Happy Half Hour (5/10/21)

This Happy Half Hour features a debut about grief and rage, war and destiny across an alternate China, the final adventure of Simon Snow, and a woman’s exhilarating post-war New York City journey. DEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn Ferrell | 9781250793614 | 7/6/21 SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan | 9781250621801 | 7/20/21 […]

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2021 Anthony Award Nominees

Congrats to Macmillan’s 2021 Anthony Award Nominees! Best Hardcover Novel BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S.A. CosbyLITTLE SECRETS by Jennifer HillierAND NOW SHE’S GONE by Rachel Howzell HallTHE FIRST TO LIE by Hank Phillippi Ryan Best First Novel MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev March Best Paperback Original THE FATE OF A FLAPPER by Susanna Calkins […]

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Historical Spotlight (5/6/21)

The previously-untold story of nine female resistance fighters from WWII + the brutal history of 20th Century crimes of The Mob = this historical nonfiction spotlight. THE NINE: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss “Poet and essayist Strauss (TRAIL OF STONES) tells the […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/6/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A teen confronts his feelings about his father’s death, his new family, and the girl next door inKat Spears’ THE TRAGEDY OF DANE RILEY. Watch Emily’s full video here. Samantha’s #MacLibFromHome pick is a tender and fierce debut that explores […]

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Maryland and Delaware Library Associations’ Webinar Recap (5/5/21)

Today we presented some of our exciting upcoming Adult titles to the Maryland and Delaware Library Associations. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU […]

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Around the World in Books (5/5/21)

Today’s spotlight takes us around the world to a remote coastal landscape as a woman examines her life, one of Iceland’s most isolated villages with a teacher seeing ghosts, a gorgeous Brittany beach resort after a murder, and a rural village in Northern China to find justice. SECOND PLACE by Rachel Cusk 4 starred reviews […]

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Debut Spotlight (5/4/21)

This debut spotlight includes the suspenseful story of a photographer’s obsession, a Greek myth retelling, an epic fantasy filled with goblins and goddesses, an all girls’ boarding school with deep secrets, and a romantic story set against a Cape Cod summer. THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie Carter An Indie Next pick! “Delta Dawn, the narrator […]

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Booklist’s Top Crime Fiction (5/4/21)

Crime fiction fans, rejoice! Booklist has picked their top crime fiction titles reviewed over the past year that’ll be the perfect additions to your shelves. Top 10 Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S.A. CosbyHUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER by Jeff VanderMeerTHE SHADOWS by Alex NorthTHE SURVIVORS by Jane HarperTAKE IT BACK by Kia AbdullahTOO GOOD TO BE TRUE […]

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New E-galleys (5/3/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE LIBRARY OF THE DEAD by T.L. HuchuISBN 9781250767769 | on sale 6/1/21 Ropa dropped out of school to become a ghostalker – and they sure do love to talk. Now she speaks to Edinburgh’s […]

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YA Spotlight (5/3/21)

This YA spotlight features a sweeping debut that takes readers to the heart of Jamaica, and the chance to fall in love with Jessica Darling’s hilarious voice all over again. HURRICANE SUMMER by Asha Bromfield 2 starred reviews! “The one thing 18-year-old Tilla knows to be true is that, when it comes to her father, […]

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