Matchmaking with Mac Lib Booklist Webinar Recap (3/26/21)

In case you missed the matchmaking fun, or want a refresher of all the amazing recommendations from today’s Booklist webinar, check out all the titles we presented here and the archived presentation here. ADULT THE SECRET BRIDESMAID by Katy Birchall | 5/4/2021 | 9781250795793ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston | 6/1/2021 | 9781250244499THE DATING DARE […]

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Genre Friday: Romance (3/26/21)

This Genre Friday amps up the heat and the sparks with a heartwarming story about a full-time bartender/part-time cowboy, three unexpected cowboys finding love, an Amish courtship tale, and a romcom in the suburbs. WISHING FOR A COWBOY by Victoria James Janie shows up on Aiden’s doorstep with a 12-year-old boy who looks exactly like […]

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Extra! Extra!: March 2021 Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews Gretchen Bakke’s THE GRID, Katie Engelhart’s THE INEVITABLE +  Elon Green’s LAST CALL.  TIME interviews Eliot Higgins about WE ARE BELLINGCAT.  Amazon interviews Chris Whitaker.  Read an excerpt of Jeff VanderMeer’s HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER.  USA Today reviews BLOOD GUN MONEY +  SHOOTING […]

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Day’s YA: FORESTBORN

TO BE BORN OF THE FOREST IS A GIFT AND A CURSE. FORESTBORN by Elayne Audrey Becker9781250752161Available August 31, 2021 from Tor TeenE-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalleyAges 13 to 18 Rora is a shapeshifter. As all magical beings born in the wilderness, she is feared. But the King sees something in Rora, and she […]

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Thriller Thursday: Historical Mysteries (3/25/21)

This week’s thrillers take us back in time to 1927 Ohio with a sheriff on a case of tainted moonshine and to a murder in early 1900s Florence. THE STILLS by Jess Montgomery “Montgomery continues her saga of strong Ohio women facing daunting obstacles…A beautifully written, finely crafted, character-based mystery that uses historical detail to […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite June titles for the June 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesISBN 9781250304452, on sale 6/15/21Download on Edelweiss or NetGalley “A blend of psychological mystery and gothic thriller puts a psychotherapist in pursuit of a serial killer on the campus of Cambridge University… […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Health Spotlight (3/24/21)

This nonfiction round-up spotlights works on health and life with a diagnosis of the flaws in the healthcare system, an incisive account of the Right to Die movement, and the biggest questions of life and death. THE HOSPITAL: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town by Brian Alexander 3 starred reviews! “Alexander’s scorching […]

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Books on Entertainment (3/23/21)

Today we are spotlighting books on entertainment with a history of an Oscar-winning film, the riveting story of the postwar American spirit in Major League Baseball, and a history of 1980s rock from musicians and industry insiders. SHOOTING MIDNIGHT COWBOY: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic by Glenn Frankel 4 […]

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New E-galleys (3/22/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: DEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellISBN 9781250793614, on sale 7/6/21 Fern seeks refuge from her mother’s pill-popping and boyfriends via Soul Train; Gwen finds salvation in the music of Prince much to her congregation’s dismay, […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/22/21)

This Happy Half Hour, we are talking about a story that is too good not to steal, a photographer editing herself into a perfect family, a YA love story of self-discovery, and an ode to the dazzling life of the world’s first feminist. THE PLOT by Jean Hanff Korelitz | 9781250790767 |5/11/21 THE PHOTOGRAPHER by […]

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