Debut Spotlight (7/1/21)

We’re kicking off July with a poetic tale of war and destiny set in an epic alternate China, and a story all about personal strength and healing with three women surviving unimaginable tragedy. SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “Parker-Chan’s debut is […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/29/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21 “There’s a creeping sense of something off with every member of the cast, even as Ward immerses the reader in each of their hyperfocused points-of-view. Subtle clues scattered throughout make terrifying […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2021 Indie Next List

The July 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! A PSALM FOR THE WILD-BUILT by Becky ChambersISBN 9781250236210 | on sale 7/13/21 “Chambers begins a delightful new series full of familiar themes: heart, hope, and purpose.”–Library Journal, starred review “The first book in Chambers’ new series feels like a moment to breathe, a novel […]

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Happy Half Hour (5/10/21)

This Happy Half Hour features a debut about grief and rage, war and destiny across an alternate China, the final adventure of Simon Snow, and a woman’s exhilarating post-war New York City journey. DEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn Ferrell | 9781250793614 | 7/6/21 SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan | 9781250621801 | 7/20/21 […]

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Register Now: Lounging in the Library

Registration is now open for the #librariansonly event of the summer–Lounging in the Library: an afternoon of authors in conversation…in their comfiest clothing! Outcasts and outlaws. Secrets and skeletons. Dancers, dangers, and divorce. Found families and fear. Join Library Journal and the Mac Lib team for this June 16 webinar as our authors take on […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July titles for the July 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due June 1! RAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbyISBN 9781250252708, on sale 7/6/21Download on Edelweiss or NetGalley “In this follow-up to BLACKTOP WASTELAND, a New York Times Notable Book, Ike Randolph learns that his son Isiah and Isiah’s white husband, […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/1/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Orphan Black meets Margaret Atwood in Sara Flannery Murphy’s twisty supernatural thriller about female power and the bonds of sisterhood, GIRL ONE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Edgar-nominated author/librarian Ashley Weaver starts a new historical mystery series filled with spies, […]

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Matchmaking with Mac Lib Booklist Webinar Recap (3/26/21)

In case you missed the matchmaking fun, or want a refresher of all the amazing recommendations from today’s Booklist webinar, check out all the titles we presented here and the archived presentation here. ADULT THE SECRET BRIDESMAID by Katy Birchall | 5/4/2021 | 9781250795793ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston | 6/1/2021 | 9781250244499THE DATING DARE […]

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New E-galleys (3/22/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: DEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellISBN 9781250793614, on sale 7/6/21 Fern seeks refuge from her mother’s pill-popping and boyfriends via Soul Train; Gwen finds salvation in the music of Prince much to her congregation’s dismay, […]

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Cuyahoga County Public Library Book Buzz Recap (11/18/20)

Today we presented some of our exciting upcoming Adult titles to Cuyahoga County Public Library. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. Untitled Alex Michaelides | 9781250304452 | 6/1/21THE THERAPIST by B.A. Paris | 9781250274120 | 7/13/21SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford | 9781250305978 | 6/1/21THE HUSBANDS […]

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