New E-galleys (6/14/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE POWER OF WOMEN: Learning from Resilience to Heal Our World by Denis MukwegeISBN 9781250769190 | on sale 11/2/21 From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/14/21)

We’re kicking off a special Pride Month Happy Half Hour with a tender novel inspired by MRS. DALLOWAY and SULA, an uplifting story about a ghost and the ferryman he falls in love with, an Edwardian England filled with magic and conspiracies, and a hidden history of American politics. THE DAYS OF AFREKETE by Asali […]

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Day’s YA: SLOPPY FIRSTS & SECOND HELPINGS

SLOPPY FIRSTS by Megan McCafferty9781250781796Available now Ages 13 – 18 SECOND HELPINGS by Megan McCafferty9781250781819Available July 6, 2021 Ages 13 – 18E-galley available on Edelweiss In this Day’s YA two-for-one, we’re talkin’ up the first two books (now newly reissued) in the hilarious, beloved, and one-of-a-kind, Jessica Darling series. In SLOPPY FIRSTS, Jessica is devastated. […]

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Read an excerpt from SAVED BY A SONG

SAVED BY A SONG: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting by Mary Gauthier | 9781250202116 | 7/6/21 Grammy-nominated folk singer and songwriter Mary Gauthier explores the creativity and redemptive power of song in this part memoir, part break-down of songwriting, part philosophy of art. SAVED BY A SONG takes readers from 12 year old Mary–who was gifted […]

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Edelweiss Bookfest 2021 Great Big Galley Grab

During yesterday’s Edelweiss Bookfest, librarians gathered for the Great Big Galley Grab–an hour of collection development/readers advisory gold, filled with all the Fall 2021 titles they can’t wait to gab about. Check out all the Macmillan titles that were shouted ‘n shared: Adult:NEVER SAY YOU CAN’T SURVIVE by Charlie Jane Anders | 9781250800015 | 8/17/21UNDER […]

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Author Spotlight: Laurie Frankel (6/10/21)

Laurie Frankel is a New York Times bestselling, award-winning author who always fills her novels with memorable characters and captivating relationships. Her latest is a timely story about love and family that will make readers laugh and cry with Laurie Frankel’s signature wit, wonder, and affection. ONE TWO THREE An Indie Next pick! “In a […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/10/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Heather Morris, author of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ and CILKA’S JOURNEY, shares a story of family, courage, and resilience–inspired by a true story–in THREE SISTERS. Watch Talia’s full video here. Two people might just find out how hard it is […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (6/9/21)

A critical look at the Second Amendment + an envisioned path toward overcoming injustices + a bold perspective on foreign policy + a guide for middle-aged white men who are suddenly awakening to race and racism + an in-depth look at the U.S. Coronavirus response = this nonfiction round-up. THE SECOND: Race and Guns in […]

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Fall 2021 Drop-In: THE VACCINE

This Fall, the dramatic story of the married scientists who founded BioNTech and developed the first vaccine against the COVID-19 pandemic will be told in THE VACCINE: Inside the Race to Conquer the COVID-19 Pandemic. Written by Financial Times journalist Joe Miller with contributions from Dr. Sahin and Dr. Türeci–BioNTech founders and first to produce […]

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Edelweiss Bookfest LibraryReads Buzz: Fiction Recap (6/8/21)

For anyone who missed the LibraryReads Buzz: Fiction during Edelweiss Bookfest, here are all the titles we talked about! THE DEATH OF JANE LAWRENCE by Caitlin Starling | 9781250272584 | 10/19/21THE ORPHAN WITCH by Paige Crutcher | 9781250797377 | 10/5/21NOT YOUR AVERAGE HOT GUY by Gwenda Bond | 9781250771742 | 10/5/21NEVER FALL FOR YOUR FIANCÉE […]

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