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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Genre Friday: Sci Fi (10/29/21)

This Genre Friday sci fi spotlight transports us to an alternate history where the human race is at the brink and knows that they are not alone + to an underworld of aliens and genetic engineering. TRUTH OF THE DIVINE by Lindsay Ellis “Ellis draws skillful parallels between her science-fictional politics and real world issues, […]

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PW Best Books of 2021

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021! Top 10 SECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskDIRTY WORK: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal PressSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction CROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellOUTLAWED by Anna North Mystery/Thriller THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie […]

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GFA Spotlight: MICKY7

Sci-Fi fans, get ready for a mind-bending, thought-provoking, comedic space adventure in Edward Ashton’s MICKEY7. “Ashton crafts a unique hero in amateur historian Mickey Barnes, the breezy narrator of this far-flung, far-future adventure… Sci-fi readers will be drawn in by the inventive premise and stick around for the plucky narrator.”–Publishers Weekly THE MARTIAN meets DARK […]

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LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS pin sweepstakes!

Calling all Sci Fi readers and donut lovers! Ryka Aoki’s Indie Next pick LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS is out today, with a Booklist starred review calling it “an exciting, wild web of an adventure, a unputdownable book about music, found family, and identity” and a Kirkus Reviews starred review saying, “this novel is an unexpected […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi Fantasy (9/24/21)

A city built on a god’s remains + a vampire war against humanity + a sweltering and haunting queer Southern Gothic + a magical debut about the sisterhood of magic = this sci fi/fantasy spotlight! MORDEW by Alex Pheby “Highly recommended for those interested in sprawling, bizarre fantasy worlds that run counter to the post-Tolkien […]

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New E-galleys (8/30/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MICKEY7 by Edward AshtonISBN 9781250275035 | on sale 2/15/22 Dying isn’t any fun…but at least it’s a living. Mickey7 is an Expendable: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi Fantasy (7/2/21)

This Genre Friday is out of this world with a retelling of THE GREAT GATSBY, a half-goblin emperor, a new series with a cynical teen exploring magic, and a perilous place where women are forced to make sacrifices. THE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL by Nghi Vo 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “With […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi (4/23/21)

Murderbot discovers a dead body and has to speak to humans (yikes!), and soldiers are standing between humanity and annihilation in this sci fi spotlight. FUGITIVE TELEMETRY by Martha Wells An Indie Next pick! “Hugo and Nebula Award–winner Wells brings her solitude-craving, media-loving killer robot protagonist another step closer to independence in the entertaining sixth […]

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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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