New E-galleys (8/30/21)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MICKEY7 by Edward AshtonISBN 9781250275035 | on sale 2/15/22 Dying isn’t any fun…but at least it’s a living. Mickey7 is an Expendable: a disposable employee on a human expedition sent to colonize the ice world […]

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Historical Spotlight (5/6/21)

The previously-untold story of nine female resistance fighters from WWII + the brutal history of 20th Century crimes of The Mob = this historical nonfiction spotlight. THE NINE: The True Story of a Band of Women Who Survived the Worst of Nazi Germany by Gwen Strauss “Poet and essayist Strauss (TRAIL OF STONES) tells the […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/11/20)

This nonfiction round-up features something for everyone, including a look into royal fashion, a personal account of misogyny in the music industry, an essential primer on race, and more! HRH: So Many Thoughts on Royal Style by Elizabeth Holmes 2 starred reviews! “This is a sweeping, retrospective survey of the fashions brought to us by […]

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Historical Spotlight (9/9/20)

This historical spotlight takes us back to a Polish town during WWII and to medieval Europe in the era of Robin Hood. ELI’S PROMISE by Ronald H. Balson “Balson returns to the subject of his first three historical novels: Holocaust survivors and the stories of their lives during and after the war…Balson juggles between his […]

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THE NIGHTINGALE Read-Alikes

If you cried your way through Kristin Hannah’s THE NIGHTINGALE (like I did) and are still thinking about sisters Isabelle and Vianne, you are not alone. It’s hard to find a story as moving and filled with love as THE NIGHTINGALE, but check out these read-alikes that are guaranteed to hit you in the feels… […]

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Maximum Shelf: PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU (4/8/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Ellen Feldman’s historical novel of survival, morality, and reckoning with the past, PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU. Charlotte is a survivor. She lived through WWII in Paris, working in a bookstore under the watchful eye of the Nazis. Now she and her daughter, Vivi, are safely settled on the […]

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Happy #PubDay (3/3/20)

This #PubDay brings a poignant tale of survival in WWII, a pregnant woman in a haunted post-9/11 Manhattan, and a comic-political drama. THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS by Jennifer Rosner “Memoirist and award-winning children’s author­ Rosner challenges the Holocaust with a touch of magic (the yellow bird appears throughout), clarifying a dangerous time and place even […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU + a Letter to Librarians

This week’s Forthcoming #FridayReads pick is PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU, historical fiction set in alternating timelines featuring Nazis, the 1950s publishing industry, and a mother forced to make some hard decisions for survival. PLUS keep reading for a special love letter to librarians from the author, Ellen Feldman. Charlotte is a survivor. She lived through […]

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Audiobook Excerpt of CHANEL’S RIVIERA

Listen up, audiobook lovers! Check out this exciting audio excerpt from Anne de Courcy’s forthcoming CHANEL’S RIVIERA. More about CHANEL’S RIVIERA: The Cote d’Azur in 1938 was a world of wealth, luxury, and extravagance, inhabited by a sparkling cast of characters including the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Joseph P. Kennedy, Gloria Swanson, Colette, the […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS

Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS

A mother and her 5-year-old daughter must hide from the Nazis in German-occupied Poland during World War II in Jennifer Rosner’s heart-rending fiction debut, THE YELLOW BIRD SINGS. Shira, the daughter, is a musical prodigy, and in order to keep her quiet and hidden in the barn of a Non-Jewish family, her mother Róza invents […]

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