The Debut Review (12/15/20)

We are looking forward to 2021 and the introduction of some exciting new voices! In this Debut Review, we’re rounding up a few of the March and April debuts that are available for download on Edelweiss now, including a stunning own voices novel taking place in Cuba and Miami, a story about storytelling and the […]

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World War II Spotlight (12/15/20)

Today we’re spotlighting World War II in fiction and nonfiction with a hearting-pounding story of a Jewish detective searching for a serial killer in war-torn Berlin and a look at monuments around the world commemorating World War II and what they say about us today. GERMANIA: A Novel of Nazi Berlin by Harald Gilbers “What […]

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2021 YALSA Award Nominees

Congrats to all of our 2021 nominees for the Best Fiction for Young Adults list and the Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers list! Best Fiction for Young Adults: THE INSOMNIACS by Marit WeisenbergFABLE by Adrienne YoungWHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlinTWEET CUTE by Emma LordFOUL IS FAIR by Hannah CapinJANE ANONYMOUS by Laurie Faria […]

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January 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins, REMOTE CONTROL by Nnedi Okorafor, and OUTLAWED by Anna North are LibraryReads Picks for January 2021, plus Seanan McGuire adds to her Hall of Fame-ness with ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS! THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins (#1 PICK!)ISBN 9781250245496, on sale 1/5/21 A […]

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Happy Half Hour (12/14/20)

For the last Happy Half Hour of 2020, we have a heartfelt debut about a woman discovering her true self, a modern thriller with a poetic serial killer, two strangers linked by a DNA test, and a deeply romantic YA debut fantasy. THE LITTLE FRENCH BRIDAL SHOP by Jennifer Dupee | 9781250271525 | 3/9/21THE POET […]

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New E-galleys (12/14/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776, on sale 5/4/21 Vern—seven months pregnant and desperate to escape the strict religious compound where she was raised—flees for the shelter of the woods. There, she gives birth to twins, […]

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Thriller Thursday: Cozies (12/10/20)

Cozy up this winter with the discovery of a mysterious antique trunk leading to a murder, a crime-filled cat cafe, and a pop-up ice cream shop with a surprise death. HIDDEN TREASURE: A Josie Prescott Antiques Mystery by Jane K. Cleland “A New Hampshire antiques dealer buys a house, finds a treasure, and—wait for it—solves […]

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2021 William C. Morris Finalists

We’re thrilled to share that two Macmillan titles are finalists for the 2021 William C. Morris Debut Award! IT SOUNDED BETTER IN MY HEAD by Nina KenwoodDevastating acne during her adolescence left Natalie with low self-esteem. Now, as if the news of her parents’ divorce isn’t enough, Natalie feels like a third wheel with her […]

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Twenty Questions w/ Courtney Summers

It’s Day 3 of our Day’s YA Extravaganza, and today we’re joined by bestselling author, Courtney Summers, as she answers all of our burning questions (well, 20 of them..). Courtney’s next book, THE PROJECT, publishes February 2, 2021. 1. Hi! How are you doing?Hello! I am holding on for dear life, like I think we […]

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CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 20 LUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel Best Adult Books THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskBLACKTOP […]

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