Maximum Shelf: HOLLYWOOD PARK (2/13/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Mikel Jollett’s remarkable memoir of a tumultuous life, HOLLYWOOD PARK. His story opens in an experimental commune in California, which later morphed into the Church of Synanon, one of the country’s most infamous and dangerous cults. Per the leader’s mandate, all children, including Jollett and his older brother, […]

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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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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/16)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/16)

The truth about Artificial Intelligence and the story of one of the world’s favorite musicians make up today’s nonfiction round-up. ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: A Guide for Thinking Humans by Melanie Mitchell “Mitchell gives us a history of artificial intelligence and a summation of its current state while asking pressing questions like how smart the best AI […]

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PW’s Big Indie Books of Fall

PW’s Big Indie Books of Fall

Macmillan has two books on Publishers Weekly‘s Big Indie Books List of Fall 2019! KING OF KING COURT by Travis Dandro A Publishers Weekly Best Book of Summer 2019 “[A]n extended poetic gaze on intergenerational helplessness and the violence it begets…. This gloriously scribbled story doesn’t rest on easy morals, or even attempt to forgive […]

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Friday Reads: Mighty Moms!

Friday Reads: Mighty Moms!

These incredible true stories of mighty moms fighting to save their daughters’ lives are our #FridayReads picks! IF YOU LOVE ME: A Mother’s Journey Through Her Daughter’s Opioid Addiction by Maureen Cavanagh Cavanagh’s gripping memoir is the story of a mother who suddenly finds herself on the frontlines of the opioid epidemic as her daughter […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. AN ACT OF VILLAINY by Ashley Weaver In the 5th book in Edgar Award-nominee and librarian Ashley Weaver’s historical mystery series, Amory Ames is hired by her friend, […]

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Fall for Nonfiction

Fall for Nonfiction

Fall for nonfiction with new books from Bill O’Reilly and Russell Brand, plus a couple of excellent memoirs: KILLING ENGLAND: The Brutal Struggle for American Independence by Bill O’Reilly, Martin Dugard O’Reilly and Dugard’s bestselling history series continues with the story of the Revolutionary War, told through the eyes of George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas […]

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Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer”

Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer”

Buzzfeed chose eight excellent books from Macmillan as part of their “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer” feature: THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey Catherine Lacey’s novel THE ANSWERS centers around people looking for the answers to love, to emotions, to ailing bodies. Mary, a young woman in New York City, is desperate […]

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Happy #BookBday (4/4/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (4/4/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to five new works of fiction waiting to be snapped up by your patrons: MARLENA by Julie Buntin An April 2017 Indie Next pick, a Barnes & Noble Spring 2017 Discover pick and one of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Spring 2017 Debuts with FOUR starred reviews! An electric debut novel about love, addiction, […]

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Sneak Peek: April 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: April 2017 Indie Next List

The April 2017 Indie Next list includes four Macmillan titles! THE RIVER OF KINGS by Taylor Brown Two starred reviews! Two brothers travel a storied river’s past and present in search of the truth about their father’s death in the second novel by the acclaimed author of FALLEN LAND. “Drawing comparisons to James Dickey’s DELIVERANCE […]

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