November 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and NEVER FALL FOR YOUR FIANCEE by Virginia Heath and A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske are LibraryReads Picks for November 2021! NEVER FALL FOR YOUR FIANCEE by Virginia HeathISBN 9781250787767 | on sale 11/9/21 “Readers will relish this engaging, late Regency romcom’s witty duo as they navigate escalating mishaps and […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (10/18/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE RUINS by Phoebe WynneISBN 9781250272065 | on sale 7/5/22 Welcome to the Chateau des Sètes, a jewel of the Cote d’Azur. Ruby Ashby adores her parents’ house in France, but this August, everything feels […]

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The Minotaur Sampler, Volume 4

Looking for a new book that will make your heart race? The fourth edition of The Minotaur Sampler compiles the beginnings of six can’t-miss novels–either standalone or first in series–publishing Winter 2022 for free for easy sampling. Standalone: From debut author Stacy Willingham comes a masterfully done, lyrical thriller that is certain to be the […]

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Sneak Peek: November 2021 Indie Next List

The November 2021 Indie Next list features 4 Macmillan titles! A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya MarskeISBN 9781250788870 | on sale 11/2/21 “Sensual erotic scenes, an intriguing magic system, and a puzzling mystery combine to make this novel a wonder.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Marske’s debut is a delightful blend of Edwardian fantasy and romance, with enough […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/17/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Two women at midlife rediscover themselves—and perhaps each other—in Asali Solomon’s tender, surprising novel THE DAYS OF AFREKETE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Discover twist after twist, an unspeakable secret, and the most mind-blowing reveal ever in Catriona Ward’s gripping […]

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Maximum Shelf: OLGA DIES DREAMING (9/15/21)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Xochitl Gonzalez’s OLGA DIES DREAMING, a blazing debut about a status-driven wedding planner grappling with her social ambitions, absent mother, and Puerto Rican roots­, all in the wake of Hurricane Maria. It’s 2017, and Olga and her brother, Pedro “Prieto” Acevedo, are boldfaced names in their hometown of […]

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3 Stars for MY MONTICELLO

Jocelyn Nicole Johnson’s short story collection MY MONTICELLO–a formidable and wildly original debut–has received THREE starred reviews! “A sharp debut by a writer with wit and confidence.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Johnson wrestles with questions of racial identity, post-racial society, and the legacies of slavery in her masterly debut collection… This incandescent work speaks not just […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/2/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Family shock and drama ensues in María Amparo Escandón’s L.A. WEATHER, a rollicking and hilarious love letter to L.A. about a family wrestling with their toughest decision yet. Watch Talia’s full video here. A widower battles grief, rage, and the […]

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The Debut Review: 20 Questions With Dustin Thao (9/1/21)

For this Debut Review, we’re chatting with YA author Dustin Thao as he answers 20 questions about himself and his heartfelt debut, YOU’VE REACHED SAM. Before we hear from Dustin, let’s dive into YOU’VE REACHED SAM. This emotionally charged love story asks, what would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye? Filled […]

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Booklist 2021 Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror Spotlight

Booklist knows the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror books you’ll want on your shelves this year! Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror A MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkSORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-ChanSUN-DAUGHTERS, SEA-DAUGHTERS by Aimee Ogden Spectrum of Horror: From Shivers to […]

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