TLA 2021 Is Virtual!

Texas’ premier librarian gathering is going virtual! Visit our virtual booth for exciting resources PLUS check out our amazing authors on virtual panels throughout the conference! Thursday, April 22 3:00-4:00PM CTRead With Pride: YA LGBTQ+ Lit panelFeaturing Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Julia Lynn Rubin (TROUBLE GIRLS) 4:15-5:15pm CTRadical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas […]

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Sneak Peek: April 2021 Indie Next List

The April 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! BROKEN (in the best possible way) by Jenny LawsonISBN 9781250077035, on sale 4/6/21 “[Lawson] also makes others laugh. Her delivery is zany, clever, and raunchy. Her conversations with party guests, her long-suffering husband, her sister, and even herself are flat-out hilarious. And the situations she […]

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Debut Spotlight (3/2/21)

This debut spotlight features a little something for everyone, including literary fiction, short stories, and contemporary romance! OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela Garcia “Garcia’s dexterous debut chronicles the travails of a Cuban immigrant family. Carmen, a Cuban immigrant living in Miami, is worried about her daughter Jeanette’s addiction to drugs and alcohol…This riveting account […]

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ALMA ALA Midwinter Book Buzz Recap (1/19/21)

In case you missed it, we presented six exciting forthcoming titles in today’s ALMA ALA Midwinter Book Buzz. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. You can also watch a recording of the presentation here. SORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon | 9780374266776 | 5/4/21 OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite March titles for the March 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due February 1! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/2/21 “A 13-year-old toughie living the outsider’s life in a coastal California town, Duchess Day Radley watches out for her little brother and dysfunctional single […]

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The Debut Review (12/15/20)

We are looking forward to 2021 and the introduction of some exciting new voices! In this Debut Review, we’re rounding up a few of the March and April debuts that are available for download on Edelweiss now, including a stunning own voices novel taking place in Cuba and Miami, a story about storytelling and the […]

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Macmillan Advance Access Events

Michael Eric Dyson November 11, 12:30 PM EST New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson will join us for a solo event to talk about his upcoming book LONG TIME COMING, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption. Dyson is winner of two NAACP Image […]

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Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar Recap (10/2/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar, check out all the amazing titles featuring, or written by fierce women! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY: Stories of a Fine and Proper Nuisance by M.J. Rose + Fiona Davis | 9781250241320 | 10/27/2020OUTLAWED […]

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Maximum Shelf: OF WOMEN AND SALT (9/30/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Gabriela Garcia’s sweeping, masterful debut, OF WOMEN AND SALT. In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. Daughter of Carmen, a Cuban immigrant, she is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a […]

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Extra! Extra!: August Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. DEADLINE announced that Thomas Jane, of The Expanse stardom, will be starring in and executive producing ‘Troppo,’ the series adaption of CRIMSON LAKE by Candice Fox. NPR reviews I HOLD THE WOLF BY THE EARS + TROUBLE THE SAINTS + HARROW THE NINTH. The New […]

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