Three Stars for THE FAMILIAR

Leigh Bardugo’s THE FAMILIAR, set in a thrilling world of seers and alchemists, holy men, and hucksters, where the lines between magic, science, and fraud are never certain, has received three starred reviews! “THE FAMILIAR highlights all of the things that make Bardugo (HELL BENT, 2023) so well loved: a romance with maddening chemistry, an […]

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Three Stars for THE TRUTH OF THE ALEKE

Moses Ose Utomi’s THE TRUTH OF THE ALEKE, an epic fable about truth, falsehood, and the shackles of history, has received three starred reviews! “Naive Osi is a tragically flawed hero, easily manipulated through his desire to do good by older, cunning figures who understand that history is a story written by the victors. There […]

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3 Stars for WORM

Edel Rodriguez’s WORM: A Cuban American Odyssey is a stunning graphic memoir of a childhood in Cuba, coming to America on the Mariel boatlift, and a defense of democracy. Confronting questions of patriotism and belonging, Rodriguez celebrates the immigrants who guard and invigorate American freedom. And now WORM has received THREE starred reviews! “The comics […]

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Author Spotlight: S. A. Cosby (9/20/22)

S. A. Cosby has quickly established himself as a New York Times bestselling and award-winning author for his standout crime fiction. Now, in his novel MY DARKEST PRAYER, we follow the corruption of a small town from the eyes of a man who has taken it upon himself to handle the problems that others bring […]

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Debut Spotlight (9/1/22)

Today’s debut spotlight includes some exciting titles from first-time authors, with a collection of short stories that follow a Jamaican family struggling to survive in Miami, and a genre-bending gothic horror story about a doctor investigating the death of his predecessor. IF I SURVIVE YOU BY JONATHAN ESCOFFERY Available for download on Edelweiss here. 4 starred reviews […]

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Genre Friday: Sci-Fi/Fantasy (8/12/22)

This Genre Friday brings us the ultimate round-up of new and upcoming sci-fi and fantasy releases, including a family who consumes books as food, a civil war breaking out in dystopian Hollywood, a man playing with time in the midst of World War I, the start to an epic fantasy series about an immortal man […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2022 Indie Next List

The September 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! IF I SURVIVE YOU by Jonathan EscofferyISBN 9780374605988 | on sale 9/6/22 4 starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (5/3/22)

This literary fiction spotlight illuminates captivating characters with a humorous story about modern love, a tale of sisterhood and loss, and one family’s effort to preserve their culture after fleeing their country. CULT CLASSIC by Sloane Crosley 3 starred reviews! “Novelist and essayist Crosley (THE CLASP, 2015; LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE, 2018) casts a spell […]

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Fairytale & Folklore Spotlight (4/21/22)

This fairytale and folklore spotlight is sure to bring the magic, from the story of a convent-raised woman who sets off to save her sister from her marriage to an abusive prince, to a queer Arthurian retelling about an unlikely hero who makes her way to the Camelot-inspired King’s court. NETTLE & BONE BY T. KINGFISHER […]

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Author Spotlight: Christopher Golden (1/12/22)

New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden is a master at terrifying and capturing readers with his supernatural thrillers. In this next horror-thriller adventure, we have a film crew covering a ghost story, a haunted highway, and an abandoned town. ROAD OF BONES 3 starred reviews! “Bestseller Golden’s eerie, inventive latest (after RED HANDS) takes […]

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