire. The Burning Girl. Norton. ISBN 9780393635027. $25.95; ebk. ISBN 9780393635034. F
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Wilson, Daniel H. The Clockwork Dynasty. Doubleday. ISBN 9780385541787. $26.99; ebk. ISBN 9780385541794. SF
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Created by a group of librarians, LibraryReads offers a monthly list of ten current titles culled from nominations made by librarians nationwide as their favorites. See the August 2017 list at and contact to make your own nomination.

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