Staff Review: THE LOVE ELIXIR OF AUGUSTA STERN

THE LOVE ELIXIR OF AUGUSTA STERN by Lynda Cohen Loigman978125027810410/8/24St. Martin’s PressFiction / Historical / Romance Set in a dual timeline, THE LOVE ELIXIR OF AUGUSTA STERN by Lynda Cohen Loigman is not just a page-turner, but a remedy for the soul, sprinkled with a touch of magic, a dash of heartbreak, and plenty of laughter. […]

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Series We Love Staff Picks (6/25/24)

This month, we’re sharing installments in series we’re excited about, whether they’re starts to new series or continuations of beloved storylines! AMANDA’S PICK: ROUGH PAGES BY LEV AC ROSEN This is the third book in the loose historical mystery series following LAVENDER HOUSE and THE BELL IN THE FOG. Set in atmospheric 1950s San Francisco, […]

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Happy Half Hour (6/24/24)

Today, we’re chatting about a group of teens stranded in a monster-infested forest, a secret book mailing operation that leads to a missing person case, and a young woman who rises from social pariah to power in a reimagining of pre-colonial West Africa. WHAT THE WOODS TOOK by Courtney Gould | 9781250340672 | 12/10/24 ROUGH […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2024 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September titles for the September 2024 LibraryReads list! VOTES DUE AUGUST 1ST!   THE NIGHT GUEST BY HILDUR KNÚTSDÓTTIR | 9781250322043 | 9/3/24 REQUEST ON NETGALLEY “Knútsdóttir’s parenthetical asides and idiosyncratic voice create a queasy sense of vertigo as the story unfolds, and the time the narrative takes […]

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Listen With Pride (6/18/24)

This Pride Month, listen to some amazing LGBTQ+ books, ranging from fantasy to romance to nonfiction to horror and more! BLOOD JUSTICE BY TERRY J. BENTON-WALKER, READ BY A FULL CAST 9781250331014 | available now Audio excerpt! CAN’T SPELL TREASON WITHOUT TEA BY REBECCA THORNE, READ BY JESSICA THREET 9781250350817 | available now Audio excerpt! […]

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July 2024 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and THE SPELLSHOP by Sarah Beth Durst and BURY YOUR GAYS by Chuck Tingle are LibraryReads picks for July 2024! #1 PICK: THE SPELLSHOP BY SARAH BETH DURST | 9781250333971 | 7/9/24 “Durst packs her cozy and colorful tale full of sweet magical creatures, including unicorns, winged cats, and friendly tree […]

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June ALMA Buzz Recap (6/11/24)

Thank you to everyone who attended the June ALMA Buzz last week! A recording of the buzz is available here. You can check out an Edelweiss catalog of all the titles we presented here. Until next time! <3 Mac Lib Team […]

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Dragons, Dragons, and More Dragons! (6/11/24)

Dragons are back, and today we’re highlighting these and more amazing mythical creatures! BLOOD OF THE OLD KINGS BY SUNG-IL KIM 9781250895332 | 10/8/24 “Kim masterfully weaves together [the characters’] stories, which each embody a different style of fantasy, creating an immersive, thorough world that’s sparking towards war.”–Library Journal Available for download on Edelweiss here. […]

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Fall 2024 Adult + YA Preview Recap (6/11/24)

Thank you to everyone who attended our Fall Adult + YA Preview! A recording of the preview is available here. You can check out an Edelweiss catalog of all the titles we presented here. Plus find more info from our special guest speakers: Jean Hanff Korelitz’s THE SEQUEL and Courtney Gould’s WHAT THE WOODS TOOK.  […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (6/10/2024)

SOMETHING IN THE WALLS by Daisy Pearce9781250334381 | 2/25/25 A child psychologist is called to a remote village to examine a teenage girl who claims she’s possessed by a witch, in this chilling and spellbindingly tense novel of psychological suspense. She’s looking for the truth but something else is staring back. Meet Alice, a thirteen-year-old […]

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