Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018

Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018

The first of the year-end round-ups has arrived, and we are happy to share Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of 2018! Fiction KUDOS by Rachel Cusk SHE WOULD BE KING by Wayétu Moore Mystery/Thriller CITY OF INK by Elsa Hart NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty SF/Fantasy/Horror THE CALCULATING STARS by Mary Robinette Kowal THE MERRY […]

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September 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

September 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are some of the top titles for September 2018: Bestsellers: LEVERAGE IN DEATH: An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb SADIE by Courtney Summers DEAR FOUNDER: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to […]

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Teen Talk (9/26/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk (9/26/2018 Edition)

Hey, YA librarians! Check out our latest & greatest YA titles out this month, then join us on Twitter today at 2:30pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading & loving! SADIE by Courtney Summers 9781250105714 Ages 13 to 18 FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! When Sadie’s little […]

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Banned Books Week 2018

Banned Books Week 2018

Did you know that ELEANOR & PARK, SOME GIRLS ARE, and THIS ONE SUMMER have all been banned or challenged? Censorship is happening and it is infringing on the right of readers. Good thing librarians fight for our fREADdom! Banned Books Week (Sept 23-29) is happening now and it’s the perfect time to re-read and recommend all […]

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#BookBday (9/4/18 Edition)

#BookBday (9/4/18 Edition)

Labor Day is over, so say Happy #BookBday to the big books of Fall, starting with… DAUGHTER OF A DAUGHTER OF A QUEEN by Sarah Bird Also available in audio A September 2018 LibraryReads pick! This historical novel tells the compelling, hidden story of Cathy Williams, a former slave and the only woman to ever […]

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Booklist’s “Let’s Talk YA: Fall Announcements” Webinar

Booklist’s “Let’s Talk YA: Fall Announcements” Webinar

We hope you were able to tune in to Booklist’s “Let’s Talk YA: Fall Announcements” webinar today, but if not, here are all the titles Emily presented: SADIE** by Courtney Summers | 9781250105714 | Out 9/4/2018 MIRAGE* by Somaiya Daud | 9781250126429 | Out 8/28/2018 I DO NOT TRUST YOU** by Laura J. Burns & Melinda Metz […]

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SADIE and MIRAGE make the Fall 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List!

SADIE and MIRAGE make the Fall 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List!

The Fall 2018 Kids’ Indie Next List was announced last week and includes SADIE by Courtney Summers (in the Top Ten!) and MIRAGE by Somaiya Daud! SADIE by Courtney Summers Available September 4, 2018 from Wednesday Books FOUR STARRED REVIEWS!! SADIE is the story of a missing girl on a journey of revenge and a Serial-like […]

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Booklist’s “Summer Book Club Bash” Webinar Titles

Booklist’s “Summer Book Club Bash” Webinar Titles

We hope you were able to tune in to Booklist’s “Summer Book Club Bash” webinar today, but if not, here are all the titles Anne presented, plus a link to Reading Group Gold, Macmillan’s book club website: THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah* | 9780312577230 | Available now THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah* | 9781250080400 […]

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Introducing “The Girls” Podcast

Introducing “The Girls” Podcast

Courtney Summers’ YA thriller SADIE is already making noise: Booklist‘s starred review called it “captivating.” Kirkus Reviews‘s starred review called it “A riveting tour de force.” Our very own YA gal, Emily, called it “heartbreaking and haunting.” And now it’s making even more noise! Coming August 1 to a pair of headphones near you: The Girls, a “true […]

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