Memoir Spotlight (1/13/21)

Take a dive into memoirs with the story of three military brothers, an exploration of some of the country’s oldest wounds, a personal search into the ups and downs of youth sports, and an irreverent account about living a big and authentic life. THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their […]

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Author Spotlight: Sarah J. Maas (1/12/21)

Sarah J. Maas has taken the fantasy world by storm with her irresistible and propulsive Throne of Glass series, Crescent City series, and Court of Thorns of Roses series. After the finale of the original Court of Thorns and Roses quartet, the journey turns to a new protagonist to continue this dazzling world with even […]

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YA Round-Up (1/12/21)

This YA round-up spotlights a novel of romance and sisterhood with a dash of awkwardness, the highly anticipated return to Alice Proserpine’s mesmerizing world, a gorgeously illustrated collection of stories journeying into the Hinterland, and a heartbreaking story of impossible love. YOU HAVE A MATCH by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick and a YA […]

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Title Announcement: New Sally Rooney Coming from FSG This Fall

We could not be more excited to announce that FSG will be publishing Sally Rooney’s new novel, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, this Fall! Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over […]

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MacLib at ALA Midwinter Virtual 2021

Join the MacLib team at any of our amazing events this ALA Midwinter, plus we are available to chat throughout the entire conference! Visit our virtual booth! Get resources, chat with us, and enter a Blind Date with a Book giveaway! Watch a book buzz/author panel! Macmillan Library Presents: Your Favorite 2021 Reads!Adult titles. Corgi […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2021 Indie Next List

The February 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/2/21 “Hannah is a consistent best-seller, and this sharply relevant tale of a past catastrophic time will exert a particularly strong magnetic force.”–Booklist, starred review “Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/7/21)

This thriller Thursday we’re featuring a modern twist on Jane Eyre with some Southern charm, the next mystery in the heart-pounding Ellery Hathaway series, and a historical mystery inspired by a real-life murder. THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins A LibraryReads pick! “In her adult debut, YA author Hawkins (ROYALS, 2018) twists together the suspense […]

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Day’s YA: PERFECT ON PAPER

Another charming YA rom-com from the author of the “addicting coming-of-age gay romance,”* ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED. PERFECT ON PAPER by Sophie Gonzales9781250769787Available March 9, 2021 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley Darcy Phillips has a secret. Well . . . a couple of them.1. She’s the one running Locker 89—an anonymous relationship […]

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Debut Spotlight (1/6/21)

This debut spotlight revolves around stories of friendship, featuring a gripping fateful night that will follow four friends for the rest of their lives, a timely novel about estranged childhood friends, and a tale of family bonds and abnormal friendships. BEFORE THE RUINS by Victoria Gosling “British author Gosling’s stellar debut focuses on four childhood […]

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Maximum Shelf: TOKYO EVER AFTER

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Emiko Jean’s modern fairy tale, TOKYO EVER AFTER. Izumi Tanaka has never really felt like she fit in—it isn’t easy being Japanese American in her small, mostly white, northern California town. Raised by a single mother, it’s always been Izumi—or Izzy, because “It’s easier this way”—and her mom […]

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