Af/Am Fiction

Af/Am Fiction

From contemporary to urban fiction, these three new books by African American writers are perfect for patrons who love romance and drama: AND THEN THERE WAS ME by Sadeqa Johnson The story of Bea, a woman wrestling with motherhood, an unfaithful husband, and a friend who may not be who she seems, all while trying […]

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Happy #BookBday (4/4/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (4/4/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to five new works of fiction waiting to be snapped up by your patrons: MARLENA by Julie Buntin An April 2017 Indie Next pick, a Barnes & Noble Spring 2017 Discover pick and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Spring 2017 Debuts with FOUR starred reviews! An electric debut novel about love, addiction, […]

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Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month! To celebrate, we’re having an e-Book sale all month long, and we’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of nearly 200 titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights: Nonfiction TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson A […]

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All’s Fair in Love – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

All’s Fair in Love – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Love is in the air at Library Journal! Their recent genre spotlight on romance includes these steamy Macmillan reads: HISTORY OR HER STORY? Kerrigan Byrne’s THE DUKE (St. Martin’s, Feb. 2017), the fourth installment in her “Victorian Rebels” series, features a nurse by day/spy by night who gets tangled up with a duke who has […]

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NYPL F16 Romance Book Buzz

NYPL F16 Romance Book Buzz

This morning Anne presented her favorite new and upcoming romance novels at a New York Public Library Romance Book Buzz. While she only discussed the titles listed below in detail, there’s a full Edelweiss collection of 350+ red-hot reads spanning contemporary/paranormal/historical romance to sizzling hot erotica, New Adult, and books OK for YA! Want more? […]

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Street Lit for Your Shelves

Street Lit for Your Shelves

Drama, mystery, romance, and more abound in these new and forthcoming urban fiction titles: THE CARTEL 6: THE DEMISE by Ashley & JaQuavis The Cartel’s plan to open a casino will rake in cash, but comes with great sacrifice: a dead girl, a scorned wife, traitors, and one hole in the desert will launch a […]

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