Genre For All: Romance Picks w/ a Special Guest! (6/18/20)

Today we’re talking ROMANCE with the help of a very special guest: St. Martin’s Press’ very own marketer extraordinaire, Marissa Sangiacomo, who joins us to share some of her favorite forthcoming picks! Hello genre lovers! I’m excited to share with you today a few of our upcoming Fall 2020 and Winter 2021 romances. There’s a […]

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ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth

Welcome, one and all, to our ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth! In lieu of our usual confetti, music, and various shenanigans, we’re bringing you the best that virtual conferences have to offer, including SO MANY title presentations and special author guests! Scroll on, friends; magic and goodies await! ALA Virtual Book Buzz #MacLibFromHome Single-Title Buzzes Book […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/18/20)

When a knock on the door changes everything, one seemingly perfect family is now filled with lies, secrets, and a search for the truth. Check it out in this thriller Thursday. THE HALF SISTER by Sandie Jones “Following THE OTHER WOMAN, a New York Times best seller and Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club […]

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Author Spotlight: Ragnar Jónasson (6/17/20)

The year is 1987. Enter, an isolated farmhouse, a snowstorm, a liar, a killer, and an unexpected guest. Welcome to the final installment in the nail-biting, critically-acclaimed Hidden Iceland crime fiction series from today’s featured author, Ragnar Jónasson! THE MIST 3 starred reviews! “Jónasson weaves his suspenseful tales together with remorseless logic up to a […]

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Guest Book Talker: Ashley Weaver

Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames historical mystery series, stopped by to share what she’s been reading during quarantine! Titles mentioned:MOBY DICK by Herman MelvilleDUNE by Frank HerbertSWEET TASTE OF LIBERTY: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDanielMURDER AT THE MENA HOUSE by Erica Ruth Neubauer And don’t […]

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Series Spotlight: BUTTERFLY (6/16/20)

Ashley Antoinette’s urban fiction BUTTERFLY series continues with a new story of love, loss, and second chances in today’s series spotlight! Morgan was always told to run away from the boy that gives her butterflies. When she does the exact opposite, loses that boy, and is terrified to love again, she settles with a man […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (6/15/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! (and maybe cats?…) MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March’s […]

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Author Spotlight: Paul Doiron (6/15/20)

The wilds of Maine, a 15 year-old case, and a mysterious disappearance…dive into the latest book in Paul Doiron’s LibraryReads winning + awards winning Mike Bowditch series, ONE LAST LIE. ONE LAST LIE “Never trust a man without secrets.” These are the last words retired game warden Charley Stevens speaks to his surrogate son, Warden […]

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ALA Virtual 2020 President’s Program: Stacey Abrams

Everyone, put your virtual hands together; Stacey Abrams will be the speaker at this year’s ALA Virtual President’s Program! Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM CT | 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM ET Register now so you don’t miss out on all the great panels and events this year’s ALA Virtual has […]

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New E-galleys (6/15/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: CONFESSIONS IN B FLAT by Donna HillISBN 9781640638990, on sale 11/24/20 A multi-media retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the 1964 Civil Rights movement from an Essence bestselling author who lived through it. LONE […]

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