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She Drives Me Crazy
by Kelly Quindlen

​Scottie is still reeling from her break-up with Tally when the two exes compete in a varsity basketball game. When Tally’s school wins, it’s just the latest bad thing to happen to Scottie. But it’s not the last—she gets into a fender bender with Irene, the super popular, super gorgeous cheerleader who has it out for Scottie.

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Trend Alert: Love and Sports
by Ronny Khuri

​Two genres, both alike in dignity. Both physical. Mental. Sweat-inducing and suspenseful. Both hot with competition, communication, and catharsis. Sports and romance have a lot in common, so it’s no wonder that when their wires are crossed, sparks fly.

Writers & Readers: In Plain Sight
by Tiffany D. Jackson

My twentieth high school reunion just passed, and if one good thing came out of COVID-19, it’s the cancellation of any events that remind me of my age. However, I did scroll through Facebook, checking up on my fellow alums, happy to see the plethora of high school couples still together today.

The Shelf Care Interview: Macmillan Library Marketing Team

In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to the Macmillan Library Marketing Team, Talia Sherer, Amanda Rountree, Emily Day, and Samantha Slavin, to answer the question: Who is this team of book-a-holics? 

The Shelf Care Interview: Kim Johnson and Alex Aster

In honor of our yearlong Women in Focus celebration, this Shelf Care Interview features two special conversations with Kim Johnson, author of This Is My America and Alex Aster, author of Curse of the Night Witch.  

Talking With: Arthur A. Levine and Kevin Hawkes
​by Miriam Aronin

​In The Hanukkah Magic of Nate Gadol, author Arthur A. Levine and illustrator Kevin Hawkes create a magical new Hanukkah character and mythology.

Core Collection: Everyone Deserves a Happily Ever After
by John Charles

Romance readers love the genre’s guarantee of a happily-ever-after ending (or at least a happy-for-now ending), but many also crave love stories that reflect the world around them.

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