2020 Teen’s Top Ten Voting

This year’s Teens’ Top Ten finalists include THE GRACE YEAR by Kim Liggett and WAYWARD SON by Rainbow Rowell! The Teens’ Top Ten is a “teen choice” list, where teens nominate and choose their favorite books of the previous year! Nominators are members of teen book groups in fifteen school and public libraries around the […]

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FSG Author Louise Glück Wins the 2020 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Louise Glück, praised for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” (Nobel Prize Press Release) Louise Glück’s writings: AMERICAN ORIGINALITY: Essays on PoetryFAITHFUL AND VIRTUOUS NIGHT: PoemsPOEMS 1962-2012A VILLAGE LIFE: Poems and more! […]

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Thriller Thursday: Cozy and Historical Mysteries (10/8/20)

Curl up and go back in time with some cozy and historical mysteries, including holiday season in NYC, a spunky southern investigator, and the next Christmas miracle in a cozy series. A RESOLUTION AT MIDNIGHT by Shelley Noble “Christmas in 1907 New York City provides the backdrop for Noble’s enticing third Lady Dunbridge mystery (after […]

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Spotlight on Music (10/7/20)

Press play and turn up the volume! Today we’re spotlighting music, featuring the life of Prince and a deep reflection from Lenny Kravitz. THIS THING CALLED LIFE: Prince’s Odyssey, On and Off the Record by Neal Karlen “A journalist acquaintance of Prince’s riffs on the musician’s Sphinx-like persona, heartbreaks, and basketball skills.”–Kirkus Reviews LET LOVE […]

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3 Stars for DEAR CHILD

Romy Hausmann’s twisty English-language debut, DEAR CHILD, has received three starred reviews! “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful and sensitive portrayal of the characters involved in the tragedy. This darkly disturbing thriller definitely marks Hausmann as a writer […]

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Author Spotlight: V.E. Schwab (10/6/20)

Today we are spotlighting the beautiful and magical writing of New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab. In her newest enchanting adventure spanning centuries, we meet a girl who can never be remembered in a story that you will never forget. THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE 4 starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and […]

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YA Spotlight (10/5/20)

This YA spotlight has not one, but two debuts including a world where the powerful control the truth, and a historical fantasy all about alchemy. And don’t miss the trade paperback edition of the bestselling thriller where sixteen year old girls get sent to the woods. HUSH by Dylan Farrow “In Montane, where words and […]

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New E-galleys (10/5/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE BLIZZARD PARTY by Jack LivingsISBN 9780374280536, on sale 2/23/21 On the night of February 6, 1978, a catastrophic nor’easter struck the city of New York. On that night, in a penthouse in the Upper […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/5/20)

This week’s Happy Half Hour features a small-town suspense, a beautiful and timely debut, a sizzling new mystery series, and an illustrated collection of stories. PICKARD COUNTY ATLAS by Chris Harding Thornton | 9780374231255 | 1/5/21 WAITING FOR THE NIGHT SONG by Julie Carrick Dalton | 9781250269188 | 1/12/21 DEEP INTO THE DARK by P.J. […]

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Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar Recap (10/2/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar, check out all the amazing titles featuring, or written by fierce women! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY: Stories of a Fine and Proper Nuisance by M.J. Rose + Fiona Davis | 9781250241320 | 10/27/2020OUTLAWED […]

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