New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2018

New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2018

Another day, another favorites list! Read on for the Times’s staff critics’ choices of the best fiction and nonfiction books of 2018.  EVENING IN PARADISE: More Stories by Lucia Berlin KUDOS by Rachel Cusk MOTHERHOOD by Sheila Heti NINETY-NINE GLIMPSES OF PRINCESS MARGARET by Craig Brown AMITY AND PROSPERITY: One Family and the Fracturing of […]

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Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018

Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018

Drumroll, please…. Here are the most anticipated books of Summer 2018, according to major media: New York Times — “Refreshing Books to Read This Summer” TEN ARGUMENTS FOR DELETING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS RIGHT NOW by Jaron Lanier SOMETHING WONDERFUL: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution by Todd S. Purdum THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote […]

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May 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

May 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are some of the top titles for May 2018: Bestsellers: THE HIGH TIDE CLUB by Mary Kay Andrews MISS SUBWAYS by David Duchovny HOW I RESIST: Activism and Hope for a New Generation, edited by Maureen Johnson […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day!

Our #FridayReads are the perfect way to kick off this Mother’s Day weekend: MOTHERHOOD by Sheila Heti A May 2018 Indie Next pick and one of PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction picks with two starred reviews! “The subject of the new novel from Heti is neither birth nor child-rearing, but the question of whether to […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/1/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/1/18 Edition)

Look at these outstanding new releases, perfect for every patron: MOTHERHOOD by Sheila Heti A May 2018 Indie Next pick and one of PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction picks with two starred reviews! “The subject of the new novel from Heti is neither birth nor child-rearing, but the question of whether to want a child, […]

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April 2018 All-Stars

April 2018 All-Stars

These books are swimming in stars—make sure to add them to your shelves ASAP! WITCHMARK by C.L. Polk “Polk’s stellar debut, set in an alternate early 20th century in an England-like land recovering from a WWI-like war, blends taut mystery, exciting political intrigue, and inventive fantasy . . . The final revelations are impossible to […]

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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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For Your Consideration: May 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: May 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the May 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due March 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. SHELTER IN PLACE by Nora Roberts One of Publishers Weekly’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction picks! “Roberts’ latest polished novel delivers all the literary touchstones her fans have come […]

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PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction Picks

PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction Picks

Publishers Weekly‘s Spring 2018 literary fiction picks include 8 titles from Macmillan: Top 10 THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah Hannah’s novel, starred by PW, follows the Allbright family, who barely make ends meet, as they move from 1974 Seattle to the untamed wilderness of Kaneq, Alaska, to claim a parcel of land left to […]

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Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Best of 2017 has come and gone, now here are the most anticipated books of 2018, according to major media: Entertainment Weekly — 50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018 THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert One of the most anticipated debuts of the year — having set off an auction frenzy — […]

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