Maximum Shelf: MIGRATIONS

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Charlotte McConaghy’s urgent and moving U.S. debut, MIGRATIONS. Franny Stone has always been a wanderer. By following the ocean’s tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life. But when the wild she so loves begins to disappear, Franny can […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/5/20)

The making of a modern American cinematic masterpiece, the electrifying works of literature that shaped a beloved writer’s life, research into the root causes of illness, and a funny and honest guide with a celebrity OB-GYN–all in today’s nonfiction round-up. THE BIG GOODBYE: Chinatown and the Last Years of Hollywood by Sam Wasson 2 starred […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/4/20)

Happy #pubday to the highly anticipated, baseball-loving debut, THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens. A home run of a debut that hits all of the bases, capturing life and the games played on and off the field. 2 starred reviews! “A triumphant debut; enthusiastically recommended for fans of literary fiction and great sports writing.”–Library Journal, […]

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2020 Edgar Award Nominees

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the 2020 Edgar Award nominees, and Macmillan has 5 contenders! Best First Novel MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim Best Critical/Biographical BEYOND THE THIRTY-NINE STEPS: A Life of John Buchan by Ursula Buchan The Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award STRANGERS AT THE GATE by Catriona McPhersonTHE MURDER […]

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THE SCENT KEEPER is the February 2020 Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick!

THE SCENT KEEPER by Erica Bauermeister is the official selection of Reese Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine Book Club for February 2020! Follow Reese’s Book Club x Hello Sunshine on Instagram or Facebook to see favorite quotes, moments, and thoughts on THE SCENT KEEPER. Available now from St. Martin’s Griffin. Also available in audio. […]

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TxLA’s 2020 Lariat List

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2020 Lariat List! DOMINICANA by Angie CruzLANNY by Max PorterNINTH HOUSE by Leigh BardugoTHE SILENT PATIENT by Alex MichaelidesTHE WHISPER MAN by Alex NorthZERO SUM GAME by S. L. Huang […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: HOLLYWOOD PARK

For today’s #FridayReads, we’re diving into Mikel Jollett’s tumultuous, raw, and triumphant memoir, HOLLYWOOD PARK. HOLLYWOOD PARK is a remarkable memoir of a tumultuous life. 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 […]

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2020 PEN America Literary Award Finalists

Congrats to Macmillan’s PEN America Literary Award finalists! PEN/Jean Stein Book Award THE UNDYING: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care by Anne BoyerDEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitch PEN Open Book Award BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/30/20)

An island full of secrets, the return of Orphan X, and a case of mistaken identities–all in this Thriller Thursday! THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW by Christian White 2 starred reviews! “White exceeds readers’ expectations after his supersuccessful debut, with strong, complex protagonists in Abby and Kate and notable secondary characters who are well developed. […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE BOOK OF V.

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Anna Solomon’s bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries, THE BOOK OF V. Lily is a mother and a daughter. And a second wife. And a writer, maybe? Or she was going to be, before she had children. Now, in her rented Brooklyn apartment she’s […]

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