Booklist 2021 Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror Spotlight

Booklist knows the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror books you’ll want on your shelves this year! Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror A MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkSORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-ChanSUN-DAUGHTERS, SEA-DAUGHTERS by Aimee Ogden Spectrum of Horror: From Shivers to […]

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Fiercely Female (5/18/21)

Today we’re spotlighting fiercely female books with a girl on the run with her four-year-old niece, a genre-bending story of a pregnant woman fleeing for the woods, and a richly imagined life of the world’s first feminist. THE NEWCOMER by Mary Kay Andrews An Indie Next pick and a LibraryReads pick! “Andrews (HELLO, SUMMER, 2020) […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/30/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776 | on sale 5/4/21 “Solomon once again stretches the boundaries of speculative fiction in this distinct and visceral exploration of the trauma of Black and queer bodies in an all-too believable near future.”–Booklist, starred review “They display a maturing control […]

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Register Now: Lounging in the Library

Registration is now open for the #librariansonly event of the summer–Lounging in the Library: an afternoon of authors in conversation…in their comfiest clothing! Outcasts and outlaws. Secrets and skeletons. Dancers, dangers, and divorce. Found families and fear. Join Library Journal and the Mac Lib team for this June 16 webinar as our authors take on […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/23/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Twin witches must protect their world from ancient mythological monsters in the first book in a new trilogy from P.C. and Kristin Cast, SPELLS TROUBLE. Watch Emily’s full video here. Karin Tanabe tells one woman’s journey from Manhattan society to […]

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Sneak Peek: May 2021 Indie Next List

The May 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE PLOT by Jean Hanff KorelitzISBN 9781250790767, on sale 5/11/21 “Deep character development, an impressively thick tapestry of intertwining story lines, and a candid glimpse into the publishing business make this a page-turner of the highest order. Korelitz deserves acclaim for her own perfect plot.”–Publishers […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/15/21)

This Happy Half Hour we’re discussing a professional bridesmaid who may be in over her head, a woman undergoing metamorphosis, how dogs bring out the best in us, and a new YA trilogy featuring twin witches. THE SECRET BRIDESMAID by Katy Birchall | 9781250795793 | 5/4/21SORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon | 9780374266776 | 5/4/21DOG DAYS by […]

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For Your Consideration: May 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite May titles for the May 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due April 1! ARIADNE by Jennifer SaintISBN 9781250773586, on sale 5/4/21 “Saint’s enchanting debut retells the myth of the minotaur through the eyes of Ariadne, daughter of King Minos of Crete… Saint expertly highlights how often the women of […]

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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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New E-galleys (12/14/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776, on sale 5/4/21 Vern—seven months pregnant and desperate to escape the strict religious compound where she was raised—flees for the shelter of the woods. There, she gives birth to twins, […]

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