Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/17/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Two women at midlife rediscover themselves—and perhaps each other—in Asali Solomon’s tender, surprising novel THE DAYS OF AFREKETE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Discover twist after twist, an unspeakable secret, and the most mind-blowing reveal ever in Catriona Ward’s gripping […]

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Genre Friday: Horror (9/10/21)

Get your screams ready for this horror-filled Friday, we are spotlighting a twisty boarded-up house on a dead-end street, a pulse-pounding oasis of vampires and criminals, and a tale of dark magic and devilish mystery. THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona Ward 2 starred reviews, a LibraryReads pick, and an Indie Next pick! […]

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Sneak Peek: October 2021 Indie Next List

The October 2021 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! A SPINDLE SPLINTERED by Alix E. HarrowISBN 9781250765352 | on sale 10/5/21 “Best-selling author Harrow revives and rejuvenates the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale with a feminist twist in her latest… Harrow uses her excellent skill as a storyteller to give agency back to the passive […]

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September 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and UNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR by TJ Klune (in the #1 spot!) and THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona Ward are LibraryReads Picks for September 2021! UNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR by TJ Klune (Top Pick!)ISBN 9781250217349 | on sale 9/21/21 “The latest by Lambda Literary Award winner Klune is […]

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LJ’s Editors’ Picks + Fall 2021 Preview

Library Journal knows what should be on your shelves this Fall! Check out their Editors’ Picks + Fall 2021 Preview. Editors’ Picks TRUE STORY: What Reality TV Says About Us by Danielle J. Lindemann, PhDSILENT PARADE by Keigo HigashinoTHE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardFLOWERS FOR THE SEA by Zin E. RocklynTHE DEATH […]

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Sacramento Library Book Buzz Recap (6/30/21)

Take a peek at all the exciting titles we presented in today’s Sacramento Library Book Buzz. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21 THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris | […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (6/29/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona WardISBN 9781250812629 | on sale 9/28/21 “There’s a creeping sense of something off with every member of the cast, even as Ward immerses the reader in each of their hyperfocused points-of-view. Subtle clues scattered throughout make terrifying […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September titles for the September 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due August 1! BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyISBN 9780374602604 | on sale 9/7/21Download on Edelweiss “A novel of capacious intelligence and plenty of page-turning emotional drama.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “As always, Rooney challenges and inspires.”–Publishers Weekly, […]

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Edelweiss Bookfest 2021 Great Big Galley Grab

During yesterday’s Edelweiss Bookfest, librarians gathered for the Great Big Galley Grab–an hour of collection development/readers advisory gold, filled with all the Fall 2021 titles they can’t wait to gab about. Check out all the Macmillan titles that were shouted ‘n shared: Adult:NEVER SAY YOU CAN’T SURVIVE by Charlie Jane Anders | 9781250800015 | 8/17/21UNDER […]

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Summer Buzzin’ Recap (6/3/21)

For anyone who missed our Grease-tastic adult title preview today, here are all the books we talked about + check out the recording above! APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21THREE […]

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