Book Spotlight: Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake with pictures by Jon Klassen

Release Date: September 15, 2020 About The Book:  Wallace and Gromit meets Winnie-the-Pooh in a fresh take on a classic odd-couple friendship, from Newbery Honor author Amy Timberlake with full-color and black-and-white illustrations throughout by Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen. No one wants a skunk. They are unwelcome on front stoops. They should not linger in Important Rock Rooms. Skunks should never, ever be allowed to … Continue reading Book Spotlight: Skunk and Badger by Amy Timberlake with pictures by Jon Klassen

Book Spotlight: The White Coat Diaries by Madi Sinha

Release Date: September 15, 2020 About The Book: Having spent the last twenty-something years with her nose in a textbook, brilliant and driven Norah Kapadia has just landed the medical residency of her dreams. But after a disastrous first day, she’s ready to quit. Disgruntled patients, sleep deprivation, and her duty to be the “perfect Indian daughter” have her questioning her future as a doctor. … Continue reading Book Spotlight: The White Coat Diaries by Madi Sinha

Book Spotlight: A Better Man by Michael Ian Black

Release Date: September 15, 2020 About The Book: A poignant look at boyhood, in the form of a heartfelt letter from comedian Michael Ian Black to his teenage son before he leaves for college, and a radical plea for rethinking masculinity and teaching young men to give and receive love.  In a world in which the word masculinity now often goes hand in hand with … Continue reading Book Spotlight: A Better Man by Michael Ian Black

Don’t Look For Me by Wendy Walker

Release Date: September 15, 2020 Molly Clarke should have heeded the hurricane warnings and not driven to see her son at his boarding school. She was adamant about taking the trip on the anniversary of her younger daughter’s death. With stores closing early that evening, her car runs out of gas on the side of the road. Molly didn’t make it to her destination and … Continue reading Don’t Look For Me by Wendy Walker

Book Spotlight: The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Verant

Release Date: September 8, 2020 About The Book:  A disgraced chef rediscovers her passion for food and her roots in this stunning novel rich in culture and full of delectable recipes. French-born American chef Sophie Valroux had one dream: to be part of the 1% of female chefs running a Michelin-starred restaurant. From spending summers with her grandmother, who taught her the power of cooking … Continue reading Book Spotlight: The Secret French Recipes of Sophie Valroux by Samantha Verant

Book Spotlight: The Royal Governess by Wendy Holden

Release Date: August 25, 2020 About The Book:  In 1933, twenty-two-year-old Marion Crawford accepts the role of a lifetime, tutoring the little Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret Rose.  Her one stipulation to their parents the Duke and Duchess of York is that she bring some doses of normalcy into their sheltered and privileged lives. At Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle and Balmoral, Marion defies stuffy protocol to … Continue reading Book Spotlight: The Royal Governess by Wendy Holden

The First To Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Release Date: August 4, 2020 Elle Berenson is an investigative reporter in Boston working on a story about a drug called Monifan. Rumors are circulating that the drug increases the chances of pregnancy but with a possible side effect of infertility. If Elle can break this story, it will propel her career as a reporter. Her research must be above board but that is challenged … Continue reading The First To Lie by Hank Phillippi Ryan

Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas

Release Date: May 12, 2020 Students at Catherine House are all special. They have to be special to give up everything the outside world has to offer to commit themselves to three full years at a selective school hidden in rural Pennsylvania. Catherine House offers its students completely free attendance to its experimental learning and research experience and a promise of success beyond its iron … Continue reading Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas