Literary Fiction Spotlight (8/9/22)

We’re looking at new and upcoming literary fiction with a novel about yearning for connection in a fractured world, a coming-of-age portrait of a young woman learning to trust her voice, and a debut that tells a timeless love story. MEET US BY THE ROARING SEA by Akil Kumarasamy “Kumarasamy’s gorgeous prose and quiet meditations […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2022 Indie Next List

The September 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! IF I SURVIVE YOU by Jonathan EscofferyISBN 9780374605988 | on sale 9/6/22 4 starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (8/1/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: ENCORE IN DEATH: An Eve Dallas Novel by J. D. RobbISBN 9781250284082 | on sale 2/7/23 The homicide cop with a passion for justice returns in the captivating crime thriller series by the #1 New York Times bestselling author. It […]

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4 Stars for IF I SURVIVE YOU

Jonathan Escoffery’s urgent, hilarious, and revelatory debut, IF I SURVIVE YOU, has received FOUR starred reviews! “A revelatory work, full of a young man’s questioning and told in a distinctive voice, this contemplation of identity, culture, and race in the United States today is highly recommended.”–Library Journal, starred review “A collection of linked stories focused […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (7/27/22)

This literary fiction spotlight brings us two coming-of-age novels, from a woman trying to succeed in a male-dominated Hollywood to a boy’s life-changing summer spent at his family’s estate in rural Pakistan. NSFW BY ISABEL KAPLAN “Kaplan peels back the curtain to examine the culture of a television network in this sharply observed, completely absorbing debut […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (7/13/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight brings us an exploration of a marriage changed after one partner returns from a traumatic deep-sea mission, and a woman’s story as she unravels her family’s history spent in Guadaloupe and its diaspora. OUR WIVES UNDER THE SEA BY JULIA ARMFIELD 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Armfield follows her […]

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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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Literary Fiction Spotlight (6/22/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight includes the story of a friendship—and the subsequent loss of it—between two women, a murdered therapist and the writing group that gets back together to investigate the case, and a bartender at a neighborhood bar who is slowly drawn into the depths of the service industry. GIRLS THEY WRITE SONGS ABOUT BY […]

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Literary Fiction Spotlight (6/14/22)

Today’s literary fiction spotlight brings us the story of a man coping with the loss of his relationship by taking a journey through Europe, and an exploration of friendship and how the people we meet growing up shape who we become as adults. GRAND HOTEL EUROPA BY ILJA LEONARD PFEIJFFER “Prolific Dutch poet, playwright, essayist, and […]

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