May 2018 LibraryReads

While enjoying the warm weather, enjoy some wonderful reading as well. Bestselling author Sarah Winman’s new novel Tin Man gives readers a chance to experience emotions like never before; travel to another world and become a part of a cosmic war in Furyborn, an epic feminist fantasy by Claire Legrand; and Julia Heaberlin’s new novel Paper Ghosts […]

Fiction from Andrews, Roberts, Ware, and Debuter Thomas | Xpress Reviews

Mainly for Andrews’s fans; Roberts does an excellent job of creating sympathetic and relatable characters with real-life problems; Thomas writes with confident verve and a gift for expressive dialog; Ware’s fourth novel is her best yet

New and Known | Wyatt’s World

July brings an exciting mix of debut novels and key authors. From longtime favorites to new names to note, these books promise an engrossing month of entertainment. Here are five suggestions that will please a range of readers.

July 2017 LibraryReads

The July LibraryReads list is sure to be a hit. New York Times bestselling author Ruth Ware and her new thriller The Lying Game will have you full of anticipation; David Williams’s debut novel, When the English Fall, takes you on an in-depth journey through the life of an Amish farmer; and Hello, Sunshine will […]

LibraryReads | July 2016

Librarians from all over the country submit their favorite books of the month, featuring an exciting techno-thriller from Blake Crouch that hinges on the idea of multiple realities.

The Eighth Annual Librarian Shout ‘n Share | BookExpo America 2016

The best was saved for last as tote-bag-laden librarians gathered at the close of the final day of BookExpo America, held May 11–13 at Chicago’s McCormick Place, to share their discoveries on the exhibit floor. The Association of American Publishers-LJ-sponsored Librarian Shout ‘n Share panel, moderated by LJ fiction editor Wilda Williams, featured a bevy […]

Coloring, Geeking, Watching, Witching, & More | What We’re Reading

LJ/SLJ and JLG staffers share their oddball and nightmare and just plain vanilla reads this week.

Fiction from Bittner, Brackston, Stewart, and Debuter Ware | Xpress Reviews

Love in the Old West from Bittner; readers will suspend disbelief in Brackston’s mystical tale; an unhurried pace, an element of mystery, and plenty of symbolism from Stewart; debut novelist Ware builds suspense with verve and energy