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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Community Stories (6/15/21)

Today we’re taking a peek into communities with a society and family undone by suspicion and a small town story about a grandmother whose dreams see a coming death. EVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka Galchen 2 starred reviews! “Galchen’s captivating latest (after the children’s adventure RAT RULE 79) follows an illiterate […]

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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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Happy Half Hour (4/12/21)

In this Happy Half Hour we discuss a transporting thriller that takes a British novelist to Venice, a witty and historical story about a suspected witch, a heartwarming novel about humans and their dogs, and a sister story about second chances and finding yourself. PALACE OF THE DROWNED by Christine Mangan | 9781250788429 | 6/1/21 […]

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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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ALA Midwinter Pre-Game Recap (1/21/21)

Thank you for coming to ALA Midwinter Pre-Game with MacLib & Tor/Forge. We had so much fun presenting our forthcoming YA and Adult titles and hearing from our amazing panelists. In case you need a refresher or weren’t able to tune in, check out the book buzz title list below. You can also watch a […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (1/15/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! The youngest original Freedom Rider gives a front-row view to one of the most significant events in American Civil Rights history in Charles Person’s BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider. Watch Talia’s full video here. Private investigator […]

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Cuyahoga County Public Library Book Buzz Recap (11/18/20)

Today we presented some of our exciting upcoming Adult titles to Cuyahoga County Public Library. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. Untitled Alex Michaelides | 9781250304452 | 6/1/21THE THERAPIST by B.A. Paris | 9781250274120 | 7/13/21SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford | 9781250305978 | 6/1/21THE HUSBANDS […]

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Spring 2021 Adult Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting books coming your way in Spring 2021! Untitled Alex Michaelides Novel | 9781250304452 | 6/1/21THE THERAPIST by B. A. Paris | 9781250274120 | 7/13/21SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford | 9781250305978 | 6/1/21THE HUSBANDS by Chandler Baker | 9781250319517 | 6/29/21ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston | […]

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Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

Happy Women’s History Month/International Women’s Day 2018!

March is Women’s History Month and today we celebrate International Women’s Day! Get inspired by our 2018 ALA Amelia Bloomer Project Book List titles (best feminist books): GIRLS MADE OF SNOW AND GLASS by Melissa Bashardoust DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming […]

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