For Your Consideration: December 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite December titles for the December 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due November 1! TAKE IT BACK by Kia Abdullah “Readers may find themselves believing one side, then the other, up until the shocking ending. Abdullah is definitely a writer to watch.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Abdullah has done an exemplary […]

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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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Historical Spotlight (9/9/20)

This historical spotlight takes us back to a Polish town during WWII and to medieval Europe in the era of Robin Hood. ELI’S PROMISE by Ronald H. Balson “Balson returns to the subject of his first three historical novels: Holocaust survivors and the stories of their lives during and after the war…Balson juggles between his […]

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Around the World in Books (8/20/20)

Today we’re going around the world in four books with a series debut set in London about a mysterious man devoted to his filing cabinets, a story of love and resilience in wartime Paris, a globe-trotting assassin making his way to Syria, and an in-depth look at The Beatles during their final years around the […]

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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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New E-galleys (8/10/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/9/21 From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, […]

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3 Stars for JACK

Marilynne Robinson’s JACK has received 3 starred reviews! “Myriad manifestations of pain are evoked, but here, too, are beauty, humor, mystery, and joy as Robinson holds us rapt with the exactitude of her perceptions and the exhilaration of her hymnal cadence, and so gracefully elucidates the complex sorrows and wonders of life and spirit.”–Booklist, starred […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/31/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A star showgirl must win a magician’s competition in order to win her freedom in Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Janella Angeles’s unforgettable debut fantasy WHERE DREAMS DESCEND. Watch her full video here. A unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during […]

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Booklist Book Clubs Webinar Recap (7/28/20)

If you missed today’s Booklist Book Clubs webinar, here are all the titles we presented that are perfect for discussion. 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 | 3/9/2021THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by […]

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2020 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2020 Man Booker Prize longlist! THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary MantelISBN 9780805096606, on sale now 2 starred reviews + Library Journal Editor’s Pick + Amazon Best of 2020 So Far! With THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she […]

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