Booklist Book Buzz: Adult Headliners Recap (5/29/20)

Thank you all for tuning into the Booklist Book Buzz: Adult Headliners webinar. We hope you enjoyed some exciting titles from your couch, floor, bed, or wherever you may be. If you need a quick refresher or weren’t able to be there on Zoom, here are all the titles we presented. Adult WE BEGIN AT […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/29/20)

Welcome to Week 9 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! GONE GIRL meets ROOM in Talia’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Romy Haussman’s super twisty and suspenseful English-language debut, DEAR CHILD. Watch her full video here. There are 2 sides to every story…which means someone is always lying. Amanda’s #MacLibFromHome […]

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Spotlight: Modern Family (5/28/20)

For anyone who wished they were part of the Pritchett family, it’s not too late with this behind-the-scenes oral history in today’s MODERN FAMILY spotlight! MODERN FAMILY: The Untold Oral History of One of Television’s Groundbreaking Sitcoms by Marc Freeman From the millions who loved the show, most don’t know the stories behind the action. […]

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Most Popular E-Books

E-reading has shot through the roof recently, and what are people reading, you may ask? Check out Macmillan’s most popular e-content! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine CumminsTHE SILENT PATIENT by Alex MichaelidesHELLO, SUMMER by Mary Kay AndrewsTHE MAMBA MENTALITY: How I Play by Kobe BryantTHE LINCOLN CONSPIRACY: The Secret Plot to Kill America’s 16th President–and Why […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. The New York Times reviews PHILOSOPHER OF THE HEART + THE CELESTIAL HUNTER + A HIGH FIVE FOR GLENN BURKE + PELOSI + THE BOOK OF V. + THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION NPR reviews NETWORK EFFECT; Fresh Air interviews John Moe [THE HILARIOUS WORLD […]

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Sarah Blake Book Club

If your book club would like the opportunity to chat withauthor Sarah Blake, this is for you! Macmillan would like to offer library book clubs across the country the opportunity to participate in an exclusive virtual event with author Sarah Blake (in conversation with Marion Winik) to discuss her New York Times bestselling family saga, […]

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Author Spotlight: HOLLYWOOD PARK (5/27/20)

This author spotlight features Airborne Toxic Event’s frontman Mikel Jollett with his incredible story of family, friendship, hardship, and love. Mikel Jollett was born into one of the country’s most infamous cults, and subjected to a childhood filled with poverty, addiction, and emotional abuse. Yet, ultimately, his is a story of fierce love and family […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an absorbing political biography and the historical account of an infamous shipwreck. PELOSI by Molly Ball97812502528695/5/2020 An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball. “Political junkies and teens looking for role […]

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Debut Spotlight + Jane Austen Spotlight (5/26/20)

Today we set the spotlight on two of our favorite things: debuts and Jane Austen (!) with a big-hearted novel of a community in Austen’s final home town and the transformation of the bookish ugly duckling of the Bennet sisters to a woman with choices of her own. THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner […]

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Book Buzzes with ALMA (5/26/20)

All your favorite library marketers have teamed up to bring you Bite-Sized Book Buzzes, straight to your screens. This week combines the political machinations and backstabbing of A GAME OF THRONES with the impeccably researched historical fiction of Phillippa Gregory in a wild, seductive, and dangerous ride of historical fiction in Ellen Alpsten’s debut, TSARINA. […]

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