Banned Books Week 2021

Happy Banned Books Week! This year’s theme is Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us, emphasizing the importance of how books reach across boundaries and build connections, whereas censorship creates barriers. Check out some resources to help make this Banned Books Week the most powerful it can be. Here are some Free Downloads, Display Ideas, and […]

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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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3 Stars for UNBOUND

Tarana Burke’s memoir UNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement has received THREE starred reviews! “A soul-baring memoir by one the most significant social activists of the past two decades… An unforgettable page-turner of a life story rendered with endless grace and grit.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “In this powerful […]

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Megan Rapinoe Picks UNBOUND for The Call In Book Club

Soccer superstar Megan Rapinoe is launching a monthly book club, and her inaugural pick is Tarana Burke’s memoir, UNBOUND! Read more about the book club and how you can participate here. Praise for UNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement: “A soul-baring memoir by one the most significant social […]

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New E-galleys (8/9/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: LISTENING STILL by Anne GriffinISBN 9781250200617 | on sale 3/1/22 Jeanie Masterson has a gift: she can hear the recently dead and give voice to their final wishes and revelations. Inherited from her father, this […]

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Animal Spotlight (7/12/21)

Paws and whiskers at the ready! We’re spotlighting animals today with Andy Carpenter and his golden retriever working to clear a man’s name, an illustrated fable about animals deciding the fate of humans, a woman turns to her dogs to imagine a better future, and felines and crime at a cat cafe. DOG EAT DOG: […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoir & Biography (6/30/21)

Today we’re spotlighting memoirs and biographies with a powerful journey through poverty and adolescence, the biography of the wife and mother whose trial defined the Cold War, an innovative look at one of America’s most popular writers, and the untold story of what really happened to America’s Teacher in Space. SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by […]

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New E-galleys (6/14/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE POWER OF WOMEN: Learning from Resilience to Heal Our World by Denis MukwegeISBN 9781250769190 | on sale 11/2/21 From Nobel laureate, world-renowned doctor, and noted human rights activist Dr. Denis Mukwege comes an inspiring […]

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Read an excerpt from SAVED BY A SONG

SAVED BY A SONG: The Art and Healing Power of Songwriting by Mary Gauthier | 9781250202116 | 7/6/21 Grammy-nominated folk singer and songwriter Mary Gauthier explores the creativity and redemptive power of song in this part memoir, part break-down of songwriting, part philosophy of art. SAVED BY A SONG takes readers from 12 year old Mary–who was gifted […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs (6/2/21)

A stunning account of finding a way out of the world one is born into + a mesmerizing memoir of survival and forgiveness = this nonfiction round-up. KIN: A Memoir by Shawna Kay Rodenberg 2 starred reviews! “A powerful and surprising story of an Appalachian childhood.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “What makes this one special is […]

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