Historical Spotlight: Diversity (11/9/20)

This historical spotlight on diversity features a Senegalese man in the trenches of World War I and a unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the Civil Rights movement. AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by David Diop 2 starred reviews! “lfa Ndiaye, a young Senegalese man recruited into the French army as a […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten “Alpsten’s debut reimagines the other Catherine—Catherine Alexeyevna, wife of Peter the Great, who took over the empire after her husband’s death in 1725 (and his torture and murder of his son, the […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/31/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A star showgirl must win a magician’s competition in order to win her freedom in Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Janella Angeles’s unforgettable debut fantasy WHERE DREAMS DESCEND. Watch her full video here. A unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (7/16/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! THE BOOK OF DARRYL by The GogglesISBN 9780374115319, on sale 11/10/20 For sixteen-year-old Darryl, life in Roman-occupied Nazareth is a real drag—especially when everyone at your high school thinks […]

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ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth

Welcome, one and all, to our ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth! In lieu of our usual confetti, music, and various shenanigans, we’re bringing you the best that virtual conferences have to offer, including SO MANY title presentations and special author guests! Scroll on, friends; magic and goodies await! ALA Virtual Book Buzz #MacLibFromHome Single-Title Buzzes Book […]

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New E-galleys (6/15/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: CONFESSIONS IN B FLAT by Donna HillISBN 9781640638990, on sale 11/24/20 A multi-media retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the 1964 Civil Rights movement from an Essence bestselling author who lived through it. LONE […]

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