Thriller Thursday: Crime Spotlight (1/21/21)

A riveting Western adventure + a rural noir about small-town secrets and the aftershock of crime + an up-and-coming L.A. detective and a murder case = this #thrillerThursday. OUTLAWED by Anna North A LibraryReads pick and an Indie Next pick! “North’s knockout latest (after THE LIFE AND DEATH OF SOPHIE STARK) chronicles the travails of […]

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January 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins, REMOTE CONTROL by Nnedi Okorafor, and OUTLAWED by Anna North are LibraryReads Picks for January 2021, plus Seanan McGuire adds to her Hall of Fame-ness with ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS! THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins (#1 PICK!)ISBN 9781250245496, on sale 1/5/21 A […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2021 Indie Next List

The January 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! OUTLAWED by Anna NorthISBN 9781635575422, on sale 1/5/21 “North’s knockout latest chronicles the travails of a midwife’s daughter who joins a group of female and nonbinary outlaws near the end of the 19th century… The characters’ struggles for gender nonconformity and LGBTQ rights are tenderly […]

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Day’s YA: THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS

THE GOOD LUCK GIRLS by Charlotte Nicole Davis9781250299727Ages 13 – 18Available in paperback on January 5th, 2021 from Tor Teen An Indie Next PickA Silver 2019 Nautilus Book Award WinnerA Kirkus Reviews 2019 Best of the Year Selection As the new year approaches, I (of course) get excited for all of the new YA releases […]

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New E-galleys (5/4/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss last week for your downloading pleasure: WHEN HARRY MET MINNIE: A True Story of Love and Friendship by Martha Teichner A memoir of love and loss, of being in the right place at the right time, and of the mysterious […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a CIA memoir, an epic fantasy, an historical look at the 1938 Cote d’Azur, and a western featuring queer librarian spies on horseback. UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey97812502135872/4/2020 Award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/15/19)

Thriller Thursday (8/15/19)

A master introduces a new heroine, a killer hides among the jury, a case is reopened, friends keeping secrets, and the West gets wild in this week’s #ThrillerThursday! THE BITTERROOTS by C. J. Box 3 starred reviews! “An appealing new heroine, a fast-moving plot, and a memorably nightmarish family make this one of Box’s best.”–Kirkus […]

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Starred Review Roundup (10/29/18)

Starred Review Roundup (10/29/18)

Save a spot on your shelves for these forthcoming titles with multiple starred reviews: IN EXTREMIS: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey Hilsum 2019 Carnegie Medals Longlister FOUR starred reviews! “This intense biography is highly recommended for everyone, including journalism junkies, history buffs, and casual readers.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review […]

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Happy #BookBday, Tatjana Soli!

Happy #BookBday, Tatjana Soli!

Happy #BookBday to THE REMOVES by Tatjana Soli! The New York Times bestselling author’s expansive and transfixing new novel “is an epic, enthralling look at the American West in the mid-1800s”* and tells the intertwining stories of fifteen-year-old Anne Cummins, frontierswoman Libbie Custer, and Libbie’s husband, the Civil War hero George Armstrong Custer. “With visceral, vibrant language, Soli […]

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Stars & TV News for I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE

Stars & TV News for I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE

Washington Post reporter Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Muslim of Moroccan and Turkish descent, and she uses the balance between the Muslim and Western sides of her life to provide a mediating voice between these cultures, which too often misunderstand each other. Souad’s memoir, I WAS TOLD TO COME ALONE: My Journey Behind the Lines […]

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