New Edelweiss E-galleys (10/18/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE RUINS by Phoebe WynneISBN 9781250272065 | on sale 7/5/22 Welcome to the Chateau des Sètes, a jewel of the Cote d’Azur. Ruby Ashby adores her parents’ house in France, but this August, everything feels […]

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Happy Half Hour (10/18/21)

In today’s Happy Half Hour we are discussing an epic love story of a girl forced to return to the home she left behind, an antique appraiser who is given a package of Jane Austen’s letters, a novel of obsession set in remote mountain peaks, and a sci-fi/horror that is Titanic meets The Shining. EDGEWOOD […]

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Get Your YA On: Book Buzz Recap (10/14/21)

IN CASE YOU MISSED OUR “GET YOUR YA ON” BOOK BUZZ, OR JUST WANT A REFRESHER, HERE ARE ALL OF THE YA TITLES WE PRESENTED! You can view all four of the publishers’ handouts here. WAKING ROMEO by Kathryn Barker | 9781250174109 | 1/4/22WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord | 9781250783349 | 1/4/22COLD […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/14/21)

Joe Gunter investigates the death of a local millionaire + Agatha Raisin is on the case with the poisoned body of an old man + the ultimate sacrifices of parenting and the realities of who our neighbors are + a group of missing friends and a twisted killer + a new holiday adventure for Chet […]

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Day’s YA: IF THIS GETS OUT

IF THIS GETS OUT by Sophie Gonzales and Cale Dietrich978125080580512/7/21Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley What do you do when you’re in the most popular boy band in America . . . and all you want is the boy singing next to you? Ruben and Zach are not only best friends, but […]

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Author Spotlight: Jonathan Franzen (10/13/21)

Jonathan Franzen is no stranger to bringing a unique and dazzlingly vividness to his characters. His newest novel, and the start to a trilogy, CROSSROADS does just that with the story of a Midwestern family at a pivotal moment of crisis. CROSSROADS 4 starred reviews! “Franzen’s intensely absorbing novel is amusing, excruciating, and at times […]

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Historical Spotlight (10/12/21)

This historical spotlight takes us back in time to WWII with a powerful story of family, courage, and resilience and to 1870s Paris with a thrilling romance set in the city of love. THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris “Morris skillfully chronicles the lives of the sisters from childhood to old age, balancing fictional invention with […]

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Day’s YA: WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS

WITHIN THESE WICKED WALLS by Lauren Blackwood978125078710110/19/21Wednesday BooksAges 14-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Andi is a debtera—her job is to cleanse houses of the Evil Eye and the destruction it causes. Magnus is a handsome young heir trapped in a mansion plagued by the Evil Eye, which controls the house and the people […]

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Thriller Thursday Cozy Spotlight (10/7/21)

We’re feeling cozy this Thursday with an amateur sleuth and brewer dealing with a murder related to her past and the start of a brand new series set in a dilapidated mountain lodge. THE CURE FOR WHAT ALES YOU: A Sloan Krause Mystery by Ellie Alexander “A touch of humor and plenty of brew lore […]

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Author Spotlight: Louise Glück (10/6/21)

Louise Glück, 2020 Nobel Prize winner, has a magnificent and haunting touch in her poetry. This newest collection of poems returns to themes of morality, nature, and ageing. WINTER RECIPES FROM THE COLLECTIVE: Poems “In her first new collection since being awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2020, Glück returns to themes of mortality […]

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