Genre Friday: Romance (8/5/22)

Sparks are flying today with childhood friends falling in love in the midst of saving a failing hometown bookstore, and a heart-warming romance about two people helping each other heal after a chance encounter at a vineyard. BOOKED ON A FEELING BY JAYCI LEE A LibraryReads pick! “Lee seamlessly spins a tale that offers her readers […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2022 Indie Next List

The September 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! IF I SURVIVE YOU by Jonathan EscofferyISBN 9780374605988 | on sale 9/6/22 4 starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/4/22)

Get your detective skills ready, we’re going to a family reunion at a crumbling Victorian mansion where relatives are being murdered one by one, and to rural Australia to look for a missing girl as her community falls apart. DAISY DARKER by Alice Feeney A LibraryReads pick! “Take one crumbling Victorian mansion, the only habitation […]

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Memoir Spotlight (8/3/22)

Today’s memoir spotlight includes a look at one man’s journey through life and his efforts to move past feelings of anger and isolation, and the stories of author Heather Morris as she finds strength in listening to others. DIRTBAG, MASSACHUSETTS: A CONFESSIONAL BY ISAAC FITZGERALD An Indie Next pick! “Journalist Fitzgerald weaves a raucous mosaic of […]

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Author Spotlight: Laurie Gelman (8/2/22)

Laurie Gelman has kept readers laughing with the mayhem and challenges that beloved Class Mom Jen Dixon faces in her everyday life. Her newest laugh-out-loud novel SMELLS LIKE TWEEN SPIRIT brings a school science fair fundraiser, more spin classes, and Jen’s classic charm and memorable one-liners. SMELLS LIKE TWEEN SPIRIT “Gelman’s new Class Mom novel […]

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YA Spotlight (8/2/22)

We’re wishing a happy #bookbday to an explosive space opera filled with glamour and romance, and the conclusion to a pulse-pounding YA fantasy trilogy! THE STARS BETWEEN US by Cristin Terrill “A teenage girl desperately tries to take control of her life even when choices seem to be ripped from her grasp.”–Kirkus Reviews THE KING […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (8/1/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: ENCORE IN DEATH: An Eve Dallas Novel by J. D. RobbISBN 9781250284082 | on sale 2/7/23 The homicide cop with a passion for justice returns in the captivating crime thriller series by the #1 New York Times bestselling author. It […]

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Happy Half Hour (8/1/22)

This Happy Half Hour brings us an unsettling folk horror novel about love and community, an NYC costume designer hiding from her failures and controlling her own narrative, the discovery of an octopus species with its own language and culture, and a critique of American journalism from a media insider. LUTE by Jennifer Thorne | […]

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Back to School E-Books Sale (8/1/22 – 9/30/22)

It’s just about time to start sharpening our pencils and hitting the books! And Macmillan is here to help libraries get back to school ready with a back-to-school sale, kicking off on 8/1/22 and running through 9/30/22. Click here, or find the title list below, for the 28 titles down priced 25% across all digital […]

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4 Stars for IF I SURVIVE YOU

Jonathan Escoffery’s urgent, hilarious, and revelatory debut, IF I SURVIVE YOU, has received FOUR starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection of linked stories focused […]

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