Extra! Extra!: February 2021 Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. THE COPENHAGEN TRILOGY and THIS IS HOW THEY TELL ME THE WORLD ENDS are featured on NPR’s Fresh Air. The Washington Post weighs in on Justin Deabler’s LONE STARS, Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s WHY THE INNOCENT PLEAD GUILTY AND THE GUILTY GO FREE, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs and Biographies (2/17/21)

The uplifting story of a polo team + three mothers that shaped the voices of our nation + a memoir of dogs and friendship = this nonfiction round-up. CROSSING THE LINE: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever by Kareem Rosser “Readers who think of polo—one of the world’s […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite February titles for the February 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due January 1! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah “The storytelling is propulsive, and the contemporary relevance of the novel’s themes—among them, how outsiders are unfairly blamed for economic inequalities—provides additional depth in this rich, rewarding read about family […]

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Happy Half Hour (11/2/20)

This week’s Happy Half Hour features three influential mothers, how pets bring people together, the first all-Black team to win the Polo championship, and a heartbreaking and epic adventure about making sense of the world today. THE THREE MOTHERS: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation […]

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Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar Recap (10/2/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Strong Women + Girls Webinar, check out all the amazing titles featuring, or written by fierce women! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY: Stories of a Fine and Proper Nuisance by M.J. Rose + Fiona Davis | 9781250241320 | 10/27/2020OUTLAWED […]

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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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