Nonfiction Round-Up (11/16/20)

An exploration of magic’s unique history + the 2014 Ebola outbreak + a counterhistory of postwar Germany + a fascinating look at the wives of officers in Hitler’s inner circle = this nonfiction round-up. MAGIC: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present by Chris Gosden “Gosden’s (PREHISTORY: A Very […]

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Author Spotlight: V.E. Schwab (10/6/20)

Today we are spotlighting the beautiful and magical writing of New York Times bestselling author V.E. Schwab. In her newest enchanting adventure spanning centuries, we meet a girl who can never be remembered in a story that you will never forget. THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE 4 starred reviews, an Indie Next pick, and […]

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YA Spotlight (7/13/20)

This week’s pub day party celebrates the supernatural feminist novel set in a slightly different 1987 than we may remember with magic, an irreversible destiny, and saying when enough is enough. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure Mayhem Brayburn has always known there was something off about her and her mother, Roxy. Maybe it has to do […]

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Macmillan Preview Booklist Webinar Recap (6/23/20)

In case you missed the Macmillan-palooza Booklist Webinar extravaganza, or if you just can’t get enough of all the forthcoming Mac Lib titles, check out every Adult and YA title we gushed about in the 90 minutes of virtual Macmillan fun. Check out the archived webinar here. Adult AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by […]

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Day’s YA: MAYHEM

Happy Friday!! The Lost Boys + The Craft = the feminist mash-up you’ve been waiting for. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure9781250297938Available July 14, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss The year is 1987. Mayhem Brayburn and her mother, Roxy, are leaving Mayhem’s abusive stepfather and heading to Santa […]

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Genre For All: THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA

It is never too late to find yourself in the most unexpected places…  Hello genre lovers! Samantha Slavin here with a Genre For All exclusive review of TJ Klune’s THE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA— a charming, quirky, heartwarming, romantic fantasy about choosing your family, celebrating differences, and never settling when it comes to your […]

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Series Spotlight: CHRONICLES OF THE ONE by Nora Roberts

Series Spotlight: CHRONICLES OF THE ONE by Nora Roberts

In a post-apocalyptic world where everything we know has crumbled, a group of survivors embarks on a journey to unite them in the battle of their lives. In the conclusion to CHRONICLES OF THE ONE, Fallon Swift will use her life knowledge of magick. She has succeeded in rescuing countless shifters, elves, and humans from […]

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Happy #PubDay (11/19/19)

Happy #PubDay (11/19/19)

A man’s story written entirely in lists, an adventure-packed fantasy with magical beasts and unexpected heroes, and a unique fantasy world filled with winged lizards and dragons–all in today’s #PubDay celebration! TWENTY-ONE TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE by Matthew Dicks A November LibraryReads Pick and a December Indie Next List Pick! “Often moving, sometimes shocking, always entertaining, […]

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Happy #PubDay (10/01/19)

Happy #PubDay (10/01/19)

An American Midwest family drama + a new novel from the author of THE TATTOOIST OF AUSCHWITZ + the return of L. Penelope’s Earthsinger, all in this week’s #PubDay celebration. THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner “Autofiction at its smartest and most effective: self-interested, self-interrogating, but never self-involved.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review CILKA’S JOURNEY by Heather […]

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Four for NINTH HOUSE!

Four for NINTH HOUSE!

Leigh Bardugo’s adult debut, NINTH HOUSE–a mesmerizing tale of power, privilege, and dark magic–now has FOUR starred reviews! “Fantasy readers, particularly those who love ghosts, will hungrily devour this novel.“–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Demand alone would necessitate purchasing multiple copies in all formats, but this is genuinely terrific. The worldbuilding is rock solid, the plot […]

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