Library Journal’s Top Fall Debut Picks

Now that Fall is right around the corner, check out what forthcoming debut novels the Library Journal editors are excited about! THE MAKE-UP TEST by Jenny L. Howe9781250837868 | 9/13/22 ONE TO WATCH meets BEACH READ in this smart, swoony debut in which two exes find themselves battling against each other—and their unresolved feelings—for a spot in a prestigious Ph.D. […]

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Maximum Shelf: WHITE HORSE (7/28/22)

Yesterday’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick was Erika T. Wurth’s WHITE HORSE, a gritty, vibrant debut about an Indigenous woman who must face her past when she discovers a bracelet haunted by her mother’s spirit. Heavy metal, ripped jeans, Stephen King novels, and the occasional beer at the White Horse have defined urban Indian Kari James’s life […]

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Author Spotlight: Christopher Golden (1/12/22)

New York Times bestselling author Christopher Golden is a master at terrifying and capturing readers with his supernatural thrillers. In this next horror-thriller adventure, we have a film crew covering a ghost story, a haunted highway, and an abandoned town. ROAD OF BONES 3 starred reviews! “Bestseller Golden’s eerie, inventive latest (after RED HANDS) takes […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (10/4/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE BONE ORCHARD by Sara A. MuellerISBN 9781250776945 | on sale 3/22/22 Charm is a witch, and she is alone. The last of a line of conquered necromantic workers, now confined within the yard of […]

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Supernatural Spotlight (11/20/20)

This supernatural spotlight features a standalone thriller about a memory thief feeding on people’s most precious dreams + a mega-bestselling author starting a new epic trilogy of adventure, romance, and magic. INK by Jonathan Maberry “Maberry returns to Pine Deep, the Pennsylvania town that launched his career as a novelist, in this stand-alone horror story…This […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten “Alpsten’s debut reimagines the other Catherine—Catherine Alexeyevna, wife of Peter the Great, who took over the empire after her husband’s death in 1725 (and his torture and murder of his son, the […]

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Up-All-Night Thrillers (7/27/20)

Today we’re spotlighting thrillers that’ll keep you up all night and make you double lock your doors: a haunting supernatural thriller, a dark and twisty psychological thriller filled with secrets, the beginning of a new action-packed international spy series, a decadent story of those who will do anything for love and money, and four friends […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (7/16/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! THE BOOK OF DARRYL by The GogglesISBN 9780374115319, on sale 11/10/20 For sixteen-year-old Darryl, life in Roman-occupied Nazareth is a real drag—especially when everyone at your high school thinks […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2020 Indie Next List

The July 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE SAFE PLACE by Anna Downes ISBN: 9781250264800, on sale 7/14/20 “British actress Downes’ debut novel is a slow burn of a story with Emily picking up on snippets of conversations as a breadcrumb trail leads her to an astounding conclusion. A great read for […]

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Day’s YA: MAYHEM

Happy Friday!! The Lost Boys + The Craft = the feminist mash-up you’ve been waiting for. MAYHEM by Estelle Laure9781250297938Available July 14, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13 – 18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss The year is 1987. Mayhem Brayburn and her mother, Roxy, are leaving Mayhem’s abusive stepfather and heading to Santa […]

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