Memoir Spotlight (9/30/20)

This memoir spotlight includes an inspiring story of strength after childhood trauma, a glimpse behind the doors of a therapist’s office, and a doctor’s journey into understanding the final stages of life. DANCING WITH THE OCTOPUS: A Memoir of a Crime by Debora Harding An Indie Next pick! “In this intense debut memoir, Harding writes […]

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YA Spotlight (9/28/20)

Today’s YA Spotlight features a powerful and inspiring memoir and a magical fantasy sequel. WHEN THEY CALL YOU A TERRORIST (YA Edition): A Story of Black Live Matter and the Power To Change the World by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and ahsa bandele “This book is more than the origin story of BLM and more than Khan-Cullors’s […]

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Core E-book Collections: Halloween

Spooky season is upon us, and what better way to get in the spirit than with a chilling read! Check out our specially curated list of creepy, thrilling, and mind-boggling eBooks that will get those hearts pounding and make you believe in everything that goes bump in the night. THE FACT OF A BODY: A […]

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New E-galleys (9/21/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny LawsonISBN 9781250077035, on sale 4/6/21 As Jenny Lawson’s hundreds of thousands of fans know, she suffers from depression. In BROKEN, she explores her experimental treatment of transcranial […]

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Sneak Peek: October 2020 Indie Next List

The October 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. SchwabISBN 9780765387561, on sale 10/6/20 3 starred reviews! “This ambitious and hopeful work is a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Schwab returns with another epic story of love and remembrance that probes deep […]

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Spotlight on U.S. (9/2/20)

Today’s spotlight on America is as varied as the country itself, with a memoir of growing up in a paper mill town, a Russian-American political history, graphic journalism following a refugee family, a humorous take on the 50 states, a call for national unity, and a history of American authoritarianism. MILL TOWN: Reckoning with What […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes an ANIMAL FARM-esque world, an intimate Irish memoir, and a harrowing blend of memoir and cultural investigation. TALKING ANIMALS by Joni Murphy97803745387438/4/2020 “Murphy’s urban update of Animal Farm and Alfonzo’s intellectual and emotional conundrums will intrigue advanced YA readers.” —Booklist, YA Interest INVENTORY by Darran Anderson97803742775818/4/2020 […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (8/13/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Pinocchio meets Frankenstein in a dark fairy tale retelling with war, magic, and assassins: THE PUPPETMASTER’S APPRENTICE by debut author Lisa DeSelm. Watch Emily’s full video here. Reflect on love, life, and loss with Michael J. Fox in his upcoming […]

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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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New E-galleys (8/10/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/9/21 From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE comes an epic novel of love and heroism and hope, […]

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