Carole Hopson’s Letter to Librarians

Carole Hopson’s A PAIR OF WINGS is a riveting, adventurous novel inspired by the life of pioneer aviatrix Bessie Coleman, a Black woman who learned to fly at the dawn of aviation and found freedom in the air. In her letter, Hopson talks about how she and Coleman share a love of libraries and how […]

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June 2024 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and SERVICE MODEL by Adrian Tchaikovsky is a LibraryReads pick for June 2024! PLUS, KATHERINE CENTER (THE ROM-COMMERS) IS IN THE HALL OF FAME! SERVICE MODEL BY ADRIAN TCHAIKOVSKY | 9781250290281 | 6/4/24 “A…thoughtful and compelling story from Tchaikovsky about one robot’s journey through their own version of Dante’s circles of hell, […]

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2024 Locus Awards Finalists

  Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2024 Locus Awards Finalists! SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL THE JINN-BOT OF SHANTIPORT by Samit Basu RED TEAM BLUES by Cory DoctorowFURIOUS HEAVEN by Kate ElliottTHE TERRAFORMERS by Annalee NewitzSTARTER VILLAIN by John ScalziSYSTEM COLLAPSE by Martha Wells FANTASY NOVEL THE KEEPER’S SIX by Kate ElliottDEAD COUNTRY by Max GladstoneTHE WATER OUTLAWS by S.L. HuangHE WHO DROWNED THE WORLD by Shelley […]

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Maximum Shelf: A SONG TO DROWN RIVERS (5/14/24)

This week’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Ann Liang’s A SONG TO DROWN RIVERS, an epic historical fantasy about womanhood, war, sacrifice, and love against all odds. Xishi’s beauty is seen as a blessing to the villagers of Yue—convinced that the best fate for a girl is to marry well and support her family. […]

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Happy Half Hour (5/13/24)

On this Happy Half Hour, we’re chatting about a reclusive woman who must engage with the community around her when she receives an unwelcome surprise in the mail, a fantasy heist adventure set in a world ruled by dragons, and a YA horror anthology by authors of color who flip traditional horror narratives on their […]

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Sneak Peek: June Indie Next List

The June 2024 Indie Next List includes FIVE Macmillan titles! THE ROM-COMMERS BY KATHERINE CENTER 9781250283801 | 6/11/24 “Winsome and charming, Center’s latest is that perfect blend of romance and overcoming life challenges that her readers treasure… Center, the ‘queen of comfort reads,’ is becoming more popular with each book.”–Booklist, starred review JUST SOME STUPID LOVE STORY […]

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Day’s YA: CASTLE OF THE CURSED

CASTLE OF THE CURSED by Romina Garber 9781250863898 7/30/24 Wednesday Books Ages 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Estela and her parents have been a trio for as long as Estela can remember. Moving from city to city as often as they have, they’ve learned to depend on each other. That all changes on […]

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Booklist Chilling Reads Webinar Recap (5/8/24)

Thank you to everyone who attended the Booklist Chilling Reads: Mysteries, Thrillers, and True Crime Webinar! A recording of the preview is available here. Find an Edelweiss catalog of all of our titles from the presentation here. Until next time! <3 Mac Lib Team […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (5/8/2024)

UNRULY: A Guide To Reclaiming Your True Self by Shelah Marie9781649630773 | 10/22/24 There’s a new generation of multicultural women who refuse to conform to the “serene and calm” model of spirituality. “We’re Black and white. We’re feminists who twerk. We’re spiritual and take tequila shots. We’re unruly… and our tribe is growing strong,” says […]

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Starred Review Roundup (5/7/2024)

Stars all around! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: A SORCERESS COMES TO CALL by T Kingfisher 9781250244079 | 8/6/24 “Kingfisher’s remarkable skill for crafting scene-stealing secondary characters is also on full display in ruthless cardsharp Imogen Strauss, über-competent butler Willard, merry widow Penelope Green, and the mysteriously magical horse Falada. Expertly blending humor […]

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