Articles tagged "Jenny Lawson"
In a stroke of St. Patrick’s Day luck, Jenny Lawson happened to be in the Flatiron Building and signed copies of her new book, YOU ARE HERE for THREE lucky librarians!
To enter the giveaway, simply email Library@MacmillanUSA.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: You Are Here) by Sunday, April 2, and make sure to include your library’s mailing address. Read on for the fine print.
UPDATE 4/6/17: This giveaway is now closed. Congratulations to our winners:
Shari Mosser, ND State Library, Bismarck ND
Jenn Beckstead, Natrona County Library, Casper WY
Lisa Hollander, Syosset Public Library, Syosset NY readmoreremove
Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday!
EDGAR AND LUCY by Victor Lodato
A March 2017 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! In this second novel from the author of the award-winning MATHILDA SAVITCH, a mother has a complicated love for her unusual child and vice versa, and their drive to create family wherever they can find it. “Through numerous changing viewpoints, the truth is gradually revealed, creating suspense and rewarding readers with unexpected parallels and touching connections. Lodato’s remarkable novel traces a broken family’s spiritual journey toward healing in moving, magical prose.” — Booklist, starred review
YOU ARE HERE: An Owner’s Manual for Dangerous Minds by Jenny Lawson
New from #1 New York Times bestselling author Lawson: WRECK THIS JOURNAL meets HYPERBOLE AND A HALF in a book destined to be a classic—part therapy, part best friend, part humor, and part coloring book complete with Jenny’s amazingly intricate illustrations, all on perforated pages that can be easily torn out, hung up, and shared. readmoreremove
‘Tis the season to stock up on bestselling and critically acclaimed titles with our Best of 2016 e-Book sale for libraries!
Running now through the end of the year (December 31), nearly 50 adult & select YA bestselling and holiday e-Books will be discounted 30% off (with our regular lending terms), including these titles:
CHRISTMAS BLISS by Mary Kay Andrews
THE NIGHTINGALE BEFORE CHRISTMAS by Donna Andrews
NAUGHTY OR NICE? by Sherrilyn Kenyon
CHRISTMAS EVE AT FRIDAY HARBOR by Lisa Kleypas
MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME, edited by Stephanie Perkins
Click here to download the spreadsheet of all available titles with exact price changes.
Booklist‘s favorite Biographies in 2016* include these Macmillan titles:
AMERICAN RHAPSODY: Writers, Musicians, Movie Stars, and One Great Building by Claudia Roth Pierpont
Pierpont offers a scintillating portrait gallery of creative, embattled, yet profoundly influential modern Americans, including James Baldwin, Dashiell Hammett, Katharine Hepburn, and Bert Williams, along with the incandescent Chrysler Building.
THE LADY WITH THE BORZOI: Blanche Knopf, Literary Tastemaker Extraordinaire by Laura Claridge
Claridge is the first to bring Blanche Wolf Knopf fully out of the shadows of her husband and publishing partner, Alfred A. Knopf, citing her essential role in bringing epoch-defining writers into print while enduring relentless misogyny.
BOYS IN THE TREES by Carly Simon; Read by the author
Simon’s candid narration and memorable singing elevate her acclaimed memoir as she traces her personal and professional life and sings snippets from her familiar songs as well as one previously unreleased.
FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson; Read by the author
At times over-the-top funny, at other times a deadly serious discussion of mental illness, journalist and blogger Lawson’s memoir reveals painful truths and courageous insights, all the more moving when heard in her voice.
THE CRUSADER: The Life and Tumultuous Times of Pat Buchanan by Timothy Stanley
Stanley vividly portrays Buchanan—conservative pundit, presidential advisor, and three-time presidential candidate—as a true believer who steered the Republican Party into the culture wars.
THE CRUSADES OF CESAR CHAVEZ by Miriam Pawel
Pawel astutely chronicles the life of the charismatic and revolutionary migrant-worker-rights activist Cesar Chavez, revealing his paradoxical nature and volatile relationships as well as his courageous and innovative protests and penitential fasts.
Hear hear, June is Audiobook Month! And what better way to kick it off than by celebrating Macmillan Audio’s recent Audie Award winners!
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah, read by Polly Stone
THE PATRIOT THREAT by Steve Berry, read by Scott Brick
FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson, read by the author
Even the New York Times Book Review is in on the audiobook love! Check out their recent review for Bill Nye’s UNSTOPPABLE: “Nye is a performer. His audiobook is easy to listen to, especially if you grew up with the children’s television program ‘Bill Nye the Science Guy,’ in which case his voice will be downright familiar.”
Planning a road trip this summer? Then check out Macmillan Audio’s interactive United States of Audiobooks map to choose what to listen to from coast to coast.
Share your love of audiobooks on social media using the hashtag #loveaudiobooks all month long and don’t forget to check out Unabridged Access for the latest listening goodies.
We love them and you do, too: THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny (#4) and FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson (#7) are LibraryReads 2015 “Favorite of Favorites!”
Need more library list love? Count down your top 10 list of favorites books of 2015 on Twitter, hashtag #libfaves15, one book each day starting 12/7!
— greggwinsor (@greggwinsor) November 24, 2015
Hot on the heels of PW, Library Journal announced their Best Books of 2015 lists & 23 Macmillan titles made the cut!
A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION by Paul Fischer
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah
Goodreads launched their annual Choice Awards this week and we’re proud to say that Macmillan has 28 nominees in the Opening Round! Click here to vote for your favorites and we’ll keep you updated as the tournament progresses.
Our 2015 Winners: THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah (Best Historical Fiction) and BENEATH THE SURFACE by John Hargrove (Best Science & Technology)!
Update 11/17: We have 11 finalists in the Final Round! Vote now through Monday, 11/23 for your favorites!
Update 11/10: Incredibly, ALL of our nominees are still in the Semifinal Round! Vote now through Saturday, 11/15 for your favorites!
Final Round Nov. 17 – 23
Best Mystery & Thriller
THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny
Best Historical Fiction
THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah
Best Science Fiction
THE END OF ALL THINGS by John Scalzi
FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson
HUMANS OF NEW YORK: STORIES by Brandon Stanton
Best Science & Technology
BENEATH THE SURFACE by John Hargrove
Best Graphic Novels & Comics
STEP ASIDE, POPS! by Kate Beaton
Debut Goodreads Author
THE STRONGEST STEEL by Scarlett Cole
The long list has been whittled down to 25 titles and you get to vote again to determine the ultimate LibraryReads 2015 “Favorite of Favorites!” Macmillan titles still in the running include:
Read it? Loved it? Want to make sure it ends up on the final list? Then vote for it and your other top picks from now until November 1. Your votes will determine the ultimate “Favorite of Favorites” list to be revealed on December 1!
What are you waiting for? Go vote!