Day’s YA: YOU HAVE A MATCH

Happy Friday, y’all! From the beloved author of TWEET CUTE comes the perfect read for fans of The Parent Trap. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord9781250237309Available January 5, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 12 – 18E-Galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Sisters Abby and Savannah are polar opposites. Abby knows almost nothing about social media; […]

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Friendship and Family Stories (9/16/20)

Today we’re spotlighting stories of family and friendship with a transporting historical novel about two vastly different women thrown together and a captivating tale of love and discovery between two sisters. THE GLASS HOUSE by Beatrice Colin “Late Scottish writer Colin (TO CAPTURE WHAT WE CANNOT KEEP) highlights bonds between women in this alluring tale…Colin’s […]

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Spotlight on U.S. (9/2/20)

Today’s spotlight on America is as varied as the country itself, with a memoir of growing up in a paper mill town, a Russian-American political history, graphic journalism following a refugee family, a humorous take on the 50 states, a call for national unity, and a history of American authoritarianism. MILL TOWN: Reckoning with What […]

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2020 International Booker Prize Winner

Congratulations to 2020 International Booker Prize winner THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING! THE DISCOMFORT OF EVENING by Marieke Lucas Rijneveld; Translated from the Dutch by Michele HutchisonISBN 9781644450345, on sale now “Rijneveld’s International Booker Prize–shortlisted debut is not a novel for those expecting triumphal outcomes. Readers who can persist through the agonies of a family falling […]

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A Family Story (8/26/20)

One seemingly normal family grapples with deep wounds in today’s family spotlight. THE FAMILY CLAUSE by Jonas Hassen Khemiri “Khemiri succeeds at creating an infectious sense of melancholia as the poisonous patriarch is forced to reckon with the truth. In a slow build of quotidian moments, Khemiri constructs a familiarly flawed universe that lays bare […]

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Author Spotlight: Beth O’Leary (8/18/20)

Today we have the pleasure of spotlighting the delightful Beth O’Leary, author of two wonderfully heartwarming and enchantingly addictive novels about love and family. In THE SWITCH, we meet a grandmother and granddaughter who trade homes and figure out who they want to be along the way. THE SWITCH 2 starred reviews and a LibraryReads […]

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Genre For All Spotlight: TEN RULES FOR FAKING IT

Sleepless in Seattle X The Bachelorette X THE KISS QUOTIENT?! Yes, please! If there was ever a time to jump on the rom-com bandwagon, it’s now with Sophie Sullivan’s slow-burn romance TEN RULES FOR FAKING IT. Everly Dean has had enough birthday embarrassment to last a lifetime. So this year on her big day, walking […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (8/6/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Mothers & daughters + betrayals that will shape lives + from Cuba to Mexico to Miami—Talia’s #MacLibFromHome pick is Gabriela Garcia’s moving debut OF WOMEN AND SALT. Watch her full video here. Sleepless in Seattle meets The Bachelorette in this […]

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Memoir Spotlight (8/5/20)

An exploration of one family’s legacy of white supremacy + a young poet in 1960s NYC + a gripping story of tragedy and family + a coming-of-age memoir on consent, vulnerability, and power = this week’s memoir spotlight. LIFE OF A KLANSMAN: A Family History in White Supremacy by Edward Ball 3 starred reviews! “A […]

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New E-galleys (6/15/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: CONFESSIONS IN B FLAT by Donna HillISBN 9781640638990, on sale 11/24/20 A multi-media retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the 1964 Civil Rights movement from an Essence bestselling author who lived through it. LONE […]

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