Stars for GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER

Stars for GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER

We were blown away by Shobha Rao’s debut story collection, AN UNRESTORED WOMAN, which made the 2017 RUSA Notable Fiction Reading List. Now, Rao’s debut novel, GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER, has THREE starred reviews: “This powerful, heart-wrenching novel and its two unforgettable heroines offer an extraordinary example of the strength that can be summoned in even […]

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Our #LibFaves17 Picks

Our #LibFaves17 Picks

We enjoyed seeing so many of you participate in #LibFaves17 (thanks for making Jane Harper’s THE DRY an official 2017 Top Ten pick!). Now here are OUR #LibFaves17 picks (aka our 2017 “Recommended Reads” from the newsletter): Talia THE MAP THAT LEADS TO YOU by J.P. Monninger Also available in audio Finally, a book version […]

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Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Did you know that October is National Reading Group Month? It’s true! This weekend, Anne will participate in Ocean County Library’s “Book Discussion Leaders Tea” event where she’ll share these book club picks: Bestsellers THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts Literary THEY […]

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Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2017 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach IN THE COUNTRY […]

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Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

What’s the best way to get your library’s book club talking? Read and recommend these discussion-worthy Macmillan titles that Talia presented at yesterday’s Booklist‘s “Best Bets for Book Clubs” collection development webinar: THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler (download the guide) Tale of Shikanoko series by Lian Hearn (download the guide for all 4 […]

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PLA Booklist Book Buzz Titles

PLA Booklist Book Buzz Titles

Talia is about to tell you about her favorite Macmillan titles at this morning’s Booklist Book Buzz in a few minutes, but we didn’t want the #plaleftbehind to be left out. Here are Talia’s top picks: INHERIT THE BONES by Emily Littlejohn THE HOMEPLACE by Kevin Wolf BADLANDS by C.J. Box ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by […]

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Happy Belated #BookBday (3/16/16 Edition)

Happy Belated #BookBday (3/16/16 Edition)

Fun fact: all four of these new literary books have *starred* reviews! SHELTER by Jung Yun An April 2016 Indie Next pick & a BN Discover Great New Writers selection! Yun’s intense debut novel weaves a bloody mystery with domestic drama into a layered portrait of race, class, money, marriage and more. “Like Celeste Ng’s superlauded best seller, […]

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Stars for AN UNRESTORED WOMAN

Stars for AN UNRESTORED WOMAN

If you were lucky enough to be at ALA Midwinter’s AAP/LibraryReads Debut Authors panel, then you know all about Shobha Rao‘s exceptional talent. Born in India but raised in Indiana, Rao was treated like an outsider and spent most of her time in the school library alone, deeply grateful that the librarians let her just “be.” The […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

Here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Anne’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz at ALA Midwinter 2016: TITLE TBA* by Liane Moriarty | 9781250069795 | On Sale: July 26 MOST WANTED* by Lisa Scottoline | 9781250010131 | On Sale: April 12 THE 14TH COLONY* by Steve Berry | 9781250056245 | On Sale: April 5 ALL […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 – Saturday Events

ALA Midwinter 2016 – Saturday Events

Good morning, Boston!! Come by the Macmillan (adult) booth #1806 for fabulous galleys (especially during the Spotlight on Adult Literature) and show our authors some love by attending today’s events: Auditorium Speaker Series with Isaac Mizrahi 10:00-11:00am Boston Convention and Exhibit Center | BCEC Ballroom West Listen to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi discuss his forthcoming memoir I.M. […]

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