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: Héctor Tobar (8/24/20)

Today’s spotlight is on the award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist Héctor Tobar, who’s bringing us his take on the great American novel. His latest story bridges fiction and nonfiction to tell the sweeping narrative of real-life adventurer and storyteller Joe Sanderson. THE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM 2 starred reviews! “When Joe Sanderson of Urbana, Illinois, […]

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Booklist Fall Adult Announcements Webinar Recap (8/21/20)

In case you missed it, or just can’t get enough of the excitement, here are all the titles we presented at today’s Booklist Fall Adult Announcements webinar. You can also watch the archived presentation here. THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah | 9781250178602 | 2/9/2021WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | […]

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

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! This #MacLibFromHome pick urges us all to participate in the conversation about race and white supremacy: Claudia Rankine’s 4-starred reviewed JUST US: An American Conversation. Watch Talia’s full video here. Jane Eyre X gothic Southern charm X atmospheric domestic suspense […]

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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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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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Author Spotlight: Marcia Willett (8/17/20)

Today we spotlight the incredible Marcia Willett, the author of nineteen novels about love and family who never fails to win our hearts. Her latest, SEVEN DAYS IN SUMMER, is a sparkling novel about the love that brings family and friends to the same beach house year after year, and the secrets that may drive […]

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New E-galleys (8/17/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/9/21 Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw. She is the fierce protector of her five-year-old brother, Robin. She is the parent to […]

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PIRANESI is a September LibraryReads Pick + Wendy Walker Joins the Hall of Fame!

You voted, they counted, and PIRANESI by Susanna Clarke is a LibraryReads pick for September 2020, plus Wendy Walker joins the Hall of Fame with DON’T LOOK FOR ME! PIRANESI by Susanna ClarkeISBN 9781635575637, on sale 9/15/20 A September Indie Next pick! “Clarke creates an immersive world that readers can almost believe exists. This is […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (8/13/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Pinocchio meets Frankenstein in a dark fairy tale retelling with war, magic, and assassins: THE PUPPETMASTER’S APPRENTICE by debut author Lisa DeSelm. Watch Emily’s full video here. Reflect on love, life, and loss with Michael J. Fox in his upcoming […]

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