The Debut Review: MY LAST INNOCENT YEAR (9/28/22)

Deeply powerful and incisive, MY LAST INNOCENT YEAR is a timely coming-of-age story about a young woman in her final year of college. After a nonconsensual sexual encounter with one of her friends, she finds herself falling into an ill-advised affair with a married professor. As she grapples with expectations from her father, the ups […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (9/26/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE MILITIA HOUSE by John MilasISBN 9781250857064 | on sale 7/11/23 It’s 2010, and the recently promoted Corporal Loyette and his unit are finishing up their deployment at a new base in Kajaki, Afghanistan. Their duties here are […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (9/14/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight brings us female friendship and queer love in a Muslim-American community, and the story of a Hindu performer and a Muslim calligrapher falling in love during Partition. ROSES, IN THE MOUTH OF A LION BY BUSHRA REHMAN Available for download on Edelweiss here. “Bushra Rehman’s novel, ROSES, IN THE MOUTH OF A LION, is a […]

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Debut Spotlight (8/16/22)

We’re spotlighting some exciting first-time authors with a complex and subversive story of a tight-knit community, a queer coming-of-age novel set in 1980s NYC, and an action-packed tech start-up adventure. THE LAST KARANKAWAS by Kimberly Garza “Written in lyrical, nearly hypnotic prose that makes the reader feel the Texan humidity, this is a brilliantly plotted, […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (8/9/22)

We’re looking at new and upcoming literary fiction with a novel about yearning for connection in a fractured world, a coming-of-age portrait of a young woman learning to trust her voice, and a debut that tells a timeless love story. MEET US BY THE ROARING SEA by Akil Kumarasamy “Kumarasamy’s gorgeous prose and quiet meditations […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (5/9/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE CHOICE: The Dragon Heart Legacy, Book 3 by Nora RobertsISBN 9781250272720 | on sale 11/22/22 Breen Siobhan Kelly grew up in the world of Man, unaware of her true nature. Now she is in […]

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Sneak Peek: June 2022 Indie Next List

The June 2022 Indie Next list features 9 Macmillan titles! CULT CLASSIC by Sloane CrosleyISBN 9780374603397 | on sale 6/7/22 3 starred reviews! “Novelist and essayist Crosley (THE CLASP, 2015; LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE, 2018) casts a spell with lightning wit, devilish dialogue, and walloping truths about how little reason there is to anything resembling love.”–Booklist, starred […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (5/3/22)

This literary fiction spotlight illuminates captivating characters with a humorous story about modern love, a tale of sisterhood and loss, and one family’s effort to preserve their culture after fleeing their country. CULT CLASSIC by Sloane Crosley 3 starred reviews! “Novelist and essayist Crosley (THE CLASP, 2015; LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE, 2018) casts a spell […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (5/2/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MARKED FOR LIFE: One Man’s Fight for Justice from the Inside by Isaac Wright, Jr.ISBN 9781250277480 | on sale 11/8/22 Isaac Wright Jr. was wrongly accused of drug charges in New Jersey and sentenced to […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (4/25/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: NSFW by Isabel KaplanISBN 9781250822895 | on sale 7/5/22 From the outside, the unnamed protagonist in NSFW appears to be the vision of success. She has landed an entry-level position at a leading TV network that thousands […]

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