New E-galleys (8/16/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE TSARINA’S DAUGHTER by Ellen AlpstenISBN 9781250214416 | on sale 3/15/22 Born into the House of Romanov to the all-powerful Peter the Great and his wife, Catherine, a former serf, beautiful Tsarevna Elizabeth is the […]

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Women 2020 (10/29/20)

Today’s women 2020 round-up spotlights the fierce Catherine the First + a passionate memoir about a woman’s love for her children. TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten An Indie Next pick! “Illuminating the realities of life in premodern Russia and the growth and changes brought about in the Petrine Era, this is a fascinating and extraordinary ride […]

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Sneak Peek: November 2020 Indie Next List

The November 2020 Indie Next list features 2 Macmillan titles! RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkISBN 9781250767028, on sale 10/13/20 A LibraryReads pick! “Highly recommended for all readers of speculative fiction, particularly fans of Lovecraftian monsters and body horror.”–Booklist, starred review “Thrills, chills, macabre humor, and engaging heroines to root for: What more could 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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GFA Readalikes: Fierce Heroines Take Charge

Do you like to read about fierce heroines battling against the odds to achieve positions of power? Do you like political machinations, allies and enemies, high risk with high reward? While Kate Elliott’s UNCONQUERABLE SUN and Ellen Alpsten’s TSARINA may sit in very different genres, both hit the bullseye for all of these things and […]

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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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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/12/20)

Welcome to Week 10 + 11 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! THE LOST BOYS meets WILDER GIRLS in Emily’s pick: Estelle Laure’s supernatural feminist #YALit novel, MAYHEM. Watch her full video here. Meet Catherine the First of Russia in a wild ride of historical fiction: Samantha’s […]

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Book Buzzes with ALMA (5/26/20)

All your favorite library marketers have teamed up to bring you Bite-Sized Book Buzzes, straight to your screens. This week combines the political machinations and backstabbing of A GAME OF THRONES with the impeccably researched historical fiction of Phillippa Gregory in a wild, seductive, and dangerous ride of historical fiction in Ellen Alpsten’s debut, TSARINA. […]

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NYPL Virtual Buzz Recap (5/8/20)

Hello librarians! This morning we had the pleasure of calling into a virtual book buzz with the staff of the NYPL, and here are the titles we talked about: LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 9780374194321 | 8/4/20MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy | 9781250204028 | 8/4/20TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten | 9781250214430 | 10/13/20THE BOOK COLLECTORS: A Band […]

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Book Buzz From Home: All the Fictions

Hello friends! Today our Book Buzz From Home series continues with fiction! Enjoy! FICTION TITLES INCLUDED IN THIS PRESENTATION: JACK by Marilynne Robinson, ISBN 9780374279301, on sale 9/29/20MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy, ISBN 9781250204028, on sale 8/4/20WHAT YOU WISH FOR by Katherine Center, ISBN 9781250219367, on sale 7/14/20LUSTER by Raven Leilani, ISBN 9780374194321, on sale 8/4/20TSARINA […]

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