10 Books We’re Looking Forward to in February

February. This quote from the Old Farmer’s Almanac pretty much sums it up:

“Groundhog found fog. New snows and blue toes. Fine and dandy for Valentine candy. Snow spittin’; if you’re not mitten-smitten, you’ll be frostbitten!”

We recommend curling up with a good book. Getting swept up in a good story can make the days fly by!

Every month, librarians from around the country pick the top ten new books they’d most like to share with readers. The results are published on LibraryReads.org. One of the goals of LibraryReads is to highlight the important role public libraries play in building buzz for new books and new authors. Click through to read more about what new and upcoming books librarians consider buzzworthy this month. The top ten titles for February are:

  1. A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
  2. A Touch of Stardust by Kate Alcott
  3. My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh
  4. The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy by Julia Quinn
  5. Half the World by Joe Abercrombie
  6. Finding Jake by Bryan Reardon
  7. A Darker Shade of Magic by V. E. Schwab
  8. A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders
  9. The Siege Winter by Ariana Franklin and Samantha Norman
  10. Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King

10 Books We’re Looking Forward to in January

What better way to start off the new year than with some new books? Lucky for us, there are some terrific ones coming our way in January.

Every month, librarians from around the country pick the top ten new books they’d most like to share with readers. The results are published on LibraryReads.org. One of the goals of LibraryReads is to highlight the important role public libraries play in building buzz for new books and new authors. Click through to read more about what new and upcoming books librarians consider buzzworthy this month. The top ten titles for January are:

  1. As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley
  2. The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
  3. The Magician’s Lie by Greer Macallister
  4. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
  5. Golden Son (Book II of the Red Rising Trilogy) by Pierce Brown
  6. The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna van Praag
  7. The Bishop’s Wife by Mette Ivie Harrison
  8. Vanessa and Her Sister by Priya Parmar
  9. First Frost by Sarah Addison Allen
  10. Full Throttle by Julie Ann Walker