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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Holiday Reads

Holiday Reads

We’re almost halfway through December and looking forward to the holiday break where we can curl up with a mug of hot cocoa and one of these Christmas books: THE CHRISTMAS TOWN by Donna VanLiere When twenty-year-old Lauren Gabriel witnesses a hit-and-run accident, she suddenly finds herself being pulled into the town of Grandon. Could […]

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Thriller Thursday (9/8/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (9/8/16 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to series regulars and new mysteries: THE WHITE MIRROR by Elsa Hart THREE starred reviews! “Hart seamlessly melds the complex politics of 18th-century Asia with a superior fair-play plot in her second whodunit featuring Chinese librarian Li Du.” — Publishers Weekly, starred review BECAUSE I’M WATCHING by Christina Dodd THREE starred reviews! “Dodd […]

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Happy #BookBday (9/30/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/30/14 Edition)

Today we wish a big ‘ol #BookBday to: ON IMMUNITY by Eula Biss National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Biss’s examination of and ultimately, support for vaccines is an October 2014 Indie Next pick, a BEA Librarians “Shout ‘n Share” pick, has three outstanding starred reviews, and just recently was announced as a finalist for the […]

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For Your Consideration: September LibraryReads titles

For Your Consideration: September LibraryReads titles

The days are long and hot and we’re already looking forward to Fall and cooling temperatures. Get a head start with these recommended September titles and nominate your favorites for the September 2014 LibraryReads list (due August 1)! BROADCHURCH by Erin Kelly This brilliant novelization of the hit television show Broadchurch follows Detectives Alec Hardy […]

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