New Edelweiss E-galleys (2/5/2024)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: GLASS HOUSES by Madeline Ashby9780765382924 | 8/13/24 A group of employees and their CEO, celebrating the sale of their remarkable emotion-mapping-AI-algorithm, crash onto a not-quite-deserted tropical island. Luckily, those who survived have found a beautiful, […]

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TLA’s 2024 Texas Topaz Reading List

We’re thrilled that the Texas Topaz List includes FIVE Macmillan titles this year! COBALT RED: HOW THE BLOOD OF THE CONGO POWERS OUR LIVES BY SIDDHARTH KARA “[This is] a penetrating exposé on the deliberate smoke screens created by powerful companies to obscure the realities behind the abysmal conditions of cobalt miners in the Congo… […]

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December Nonfiction (12/20/23)

This month was full of thought-provoking nonfiction, including an account of a harrowing journey across the Russian tundra, political essays on millennial socialism, a memoir exploring home and belonging, and a guide on how to get more joy out of your work. INTO SIBERIA: GEORGE KENNAN’S EPIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE BRUTAL, FROZEN HEART OF RUSSIA […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2023

Library Journal has announced their picks for the best books of 2023, and Macmillan has TWENTY titles on the list! Pop Fiction ONE BLOOD by Denene Millner Crime Fiction THE GOLDEN GATE by Amy ChuaALL THE SINNERS BLEED by S.A. Cosby Horror THE SALT GROWS HEAVY by Cassandra KhawCAMP DAMASCUS by Chuck Tingle Sci-Fi/Fantasy THE […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/25/2023)

This week, we delve into a poignant reflection on how music can guide us through love and loss, an original guide to navigating spending in relationships, and a haunting, but ever-prescient, newly translated lost memoir surrounding one man’s survival from Auschwitz. SOUNDTRACK OF SILENCE: LOVE, LOSS, AND A PLAYLIST FOR LIFE BY MATT HAY Available […]

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Historical Fiction Spotlight (10/17/23)

We’re diving into historical fiction with a scandalous romance between a famous opera singer and a wealthy shipping magnate, and a WWII family drama told through a dual timeline! DIVA BY DAISY GOODWIN Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by December 1st. “Divas have a reputation for being pampered and demanding, haughty […]

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3 Stars for LOU REED

In LOU REED: The King Of New York, Will Hermes unearths fascinating details about the enigmatic life of an artist who made a significant mark on the music of the 1960s and ’70s. This engrossing biography has received three starred reviews! “Hermes’ strength is in identifying and articulating the transformational brilliance of Reed’s songwriting and […]

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Upcoming Nonfiction (9/21/23)

We’re so excited for the release of these fascinating nonfiction books! From history to politics to nutrition to memoir, this list covers a wide range. INTO SIBERIA: GEORGE KENNAN’S EPIC JOURNEY THROUGH THE BRUTAL, FROZEN HEART OF RUSSIA BY GREGORY J. WALLANCE Available for download on Edelweiss here. LibraryReads votes due by November 1st. “Wallance […]

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3 Stars for COSMIC SCHOLAR

In COSMIC SCHOLAR: The Life and Times of Harry Smith, music scholar and biographer John Szwed patches together, for the first time, the life of one of the twentieth century’s most overlooked cultural figures. This fascinating work has received three starred reviews! “Drawing on extensive research to fill in his subject’s emotional states, Szwed sensitively […]

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Barbenheimer Reading Recommendations

Are you wondering what to read after watching Barbie or Oppenheimer? We’ve got recommendations for you! (Our jobs are just…*books*) Barbie recommendations: STUFF MOM NEVER TOLD YOU: The Feminist Past, Present, and Future by Anney Reese and Samantha McVey9781250268600 | available 8/29/23An upbeat, whip-smart, and trenchant walk through major feminist issues, by the hosts of […]

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