Starred Review Round-Up (8/9/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: LITTLE EVE by Catriona Ward9781250812650 | 10/11/22 “Ward works in so many motifs—Bible resonances, colonialism, science versus faith, and the pall of war, to name just a few—that the play of imagery is as engrossing as the plot twists, making this a rewarding outing from […]

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Maximum Shelf: WHITE HORSE (7/28/22)

Yesterday’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick was Erika T. Wurth’s WHITE HORSE, a gritty, vibrant debut about an Indigenous woman who must face her past when she discovers a bracelet haunted by her mother’s spirit. Heavy metal, ripped jeans, Stephen King novels, and the occasional beer at the White Horse have defined urban Indian Kari James’s life […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2022 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2022 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! BAD GIRL REPUTATION by Elle Kennedy9781250796752 | 10/4/22Download on Edelweiss and NetGalley “Full of lusty scenes, Kennedy’s second ‘Avalon Bay’ book (following GOOD GIRL COMPLEX) is a great read for fans of the series or as […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2022 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September titles for the September 2022 LibraryReads list! Votes due August 1! THE BEST FRIEND by Jessica Fellowes9781250831804 | 9/13/22Download on Edelweiss and NetGalley “Set in England and spanning 76 years, this searing domestic noir from bestseller Fellowes (the Mitford Murders series) chronicles shy protagonist Bella’s toxic relationship […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2022 Indie Next List

The August 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes GreenISBN 9781250767448 | on sale 7/19/22 3 starred reviews! “Deeply rooted in Savannah’s at times horrific history, yet looking hopefully toward the future, this provocative page-turner is sure to enthrall a broad spectrum of readers. Green is writing at […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (6/21/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: OF MANNERS AND MURDER: A Dear Miss Hermione Mystery by Anastasia HastingsISBN 9781250848567 | on sale 2/7/23 The first in the new Dear Miss Hermione mystery series from Anastaia Hastings—when you represent the best-loved Agony Aunt in […]

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Genre Friday: Horror (6/10/22)

Today’s genre Friday is all about horror stories, from a nanny who notices that the young boy she watches has begun drawing sinister images, to a woman who begins facing disturbing thoughts and unspeakable visions after moving home. HIDDEN PICTURES BY JASON REKULAK “Rekulak (THE IMPOSSIBLE FORTRESS, 2017) expertly injects the story with a supernatural twist, […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2022 Indie Next List

The July 2022 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! ELSEWHERE by Alexis SchaitkinISBN 9781250219633 | on sale 6/28/22 3 starred reviews! “Schaitkin (SAINT X, 2020) has written a compelling, poetic, and chilling novel that examines fate and fear.”–Booklist, starred review “Schaitkin gives the goings-on great substance by digging into the complicated feelings brought on by motherhood and […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (6/6/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: A RESTLESS TRUTH by Freya MarskeISBN 9781250788917 | on sale 11/1/22 Maud Blyth has always longed for adventure. She expected plenty of it when she volunteered to serve as an old lady’s companion on an ocean liner, in […]

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Genre Friday: Horror (5/20/22)

Confronting the terrifying memories of a childhood spent in a cult + a meteor shower that leaves widespread destruction behind + a retelling of Edgar Allen Poe’s THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER = today’s horror spotlight! JUST LIKE MOTHER BY ANNE HELTZEL “Heltzel’s adult debut is a fast-paced, creepy, and unpredictable adventure that shines […]

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