Spring is finally (finally!) here, and finding a new book is a great way to celebrate. LibraryReads has put together a list featuring the 10 books coming out next month that librarians across the country are the most excited about putting on their shelves.
Our April Fiction Top Pick, Sara Gruen's At the Water's Edge, also tops LibraryReads' list. Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan's The Royal We promises to be a fun royal romp, while The Bone Tree continues Greg Ile's incendiary trilogy that began with Natchez Burning. Rounding out the list is Kimberly McCreight's chilling mystery, Where They Found Her.
You can see the full April LibraryReads list here. Which book are you most looking forward to getting your hands on?
Get ready to shake off this freezing cold weather with some great books in March! LibraryReads has tallied the votes of librarians around the country, and these are the March books librarians are most excited about putting on their shelves.
Our Top Picks in both fiction (James Hannaham's bold debut, Delicious Foods) and nonfiction (Erik Larson's fascinating tale of the sinking of the Lusitania, Dead Wake) make the list. Lynne Truss, author of Eats, Shoots & Leaves, steps into fiction with the tale of a very bad cat in Cat Out of Hell, and Ian Caldwell delves into a Vatican murder in The Fifth Gospel. Looking for YA lit? Check out Vanishing Girls, a story of linked fates between a group of teenagers, by Lauren Oliver.
See the full LibraryReads March list here.
Get your library cards ready! Librarians around the country voted, and LibraryReads has put together a list of the upcoming February titles that librarians are most excited about putting on their shelves.
Topping the list is the incomparable Anne Tyler's family saga, A Spool of Blue Thread. Other books included on the list are M.O. Walsh's heartbreaking and suspenseful My Sunshine Away and Ariana Franklin's latest historical novel, The Siege Winter. Check out the full LibraryReads list here!
The new year is full of great books! Librarians around the country voted, and LibraryReads has put together a list of the incoming January titles that librarians are most excited about reading and sharing with their patrons.
Topping the list is Alan Bradley's latest delightfully dark mystery starring the pint-sized sleuth Flavia de Luce, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust. Our Top Pick in Fiction for January, Graeme Simsion's follow-up to his best-selling The Rosie Project, The Rosie Effect, also makes the list, along with The Magician's Lie by Greer Macallister, a tale of illusions and possible murder. Other anticipated novels include The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, whom we interviewed in our latest issue, and Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar, a novel about an elite group of London's intellectuals, The Bloomsbury Group. You can check out the full LibraryReads list here.
2. The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
3. All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Autumn is here! And so is the November LibraryReads list, featuring the 10 books coming out next month that librarians across the country are the most excited about sharing with their patrons.
Coming out on top is Us, and we were luck enough to talk to the author, David Nicholls, this month! You can read the interview here. We also got to chat with Lydia Millet about her highly anticipated Mermaids in Paradise, and Bradford Morrow wrote a Behind the Book essay about his new novel, The Forgers. The mystery The Burning Room by Michael Connelly, which picks up on long-delayed murder trial, also makes the list.
You can see the full LibraryReads list for November here!
LibraryReads has tallied up the votes from librarians nationwide and put together their monthly list of librarians' most anticipated books. It's going to be a good month!
At the top of the list is Garth Stein's A Sudden Light—a book we had the pleasure of chatting with Stein about just this month! Jodi Picoult's latest novel about a teenage girl hoping to track down her mother, Leaving Time, is also on the list, along with Jane Smiley's Some Luck, which is up for a National Book Award in Fiction. In the mood for something spooky for Halloween? The Boy Who Drew Monsters is also on the list. Because really, what's more terrifying than creepy children?
I hate to break it to you, but summer break is over. Luckily for all of us, September is chock-full of fabulous reads to beat the post-summer blues. Librarians around the country have voted, and LibraryReads has put together a list of the incoming September titles that librarians are most excited about reading and sharing with their patrons.
Coming out in front of the pack is our Top Pick in Nonfiction, Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, by the quick and clever mortician Caitlin Doughty. If you've ever wondered what goes on behind the crematorium doors, this one's for you. Rounding out the list is our Top Pick in Fiction, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, a Shakespeare-infused exploration of life after hope. Other highly-anticipated novels on the list include The Paying Guests by Sarah Walters; Ian McEwan's quietly moving The Children Act; and Tana French's revelation of the chilling secrets teenagers keep, The Secret Place.
You can see the full September LibraryReads list here. So readers, what books are you most excited about picking up next month?
The votes of librarians from across the country have been counted, and the books that garnered the most nods have been compiled into the official LibraryReads November list. At the top is Diane Setterfield's Bellman & Black, which our reviewer describes as "a slow-burning, creepily realistic tale, woven together with practical but often magically transformative prose." (Read our full review of the book and our Meet the Author interview with Setterfield.)
Check out all 10 of the books on the LibraryReads November list. Which one are you most looking forward to reading?
Enthusiastic librarians from across the country cast their votes, and 10 books emerged victorious, garnering enough nods to land on the official LibraryReads October list, which features the new-in-October books that librarians are most eager to recommend. Coming in at the top is The Rosie Project, Graeme Simsion's engaging debut novel, a tale of unlikely love, which our reviewer says is, "a wacky, wonderful love story that is just plain fun to read." (Read our review here.)
Check out all 10 of the books on the LibraryReads October list. Which one are you most looking forward to reading?