Genre Friday: Fantasy (11/19/21)

In this Genre Friday we are journeying to fantastical worlds with a debut filled with magic and conspiracies and a terrifying thriller where perfection is not as it seems. A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Marske 3 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! “Marske debuts with a breathtaking queer romantic fantasy set […]

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Sneak Peek: December 2021 Indie Next List

The December 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE BALLERINAS by Rachel Kapelke-DaleISBN 9781250274236 | on sale 12/7/21 “…the novel is an unqualified success at portraying the demanding lives of ballerinas and of the men who, for better or worse, inhabit the ballet world. With its look behind the scenes of the ballet […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/4/21)

Today’s adventure-filled Thriller Thursday features a father/daughter duo living in isolation, a female police transcriber going beyond the limits to solve a case, Sherlock Holmes taking on Egypt in search of a missing nobleman, two brothers on the run, and a flower shop that attracts trouble as well as it attracts customers. THESE SILENT WOODS […]

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Author Spotlight: Jung Yun (11/3/21)

Jung Yun, the critically-acclaimed author of SHELTER, has written another immersive portrait of community and family. O BEAUTIFUL gracefully tells the story of a woman coming to terms with the ghosts of her past and the realities of a divided country. O BEAUTIFUL “The second novel by Yun (author of the critically acclaimed SHELTER) is […]

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Halloween Horror Spotlight (10/28/21)

Halloween is just around the corner, so get your best screams and scares ready with a creepy twist on the classic haunted house tale, a gothic fantasy about a wedding night gone wrong, and a mesmerizing and terrifying look at technology. NOTHING BUT BLACKENED TEETH by Cassandra Khaw A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next […]

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Author Spotlight: Miriam Toews (10/26/21)

Miriam Toews is the bestselling author of deeply human novels filled with compassion, humor, and feisty main characters. FIGHT NIGHT is a love letter to mothers and grandmothers with the story of three generations of women. FIGHT NIGHT 2 starred reviews! “The author of WOMEN TALKING (2018) lets a 9-year-old girl have her say…Funny and […]

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Short Stories (10/21/21)

Today we’re spotlighting short stories with a collection on the relentless struggles against reality and the fight for survival in America, and hilarious, tough, and tender anecdotes defining the vulnerability of girlhood. MY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole Johnson 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “This fiction collection is an astonishing display of craftsmanship […]

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Sneak Peek: November 2021 Indie Next List

The November 2021 Indie Next list features 4 Macmillan titles! A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya MarskeISBN 9781250788870 | on sale 11/2/21 “Sensual erotic scenes, an intriguing magic system, and a puzzling mystery combine to make this novel a wonder.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Marske’s debut is a delightful blend of Edwardian fantasy and romance, with enough […]

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Author Spotlight: Mary Kay Andrews (9/29/21)

New York Times bestselling author Mary Kay Andrews celebrates the magic of Christmas and second chances in a new novella. The reigning queen of the beach read takes to the holiday season with an old Santa suit, a mysterious note, a second chance at love, and a family reunited. THE SANTA SUIT “Slogging through a […]

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YA Spotlight (9/27/21)

This YA Spotlight is on the start of a new series about love, curses, deathly kisses, and the lengths people will go for happily ever after. ONCE UPON A BROKEN HEART is a story about love, but not a love story, that follows Evangeline Fox as she learns that the love of her life is […]

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