Sneak Peek: August 2020 Indie Next List

The August 2020 Indie Next list features 8 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1 Pick: MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy ISBN 9781250204028, on sale 8/4/20 A Library Journal Best Debut + 2 starred reviews! “McConaghy’s evocation of a world bereft of wildlife is piercing; Franny’s otherworldliness is captivating, and her extreme misadventures and anguished secrets […]

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New E-galleys (7/6/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE GOOD SISTER by Sally HepworthISBN 9781250120953, on sale 4/13/21 From the outside, everyone might think Fern and Rose are as close as twin sisters can be: Rose is the responsible one, with a home […]

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Guest Book Talker: Diane Kelly

Take a tour of Diane Kelly’s outdoor workspace and meet some of the furry friends that inspire her work! Check out Diane’s series: Tara Holloway series Paw Enforcement series House-Flipper Mystery series Don’t miss Diane Kelly’s next book in her Paw Enforcement series, BENDING THE PAW, out October 27, 2020. […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (6/29/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! SECRET NIGHTS WITH A COWBOY by Caitlin CrewsISBN 9781250625496, on sale 12/1/20 After Rae Trujillo’s disastrous marriage to her high school sweetheart ended about as badly as it could, […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/25/20)

Welcome to Week 13 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Talia’s #MacLibFromHome pick this week is crime fiction at its most raw: family + the past + prison + war in John Hart’s THE UNWILLING. Watch her full video here. African folktales + magic + a poisoned […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September titles for the September 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due August 1! ALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise Penny “Series devotees will revel in both Penny’s evocation of Paris—every bit as sumptuous as her rendering of Three Pines—and in the increased role she allots to librarian Reine-Marie, […]

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Guest Book Talker: Ashley Weaver

Ashley Weaver, author of the Amory Ames historical mystery series, stopped by to share what she’s been reading during quarantine! Titles mentioned:MOBY DICK by Herman MelvilleDUNE by Frank HerbertSWEET TASTE OF LIBERTY: A True Story of Slavery and Restitution in America by W. Caleb McDanielMURDER AT THE MENA HOUSE by Erica Ruth Neubauer And don’t […]

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Author Spotlight: Paul Doiron (6/15/20)

The wilds of Maine, a 15 year-old case, and a mysterious disappearance…dive into the latest book in Paul Doiron’s LibraryReads winning + awards winning Mike Bowditch series, ONE LAST LIE. ONE LAST LIE “Never trust a man without secrets.” These are the last words retired game warden Charley Stevens speaks to his surrogate son, Warden […]

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2020 Anthony Award Nominees

Congratulations to our 2020 Anthony Award nominees! BEST NOVELTHEY ALL FALL DOWN by Rachel Howzell HallTHE MURDER LIST by Hank Phillippi Ryan BEST FIRST NOVELMIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINALMURDER KNOCKS TWICE by Susanna Calkins Winners will be announced in an online ceremony on October 17, 2020. […]

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