2016 Summer Reading Roundup

2016 Summer Reading Roundup

Major media declared these 27 Macmillan books Summer 2016 must-reads: Fiction TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty (Entertainment Weekly, St. Louis Post Dispatch) THE CHILDREN by Ann Leary (People Magazine) THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan (O Magazine) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell (Buzzfeed) GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/24/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/24/16 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! THE WEEKENDERS by Mary Kay Andrews A June 2016 Indie Next pick! Riley Griggs’s island home on Belle Isle, NC is being foreclosed, and to make matters worse, her husband has vanished. She turns to her island friends for help and support, but each of them has […]

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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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Macmillan Library @ PLA 2016 (Booth #1559)

Macmillan Library @ PLA 2016 (Booth #1559)

We’re ridiculously excited to see you in the Mile High City next month at the Public Library Association conference! Stop by the Macmillan (adult) booth #1559 and come to our great events on the schedule below. Wednesday, April 6 Booklist Book Buzz 9:30-10:30am Colorado Convention Center | Mile High Ballroom 1–2 Get the inside scoop […]

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For Your Consideration: May 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: May 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the May 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due March 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. REDEMPTION ROAD by John Hart In New York Times bestselling author Hart’s highly anticipated Southern gothic thriller, a troubled detective must confront her past in the aftermath of […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 – Monday Events

ALA Midwinter 2016 – Monday Events

WE MADE IT! It’s the last day of ALA Midwinter, so have a hearty breakfast (we recommend the one that Ann Leary is speaking at) and come by the Macmillan (adult) booth #1806 to snag the last of our books. LibraryReads / AAP Booktalk Breakfast 8:30-10:00am Seaport Hotel, Lighthouse 1 Join LibraryReads and the AAP Trade […]

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Holiday e-Books Sale For Libraries

Holiday e-Books Sale For Libraries

‘Tis the season for saving, so enjoy our holiday e-Books sale! Running now through Thursday, 12/31, nearly 100 backlist adult and children’s titles will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms). Add these goodies to your digital shelf: Holiday titles: VISIONS OF SUGAR PLUMS by Janet Evanovich MISTLETOE AND MURDER by Carola Dunn […]

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Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Today’s issue of Maximum Shelf Awareness is all about Picador! Learn about the imprint’s rich 20-year history and its stellar list of authors, including Paul Auster, Jeff Chang, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Leary, Hilary Mantel, Marilynne Robinson, Robin Sloan, Olen Steinhauer, Hector Tobar and Adelle Waldman, among others. […]

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Monday Fun Day with Audio (and Free Stuff!)

Monday Fun Day with Audio (and Free Stuff!)

Nine Inches jacketStill Foolin Em jacketInfernoAre you in Olympic withdrawal like we are after watching the closing ceremony last night? Don't worry. Our friends at Macmillan Audio have the perfect cure with their second annual LISTEN WHILE YOU WORK OUT campaign, plus a chance to win a Fitbit Flex!

You can join the challenge at macmillanaudio.com/workout and report how many minutes you listened while being active. Enter your time daily, weekly, or whenever you want, but the more often you report, the better chance you'll have to show up in the Top Listeners leaderboard, updated every Monday. Then enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex or a prize pack of five audiobooks on CD.

Newsday did a feature on Listen While You Work Out and more media coverage is still to come from Self Magazine (March issue), Fitness Magazine, Teen Vogue, and the Chicago Tribune!

Want to listen to some samples before joining in? Why not start with these Audie-Award nominated titles from Macmillan Audio (more titles available on SoundCloud):

THE RITHMATIST by Brandon Sanderson
Narrated by Michael Kramer (Fantasy category)

THE GOOD HOUSE by Ann Leary
Narrated by Mary Beth Hurt (Fiction category)

JACOB’S OATH by Martin Fletcher
Narrated by George Guidall (Fiction category)

THE HOUR OF PERIL by Daniel Stashower
Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini (History category)

STILL FOOLIN’ ‘EM by Billy Crystal (Grammy-nominee for Best Spoken Word Album!)
Narrated by Billy Crystal (Humor and Narration by the Author categories)

RAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman
Narrated by Judy Kaye (Mystery category)

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE by David Finkel
Narrated by Arthur Bishop (Nonfiction category)

REVIVER by Seth Patrick
Narrated by Ari Fliakos (Paranormal category)

INFERNO by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Narrated by Holter Graham (Paranormal category)

EXTINCTION MACHINE by Jonathan Maberry
Narrated by Ray Porter (Science Fiction category)

NINE INCHES by Tom Perrotta
Narrated by William Dufris, Andi Arndt, Tom Perrotta, and Rupert Degas (Short Stories/Collections category)

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Free eCard for THE GOOD HOUSE

Free eCard for THE GOOD HOUSE

We're very excited about the paperback release of Ann Leary's THE GOOD HOUSE, and rightfully so: it's being featured in the New York Times Book Review Paperback Row column (10/13 issue)! 

Kaite Stover of Kansas City (MO) Public Library even included it in her recent Booklist article "She Drinks: Women and Booze." 

Our friends at Picador created this nice e-card which we wanted to share with you. You can even download it to share with your patrons, too! Click "Read More" to find out how.

 


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