NPR’s 2019 Book Concierge Picks

NPR’s 2019 Book Concierge is live, and it includes SO MANY Macmillan titles!! 10 MINUTES, 38 SECONDS IN THIS STRANGE WORLD by Elif Shafak A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE by Arkady Martine A WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE: A Memoir by Edie Windsor ALL SYSTEMS RED: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen […]

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Women’s History Month 2019

Women’s History Month 2019

March is Women’s History Month, and today we celebrate their powerful voices with these fierce reads: PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser DIVIDED WE STAND: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics by Marjorie Spruill A WARRIOR OF THE PEOPLE: How Susan La Flesche […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/16/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (1/16/19)

Aging doesn’t have to be scary! Today’s Nonfiction Round-Up is here to help guide your patrons through the process: DOWNHILL FROM HERE: Retirement Insecurity in the Age of Inequality by Katherine S. Newman A sharp examination of the looming financial catastrophe of retirement in America. “Strongly recommended for policymakers, business and nonprofit leaders, and general […]

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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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For Your Consideration: January 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: January 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite December 2018 AND January 2019 titles for the January 2019 LibraryReads list! *Votes due December 1! Click here for the full list of 2019 deadlines. AN ANONYMOUS GIRL by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen Also available in audio 3 starred reviews! The next novel of psychological suspense from […]

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LJ Fall 2018 Editors’ Picks

LJ Fall 2018 Editors’ Picks

We’ve got two of Library Journal’s Fall 2018 Editors’ Picks! “Twenty-five years after her groundbreaking RECLAIMING OPHELIA, which examined the lives of adolescent girls, psychologist Mary Pipher addresses the concerns of their older sisters in WOMEN ROWING NORTH: Navigating Life’s Currents and Flourishing as We Age (Bloomsbury USA, Jan. 2019) as they transition into late […]

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August 2018 E-Galley Recommendations

August 2018 E-Galley Recommendations

Fun fact: two of the most popular/downloaded e-galleys on Edelweiss recently are Rebecca Serle’s THE DINNER LIST (a September 2018 LibraryReads pick) and Paula Brackston’s THE LITTLE SHOP OF FOUND THINGS (fingers crossed for a future LibraryReads pick). Clearly, librarians are loving these magical women! We waved our magic wand and *poof* have exciting new […]

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