A Letter to Librarians from S.A. Cosby

S.A. Cosby’s BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a gritty, voice-driven thriller about a former getaway driver who thought he had escaped the criminal life who is pulled back in by race, poverty, and his own former life of crime. Like Ocean’s Eleven meets Drive (but with a mostly black cast of characters), BLACKTOP WASTELAND is a searing, […]

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SHE WOULD BE KING is SJP’s New Book Club Central Pick!

SHE WOULD BE KING is SJP’s New Book Club Central Pick!

FANTASTIC NEWS! Wayétu Moore’s SHE WOULD BE KING is Sarah Jessica Parker’s next Book Club Central Pick! The #1 September 2018 Indie Next pick! One of Library Journal’s Best Fall 2018 Debuts! One of Publishers Weekly’s Most Anticipated Fall 2018 Debuts! A BookExpo 2018 Editor’s Buzz Book! Named a Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2018 […]

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Af/Am Fiction

Af/Am Fiction

From contemporary to urban fiction, these three new books by African American writers are perfect for patrons who love romance and drama: AND THEN THERE WAS ME by Sadeqa Johnson The story of Bea, a woman wrestling with motherhood, an unfaithful husband, and a friend who may not be who she seems, all while trying […]

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Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month! To celebrate, we’re having an e-Book sale all month long, and we’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of nearly 200 titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights: Nonfiction TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson A […]

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All’s Fair in Love – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

All’s Fair in Love – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Love is in the air at Library Journal! Their recent genre spotlight on romance includes these steamy Macmillan reads: HISTORY OR HER STORY? Kerrigan Byrne’s THE DUKE (St. Martin’s, Feb. 2017), the fourth installment in her “Victorian Rebels” series, features a nurse by day/spy by night who gets tangled up with a duke who has […]

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It’s Black History Month!

It’s Black History Month!

In honor of Black History Month, we’ve put together a huge Edelweiss collection of titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture! Plus many more!) that we hope will help you with collection development. Click here to view the Black History Month Edelweiss collection.   […]

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Collection Development Spotlight: Af/Am

Collection Development Spotlight: Af/Am

Today in the wonderful world of Macmillan Library, we’d like to tell you about some of our favorite recent Af/Am titles: PASTOR NEEDS A BOO by Michele Andrea Bowen Reverend Denzelle Flowers is running for Bishop, but complicating matters are his dirt digging ex-wife, a ruthless consortium of corrupted clergy who want power for themselves, […]

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