July Nonfiction E-Book Sale for Libraries

July Nonfiction E-Book Sale for Libraries

Expand your e-book collection with these nonfiction essentials! From 7/17 through 7/31, twenty-nine e-Books will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms), including these bestsellers and award-winners: LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE: Essays by Sloane CrosleyTHE POISONED CITY: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy by Anna Clark THE SUN DOES SHINE: How I […]

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Happy Earth Day 2019!

Happy Earth Day! Check out our new and essential books on everything from climate change to fracking: LOSING EARTH: A Recent History by Nathaniel Rich “Rich, a novelist (KING ZENO, 2018) and journalist, turns his widely discussed 2018 investigation for the New York Times Magazine into an exceedingly well-written history of the early political battles […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2018 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2018 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews includes 8 Macmillan titles on their Best Books for 2018 list!  Biography MR. LEAR: A Life of Art and Nonsense by Jenny Uglow Popular Science DARWIN COMES TO TOWN: How the Urban Jungle Drives Evolution by Menno Schilthuizen THE CONSCIOUSNESS INSTINCT: Unraveling the Mystery of How the Brain Makes the Mind by Michael […]

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2019 Community Reads Recommendations

2019 Community Reads Recommendations

Although our Academic Marketing division created the “Books for the First-Year Experience” for colleges and universities, we strongly believe that the titles featured in this catalog foster the sort of discussion and self-reflection that make library-led, city-wide reading programs so memorable. The updated catalog for 2019  is now available and features titles such as: HER […]

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NYPL Best Books of 2018

NYPL Best Books of 2018

Librarians obviously have the best taste in books, so we’re super excited to share the New York Public Library’s 2018 Best Books for Adults!  Top Ten WOMAN WORLD by Aminder Dhaliwal Edge-of-Your-Seat Reads THE WIFE BETWEEN US by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Escape to Another World SEMIOSIS by Sue Burke Fiction BROTHER by David […]

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2018

Amazon’s Best Books of 2018

For the next annual round-up for 2018, we’re happy to share Amazon’s Best Books of 2018!  Top 20 THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao Memoir/Biography THE ELECTRIC WOMAN: A Memoir in Death-Defying Acts by Tessa Fontaine LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE: Essays by Sloane Crosley ROBIN by Dave Itzkoff Comics/Graphic […]

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2019 Carnegie Medals Longlist  (10/2/18)

2019 Carnegie Medals Longlist (10/2/18)

We’re thrilled to have 5 titles longlisted for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction! FICTION THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat NONFICTION THE POISONED CITY: Flint’s Water and the American Urban Tragedy by Anna Clark IN EXTREMIS: The Life and Death of the War Correspondent Marie Colvin by Lindsey […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Whether young or young at heart, these adult books are great for readers of all ages! HOUSEGIRL by Michael Donkor One of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! Three adolescents—two Ghanaian “housegirls” and the daughter of wealthy immigrants—must come to terms with themselves and the secrets they have kept from each other in this powerful debut novel. […]

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July 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

July 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are some of the top titles for July 2018: Bestsellers: I SEE LIFE THROUGH ROSÉ COLORED GLASSES: True Stories and Confessions by Lisa Scottoline & Francesca Serritella A GATHERING OF SECRETS by Linda Castillo STAY HIDDEN by […]

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July 2018 Nonfiction

July 2018 Nonfiction

Check out our great new nonfiction titles available this month—then make sure they get checked out at your library! CITY OF DEVILS: The Two Men Who Ruled the Underworld of Old Shanghai by Paul French Two starred reviews! “Drugs, gambling, vice, and banditry power China’s seaport mecca in this rollicking true crime saga. French’s two-fisted […]

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