Thriller Thursday: Crime and Pets (7/9/20)

We love our furry friends…especially when they’re helping solve crime! For today’s #ThrillerThursday, we’re spotlighting a daughter in veterinary school falling into a life of crime, a beloved golden retriever assisting his lawyer master, and a lovable canine narrator back on the case. OTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. Maizes “Following Maizes’s story collection, WE LOVE […]

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New E-galleys (5/4/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss last week for your downloading pleasure: WHEN HARRY MET MINNIE: A True Story of Love and Friendship by Martha Teichner A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious […]

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Women 2020: Memoirs and Biographies (4/13/20)

This Women 2020 Spotlight brings us four memoirs and biographies of strong women finding their way in politics, Hollywood, identity, and through recipes and love. PELOSI by Molly Ball “A cradle-to-today portrait of a master politician who ‘shattered the ‘marble ceiling’ and blazed a new trail for women’…A top-notch political biography.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review MISS […]

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Christmas Giveaway 2019

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow…books! Cue the lights, hang the mistletoe, and get your tastiest egg nog ready. Here’s your chance to rock around the Christmas tree and win 8 Santa-approved holiday-themed books. Enter here by Wednesday, December 18 for a chance to win! Winners will be announced on our website […]

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#ThrillerThursday (11/07/19)

#ThrillerThursday (11/07/19)

Searching for a boy in the worst of a Vermont winter, a Gilded Age Manhattan murder, and secret societies filled with wine + murder–all in this #ThrillerThursday. BLIND SEARCH: A Mercy Carr Mystery by Paula Munier “There’s so much to praise here: Munier’s deep knowledge of the culture of hunting (especially the bow-and-arrow variety); her […]

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EXTRAORDINARY DOGS Discussion Guide

EXTRAORDINARY DOGS Discussion Guide

Calling all dog lovers! We have a discussion guide just for you (and the young folks in your life)! EXTRAORDINARY DOGS: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs, and Other Canine Heroes by Liz Stavrinides and John Schlimm is a beautiful photo book showcasing more than 50 heroic dogs, along with the police officers, […]

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Chet and Bernie Are Back!

Chet and Bernie Are Back!

Chet the dog and his human partner PI Bernie Little are back for their 9th mystery in Spencer Quinn’s HEART OF BARKNESS! Chet the dog, “the most lovable narrator in all of crime fiction” (Boston Globe) and P.I. Bernie encounter heartache and much worse in the world of country music. They’re both music lovers, so […]

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#ThrillerThursday (5/9/19)

#ThrillerThursday (5/9/19)

From a series prequel (now on PBS!) to dogs with jobs–welcome to this week’s Thriller Thursday! THE ROAD TO GRANTCHESTER by James Runcie “Runcie’s exceptional seventh novel featuring Sidney Chambers (after 2017’s SIDNEY CHAMBERS AND THE PERSISTENCE OF LOVE), a prequel, opens with an extended section set during WWII… While Sidney has only one passing […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (5/8/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (5/8/19)

This week’s Non-Fic picks cover our favorite topics: Baseball! Our complicated emotions! DOGS! Surviving college! TEN INNINGS AT WRIGLEY: The Wildest Ballgame Ever, with Baseball on the Brink by Kevin Cook Two starred reviews! “Every year there is a new crop of baseball books of varying quality, with one or two of them rising above […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/9/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (1/9/19)

Life-saving dogs, easy recipes, historical conspiracies, influential queens, labor uprisings, and the roots of the American criminal justice system–check out today’s nonfiction picks! HERO DOGS: How a Pack of Rescues, Rejects, and Strays Became America’s Greatest Disaster-Search Partners by Wilma Melville with Paul Lobo The incredible memoir of how Wilma Melville turned a band of […]

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