Enter for a Chance to Win We Love You, Charlie Freeman paperback

February 21, 2017 • No Comments Here’s your chance to enter to win a paperback copy of the book everyone has been talking about – We Love You, Charlie Freeman. Kaitlyn Greenidge’s debut novel was named a Top Book of 2016…


February 21, 2017

Enter for a Chance to Win a Copy of Cannibalism

1 Comment February 21, 2017 • 1 Comment Today, the subject of humans consuming one another has been relegated to the realm of horror movies, fiction, and the occasional psychopath. But eating one’s own kind is completely natural behavior in thousands of species,…


February 16, 2017

Paperback Thursday: The Muralist

No Comments February 16, 2017 • No Comments This week for Paperback Thursday: The Muralist by B. A. Shapiro. This story of art and intrigue, of family and immigration, of politics and activism is set in 1940, but it will feel fresh for…


February 9, 2017

Paperback Thursday: Only Love Can Break Your Heart

No Comments February 9, 2017 • No Comments We’ve started featuring different paperback books every Thursday. This week, we’re getting ready for Valentine’s Day with Only Love Can Break Your Heart by Ed Tarkington. “Love can make people do terrible things.” Welcome to…


February 2, 2017

Welcome to Paperback Thursday!

No Comments February 2, 2017 • No Comments Our featured books this week are brand new in paperback: The Good Negress by A.J. Verdelle and We Love You, Charlie Freeman by Kaitlyn Greenidge. The Good Negress by A.J. Verdelle  ometimes the greatest source…


January 9, 2017

Enter for a Chance to Win The Second Mrs. Hockaday

1 Comment January 9, 2017 • 1 Comment After uncovering a court inquest from 1865 in her local library’s History Room, author Susan Rivers wrote her debut novel almost in a fever. “I was electrified by the plight of this young woman and…


January 5, 2017

The Atomic Weight of Love on Bird Day

No Comments January 5, 2017 • No Comments In honor of Bird Day, here are some fascinating facts that go Beyond the Book courtesy of BookBrowse.com and article author Rebecca Foster.  In Elizabeth Church’s debut novel, The Atomic Weight of Love, Meridian…


December 15, 2016

From Pumpkinflowers: Chocolate Corn Flakes

1 Comment December 15, 2016 • 1 Comment Matti Friedman‘s book Pumpkinflowers recounts an unnamed war on a small hilltop in Lebanon in the 1990s, a hill guarded by a band of young Israeli soldiers. Though the war has nearly been lost to…


October 27, 2016

Book Clubs: Enter for a Chance to Win The Muralist

5 Comments October 27, 2016 • 5 Comments Your book club loved The Art Forger, and now it’s time to pick your next great read. New York Times bestselling author B.A. Shapiro returns with a new book about art and intrigue that will…


July 13, 2016

Celebrate Bastille Day with These #FridayReads Books

No Comments July 13, 2016 • No Comments A very happy Bastille Day to you, or as the French would say, bonne fête nationale! Whether you’re obsessed with all things French or you’ve just seen Les Miserables too many times, July 14 is…