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Christmas Giveaway 2019

Let it snow! Let it snow! Let it snow…books! Cue the lights, hang the mistletoe, and get your tastiest egg nog ready. Here’s your chance to rock around the Christmas tree and win 8 Santa-approved holiday-themed books.

Enter here by Wednesday, December 18 for a chance to win! Winners will be announced on our website and Twitter @MacmillanLib.

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New E-Galleys for November 2019

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss this month for your downloading pleasure:

HARROW THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir

Lesbian necromancers return to space in the hotly-anticipated sequel to GIDEON THE NINTH.

DEAD WEST by Matt Goldman

Minneapolis private detective Nils Shapiro is back for another thrilling, standalone adventure.

A SWEET MESS by Jayci Lee

Diversity! Rom-com! CAKE!

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See You @ ALA Midwinter 2020 (Macmillan Library booth #1240)

Liberty Bells, cheesesteaks, and…great books! Come by our booth #1240 during ALA Midwinter this January for giveaways, authors, and more!

Saturday January 25

AMA with Macmillan CEO John Sargent
8:30am-10:00am
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 108-B
Macmillan CEO John Sargent will discuss and answer questions about the company’s eBook policy during this informal session. Light refreshments will be served.

Janella Angeles in-booth signing (WHERE DREAMS DESCEND)
10:00am-11:00am
Macmillan Library booth #1240

Best Fiction for Young Adults Teen Luncheon with Janella Angeles (WHERE DREAMS DESCEND)
11:00am-1:00pm
Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 115-C

United for Libraries Spotlight on Adult Literature
2:00pm-4:00pm
Macmillan Library booth #1240

Write Her Story: (Re)Shaping Feminist Narratives in YA Literature with Kim Liggett (THE GRACE YEAR)
3:00pm-3:50pm
Pop Top Stage, behind booth 1833
Panelists will explore how YA writers today are re-shaping and re-telling feminist narratives for modern teen audiences. Samira Ahmed discusses her upcoming MAD, BAD & DANGEROUS TO KNOW, starring a present-day teen who unravels the astonishing story of a 19th century Muslim woman. She’s joined in conversation with Kim Liggett, (THE GRACE YEAR) and debut author Abigail Hing Wen (LOVEBOAT, TAIPEI).

Sunday, January 26

“Vote Fiction, Fearless, and Female” panel
9:00am-9:50am
Pop Top Stage, behind booth 1833
2020 is the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote, and we’re celebrating being fearless, female, and writing fiction with our dear editors and authors–featuring Jenna Johnson, Executive Editor, Farrar, Straus & Giroux, author Raven Leilani (LUSTER), Daphne Durham, Executive Editor, MCD/Farrar, Straus & Giroux, and author Sara Sligar (TAKE ME APART), Caroline Bleeke, Senior Editor, Flatiron Books, and author Charlotte McConaghy (MIGRATIONS).

Books, Books, Books, I LOVE BOOKS Book Buzz
9:15am-10:00am
Book Buzz Theatre, behind booth 830

*Events as of 12/11/19. Check back regularly for updates.

New E-Galleys for October 2019

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss this month for your downloading pleasure:

GONE BY MIDNIGHT by Candice Fox

Crimson Lake is where people with dark pasts come to disappear—and where others vanish into thin air.

A BAD DAY FOR SUNSHINE by Darynda Jones

Police chief Sunshine Vicram finds her cup o’ joe more than half full when the small village of Del Sol, New Mexico, becomes the center of national attention for a killer on the loose.

HID FROM OUR EYES: A Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne Mystery by Julia Spencer-Fleming

New York Times bestseller Julia Spencer-Fleming returns to her beloved Clare Fergusson/Russ Van Alstyne mystery series with new crimes that span decades.

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Library Comic Custom Tarot Deck Sweepstakes

Spooky season is upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with a custom tarot deck giveaway!

We’ve partnered with Library Comic to immortalize one lucky librarian and two of their coworkers in a custom tarot deck (aka get your face on a tarot card!)

Deadline to enter: October 20th, 2019

Click here for full sweepstakes details and find out how to enter.

New E-galleys for September 2019

Gird your TBR piles–check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss this month for your downloading pleasure:

IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander
Lady Emily and her husband travel to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city.

THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner
A charming and moving novel that explores the tragedies and triumphs of life, both small and large, and a community that forms around a shared loved of the written word.

PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU by Ellen Feldman
Alternating between wartime Paris and 1950s New York publishing, PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU is a compelling story of resilience, love, and impossible choices, exploring how survival never comes without a cost.

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EXTRAORDINARY DOGS Discussion Guide

Calling all dog lovers! We have a discussion guide just for you (and the young folks in your life)!

EXTRAORDINARY DOGS: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs, and Other Canine Heroes by Liz Stavrinides and John Schlimm is a beautiful photo book showcasing more than 50 heroic dogs, along with the police officers, firefighters, veterans, and other trained volunteer handlers who serve side-by-side with them.

This downloadable discussion guide will allow you—as a teacher, librarian, or parent—to actively engage and inspire children and young adults across multiple academic subjects and curriculums with the stories shared throughout the book.

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Spring 2020 Catalogs Now Available Online!

Hey, Librarians! Macmillan’s Spring 2020 catalogs are now available on Edelweiss!

Debuts! Mysteries! Romances! Thrillers! Historical fiction! Literary fiction! Nonfiction! Sci-Fi/Fantasy! Everything you could ever want, with all the information you could ever need, right in one place!

Click here for the full list of Macmillan Spring 2020 catalogs available by publisher.

RSVP for the 2019 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz!

Librarians, you are cordially invited to the 2019 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz!

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00am – 3:00pm
Penguin Random House
Maya Angelou Conference Room / 2nd floor
1745 Broadway, between 55th and 56th Streets, New York City

Attend a full day of fun presentations from major and independent publishers to find out about next year’s big books, debut gems, cross-over titles, and in-house favorites.

Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis, so RSVP ASAP!

See you there!

Sign Up Now for the Macmillan & Harlequin Teen + Adult Preview

Attention librarians in the Pacific Northwest! For the first time in the history of book publishing (and possibly the world), Harlequin and Macmillan are joining forces to bring you a Teen + Adult title preview!

WHEN: Monday, September 23rd | 10:00am-2:00pm
WHERE: King County Library System Service Center | 960 Newport Way, NW

Click here for full details and to RSVP!
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