Top eBook Lends for Libraries

Top eBook Lends for Libraries

Happy Monday everyone! As Talia mentioned on Friday, the ELEANOR & PARK eBook is now available for lending! HUZZAH!

Here are some other newly available eBooks your patrons might be interested in:

BAD BLOOD by Dana Stabenow
ILLICIT by Opal Carew
THE FOURTH ESTATE by Jeffrey Archer
EVE OF CHAOS by Sylvia Day
THE POWER TRIP by Jackie Collins
CALLING ME HOME by Julie Kibler 
THE FUN PARTS by Sam Lipsyte 
THE SUNSHINE WHEN SHE'S GONE by Thea Goodman 
DEATH, DOOM, AND DETENTION by Darynda Jones
IF YOU FIND ME by Emily Murdoch
Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald by Therese Anne Fowler
THE SHELL SEEKERS by Rosamunde Pilcher
A MEMORY OF LIGHT by Robert Jordan & Brandon Sanderson 
DRY (10th Anniversary edition) by Augusten Burroughs
DON'T GO by Lisa Scottoline 
WEIGHT WATCHERS 50th ANNIVERSARY COOKBOOK by Weight Watchers

Want to know what patrons have been checking out? Here are the top Macmillan e-lending titles* to date:

ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card  
MINE TILL MIDNIGHT by Lisa Kleypas 
KILLING KENNEDY by Bill O'Reilly  
KILLING LINCOLN by Bill O'Reilly 
RAINSHADOW ROAD by Lisa Kleypas  
THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny
THE BEEKEEPER'S APPRENTICE by Laurie R. King |
CHRISTMAS EVE AT FRIDAY HARBOR by Lisa Kleypas  
TELL ME LIES by Jennifer Crusie  
COME HOME by Lisa Scottoline
A WALLFLOWER CHRISTMAS by Lisa Kleypas  
MARRIED BY MORNING by Lisa Kleypas 
"A" IS FOR ALIBI by Sue Grafton  
SWORN TO SILENCE by Linda Castillo  
TEMPT ME AT TWILIGHT by Lisa Kleypas  
SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD by Orson Scott Card 
THE SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK by Matthew Quick    
LOVE IN A NUTSHELL by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly  
LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON by Lisa Kleypas    
SEDUCE ME AT SUNRISE by Lisa Kleypas  
WHERE WE BELONG by Emily Giffin  
A TRICK OF THE LIGHT by Louise Penny 
BLUE HEAVEN by C.J. Box 
WICKED APPETITE by Janet Evanovich 

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Kirkus Says Buy and Borrow Macmillan!

Kirkus Says Buy and Borrow Macmillan!

The critics of Kirkus Reviews have delivered their verdicts on today's bestselling books (Critics' Takes on Bestsellers) and for each book it comes down to one recommendation: buy, borrow, or skip.

And what final judgment hath the Kirkus jury passed upon the bestselling Macmillan titles? Buy and borrow, baby!

z kirkus buy

ep buy

buy bomb

MOL borrow

THL borrow

BB Borrow

KK Borrow

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Monday Fun Day! (12/17/2012 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (12/17/2012 Edition)

cat in snow shaking

Well friends, the year is winding down. Macmillan offices will be closed for the holidays from December 24th until January 2nd and I'm heading home this Wednesday, so it's about to get pretty quiet on the blog.

Fortunately a bunch of wonderful librarians are chatting about their favorite reads from 2012 on Twitter all week (join them using #libfavs2012)!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shelf Awareness featured the book trailer for the final installment of the Robert Jordan's bestselling Wheel of Time series, A MEMORY OF LIGHT, featuring Brandon Sanderson, Harriet McDougal, Tom Doherty, Jason Denzel, and Patrick Rothfuss. Watch it now:

WoT trailer

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Tuesday Fun Day! (9/4/2012 Edition)

Tuesday Fun Day! (9/4/2012 Edition)

Happy Tuesday, librarian cats! I hope your long weekend involved many adventures and much napping in the sun!

We have some winners to congratulate this week, so let's get on with the applause:

The big news from the weekend is that AMONG OTHERS by Jo Walton (a title that I just won't shut up about) won the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel! Huzzah! Earlier this year it won the 2011 Nebula Award for Best Novel.

See the full list of Hugo Award-winners here

And now on to our recent contest winners:

The winner of the final Grammar Girl signed-books giveaway is: 

Betty H. Lee
Adult and Young Adult Librarian
Rockville Memorial Library

The winner of the A MEMORY OF LIGHT stuffed backpack giveaway celebrating our new SF/F blog, Uncharted Pages, is:

Brianna Glenn
Library Director 
De Soto Public Library 

Congratulations, Betty and Brianna! Your prizes are in the mail.

And finally, the winner for Best App Ever according to us: CatWang!! Major thanks to Peter from Academic for the recommendation. Here's CatTalia holding a balloon in her office and CatAli holding AMONG OTHERS while wearing wings:

CatWang Collage

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