Happy Half Hour (7/15/24)

This Monday, we’re discussing a retired pharmacist who must revisit her past to consider if an old flame can reignite, a teen struggling with the loss of his best friend so much so that he begins imagining things, and a young woman who uses her beauty to infiltrate an enemy palace as a spy. THE […]

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2024 Locus Awards Winners

Congratulations to Macmillan’s seven 2024 Locus Awards Winners! SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL SYSTEM COLLAPSE by Martha Wells FANTASY NOVEL WITCH KING by Martha Wells HORROR NOVEL A HOUSE WITH GOOD BONES by T. Kingfisher YOUNG ADULT NOVEL PROMISES STRONGER THAN DARKNESS by Charlie Jane Anders BEST NOVELLA THORNHEDGE by T. Kingfisher BEST Publisher TOR BOOKS […]

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Series We Love Staff Picks (6/25/24)

This month, we’re sharing installments in series we’re excited about, whether they’re starts to new series or continuations of beloved storylines! AMANDA’S PICK: ROUGH PAGES BY LEV AC ROSEN This is the third book in the loose historical mystery series following LAVENDER HOUSE and THE BELL IN THE FOG. Set in atmospheric 1950s San Francisco, […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/24/24)

Today, we’re chatting about a group of teens stranded in a monster-infested forest, a secret book mailing operation that leads to a missing person case, and a young woman who rises from social pariah to power in a reimagining of pre-colonial West Africa. WHAT THE WOODS TOOK by Courtney Gould | 9781250340672 | 12/10/24 ROUGH […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2024 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September titles for the September 2024 LibraryReads list! VOTES DUE AUGUST 1ST!   THE NIGHT GUEST BY HILDUR KNÚTSDÓTTIR | 9781250322043 | 9/3/24 REQUEST ON NETGALLEY “Knútsdóttir’s parenthetical asides and idiosyncratic voice create a queasy sense of vertigo as the story unfolds, and the time the narrative takes […]

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Fall 2024 Adult + YA Preview Recap (6/11/24)

Thank you to everyone who attended our Fall Adult + YA Preview! A recording of the preview is available here. You can check out an Edelweiss catalog of all the titles we presented here. Plus find more info from our special guest speakers: Jean Hanff Korelitz’s THE SEQUEL and Courtney Gould’s WHAT THE WOODS TOOK.  […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (6/10/2024)

SOMETHING IN THE WALLS by Daisy Pearce9781250334381 | 2/25/25 A child psychologist is called to a remote village to examine a teenage girl who claims she’s possessed by a witch, in this chilling and spellbindingly tense novel of psychological suspense. She’s looking for the truth but something else is staring back. Meet Alice, a thirteen-year-old […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/10/24)

This Monday, we’re hanging out with a woman who gives serial killer tours of her hometown of San Francisco, a boy trying in vain to escape a vengeful curse, and an adorable couple who love cooking together with their family. THE SERIAL KILLER GUIDE TO SAN FRANCISCO by Michelle Chouinard | 9781250359308 | 9/24/24 ONE […]

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Three Stars for MASQUERADE

O.O. Sangoyomi’s MASQUERADE, a breathtaking adult fiction novel that follows a young Yorùbá woman as she rises from social pariah to power in this reimagining of pre-colonial West Africa, has received three starred reviews! “This debut novel is a page-turning blend of historical fiction with a retelling of the story of Hades and Persephone, deftly […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/3/24)

On today’s Happy Half Hour, we’re chatting about a teenager who has special mind-reading powers, reunited history professors who may rekindle a past romance, and a gothic, vampire tale with a dark academia setting. MYSTERIOUS WAYS by Wendy Wunder | 9781250770202 | 8/27/24 GIVEN OUR HISTORY by Kristyn J. Miller | 9781250861900 | 8/27/24 THE […]

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