February is Black History Month

February is Black History Month

It’s a leap year, so we’ve got an extra day to celebrate Black History Month! We’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of 150+ titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights: Nonfiction BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy PRINCE OF DARKNESS: The Untold Story of Jeremiah […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Yesterday Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice Books of 2015, including these 11 Macmillan titles: Adult Books CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan This is an engrossing and powerful story, moving skillfully amid the failure of the never-ending battles and “peace” talks between Israel and Palestine and […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday! (2/17/15)

Teen Talk Tuesday! (2/17/15)

Just in time for today’s Early Word YA Galley Chat, here are this month’s new releases from St. Martin’s Griffin TEEN and Farrar, Straus & Giroux! And don’t forget to join @earlyword today at 5pm EST (hashtag #ewyagc) to brag about your favorite teen reads! DREAMFIRE by Kit Alloway A young dream walker must save […]

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Friday Reads: Debuts

Friday Reads: Debuts

TGIF!! We’re looking forward to the weekend and dipping into these great debut novels: DISGRUNTLED by Asali Solomon A coming-of-age tale, a portrait of Philadelphia in the late eighties and early nineties, and an examination of the impossible double-binds of race seen through the eyes of eight-year-old Kenya Curtis. “A deft, knowing, bold, and witty […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the February 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. BLUE STARS by Emily Gray Tedrowe “Tedlowe’s 2010 novel, Commuters, was named a Best New Paperback by Entertainment Weekly, so watch this hardcover breakout closely. The topic […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2015 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the February 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah From the #1 New York Times bestselling author comes an epic novel of love and war about two sisters and the secret […]

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Get Yourself Whitelisted on Edelweiss!

Get Yourself Whitelisted on Edelweiss!

Unless you hate having everything you ever wanted to read months ahead of publication at your fingertips… Get yourself Whitelisted on Edelweiss for Macmillan E-Galleys! 1. Register for Edelweiss with your library-issued e-mail address. 2. Send Talia a note that includes the e-mail address you registered with, your full name, and your current library (subject: […]

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Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

OMG you guys—it’s time for our annual list of teen and YA-OK titles! And of course we’re more excited than a basket of kittens in yarn to share our favorites with you! Before we get too tangled up, make sure that you’re pre-approved on Edelweiss to download all of our available e-galleys. Click here to […]

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