Historical Spotlight (5/6/21)

The previously-untold story of nine female resistance fighters from WWII + the brutal history of 20th Century crimes of The Mob = this historical nonfiction spotlight. THE NINE: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss “Poet and essayist Strauss (TRAIL OF STONES) tells the […]

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Historical Spotlight (4/28/21)

This historical spotlight takes us back in time with a cultural history of the Cold War, a Gilded Age New York mystery, a literary rediscovery of 1938 Berlin, and the true story of America’s “First Frontier”. THE FREE WORLD: Art and Thought in the Cold War by Louis Menand 2 starred reviews! “Subversive culture flourished […]

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Author Spotlight: Tatiana de Rosnay (2/23/21)

Tatiana de Rosnay’s bestselling novels have touched millions, and now she brings us to a near future Paris where a struggling writer living in a modern artist residency has the feeling that she is being watched. FLOWERS OF DARKNESS “In near-future Paris, novelist Clarissa Katsef takes up residence in a new artists’ commune located in […]

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Genre Friday: Romance Spotlight (2/12/21)

This Genre Friday spotlights two love-filled stories, one about a woman looking to start over and the other taking us to Regency England with a marriage game afoot. THE THINGS WE LEAVE UNFINISHED by Rebecca Yarros “Yarros (GREAT AND PRECIOUS THINGS) masterfully weaves two love stories—one in the present day and one during WWII—into an […]

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Historical Spotlight (2/4/21)

This historical spotlight takes us back to a fateful Manhattan snowstorm and to heartbreak and heroism in 1940s Europe. THE BLIZZARD PARTY by Jack Livings 2 starred reviews! “From acclaimed story writer Livings, a first novel that might be called a detour de force: sprawling, discursive, loose-limbed (and impressive)…An exuberant, everything-and-the-kitchen-sink pleasure.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review […]

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Historical Romance (1/20/21)

Today we’re taking a romantic jump back in time with a sweeping, action-filled novel about love in a time of war + an evocative and atmospheric story set in 1900s Bombay. THE CITY OF TEARS by Kate Mosse “Fans of Mosse will delight in the next saga in this series, while aficionados of historical fiction […]

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New E-galleys (11/2/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: A SUMMER TO REMEMBER by Erika MontgomeryISBN 9781250274083, on sale 5/11/21 For thirty-year-old Frankie Simon, selling movie memorabilia in the shop she opened with her late mother on Hollywood Boulevard is more than just her […]

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Women 2020 (10/29/20)

Today’s women 2020 round-up spotlights the fierce Catherine the First + a passionate memoir about a woman’s love for her children. TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten An Indie Next pick! “Illuminating the realities of life in premodern Russia and the growth and changes brought about in the Petrine Era, this is a fascinating and extraordinary ride […]

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Day’s YA: EVENTIDE

Hello, YA folks! Our pal from Tor Teen, Isa Caban, is visiting Day’s YA today to tell you about EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman! EVENTIDE by Sarah Goodman9781250224736Available on October 6, 2020 from Tor TeenAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley from Edelweiss A BookExpo 2020 YA Buzz Finalist! What if your life was a […]

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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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