Literary Fiction Spotlight (6/22/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight includes the story of a friendship—and the subsequent loss of it—between two women, a murdered therapist and the writing group that gets back together to investigate the case, and a bartender at a neighborhood bar who is slowly drawn into the depths of the service industry. GIRLS THEY WRITE SONGS ABOUT BY […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (6/21/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: OF MANNERS AND MURDER: A Dear Miss Hermione Mystery by Anastasia HastingsISBN 9781250848567 | on sale 2/7/23 The first in the new Dear Miss Hermione mystery series from Anastaia Hastings—when you represent the best-loved Agony Aunt in […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (6/17/22)

Today’s romance spotlight brings us a steamy academic friends-to-lovers story set in graduate school, an attempt to save a professional football player’s struggling bakery while facing an unexpected connection, and a fake dating scheme between a famous heartthrob and his in-the-shadows co-star. THE SIZZLE PARADOX BY LILY MENON “Menon’s latest novel follows the unbeatable rom-com blueprint […]

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Author Spotlight: Allison Montclair (6/16/22)

Allison Montclair‘s Sparks & Bainbridge Mystery Series introduced readers to two powerful women in their endeavor to create The Right Sort Marriage Bureau, a matchmaking service for Londoners, in the wake of World War II. In the series’ newest installment, we follow Iris Sparks and Gwendolyn Bainbridge once again as Iris suddenly finds herself in […]

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Nonfiction Spotlight (6/15/22)

Today’s nonfiction spotlight bring us two memorable stories, from the New York-Presbyterian hospital system during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in the fight to save lives, to one surgeon’s breakthroughs in helping soldiers reclaim their lives and their faces after the horrors of World War I. THE DESPERATE HOURS: ONE HOSPITAL’S FIGHT TO SAVE […]

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2022 Lambda Literary Awards Winners

The Lambda Literary Awards honor the best in LGBTQ books, and this year’s winners include 2 Macmillan titles! WINNER: Gay Fiction100 BOYFRIENDS by Brontez Purnell WINNER: LGBTQ NonfictionLET THE RECORD SHOW by Sarah Schulman […]

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July 2022 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and WHAT MOVES THE DEAD by T. Kingfisher (the TOP PICK!), BET ON IT by Jodie Slaughter, BOOKED ON A FEELING by Jayci Lee, and A PRAYER FOR THE CROWN-SHY by Becky Chambers are LibraryReads picks for July 2022! PLUS Katherine Center (THE BODYGUARD), Jennifer Hillier (THINGS WE DO IN THE […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (6/14/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight brings us the story of a man coping with the loss of his relationship by taking a journey through Europe, and an exploration of friendship and how the people we meet growing up shape who we become as adults. GRAND HOTEL EUROPA BY ILJA LEONARD PFEIJFFER “Prolific Dutch poet, playwright, essayist, and […]

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ALA Annual 2022 Schedule

We can’t wait to see you all in Washington, D.C. for ALA Annual 2022! Check out all of our exciting panels and activities below and make sure to stop by booth 1504 for even more fun. Friday, June 24 6:00-7:00 PMSusan Dennard signing (THE LUMINARIES) Booth 1504 Saturday, June 25 9:00-10:00 AM Using Kidlit to […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (6/13/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: ALL THE DANGEROUS THINGS by Stacy WillinghamISBN 9781250803856 | on sale 1/10/23 One year ago, Isabelle Drake’s life changed forever: her toddler son, Mason, was taken out of his crib in the middle of the night while she […]

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