What to Read After Tiger King

By now many of you have experienced the wacky, wild ride that is Netflix’s Tiger King documentary. But fret not, we’ve got the perfect reads to pair with your new obsession. #WeekendReads The New York Times recommends STRANGE PIECE OF PARADISE: A Return to the American West To Investigate My Attempted Murder – and Solve […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/17/20)

Welcome to Week 3 of Mac Lib From Home, our new fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! This week special guest Anthony from Tor Books joined us to gush about Kit Rocha’s DEAL WITH THE DEVIL, and hello mercenary librarians! Watch his full video here. And Amanda brought the twists, turns, and secrets […]

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A Letter to Librarians from S.A. Cosby

S.A. Cosby’s BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive (but with a mostly black cast of characters), BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a searing, […]

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Three Stars for TROPIC OF VIOLENCE

Nathacha Appanah’s TROPIC OF VIOLENCE, a potent novel about lost youth and migration, has received three starred reviews! “Appanah’s heartrending, insightful story makes us understand—and feel—the steps leading toward bloody confrontation in this relentless world.”–Library Journal, starred review “This heralds Appanah as an essential cosmopolitan voice.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Searing, lyrical, and ultimately devastating, Appanah’s […]

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THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY and NETWORK EFFECT Are May 2020 LibraryReads Picks!

You voted, they counted, and THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner and NETWORK EFFECT by Martha Wells are LibraryReads picks for May 2020! THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie JennerISBN 9781250248732, on sale 5/26/20 2 starred reviews! “Like Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’s THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, it’s a […]

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Book Buzzes with ALMA (4/14/20)

All your favorite library marketers have teamed up to bring you Bite-Sized Book Buzzes, straight to your screens. This week features Amanda talking about Raven Leilani’s powerful and poignant debut, LUSTER, while Anthony from Tor raved about TJ Klune’s HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA. LUSTER by Raven LeilaniISBN 9780374194321On sale August 4, 2020 Sharp, comic, […]

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New E-galleys (4/13/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss last week for your downloading pleasure: IMPERFECT WOMEN by Araminta Hall An enthralling, irresistible novel of psychological suspense about three women and the destructive power of buried secrets. When Nancy Hennessy is murdered, she leaves behind two best friends, a […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/10/20)

Welcome to Week 2 of Mac Lib From Home, our new fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! This week, Samantha broke out her parka to tell you about Christina Clancy’s debut novel THE SECOND HOME, a tender and compassionate, incisive and heartbreaking story of a family you’ll quickly fall in love with, and […]

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4 Stars for MAN OF MY TIME

Dalia Sofer’s MAN OF MY TIME, the story of an Iranian man reckoning with his capacity for love and evil, has received FOUR starred reviews! “Through the pain of Hamid’s alienation, Sofer (THE SEPTEMBERS OF SHIRAZ), an Iranian-born Jew who grew up in the United States, has created a memorable and difficult character who can […]

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Sneak Peek: May 2020 Indie Next List

The May 2020 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! THE PARIS HOURS by Alex George ISBN 9781250307187, on sale 5/5/20 “As these four walk the sumptuously evoked streets, George cleverly brings their stories together in a stunning finale that should feel contrived but somehow doesn’t. Or maybe we just don’t care because the novel […]

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