Short Stories Round-Up (7/28/20)

Today we celebrate the art of the short story with a collection of women on the verge + a glimpse into the debauched kinship of boys and girls straddling adolescence and adulthood behind the doors of a fraternity house. I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS: Stories by Laura van den Berg 2 starred reviews […]

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New E-galleys (7/27/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela GarciaISBN 9781250776686, on sale 4/6/21 A sweeping, masterful debut about a daughter’s fateful choice, a mother motivated by her own past, and a family legacy that begins in Cuba […]

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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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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/10/20)

Welcome to Week 14 + 15 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Debut + coming of age + racism and friendship in the 1950s Deep South: dive into Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, THE INVINCIBLE SUMMER OF JUNIPER JONES by Daven McQueen. Watch her full video here. When the […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (1/3/20)

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Check ’em out for your #FridayReads. AN EVERYDAY HERO by Laura Trentham “Fans of Mary Kay Andrews’ novels and Matthew Quick’s THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (2017) will enjoy this patriotic and heartwarming story of ambition, identity, and regained potential.”–Booklist, starred review “By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this […]

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Chicago Public Library’s 2019 Best of the Best

A team of Chicago Public Librarians have picked their best books of 2019, and 13 Macmillan titles are on the list! For Adults ELDERHOOD: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE by Samantha Shannon GHOST WALL by Sarah Moss THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner THE NIGHT […]

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Happy #PubDay (11/05/19)

Happy #PubDay (11/05/19)

Prophecies gone awry, a dark ode to womanhood, and a world of music & unexpected fame–all in today’s #PubDay celebration. FATE OF THE FALLEN by Kel Kade “Kade’s exciting disregard for convention makes for a world where everything is possible and no one is safe. This is a series to watch.”–Publishers Weekly THE WORST KIND […]

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THE UNPASSING is a Booklist Top 10 Debut!

THE UNPASSING is a Booklist Top 10 Debut!

Booklist released their picks for the Top 10 First Novels of 2019, and Chia-Chia Lin’s searing debut THE UNPASSING made the list! THE UNPASSING A Library Journal Best Debut! With flowing prose that evokes the terrifying beauty of the Alaskan wilderness, Lin explores the fallout after the loss of a child and the way in […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: BEHELD

Forthcoming #FridayReads: BEHELD

For this #FridayReads, we travel to colonial Plymouth, Massachusetts, where the town’s first murder is shaking the fledging colony to its core, in TaraShea Nesbit’s BEHELD. It begins with a killing. Ten years after the Mayflower struck shore on rocky, unfamiliar soil, Plymouth is not the land its residents had imagined. Seemingly established on a […]

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New E-Galleys for October 2019

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss this month for your downloading pleasure: GONE BY MIDNIGHT by Candice Fox Crimson Lake is where people with dark pasts come to disappear—and where others vanish into thin air. A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE by Darynda Jones Police chief Sunshine […]

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