Taleen Voskuni on Sorry, Bro

By Gabriella Costa | January 27, 2023

Taleen Voskuni is the debut author of Sorry Bro. She discusses role-playing bravery through her main character and portraying the reality of being Armenian-American—in all its humor, happiness, generational trauma, and sorrow.

Eleanor Janega on The Once and Future Sex

By Gabriella Costa | January 13, 2023

Dr. Eleanor Janega discusses her next book The Once and Future Sex: Going Medieval on Women’s Roles in Society, uplifting the lives and resistances of “ordinary” historical women, and why it is important for everyone to learn about the medieval past.

Tess Sharpe on 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did)

By Gabriella Costa | January 3, 2023

Tess Sharpe chats about her upcoming young adult romance 6 Times We Almost Kissed (And One Time We Did), finding inspiration in fanfiction, and writing about the complicated relationships between mothers and daughters.

Edelweiss Recommends: Staff Favorites

By Gabriella Costa | December 7, 2022

Just in time for the holidays, some Edelweiss team members share their most-loved books (that they think you will love, too!).

Championing Literature for All Young Readers: We Need Diverse Books on Creating Industry-Wide Change

By Gabriella Costa | December 6, 2022

We Need Diverse Books is a non-profit and a grassroots organization of children’s book lovers that has worked since 2014 to create a world in which all children can see themselves in the pages of a book.

Kellye Crocker on Dad’s Girlfriend and Other Anxieties

By Gabriella Costa | November 16, 2022

Kellye Crocker talks about her middle grade novel Dad’s Girlfriend and Other Anxieties, dealing with anxiety through writing, and the bravery of shy girls.

Tanita S. Davis on Figure It Out, Henri Weldon

By Gabriella Costa | November 14, 2022

Tanita S. Davis shares more about her upcoming middle grade novel Figure It Out, Henri Weldon, representing learning disabilities in her writing, and encouraging all readers to look for their strengths.

Twenty Years of Helping People “Work Better, Read More”

By Gabriella Costa | October 28, 2022

This year, we are celebrating Edelweiss’s twentieth anniversary! Founded in 2002, Edelweiss has transformed from one-man operation to a company of nearly forty employees supporting the book community.

Supporting Diverse Books through the Thema Classification System

By Gabriella Costa | October 17, 2022

We recently added visibility to Thema subject categories for UK users as part of a larger project to improve the discoverability of diverse books on our site.

Jonathan Escoffery on If I Survive You

By Gabriella Costa | October 7, 2022

Jonathan Escoffery talks about his debut If I Survive You, finding healing in the writing process, and laughing in the face of inevitability.