Less Than Frightening New Releases

It's not all blood curdling screams around the bookstore this time of year. That is, unless one of our most anticipated reads makes it to the store in its final form. In which case, it's been nothing but blood curdling screams at the moment (haha). Bookseller favorites Bryan Washington and Martin Amis are hitting the shelves in … Continue reading Less Than Frightening New Releases

Falling for Books: New Releases this Week

You've been hearing about the onslaught of books coming this fall, and this week is one of those where there's piles and piles of good reads to get lost in. From an eerily-timed novella from Don DeLillo to paperback standouts, you'll be clamoring to get your hands on more than one these literary treats. Scroll … Continue reading Falling for Books: New Releases this Week

Austin Liti Limits: Jacqui Castle

The latest episode of Austin Liti Limits features a conversation with debut novelist Jacqui Castle. Scott Semengran met virtually with Castle to discuss The Seclusion, her first novel for young adults set in a dystopic United States, finding inspiration during a pandemic, and they make a few reading recommendations along the way. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jacqui Castle

Happy Fall, Here’s Some New Books For ‘Ya!

Somewhere, someone's waking up Billie Joe Armstrong as September enters its last days, but here in the book world we've been trying to keep track of all the titles hitting our shelves this month. This week, Marilynne Robinson wraps her celebrated Gilead series, local author Ryan Holiday's back with more from the Stoics, and a bevy … Continue reading Happy Fall, Here’s Some New Books For ‘Ya!

Q&A with Debut Author, Raven Leilani

Earlier this week Raven Leilani (author of bookseller favorite Luster) was named a 5 Under 35 honoree! The program, organized by the National Book Foundation, recognizes five young fiction writers (selected by past National Book Award Winners and Finalists, or previous 5 Under 35 Honorees) at a ceremony and are presented with a $1,000 prize. … Continue reading Q&A with Debut Author, Raven Leilani

Books, Books, And More Books This September

That announcement on Monday for Pres. Obama's forthcoming A Promised Land (which you should totally pre-order, by the way) blew us away and had us all wishing November was here already. ALAS, it's still September, but that doesn't mean we can't still celebrate all the titles coming to our shelves today. We've got new titles … Continue reading Books, Books, And More Books This September

Exclusive Reading with ‘Hysteria’ Author, Jessica Gross

Watch along with us. Jessica Gross joins us on the blog today with a short reading from her new novel, Hysteria—a shocking debut that Shelf Awareness describes as "a heated, propulsive dive into a troubled young woman's all-night bender...Coolly sexy and razor-smart, Hysteria presents an urban millennial fever dream with timeless style and insight." Read the full review here. Jessica … Continue reading Exclusive Reading with ‘Hysteria’ Author, Jessica Gross

“Park These Brand New Books Right In This Little Book Shelf,” OR Mid-September New Releases

Happy mid-September! Time sure is flying this month, but our new releases are keeping us grounded. Explore the fantastical fiction capers, brilliant histories, and sobering narratives packing our shelves this week—you may just find your next favorite read! Piranesi by Susanna Clarke From the New York Times bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell, an intoxicating, hypnotic … Continue reading “Park These Brand New Books Right In This Little Book Shelf,” OR Mid-September New Releases