Amazon’s Best YA Books of 2020 (so far)

Amazon has named their Best YA Books of 2020 (so far) and we’ve got three amazing YA titles on the list! TWEET CUTE by Emma Lord9781250237323Ages 12 – 18 THE NIGHT COUNTRY by Melissa Albert9781250246073Ages 12 – 18 CRAVE by Tracy Wolff9781640638952Ages 14 – 18 View the full list here. […]

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Debut Spotlight: NOTHING CAN HURT YOU (6/25/20)

Inspired by a true story, today we spotlight a haunting debut set in 1997, as the pieces of a college student’s death come together. When Sara Morgan was killed in the woods surrounding her college, her boyfriend’s confession raised more questions than it answered. This story of voyeurism and obsession examines gender violence and the […]

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Amazon Best Books of 2020 So Far

The tastemakers at Amazon have picked the Best Books of 2020 So Far, and here are the Macmillan titles that made the list! Top 20 SIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc TranOONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita MontimoreTHE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie […]

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Maximum Shelf: PIRANESI (6/24/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Susanna Clarke’s intoxicating, hypnotic new novel, PIRANESI. Piranesi’s house is no ordinary building: its rooms are infinite, its corridors endless, its walls are lined with thousands upon thousands of statues, each one different from all the others. Within the labyrinth of halls an ocean is imprisoned; waves thunder […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Politics (6/24/20)

A mind-changing and cautionary note for our time, a masterful visual take on the Constitution, and a blueprint for how America can protect the future of its democracy–all in this nonfiction round-up. THE PEOPLE, NO: A Brief History of Anti-Populism by Thomas Frank “Frank’s writing is notable for its clarity and its ability to make […]

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Mystery Series Spotlight (6/23/20)

What better time than now to dive into a new series? Today we spotlight a mystery series debut with a heroic golden retriever, a new homicide detective series set in Ireland, the fourth book in the suspenseful and plot-twisting Sherlock Holmes-themed series, and the next delicious addition to a cozy bakeshop series–all ready to spark […]

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Author Spotlight: B.A. Paris (6/22/20)

Today we spotlight a master of psychological thrillers and relationship dramas: LibraryReads Hall of Famer and award-winning author B.A. Paris! When Livia is thrown the birthday party of a lifetime, she never expects that it’ll be filled with secrets that could ruin everything. This heart-stopping, twisting and turning story asks: if you could give the […]

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YA Spotlight (6/22/20)

Today we wish a happy early #bookbday to the brave, gritty, and uplifting novel about human trafficking and trust, and the epic fantasy tale of destiny and sisterhood. WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin “At 17, Poppy is one of Mitch’s ‘flowers,’ who he keeps at a motel and sells for sex on a […]

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Thriller Thursday (6/18/20)

When a knock on the door changes everything, one seemingly perfect family is now filled with lies, secrets, and a search for the truth. Check it out in this thriller Thursday. THE HALF SISTER by Sandie Jones “Following THE OTHER WOMAN, a New York Times best seller and Reese Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club […]

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Author Spotlight: Ragnar Jónasson (6/17/20)

The year is 1987. Enter, an isolated farmhouse, a snowstorm, a liar, a killer, and an unexpected guest. Welcome to the final installment in the nail-biting, critically-acclaimed Hidden Iceland crime fiction series from today’s featured author, Ragnar Jónasson! THE MIST 3 starred reviews! “Jónasson weaves his suspenseful tales together with remorseless logic up to a […]

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