Happy Half Hour (8/1/22)

This Happy Half Hour brings us an unsettling folk horror novel about love and community, an NYC costume designer hiding from her failures and controlling her own narrative, the discovery of an octopus species with its own language and culture, and a critique of American journalism from a media insider. LUTE by Jennifer Thorne | […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (5/16/22)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: BLACKWATER FALLS by Ausma Zehanat KhanISBN 9781250822383 | on sale 11/1/22 Girls from immigrant communities have been disappearing for months in the Colorado town of Blackwater Falls, but the local sheriff is slow to act […]

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Genre Friday: Sci Fi/Fantasy (3/11/22)

We’re going into the weekend with some fantasy and sci fi recommendations including an epic space opera following an African-inspired empire, a historical sci fi thriller told by the women who sacrifice everything for progress, the second in a genre-bending series where no one is safe, and a post-grad world of magic with six powerful […]

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March 2022 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and A BRUSH WITH LOVE by Mazey Eddings, THE KAIJU PRESERVATION SOCIETY by John Scalzi, THE NIGHT SHIFT by Alex Finlay, THE SUITE SPOT by Trish Doller, SUNDIAL by Catriona Ward, and UNDER LOCK & SKELETON KEY by Gigi Pandian are LibraryReads Picks for March 2022! Plus, Greer Hendricks and Sarah […]

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Booklist Matchmaking Webinar Recap (2/4/22)

We found some perfect matches during today’s Booklist webinar. In case you missed the fun or want another look, check out all the titles we presented below. Click here for an Edelweiss catalog, and here to watch the archived video! Adult ELEKTRA by Jennifer Saint | 9781250773616 | 5/3/22ACTS OF VIOLET by Margarita Montimore | […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2021 — YA

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best YA Books of 2021! Best YA Fiction of 2021 TONIGHT WE RULE THE WORLD by Zack Smedley Best YA Fantasy and SF of 2021 THE SISTERS OF RECKONING by Charlotte Nicole Davis ALL OF US VILLAINS by Christine Lynn Herman and Amanda Foody WHEN NIGHT BREAKS by Janella Angeles […]

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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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