Live Virtual Event with Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with JACK, the latest novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction. She will be joined by her longtime editor Jonathan Galassi, Publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, in a rare public conversation. Thursday, […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten “Alpsten’s debut reimagines the other Catherine—Catherine Alexeyevna, wife of Peter the Great, who took over the empire after her husband’s death in 1725 (and his torture and murder of his son, the […]

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New E-galleys (8/17/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/9/21 Duchess Day Radley is a thirteen-year-old self-proclaimed outlaw. She is the fierce protector of her five-year-old brother, Robin. She is the parent to […]

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Women 2020: Mothers and Motherhood (8/11/20)

From riveting memoirs to explosive thrillers, today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features all things mothers and motherhood. INFERNO: A Memoir of Motherhood and Madness by Catherine Cho “This piercing narrative about motherhood and a fraying human mind will slowly and creepily pull the reader in and leave a chill.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review UNTIL I FIND YOU […]

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Imprint Spotlight: Farrar, Straus & Giroux

In this Imprint Spotlight, we hear more about the joys of working with Literary Fiction and an epic trip to 40 libraries from Farrar, Straus & Giroux’s Nikki Barnhart. Nikki Barnhart [Associate Marketing Manager, FSG] “What I love about FSG is that while it’s a literary institution, I think we may be more dynamic than […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (8/6/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Mothers & daughters + betrayals that will shape lives + from Cuba to Mexico to Miami—Talia’s #MacLibFromHome pick is Gabriela Garcia’s moving debut OF WOMEN AND SALT. Watch her full video here. Sleepless in Seattle meets The Bachelorette in this […]

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LJ Summer/Fall 2020 Best Debuts

Library Journal picked out the best Summer/Fall 2020 debuts, and we have to say these books are hot hot hot! CROSSINGS by Alex LandraginLUSTER by Raven LeilaniOTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. MaizesTHE SEVENTH MANSION by Maryse MeijerTHE SIN IN THE STEEL by Ryan Van LoanTHE NIGHTWORKERS by Brian Selfon […]

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3 Stars for JACK

Marilynne Robinson’s JACK has received 3 starred reviews! “Myriad manifestations of pain are evoked, but here, too, are beauty, humor, mystery, and joy as Robinson holds us rapt with the exactitude of her perceptions and the exhilaration of her hymnal cadence, and so gracefully elucidates the complex sorrows and wonders of life and spirit.”–Booklist, starred […]

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Booklist Book Clubs Webinar Recap (7/28/20)

If you missed today’s Booklist Book Clubs webinar, here are all the titles we presented that are perfect for discussion. You can also watch the archived presentation here. THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah | 9781250178602 | 2/9/2021WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by […]

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2020 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2020 Man Booker Prize longlist! THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary MantelISBN 9780805096606, on sale now 2 starred reviews + Library Journal Editor’s Pick + Amazon Best of 2020 So Far! With THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she […]

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