NBCC 2019 Finalists

NBCC 2019 Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle has released their finalists for the outstanding books of 2019, and Macmillan has five titles on the list! Criticism ESSAYS ONE by Lydia Davis Fiction THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner Nonfiction OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives by Walt OdetsNO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About […]

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Women 2020 (1/13/20)

Today’s spotlight kicks off the week with some fierce women who took the business world by storm. UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener From stuck, broke, and looking for meaning, to working at a big-data startup in Silicon Valley, Anna Wiener now tells her story as a woman in Silicon Valley’s startup culture. “Equal […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2020 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: February 2020 Indie Next List

Macmillan leads the February Indie Next list with the #1 spot plus two more titles! #1 Pick: AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick + 4 starred reviews! “This extraordinary novel about unbreakable determination will move the reader to the core.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “AMERICAN DIRT may be the don’t-miss book of 2020.”–Booklist, […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/9/20)

Lady Emily goes to Pompeii + five high schoolers enter a video game that won’t let them quit in this #ThrillerThursday. IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander “In this series’ fourteenth outing (after UNEASY LIES THE CROWN, 2019), turn-of-the-century sleuth Lady Emily Hargreaves’ exploration of Pompeii’s ruins reveals a […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/8/20)

An all-you-can-eat vegetable cookbook by one of the bestselling cookbook authors of all time + the impact not listening really has on us–all in the first nonfiction round-up of 2020! ULTIMATE VEG by Jamie Oliver “Anyone with an interest in healthier cooking will enjoy the accessible, uncomplicated, yet tasty, approach to plant-based recipes from a […]

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Happy #PubDay + Women 2020 (1/7/20)

For today’s #PubDay party, we continue our spotlight on all things female with two women writing very different fiction–dive into a celebration of sisterhood and the strength that women shared on a grueling journey + a new series about loss and taking charge in this modern day. WESTERING WOMEN by Sandra Dallas “Dallas (THE BRIDE’S […]

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Women 2020 Spotlight: Jane Austen

This year is the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, and to celebrate, we will be featuring some of our favorite fiction and nonfiction females from upcoming and core backlist titles. And what better way to start than with a spotlight on one of literature’s most beloved women, Jane Austen! MISS AUSTEN […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE SECOND HOME (1/6/20)

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Christina Clancy’s debut novel of family, nostalgia, and second chances, THE SECOND HOME. After a disastrous summer spent at her family summer home on Cape Cod, seventeen-year-old Ann Gordon was left with a secret that changed her life forever, and created a rift between her sister, Poppy, and their adopted […]

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THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT Cover Reveal

Hello, beautiful! Feast your eyes on the eagerly awaited cover for the final book in Hilary Mantel’s Thomas Cromwell trilogy, THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT. THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT goes on sale March 10, 2020 from Henry Holt and Co. England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (1/3/20)

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Check ’em out for your #FridayReads. AN EVERYDAY HERO by Laura Trentham “Fans of Mary Kay Andrews’ novels and Matthew Quick’s THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (2017) will enjoy this patriotic and heartwarming story of ambition, identity, and regained potential.”–Booklist, starred review “By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this […]

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