Booklist Adult Fall Faves Webinar Recap (8/16/22)

A huge thanks to everyone who attended today’s Booklist Fall Faves webinar! Here are all the titles we talked about: ROSES, IN THE MOUTH OF A LION by Bushra Rehman | 9781250834782 | 12/6/22THE INGENUE by Rachel Kapelke-Dale | 9781250834560 | 12/6/22THE VILLA by Rachel Hawkins | 9781250280015 | 1/3/23ALL THE DANGEROUS THINGS by Stacy […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (8/15/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: BLIND SPOTS by Thomas MullenISBN 9781250842749 | on sale 4/4/23 Seven years ago, a mysterious virus blinded everyone in the world in a matter of months. Technology helped people adjust to the new normal, creating a device that […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (8/9/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: LITTLE EVE by Catriona Ward9781250812650 | 10/11/22 “Ward works in so many motifs—Bible resonances, colonialism, science versus faith, and the pall of war, to name just a few—that the play of imagery is as engrossing as the plot twists, making this a rewarding outing from […]

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Memoir Spotlight (8/3/22)

Today’s memoir spotlight includes a look at one man’s journey through life and his efforts to move past feelings of anger and isolation, and the stories of author Heather Morris as she finds strength in listening to others. DIRTBAG, MASSACHUSETTS: A CONFESSIONAL BY ISAAC FITZGERALD An Indie Next pick! “Journalist Fitzgerald weaves a raucous mosaic of […]

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Happy Half Hour (8/1/22)

This Happy Half Hour brings us an unsettling folk horror novel about love and community, an NYC costume designer hiding from her failures and controlling her own narrative, the discovery of an octopus species with its own language and culture, and a critique of American journalism from a media insider. LUTE by Jennifer Thorne | […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Rob Volpe (7/28/22)

In TELL ME MORE ABOUT THAT: Solving the Empathy Crisis One Conversation at a Time, author Rob Volpe explains his five steps to empathy and shows readers how they too can strengthen their own empathy muscles. Today, he joins us with a letter to librarians to talk more about his hopes for his book and […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (7/25/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE CRANE HUSBAND by Kelly BarnhillISBN 9781250850973 | on sale 2/28/23 “Mothers fly away like migrating birds. This is why farmers have daughters.” A fifteen-year-old teenager is the backbone of her small Midwestern family, budgeting the household finances […]

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Happy Half Hour (7/25/22)

In this Happy Half Hour, we have the highly anticipated sequel to a #1 New York Times bestselling fantasy, a timely debut about a woman living in the woods, a twisty story of a girl navigating a deadly power structure, and a historical true crime set in Jazz Age Chicago. THE BALLAD OF NEVER AFTER […]

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Happy Half Hour (7/18/22)

In today’s Happy Half Hour we have a swoony rom-com, a generational storyteller following a Jamaican family in Miami, a cosmic look at what divides us and brings us together, and the next adventure for the younger and feistier Holmes sibling. LIZZIE BLAKE’S BEST MISTAKE by Mazey Eddings | 9781250806000 | 9/6/22IF I SURVIVE YOU […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2022 Indie Next List

The August 2022 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes GreenISBN 9781250767448 | on sale 7/19/22 3 starred reviews! “Deeply rooted in Savannah’s at times horrific history, yet looking hopefully toward the future, this provocative page-turner is sure to enthrall a broad spectrum of readers. Green is writing at […]

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