Sneak Peek: August 2020 Indie Next List

The August 2020 Indie Next list features 8 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1 Pick: MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy ISBN 9781250204028, on sale 8/4/20 A Library Journal Best Debut + 2 starred reviews! “McConaghy’s evocation of a world bereft of wildlife is piercing; Franny’s otherworldliness is captivating, and her extreme misadventures and anguished secrets […]

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YA Spotlight (7/6/20)

This week we celebrate the #bookbday of a feminist fairytale about a princess with a poisonous touch, and a return to the magical world of the Trylle. GIRL, SERPENT, THORN by Melissa Bashardoust “In her sophomore novel, Bashardoust (GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS, 2017) draws from the myths and religions of her own Persian […]

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Locus Award Winners 2020

Congratulations to our 2020 Locus Award winners! Science FictionTHE CITY IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT by Charlie Jane Anders FantasyMIDDLEGAME by Seanan McGuire First NovelGIDEON THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir Click here to see the rest of this year’s nominees and winners. […]

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New E-galleys (6/29/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: FLOAT PLAN by Trish DollerISBN 9781250767943, on sale 3/2/21 Since the loss of her fiancé, Anna has spent the last year foundering on land, shipwrecked by her grief and inability to move on. But when […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/25/20)

Welcome to Week 13 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Talia’s #MacLibFromHome pick this week is crime fiction at its most raw: family + the past + prison + war in John Hart’s THE UNWILLING. Watch her full video here. African folktales + magic + a poisoned […]

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Maximum Shelf: PIRANESI (6/24/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Susanna Clarke’s intoxicating, hypnotic new novel, PIRANESI. Piranesi’s house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder […]

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Macmillan Preview Booklist Webinar Recap (6/23/20)

In case you missed the Macmillan-palooza Booklist Webinar extravaganza, or if you just can’t get enough of all the forthcoming Mac Lib titles, check out every Adult and YA title we gushed about in the 90 minutes of virtual Macmillan fun. Check out the archived webinar here. Adult AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by […]

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YA Spotlight (6/22/20)

Today we wish a happy early #bookbday to the brave, gritty, and uplifting novel about human trafficking and trust, and the epic fantasy tale of destiny and sisterhood. WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin “At 17, Poppy is one of Mitch’s ‘flowers,’ who he keeps at a motel and sells for sex on a […]

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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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Day’s YA: Black YA Authors

This edition of Day’s YA highlights YA and YA-OK books by Black authors Note: This list is not exhaustive, but is meant to be a jumping off point. Please support these (and all) Black authors in any way you can, now and always. YA: ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M Johnson BLACK GIRL UNLIMITED […]

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