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Bestselling author Nadia Hashimi's new novel, Sparks Like Stars, went on sale this week! This novel is about an Afghan American woman who returns to Kabul to learn the truth about her family and the tragedy that destroyed their lives.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Library Love Fest
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Find a list of debut titles listed in our March Library Journal ad below: An Unlikely Spy by Rebecca Starford: A twisting, sophisticated World War II novel following a spy who goes undercover as a part of MI5—in chasing the... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Library Love Fest
For this week's episode of The Library Love Fest Podcast, Chris Connolly sat down with Kathy Wang, acclaimed author of Family Trust, to talk about her upcoming novel Impostor Syndrome, on sale June 15th. Following Julia, Russian spy and COO... Continue reading
Posted Feb 24, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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The Poetry Society of America has named N. Scott Momaday the 2021 recipient of the Frost Medal for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry! The Frost Medal, named for Robert Frost, was first given in 1930 and is one of the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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You voted, they counted, and the winners have finally been announced! This month, we are thrilled to share that The Windsor Knot by SJ Bennett has been selected for the March LibraryReads List! We also have two new additions to... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2021 at Library Love Fest
On this week's podcast episode we welcome Lucia Macro, VP and Executive Editor at William Morrow, back to the podcast to speak with Alena Dillon, author of The Happiest Girl in the World. More about The Happiest Girl in the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Hello, librarians! The ALA Midwinter Conference was held virtually at the end of January. The Library Love Fest Team had a virtual booth at the show where we chatted with many of you and gave away egalleys. We also presented... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Hello librarians! As you might have gathered from the above book collage, there are A LOT of fantastic titles coming your way in April. Not a bad problem to have! With a few more months of winter yet to come,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Hello librarians! When the Library Love Fest team loves a book like The Night Always Comes by Willy Vlautin, we can’t stop talking about it! If you've followed Library Love Fest over the years, then you know we're HUGE fans... Continue reading
Posted Feb 4, 2021 at Library Love Fest
This week's podcast episode is a MUST-LISTEN! We featured a conversation between New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson and her editor at William Morrow, Emily Krump. They talk about the misconceptions of the editor/author relationship, the double standard for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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February is Black History Month and we have some great reading suggestions that highlight Black voices. Find a list of recent and upcoming reads below and then head over to this link to learn about even more books that are... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Check out these upcoming Spring 2021 reads: Anne of Manhattan by Brina Starler Pops by Craig Melvin Our Woman in Moscow by Beatriz Williams Hairpin Bridge by Taylor Adams Impostor Syndrome by Kathy Wang My Remarkable Journey by Katherine Johnson... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2021 at Library Love Fest
We are so excited to announce the adult HarperCollins titles that were nominated for the 2021 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, announced by Mystery Writers of America. These awards honor the best in mystery fiction, non-fiction, and television published or produced... Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Hello, librarian friends. Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day, commemorating the end of the Holocaust and marking the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp. Below are some current and upcoming titles to help remember, learn, and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2021 at Library Love Fest
For this week's episode of The Library Love Fest Podcast, I had the pleasure of speaking with Andrew J. Graff, whose debut novel Raft of Stars publishes March 23rd. Following two young boys who think they've committed a horrible crime... Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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You voted, they counted, and the winners have finally been announced! This month, we are thrilled to share that The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson has been selected for the February LibraryReads List! Additionally, Alisha Rai has officially joined the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Happy book birthday to Viola Ardone's The Children's Train. There are so many great reviews for this powerful novel, based on true events, that tells a heartbreaking story of love, family, hope, and survival set in post-World War II Italy... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Watch on : https://youtu.be/NnPeG3-Q6po Hello librarians! We hope you'll watch the replay of our Door to Door with Willy Vlautin, author of The Night Always Comes and Andrew J. Graff, author of Raft of Stars, which took place on Tuesday,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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Hello librarians and happy New Year! Well, 2021 couldn't get here soon enough. 2020 was an unimaginably tough year for so many of us, grappling with stress, loss, and uncertainty. Throughout it all, we were incredibly grateful that we were... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2021 at Library Love Fest
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The Library Love Fest team has many thoughts about ALA Midwinter. Mainly... We can't wait to see you all at the virtual ALA Midwinter conference! Check out all of the amazing author events, panels, and booth chats we have planned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2021 at Library Love Fest
This week, we wish you a happy holiday break with our last episode of 2020! The library team is joined by Andrew Kaberline, Senior Marketing Associate from HarperAudio. We talk all about recent audiobooks that will make your holiday drives... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2020 at Library Love Fest
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Download the egalley on Edelweiss+ Download the egalley on NetGalley LibraryReads Votes Due: January 1, 2021 Hello friends! Happy holidays! Nancy Johnson’s stunning debut novel, The Kindest Lie, is a powerful story set in 2008 as Obama takes office and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2020 at Library Love Fest
This week, we welcome romance author Alisha Rai to the podcast! We talk about her latest, and final, book in her Modern Love series, First Comes Like. The first book in the series, The Right Swipe, was the #1 LibraryReads... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2020 at Library Love Fest
Watch the official trailer for Bridgerton, a new series created by Shonda Rhimes for Netflix, based in the Regency-set world of New York Times bestselling author Julia Quinn's charming, powerful Bridgerton family. You can read the first book now before... Continue reading
Posted Dec 16, 2020 at Library Love Fest
In The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, British illustrator, artist, and author Charlie Mackesy has created an insightful story that takes us on an exploration of life’s universal lessons, featuring 100 color and black-and-white drawings. It is... Continue reading
Posted Dec 15, 2020 at Library Love Fest