Library Reads

LibraryReads List

November 2019

LibraryReads has announced their November 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Indie Next List

October edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the October Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Top Ten Books from UK – November 2019

A wonderful collection of titles to banish the autumnal blues this month, all of them full of imagination, colour and page-turning delights. Don’t forget to submit Feedback once you’ve read them!

Death in the East
Abir Mukherjee
Harvill Secker
UK Edition

One of the finest new crime writers returns with another brilliantly written historical mystery.

London,1905. Young constable Sam Wyndham is heartbroken when his old flame is murdered. Years later, in India, Wyndham spies someone from his past—and the chance to solve the crime that continues to haunt him…

Bowie's Books
John O'Connell
Bloomsbury
UK Edition

Three years before he died, David Bowie made a list of the hundred books that had shaped his life. John O’Connell has written about each book—and how they affected Bowie’s genius.

Oligarchy
Scarlett Thomas
Canongate
UK Edition

From one of our most imaginative and breathtaking novelists comes a novel about power and deceit. Sent to an exclusive boarding school, Tash enters a dangerous web of secrets.

The Princess Plan
Julia London
Mills & Boon
UK Edition

The Princess Plan is a cauldron of emotion, romance and intrigue. When his secretary is murdered, Prince Sebastian is forced to team up with journalist Eliza. And then the sparks fly…

17 Church Row
James Carol
Zaffre
UK Edition

Heartbroken after the death of their child, Nikki and Ethan Rhodes move to a revolutionary new house. It looks like just the sanctuary they need. But things soon start to go badly wrong…

On The Up
Alice O'Keefe
Coronet
UK Edition

Warm, wise and always witty, On the Up is the story of Sylvia, who dreams of a better life. But when her housing estate is threatened, she determines to do something about it.

Grandmothers
Salley Vickers
Viking
UK Edition

The bestselling author of The Librarian returns with a subversive, witty and moving story of three women and their sometimes fraught relationship with the younger generations.

Humiliation
Paulina Flores
Oneworld
UK Edition

Paulina Flores is one of the most exciting new voices in Latin American fiction, and this thrilling collection of stories showcases exactly why. Tender, insightful and utterly beguiling.

The Almanack
Martine Bailey
Black Thorn
UK Edition

A puzzle-solvers delight, this engrossing historical mystery is as bamboozling as it is fiendishly gripping. Tabitha Hart’s mother is murdered, and the only clues to her death lie in an old book.

Body Tourists
Jane Rogers
Sceptre
UK Edition

Already praised by Hilary Mantel, this tense, intelligent and thought-provoking novel centres on a clinic that lets the rich to come back from the dead for 14 days. But at what cost? And to whom?

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Cover Love

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . .Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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Library Reads

LibraryReads List

October 2019

LibraryReads has announced their October 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Indie Next List

September edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the September Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Cover Love

Cover Love — August Edition

We’ve rounded up another batch of book covers that we love, and we hope you will too. We’ve also gathered all of your cover votes from this month, and your most loved cover is. . . Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris.

Click on each cover to read the full book description, request (or wish for) the title, and cast your vote for the cover. If you’ve read these books, don’t forget to share feedback with the publisher and with your friends & followers.

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LibraryReads List

September 2019

LibraryReads has announced their September 2019 list that librarians across the country loved. You can request or wish for the featured titles below on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the LibraryReads site.

If you are a librarian, you can nominate titles for the LibraryReads list via NetGalley – learn more here!

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Indie Next List

August edition

The American Booksellers Association has announced the selections for the August Indie Next list. You can request many of these titles on NetGalley right now, and view more information on the ABA site

If you are a bookseller, you can nominate titles for the Indie Next list via NetGalley, and receive special access to new galleys via the Digital White Box program. Sign up today!

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Join the NetGalley #Reviewathon!

Is your TBR (To Be Reviewed) pile overflowing? Do you want to boost your NetGalley Feedback Ratio

We want to help!
Tackle your summer reading goal and boost your NetGalley stats with our first-ever #Reviewathon!

The NetGalley #Reviewathon runs for 6 weeks, from July 22nd through August 30th, on our social channels. Join the fun to catch up on your backlog, get ahead on upcoming releases, aim for that coveted 80% badge, and acquire some new reviewing tips from other members.

During the #Reviewathon, we’ll host virtual events and challenges for our members to share their review progress and chat with the community.


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