Kirkus Best Fiction of 2021

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Fiction of 2021! LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS by Ryka AokiDESTROYER OF LIGHT by Jennifer Marie BrissettRAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbySECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskTHE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona FernándezCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenEVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka GalchenZORRIE by Laird HuntMY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole JohnsonTHE […]

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NYT Profiles S.A. Cosby

S.A. Cosby has officially taken the literary world by storm with his novels BLACKTOP WASTELAND and RAZORBLADE TEARS. And now, he’s been profiled by the New York Times! Check out what they have to say here. More praise for S.A. Cosby: “Few novels marry tough and tender, head-banging and coming-of-age, as seamlessly as this one […]

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Extra! Extra!: August 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. The New York Times takes a look at Tracey Lange’s WE ARE THE BRENNANS and Oliver Burkeman’s FOUR THOUSAND WEEKS.  NPR talks DIRTY WORK. George Packer tells us what the pandemic exposed about America. RAZORBLADE TEARS has found its screenwriter. WAYWARD CHILDREN and the Capital […]

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Vote Now in Fallon Summer Reads 2021!

Three Macmillan titles are up for your votes to be chosen as The Tonight Show‘s Fallon Summer Reads pick–vote now! Check out the title announcement here, and make sure to submit your votes by Sunday, July 18th! Macmillan titles up for consideration: THE PLOT by Jean Hanff KorelitzRAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbyONE LAST STOP by […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/8/21)

This adventure-filled thriller Thursday features a black father and white father on a crusade for revenge and Chet the dog helping a scared young woman with a secret. RAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. Cosby 3 starred reviews! “His story of fathers and sons, of men learning to respect others’ lives, has an unexpected depth for such […]

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3 Stars for RAZORBLADE TEARS

RAZORBLADE TEARS, S.A. Cosby’s provocative and fast-paced story of bloody retribution and redemption, has THREE starred reviews! “Few novels marry tough and tender, head-banging and coming-of-age, as seamlessly as this one does, but that’s no surprise from a supremely talented writer who keeps getting better.“–Booklist, starred review “A lean, mean crime story about two bereaved […]

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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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Booklist Mystery / Thriller Webinar Recap (4/27/21)

Just in case you missed today’s chilling and heart-pounding Booklist Mystery and Thriller webinar, or need a refresher, check out all the titles we presented that are sure to keep you on your toes. Check out the archived presentation here. THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides | 9781250304452 | 6/15/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July titles for the July 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due June 1! RAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbyISBN 9781250252708, on sale 7/6/21Download on Edelweiss or NetGalley “In this follow-up to BLACKTOP WASTELAND, a New York Times Notable Book, Ike Randolph learns that his son Isiah and Isiah’s white husband, […]

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New E-galleys (4/19/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE HERON’S CRY by Ann CleevesISBN 9781250204479, on sale 9/7/21 The summer heat in North Devon is suffocating, and Detective Matthew Venn is called out to a murder scene at a rural artist’s home. Dr. […]

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