Booklist Editors’ Choice 2020

Booklist has revealed their editors’ top picks of the year’s outstanding books for public library collections, including these Macmillan titles: JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia RankineFRIDA IN AMERICA: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia StahrSIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In […]

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CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 20 LUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel Best Adult Books THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskBLACKTOP […]

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LibraryReads 2020 Voter Favorites

You read it, you loved it, and you voted for it AGAIN. Congratulations to THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V. E. Schwab for making the 2020 LibraryReads Voter Favorites! “This ambitious and hopeful work is a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Schwab returns with another epic story of love and remembrance that probes deep […]

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B&N’s Best Books of 2020

The book-selling team at Barnes & Noble has released their favorite books of 2020, and 31 Macmillan titles made the list! NO TIME LIKE THE FUTURE: An Optimist Considers Mortality by Michael J. FoxA WEALTH OF PIGEONS: A Cartoon Collection by Steve Martin and Harry BlissRHYTHM OF WAR by Brandon SandersonOUR TIME IS NOW: Power, […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list! Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart Horror RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkTHE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy DavidsonTHE LIVING DEAD by George […]

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End of the Year Spectacular E-Books Sale for Libraries

Expand your e-book collection with these recent and backlist essentials! From 11/16/20 through 1/04/21, many of our e-Books will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms), including these bestsellers and award-winners: THE SWITCH by Beth O’LearyBLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyJUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia RankineA GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne […]

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Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2020

Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of 2020 are here, and 24 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 10 THE ADDRESS BOOK: A Hidden History of Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskTHE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu MooreTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor TobarA SAINT FROM TEXAS by Edmund White […]

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THE MURDER LIST Wins the 2020 Anthony Award

Congratulations to Hank Phillippi Ryan and THE MURDER LIST for winning the 2020 Anthony Award for Best Novel! THE MURDER LIST: A Novel of Suspense “A compelling legal thriller from the popular author of the Jane Ryland mystery series, this will have readers’ sympathies shifting from one character to another as it winds to an […]

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FSG Author Louise Glück Wins the 2020 Nobel Prize

A hearty congratulations goes out to 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature winner Louise Glück, praised for “her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.” (Nobel Prize Press Release) Louise Glück’s writings: AMERICAN ORIGINALITY: Essays on PoetryFAITHFUL AND VIRTUOUS NIGHT: PoemsPOEMS 1962-2012A VILLAGE LIFE: Poems and more! […]

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2020 Booker Prize Shortlist

The 2020 Man Booker Prize Shortlist includes Tsitsi Dangarembga’s THIS MOURNABLE BODY! “Dangarembga writes with a graceful eloquence that keeps the pages turning quickly. One hopes a third book will continue the journey of this sympathetic character from an immensely talented author.”–Library Journal, starred review The winner will be announced on 11/17/20. […]

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