Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Clear your calendar! For four consecutive Fridays, join Oprah in conversation with Marilynne Robinson on AppleTV. Thomas Grattan’s THE RECENT EAST started in a subway car.  The Washington Post reviews OF WOMEN AND SALT The New York Times dives into FULFILLMENT by Alec […]

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Spotlight on Food (4/6/21)

This food-focused spotlight features a mouth-watering and inspiring memoir of a restaurateur and chef, twenty-six essays inspired by twenty-six fruits, and a unique motivational diet plan. FINDING FREEDOM: A Cook’s Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch by Erin French 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “An acclaimed chef and restaurateur offers engaging stories […]

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Sneak Peek: April 2021 Indie Next List

The April 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny LawsonISBN 9781250077035, on sale 4/6/21 “[Lawson] also makes others laugh. Her delivery is zany, clever, and raunchy. Her conversations with party guests, her long-suffering husband, her sister, and even herself are flat-out hilarious. And the situations she […]

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Advance Access: Erin French discusses FINDING FREEDOM

Join Erin French in conversation with Celadon Books SVP and Co-Publisher Deb Futter about her new memoir, FINDING FREEDOM. In this singular, heart-stopping memoir—in many ways a classic American story—restaurateur and cookbook author Erin French invites readers to Freedom, Maine, to witness the struggles that have taken every ounce of her strength to overcome, and […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite April titles for the April 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due March 1! MAGGIE FINDS HER MUSE by Dee ErnstISBN 9781250768339, on sale 4/20/21 A delightful work of women’s fiction about a bestselling author who goes to Paris to overcome writer’s block, and in the process rediscovers family, independence, […]

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ALA Midwinter Pre-Game Recap (1/21/21)

Thank you for coming to ALA Midwinter Pre-Game with MacLib & Tor/Forge. We had so much fun presenting our forthcoming YA and Adult titles and hearing from our amazing panelists. In case you need a refresher or weren’t able to tune in, check out the book buzz title list below. You can also watch a […]

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Maximum Shelf: FINDING FREEDOM (11/30/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Erin French’s heart-stopping memoir, FINDING FREEDOM: A Cook’s Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch. Make your way to Freedom, Maine, and you will find both an exquisite meal and a vivid memory. After the flood of calls for dinner reservations crashed the restaurant’s phone lines, Erin knew she […]

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Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar Recap (10/2/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar, check out all the amazing titles featuring, or written by fierce women! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY: Stories of a Fine and Proper Nuisance by M.J. Rose + Fiona Davis | 9781250241320 | 10/27/2020OUTLAWED […]

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