Day’s YA: THE WHITE GUY DIES FIRST

THE WHITE GUY DIES FIRST: 13 Scary Stories of Fear and Power by Terry J. Benton-Walker 9781250861269 7/16/2024 Tor Teen Ages 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley This is a horror anthology like no other. The monsters are scarier, the twists are more shocking, and the stories are written by fan-favorite authors of the […]

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National Library Week 2024: Letters to Librarians

Our authors love librarians!  Check out some of the most recent letters to librarians below. Terry Golway’s Letter to Librarians Gretchen Schreiber’s Letter to Librarians Brian McLaren’s Letter to Librarians Gretchen Sisson’s Letter to Librarians Sarah Beth Durst’s Letter to Librarians   […]

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2024 Lambda Literary Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Awards honor the best in LGBTQ books, and this year’s finalists include 8 Macmillan titles! Lesbian FictionBIOGRAPHY OF X by Catherine Lacey Gay FictionBLACKOUTS by Justin Torres LGBTQ Speculative FictionTHE ARCHIVE UNDYING by Emma Mieko CandonTHE SAINT OF BRIGHT DOORS by Vajra Chandrasekera Lesbian PoetryCOUPLETS by Maggie Millner Bisexual PoetryA FILM IN […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (4/10/2024)

LAZARUS MAN by Richard Price9780374168155 | 11/12/24 East Harlem, 2008. In an instant, a five-story tenement collapses into a fuming hill of rubble, pancaking the cars parked in front and coating the street with a thick layer of ash. As the city’s rescue services and media outlets respond, the surrounding neighborhood descends into chaos. At […]

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National Library Week 2024: Books Featuring Libraries/Librarians

Dive into these enchanting worlds of books featuring libraries and librarians! REMEDIAL MAGIC BY MELISSA MARR The Magicians meets One Last Stop in a brand new fantasy romance about an unassuming librarian who 1) has fallen in love with a powerful witch; 2) has discovered that she is a witch; and 3) must save her new magical world from […]

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Starred Review Roundup (4/10/2024)

Stars all around! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE STARDUST GRAIL by Yume Kitasei 9781250875372 | 6/11/24 “Broad in scope, covering everything from the rise and fall of alien civilizations to what it means to be a person, this is a luminous work, vacillating between the highs and lows of human experience and […]

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2024 Hugo Award Finalists

  Congratulations to our 2024 Hugo Award finalists! BEST NOVEL THE SAINT OF BRIGHT DOORS by Vajra Chandrasekera SOME DESPERATE GLORY by Emily Tesh STARTER VILLAIN by John Scalzi WITCH KING by Martha Wells  BEST NOVELLA MAMMOTHS AT THE GATES by Nghi VoTHE MIMICKING OF KNOWN SUCCESSES by Malka OlderTHORNHEDGE by T. Kingfisher  BEST NOVELETTE “IVY, ANGELICA, BAY” […]

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National Library Week 2024: Books by Librarians

It’s National Library Week! Let’s explore behind the shelves and discover books penned by librarians.  GHOST STATION BY S.A. BARNES “Fans of the original Alien film will enjoy this tense psychological-horror story set in a far-flung future as the crew tries to solve the mystery of this abandoned mission while navigating the atrocities of their corporate employer, […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE WEDDING PEOPLE (4/9/24)

Last week’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick was Alison Espach‘s THE WEDDING PEOPLE, a propulsive and uncommonly wise novel about one unexpected wedding guest and the surprising people who help us start anew. It’s a beautiful day in Newport, Rhode Island, when Phoebe Stone arrives at the grand Cornwall Inn wearing a green dress and gold […]

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Challenged Books Spotlight (4/8/24)

In celebration of National Library Week, we’re uplifting the voices of challenged books, from epic fantasies to romances and queer stories. We proudly stand with authors, librarians, teachers, booksellers, and fellow readers against book banning. We strongly believe everyone should have access to books and actively support organizations championing the freedom to read. As we […]

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