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5 Literary Gems You Probably Missed

Check Out These Knock-Out Debut Novels Some novels get all the press. These are the big titles that everyone seems to hear about in the media, and they are usually featured prominently on Barnes & Noble’s front tables. Think All the Light We Cannot See, The Goldfinch, and Gone Girl. Many abundantly-exposed books live up to the hype, but there are so many other literary gems that are just waiting to be savored by discerning readers. In the last few years alone, I’ve stumbled upon a handful of books that didn’t get a fraction of the publicity they deserved. Each [...]

April 12th, 2017|

Spring 2017 Book Preview

Ah, spring — when you’ve plowed through all the gift books you got for the holidays and you’re ready for a whole new stack. Well, we’re here to help! Spring 2017 features a ton of great new fiction and nonfiction that you’ll want to bookmark, put on your hold list, or run out to your local bookstore to buy. Take a look at our top spring 2017 books and get to work! OUT NOW King's Cage (out now) Author: Victoria Aveyard   No punches are pulled in this third volume of the Red Queen series. Mare Barrow, you may recall, [...]

March 25th, 2017|

5 Literary Subscription Boxes to Treat Yourself

The holidays are over, yet there are still months of crappy winter weather howling outside your door. What could be better than treating yourself to a monthly delivery of books, reading-themed gifts and treats? No matter what your favorite genre is, we’ve got a delightful book subscription box just for you. One less reason to leave the house!   Novel Tea Club ($29.99/month) The Novel Tea Club comes in romance, fantasy, or young adult genres (you can switch genres from month to month, if you like). Each delivery includes a book, some fancy tea, and surprise extras that could include [...]

February 5th, 2017|