ALMA Buzz Recap (11/30/22)

Thank you to everyone who tuned in to ALMA’s title presentation today! If you missed it, check out the handy recording, and below are all the debuts we buzzed about: IF WE’RE BEING HONEST by Cat Shook | April 18, 2023 | 9781250847546HOUSE OF COTTON by Monica Brashears | April 4, 2023 | 9781250851918WEYWARD by […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2023 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite February titles for the February 2023 LibraryReads list! Votes due January 1! THE ANGEL MAKER by Alex North9781250757869 | 2/28/23Download on Edelweiss and NetGalley “Katie Shaw has always felt guilty about failing to protect little brother Chris from a violent attack when they were growing up in the […]

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Chicago Public Library’s Best Books of 2022

Chicago Public Library has announced its Best Books of 2022, and Macmillan has 12 books on the list, along with two in the top ten! In the Top Ten: THE BOOK OF GOOSE by Yiyun LiOLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez VIRAL UNDERCLASS: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide by Steven W. ThrasherBLISS […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (11/21/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: WHERE THERE WAS FIRE by John Manuel Arias9781250817389 | 9/19/23 Costa Rica, 1968. When a lethal fire erupts at the American Fruit Company’s most lucrative banana plantation burning all evidence of a massive cover-up, the […]

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Historical Fiction Spotlight (11/16/22)

We’re traveling back in time with two touching love stories, one set in 1950s Alaska with an unlikely and turbulent marriage, and the next in 1878 Cambridge with a beautiful portrait of first love and overcoming life’s worst obstacles. HOMESTEAD by Melinda Moustakis Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by January 1st. […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (11/14/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: BEYOND THAT, THE SEA by Laura Spence-Ash9781250854377 | 3/21/23 As German bombs fall over London in 1940, working-class parents Millie and Reginald Thompson make an impossible choice: they decide to send their eleven-year-old daughter, Beatrix, […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (11/7/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: SING HER DOWN by Ivy Pochoda9780374608484 | 5/23/23 No Country for Old Men meets Killing Eve in this gritty, feminist Western thriller from the award-winning author of THESE WOMEN. Florence “Florida” Baum is not the […]

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Bushra Rehman’s Letter to Librarians (11/2/22)

In ROSES, IN THE MOUTH OF A LION, Bushra Rehman writes a fiercely compassionate and unforgettable coming-of-age story about female friendship, queer love, and one girl struggling to reconcile her heritage and faith with her desire to be true to herself. Today, Bushra Rehman joins us with a letter to librarians touching on the ways […]

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Debut Spotlight (11/1/22)

Today we’re spotlighting two first-time authors bringing coming-of-age debuts that portray complex female protagonists making their way into adulthood. MAAME by Jessica George Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by December 1st. “The work’s ample magnetism resides in the savvy portrayal of Maddie’s as a complicated, sharp, and vulnerable person who is […]

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Booklist Debut Authors Webinar Recap (11/1/22)

A huge thanks to everyone who attended today’s Booklist Debut Authors Webinar! In case you missed it, you can watch the archived video here, and check out all the titles we talked about below: PLEASE REPORT YOUR BUG HERE by Josh Riedel | 9781250813794 | 1/17/2023MAAME by Jessica George | 9781250282521 | 1/31/2023THE SPITE HOUSE […]

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