Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs (4/8/21)

A front-row view of boarding the bus of change during the Civil Rights Movement + an insightful memoir about a migrant’s six-year journey to the Netherlands = this nonfiction round-up. BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider by Charles Person and Richard Rooker 2 starred reviews! “A stirring memoir that offers a view […]

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Spotlight on Food (4/6/21)

This food-focused spotlight features a mouth-watering and inspiring memoir of a restaurateur and chef, twenty-six essays inspired by twenty-six fruits, and a unique motivational diet plan. FINDING FREEDOM: A Cook’s Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch by Erin French 2 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “An acclaimed chef and restaurateur offers engaging stories […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite June titles for the June 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesISBN 9781250304452, on sale 6/15/21Download on Edelweiss or NetGalley “A blend of psychological mystery and gothic thriller puts a psychotherapist in pursuit of a serial killer on the campus of Cambridge University… […]

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New E-galleys (3/22/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: DEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellISBN 9781250793614, on sale 7/6/21 Fern seeks refuge from her mother’s pill-popping and boyfriends via Soul Train; Gwen finds salvation in the music of Prince much to her congregation’s dismay, […]

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April 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson is a LibraryReads Pick for April 2021 + Sally Hepworth joins the Hall of Fame! BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny LawsonISBN 9781250077035, on sale 4/6/21 “Her insights are eye-opening as she gives readers a first-hand view of the […]

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Sneak Peek: April 2021 Indie Next List

The April 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny LawsonISBN 9781250077035, on sale 4/6/21 “[Lawson] also makes others laugh. Her delivery is zany, clever, and raunchy. Her conversations with party guests, her long-suffering husband, her sister, and even herself are flat-out hilarious. And the situations she […]

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Advance Access: Erin French discusses FINDING FREEDOM

Join Erin French in conversation with Celadon Books SVP and Co-Publisher Deb Futter about her new memoir, FINDING FREEDOM. In this singular, heart-stopping memoir—in many ways a classic American story—restaurateur and cookbook author Erin French invites readers to Freedom, Maine, to witness the struggles that have taken every ounce of her strength to overcome, and […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (3/4/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Ashley C. Ford shares a poignant coming-of-age memoir of growing up a poor Black girl and battling her body and her environment in SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER. Watch Talia’s full video here. An MFA professor receives international acclaim—followed by mysterious threatening messages—after […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/3/21)

The biography of a celebrated intellect + a powerful anthem for women + a unique look at the women in the Bush family + a raw confession of addiction and recovery + a family in search of a place to call home = this nonfiction round-up. PLACES OF MIND: A Life of Edward Said by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs and Biographies (2/17/21)

The uplifting story of a polo team + three mothers that shaped the voices of our nation + a memoir of dogs and friendship = this nonfiction round-up. CROSSING THE LINE: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever by Kareem Rosser “Readers who think of polo—one of the world’s […]

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