Hot Titles from April’s LibraryReads List

The April LibraryReads list is here!   This nation-wide list is comprised of books read, reviewed, and voted on by librarians.  And there are some intriguing books coming out in April.  Here are the highlights:

The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry by Gabrielle ZevinThe Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

“A middle-aged bookseller mourning his lost wife, a feisty publisher’s rep, and a charmingly precocious abandoned child come together on a small island off the New England coast in this utterly delightful novel of love and second chances.” – Beth Mills, New Rochelle Public Library, New Rochelle, NY

Frog Music by Emma DonoghueFrog Music

“Donoghue returns to historical fiction in this latest offering, based on the unsolved murder of Jenny Bonnet, a cross-dressing frog catcher with a mysterious past. Set in 1870s San Francisco, this brilliant book includes impeccable historical details, from a smallpox epidemic to period songs.”- Diane Scholl, Batavia Public Library, IL

The Intern’s Handbook by Shane KuhnThe intern's handbook

“How did Shane Kuhn pull this off? He’s written an action-packed, twisting thriller about professional assassins, and–guess what?–it’s funny and romantic, too! In a totally quirky way, of course. You have to read it to believe it.”- Nancy Russell, Columbus Metropolitan Library, Columbus, OH

Love, Nina: A Nanny Writes Home by Nina StibbeLove, Nina A Nanny Writes Home

“With a unique voice, Stibbe brings 1980s literary Camden back to life in this delightful epistolary memoir. The letters that Stibbe writes to her sister are a hoot, featuring unexpected cooking advice from the great Alan Bennett, and droll commentary on just about everything from Mary-Kay Wilmers.” – Jennifer Estepp, Queens Library, Jamaica, NY

 

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