NYT’s Group Text Book Club Picks INDELICACY

Are you looking for a new way to talk about books with other book lovers? Enter, The New York Times‘ new book club, Group Text, which takes place entirely online! Check out their article to find out how you can participate. For the inaugural, February 2020 pick, they’ve chosen INDELICACY by Amina Cain, the story […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU + a Letter to Librarians

This week’s Forthcoming #FridayReads pick is PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU, historical fiction set in alternating timelines featuring Nazis, the 1950s publishing industry, and a mother forced to make some hard decisions for survival. PLUS keep reading for a special love letter to librarians from the author, Ellen Feldman. Charlotte is a survivor. She lived through […]

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For Your Consideration: May 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite May titles for the May 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due April 1! THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon “Esther, the Old Testament teenager who reluctantly married a Persian king and saved her people, is connected across the ages to two more contemporary women in a sinuous, thoughtful […]

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Day’s YA: ANNA K

Happy Valentine’s Day, YA folks! In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing with you a classic love story with a modern twist. ANNA K: A Love Story by Jenny Lee9781250236432Available March 3, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 14 to 18Available to download as an e-galley In an elite world of Hot Lists, raucous parties, and designer […]

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Maximum Shelf: HOLLYWOOD PARK (2/13/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Mikel Jollett’s remarkable memoir of a tumultuous life, HOLLYWOOD PARK. His story opens in an experimental commune in California, which later morphed into the Church of Synanon, one of the country’s most infamous and dangerous cults. Per the leader’s mandate, all children, including Jollett and his older brother, […]

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It’s a Cozy Sampler!

Looking for a new cozy mystery author to love? Our friends at Minotaur Books have compiled the beginnings of six charming cozy mysteries that started in December 2019, available for download right now on Edelweiss and on NetGalley. Travel cross country – and across the ocean – with the latest cozies by the following authors: […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/13/20)

A crime shared on social media + family lies and a 40-year-old cold case–welcome to #ThrillerThursday! THE ABSOLUTION by Yrsa Sigurdardottir “In Sigurdardóttir’s stellar third Children’s House thriller (after 2019’s THE RECKONING), Freyja, a frustrated child psychologist, joins forces with Huldar, a problem-ridden Reykjavík police detective, to try to catch a serial killer…This heart-wrenching story […]

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Michael Eric Dyson Talks with Will Schwalbe

Michael Eric Dyson, author of JAY-Z: Made in America, joined Macmillan editor Will Schwalbe on a special episode of Macmillan Podcasts to discuss his life, influences, and the importance of language. Check out this LitHub article to listen to the podcast and for a full transcript of their chat. JAY-Z: Made in AmericaOn sale now9781250230966 […]

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New V. E. Schwab Coming October 2020!

THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUEV. E. SchwabOn sale 10/6/20 from Tor Books9780765387561 New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab delivers a brilliant standalone novel, blending iconic periods in history with magic and romantic intrigue, spanning countries and centuries. […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/12/20)

A nonfiction round-up filled with the glamour and luxury of Coco Chanel and a behind-the-scenes look at the adventures and history of 007. CHANEL’S RIVIERA: Glamour, Decadence, and Survival in Peace and War, 1930-1944 by Anne de Courcy “Journalist de Courcy (THE HUSBAND HUNTERS) portrays fashion designer Coco Chanel’s French Riviera milieu from 1930 through […]

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