2021 National Book Award Longlists

The 2021 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and we have 5 titles in the running! Fiction ZORRIE by Laird HuntABUNDANCE by Jakob Guanzon Nonfiction THE FREE WORLD: Art and Thought in the Cold War by Louis Menand Poetry THE WILD FOX OF YEMEN by Threa Almontaser Translated Literature THE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/17/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Two women at midlife rediscover themselves—and perhaps each other—in Asali Solomon’s tender, surprising novel THE DAYS OF AFREKETE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Discover twist after twist, an unspeakable secret, and the most mind-blowing reveal ever in Catriona Ward’s gripping […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (9/14/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: FIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsISBN 9781635578171 | on sale 10/5/21 “Fierce and funny, this gives undeniable testimony to the life force of family. It’s a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Funny and sad and exquisitely tender.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane MoriartyISBN 9781250220257 […]

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For Your Consideration: December 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite December titles for the December 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due November 1! THE BALLERINAS by Rachel Kapelke-DaleISBN 9781250274236 | on sale 12/7/21Download on Edelweiss or NetGalley DARE ME meets Black Swan and LUCKIEST GIRL ALIVE in a captivating, voice-driven debut novel about a trio of ballerinas who meet […]

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NetGalley Most Popular (9/8/21)

Looking for your next read? Check out Macmillan’s new most popular e-galleys on NetGalley! THE YOUNGER WIFE by Sally HepworthISBN 9781250229618 | on sale 4/5/22 The newest breakout star of domestic suspense delivers her next twisty novel about family secrets and lies. THIS MAY END BADLY by Samantha MarkumISBN 9781250799180 | on sale 4/12/22 When […]

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Advance Access Event: John Darnielle

Join John Darnielle in conversation with editor of MCD Sean McDonald. September 30th at 1PM EDT REGISTER NOW More about DEVIL HOUSE: An epic, gripping novel about murder, truth, artistic obsession, and the dangers of storytelling, from the inimitable John Darnielle. With DEVIL HOUSE, Darnielle rises above with a novel that blurs the line between […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/2/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Family shock and drama ensues in María Amparo Escandón’s L.A. WEATHER, a rollicking and hilarious love letter to L.A. about a family wrestling with their toughest decision yet. Watch Talia’s full video here. A widower battles grief, rage, and the […]

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New E-galleys (8/30/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MICKEY7 by Edward AshtonISBN 9781250275035 | on sale 2/15/22 Dying isn’t any fun…but at least it’s a living. Mickey7 is an Expendable: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world […]

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Advance Access Event: FSG Presents: Fall Fiction

FSG presents four short, live conversations between authors and editors of upcoming fall fiction titles to provide a behind the scenes peek at their writing process and themes. The conversations will be followed by an audience Q&A with the full panel. FSG Presents: Fall Fiction, featuring Ashley Nelson Levy | IMMEDIATE FAMILYVenita Blackburn | HOW […]

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Kirkus’ Must-Read Fiction for Fall 2021

Kirkus Reviews has picked their 19 Must-Read Fiction Books for Fall 2021, and we have four titles on the list! BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenFIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsTODAY A WOMAN WENT MAD IN THE SUPERMARKET: Stories by Hilma Wolitzer […]

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