World War II Spotlight (9/22/21)

Today we have two stories of love and survival in World War II with a little-known chapter of a family’s inspiring history + a novel of one woman’s return to Occupied Berlin to face the past and find an unexpected future. INTO THE FOREST: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love by Rebecca Frankel […]

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Author Spotlight: Hank Phillippi Ryan (9/21/21)

Bestselling and Agatha Award-winning author Hank Phillippi Ryan asks readers how much would you risk to keep a perfect life in her most personal standalone thriller yet. HER PERFECT LIFE explores fame, fortune, perfection, and one life-changing secret with the story of a beloved television reporter who starts to believe someone is determined to destroy […]

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YA Spotlight (9/20/21)

The final return to the glamorous world from THE GILDED WOLVES + a story of self-love and acceptance + a debut about four friends in a haunted town = this week’s YA spotlight. THE BRONZED BEASTS by Roshani Chokshi Returning to the dark and glamorous 19th century world of her New York Times instant bestseller, […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (9/20/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: GIRLS BEFORE EARLS by Anna BennettISBN 9781250793911 | on sale 12/28/21 To survive her difficult childhood, Miss Hazel Lively relied on two things: a tough outer shell and a love of books. Now, at the […]

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Happy Half Hour (9/20/21)

We hope everyone had a wonderful summer! We are welcoming Happy Half Hour back with a captivating debut about a female police transcriber, an Ethiopian-inspired retelling of JANE EYRE, a heartwarming story of music and creating the life you want, and a horror-thriller debut staring an evil smart speaker. HELLO, TRANSCRIBER by Hannah Morrissey | […]

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2021 National Book Award Longlists

The 2021 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and we have 5 titles in the running! Fiction ZORRIE by Laird HuntABUNDANCE by Jakob Guanzon Nonfiction THE FREE WORLD: Art and Thought in the Cold War by Louis Menand Poetry THE WILD FOX OF YEMEN by Threa Almontaser Translated Literature THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona […]

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GFA Spotlight: SUCH A PRETTY SMILE

If you’re looking for 1) a new voice 2) feminist horror 3) lots of pointy teeth, you’ll definitely want to check out today’s Genre For All spotlight title, Kristi DeMeester’s SUCH A PRETTY SMILE. “Demeester’s darkly visceral imagery draws a fine line between mental illness and supernatural events that will leave readers doubting reality as […]

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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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Day’s YA: REMEMBER ME

REMEMBER ME by Estelle Laure 9781250261939Available March 22, 2022 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 If you could erase all of your painful memories, would you? What Blue Owens knows: Something is very wrong. Her memories are hazy. Her best friends are acting weird. Her mother died in a skiing accident. Her father moved to Florida. She found […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/16/21)

A serial killer hiding aboard a stranded cruise ship + a missing girl in NYC + a modern-day courtroom drama about wartime heroics = this thriller Thursday! THE STOWAWAY by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth “This is a really good thriller, claustrophobic and creepy and fast-paced. The authors are clearly having some fun with […]

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