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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Starred Review Round-Up (6/1/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: UNTIL PROVEN SAFE: The History and Future of Quarantine by Nicola Twilley and Geoff ManaughISBN 9780374126582 | on sale 7/20/21 “This thoughtful study couldn’t arrive at a better moment.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “An infectiously appealing overview of efforts to contain the potentially infectious.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred […]

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Author Spotlight: Elizabeth Warren (5/19/21)

The inspiring and influential senator and bestselling author is back again with a passionate plea for political transformation. Elizabeth Warren’s new book is a deeply personal and powerful call to action that will inspire people to fight for what they believe. PERSIST “This is Warren in depth, up close, and very personal, and a must-read […]

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Fall 2021 Drop-In: Michaela Coel’s MISFITS

Michaela Coel–BAFTA, Royal Television Society, Broadcasting Press Guild, and NAACP prize–winning actor, screenwriter, and director–joins Macmillan this Fall with her debut, MISFITS: A Personal Manifesto. A powerful manifesto on how speaking your truth and owning your differences can transform your life. In this sensational, agenda-setting debut, Michaela Coel, BAFTA-winning actor and writer of breakout series […]

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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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