Author Spotlight: Jenny Lawson (4/13/21)

With two LibraryReads picks and a #1 New York Times bestseller, Jenny Lawson has a knack for bringing her signature humor into discussions surrounding mental health. Her latest collection of stories dives even deeper into her journey of physical and mental health. BROKEN (in the best possible way) A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next […]

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Fall 2021 Adult Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting books coming your way in Fall 2021! APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris | 9781250276896 | 10/5/21CROSSROADS by Jonathan Franzen […]

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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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Animal and Nature Spotlight (4/7/21)

Today we look at animals, nature, and the world with a dark and speculative thriller about endangered species and eco-conspiracies + a deeply researched exploration of a world remade after human intervention. HUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER by Jeff VanderMeer 3 starred reviews! “The prolific VanderMeer moves from fantasy into noir territory with this version of an eco-thriller…A […]

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New E-galleys (4/5/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: ROCK PAPER SCISSORS by Alice FeeneyISBN 9781250266101, on sale 9/7/21 Adam and Amelia both like their jobs more than they like people, except each other. At least, that much was true when their marriage began. […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/1/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Orphan Black meets Margaret Atwood in Sara Flannery Murphy’s twisty supernatural thriller about female power and the bonds of sisterhood, GIRL ONE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Edgar-nominated author/librarian Ashley Weaver starts a new historical mystery series filled with spies, […]

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Animals in Fiction and Nonfiction (4/1/21)

Today we are spotlighting animals in both fiction and nonfiction with a look at our future with robots based on our history with animals + our favorite canine/PI pairing solving a murder case from the past. THE NEW BREED: What Our History with Animals Reveals about Our Future with Robots by Kate Darling “Thought-provoking popular […]

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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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Nonfiction Round-Up: Health Spotlight (3/24/21)

This nonfiction round-up spotlights works on health and life with a diagnosis of the flaws in the healthcare system, an incisive account of the Right to Die movement, and the biggest questions of life and death. THE HOSPITAL: Life, Death, and Dollars in a Small American Town by Brian Alexander 3 starred reviews! “Alexander’s scorching […]

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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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