Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/23/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick is a brave, uplifting novel about facing trauma and finding yourself again: check out WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin. Watch her full video here. Four friends, an abandoned manor, and one fateful night that will […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com to request a NetGalley download widget. “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful […]

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GFA Readalikes: Fierce Heroines Take Charge

Do you like to read about fierce heroines battling against the odds to achieve positions of power? Do you like political machinations, allies and enemies, high risk with high reward? While Kate Elliott’s UNCONQUERABLE SUN and Ellen Alpsten’s TSARINA may sit in very different genres, both hit the bullseye for all of these things and […]

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New E-galleys (6/22/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MEET ME IN BOMBAY by Jenny AshcroftISBN 9781250270269, on sale 1/19/21 United by love. Separated by war. Will they find their way back to each other? Bombay, 1913. It’s New Year’s Eve, and Madeline Bright, […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/18/20)

Welcome to Week 12 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Part eerie mystery, part love story, 100% captivating: check out Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Marit Weisenberg’s contemporary #YALit THE INSOMNIACS. Watch her full video here. Wartime Paris meets 1950s NY publishing in a story of resilience, love, & […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (6/15/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! (and maybe cats?…) MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March’s […]

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New E-galleys (6/15/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: CONFESSIONS IN B FLAT by Donna HillISBN 9781640638990, on sale 11/24/20 A multi-media retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the 1964 Civil Rights movement from an Essence bestselling author who lived through it. LONE […]

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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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Women 2020: Defy Expectations (6/9/20)

In today’s Women 2020 spotlight, we’re defying norms and critiquing expectations with a Bride and an unlikely duo at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. PARAKEET by Marie-Helene Bertino 2 starred reviews! “Bertino playfully, precisely builds a big world in these pages, somehow making the case that there’s too much love, pain, and magic to […]

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Book Buzzes with ALMA (5/26/20)

All your favorite library marketers have teamed up to bring you Bite-Sized Book Buzzes, straight to your screens. This week combines the political machinations and backstabbing of A GAME OF THRONES with the impeccably researched historical fiction of Phillippa Gregory in a wild, seductive, and dangerous ride of historical fiction in Ellen Alpsten’s debut, TSARINA. […]

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