Author Spotlight: Miriam Toews (10/26/21)

Miriam Toews is the bestselling author of deeply human novels filled with compassion, humor, and feisty main characters. FIGHT NIGHT is a love letter to mothers and grandmothers with the story of three generations of women. FIGHT NIGHT 2 starred reviews! “The author of WOMEN TALKING (2018) lets a 9-year-old girl have her say…Funny and […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (10/25/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl GonzalezISBN 9781250786173 | on sale 1/4/22 It’s 2017, and Olga and her brother, Pedro “Prieto” Acevedo, are boldfaced names in their hometown of New York. Prieto is a popular congressman […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/25/21)

This Happy Half Hour we are talking up a debut about a girl’s fantastical sea voyage, a hopeful thriller set in a midwestern strip club, a blazing debut about a Brooklyn-based Puerto Rican wedding planner, and a propulsive YA thriller featuring a game with deadly stakes. THE HOUSE OF RUST by Khadija Abdalla Bajaber | […]

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GFA Spotlight: MICKY7

Sci-Fi fans, get ready for a mind-bending, thought-provoking, comedic space adventure in Edward Ashton’s MICKEY7. “Ashton crafts a unique hero in amateur historian Mickey Barnes, the breezy narrator of this far-flung, far-future adventure… Sci-fi readers will be drawn in by the inventive premise and stick around for the plucky narrator.”–Publishers Weekly THE MARTIAN meets DARK […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (10/22/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A Hadrami girl from Mombasa takes to the sea to rescue her fisherman father in this fantastical story from the first Graywolf Press African Fiction Prize winner: Khadija Abdalla Bajaber’s THE HOUSE OF RUST. Watch Talia’s full video here. Centered […]

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Short Stories (10/21/21)

Today we’re spotlighting short stories with a collection on the relentless struggles against reality and the fight for survival in America, and hilarious, tough, and tender anecdotes defining the vulnerability of girlhood. MY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “This fiction collection is an astonishing display of craftsmanship […]

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Powerful Women (10/20/21)

The world’s most famous living naturalist with an urgent exploration of hope + a novel of two women rediscovering themselves + an empowering celebration of Black culture + a retired judge’s memoir on the complexities of the American judicial system = this spotlight on powerful women. THE BOOK OF HOPE: A Survival Guide for Trying […]

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Author Spotlight: Romy Hausmann (10/19/21)

Romy Hausmann made her English debut with the twisty, suspenseful, and psychologically clever story of a woman who disappeared without a trace in DEAR CHILD. Now, SLEEPLESS brings all the mind-bending and page-turning thrills that had readers hooked with the story of a woman who gets dragged into a bizarre game in which she is […]

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November 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and NEVER FALL FOR YOUR FIANCEE by Virginia Heath and A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske are LibraryReads Picks for November 2021! NEVER FALL FOR YOUR FIANCEE by Virginia HeathISBN 9781250787767 | on sale 11/9/21 “Readers will relish this engaging, late Regency romcom’s witty duo as they navigate escalating mishaps and […]

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YA Spotlight (10/18/21)

Today the spotlight is on the debut dark, magical, Ethiopian-inspired fantasy retelling of Jane Eyre. WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS by Lauren Blackwood Andromeda is an exorcist hired to cleanse households of the Evil Eye. When a young heir named Magnus Rochester reaches out to hire her, she quickly realizes this is a job like no […]

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