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

A September To Remember, New Releases Grace Our Shelves Again

We're just two weeks into September, but we're already comin' at you with more new releases to keep an eye out for. If memoirs are your thing, now's your time to shine. But we've also got new novels by bookseller favorites, and the paperback releases to cram into those already overloaded shopping baskets—virtual or otherwise. … Continue reading A September To Remember, New Releases Grace Our Shelves Again

Summer’s End Means The Year’s Hottest Books Are Here!

September means two things: The summer's coming to a close (sad), but the book releases keep getting hotter (yay!). This week's fare brings us second books from a few of our favorites, thought-provoking non-fiction, and reads with virtual events for 'em! Read on for more! Loving Sports When They Don't Love You Back: Dilemmas of … Continue reading Summer’s End Means The Year’s Hottest Books Are Here!

Austin Liti Limits: Jeanette Brown

Scott Semegran of Austin Liti Limits met virtually with author Jeanette Brown for the latest installment in Austin Liti Limits' author interview series. In Part 1, the pair discuss indie bookstore life during the pandemic and Brown's latest, The Illusion of Leaving. Austin Liti Limits interviews author Jeannette Brown from Larry Brill on Vimeo. Catch Part 2 for … Continue reading Austin Liti Limits: Jeanette Brown