Macmillan Library @ BEA 2012! (booth #3358)

Macmillan Library @ BEA 2012! (booth #3358)

BEA lovesAs you can probably guess we have one foot out the door toward our many exciting BEA events this week. We hope you're planning on joining us for many, if not all of them!

Still working out your schedule? Here's our galley giveaway guide and below is a list of the events that we highly recommend:

Monday, June 4th

The Annual BEA Adult Librarians Dinner
6:30pm, Yale Club (52 Vanderbilt Avenue), Grand Ballroom

This event is by invitation only.

The AAP (Association of American Publishers) and Library Journal bring you the 6th annual swanky dinner event for adult librarians complete with authors, galleys, and delicious food!

Mark Shriver, author of A GOOD MAN: Rediscovering My Father, Sargent Shriver, will be speaking at the dinner. You can get a preview of his speaking voice by listening to him record the beginning of his audiobook here

Tuesday, June 5th

AAP Annual Librarians Book Buzz (Part I)
2:15pm – 3:30pm, Javits Center, Room 1E16

This is part one of the two-part publishers forthcoming book buzz extravaganza. Publishers include: Consortium Book Group; Hachette Book Group; HarperCollins Publishers; Harlequin; Macmillan(!) and McGraw-Hill. 

View Ali's book buzz handout PDF here!

We also recommend you catch part two of the book buzzes on Wednesday at 2pm in room 1E11.

Wednesday, June 6th

4th Annual Librarian Shout 'n Share
3:30pm – 5:00pm, Javits Center, Room 1E11

The AAP and Library Journal present the best librarian galley finds from the show floor and beyond, with your charming panelists:

Wendy Bartlett, Cuyahoga County Public Library, OH
Katie Stover, Kansas City Public Library, MO
Douglas Lord, Library Journal‘s 'Books for Dudes' Columnist
Alene Moroni, King County Public Library, WA
Robin Beerbower, Salem Public Library, OR
Miriam Tuliao, New York Public Library
Host: Barbara A. Genco, Editor, Special Projects, Library Journal

Thursday, June 7th

Ali will be in the Macmillan booth... stop by!
11:00am – 1:00pm, Javits Center, Booth #3358

Talia and Ali will not be in the booth for most of the conference, but here's our handy schedule for when our fellow Macmillionaires will be giving away galleys. 

For more information on these and other events from the AAP see the official BEA AAP event page



AAP Sneak Peek Success!

AAP Sneak Peek Success!

Yesterday's AAP Librarians' Sneak Peek Book Preview was the perfect way to spend a rainy Wednesday!

Of the titles I presented (see below), THE INQUISITOR, THREATS, TRIGGERED, and MIDNIGHT IN AUSTENLAND prompted the strongest audience reactions (mostly ooo's, ewww's, and oh my's!). Join the conversation on Twitter with hashtag: #aapbookbuzz!

Macmillan's Titles:
  • LOVE IN A NUTSHELL | Evanovich, Janet | 978-0-312-65131-2 
  • COME HOME | Scottoline, Lisa | 978-0-312-38082-3 
  • HOME FRONT | Hannah, Kristin | 978-0-312-57720-9
  • ANOTHER PIECE OF MY HEART | Green, Jane | 978-0-312-59182-3 
  • THE INQUISITOR | Smith, Mark Allen | 978-0-8050-9426-8
  • AVAILABLE DARK | Hand, Elizabeth | 978-0-312-58594-5
  • HEART OF A KILLER | Rosenfelt, David | 978-0-312-59837-2
  • ASHES TO DUST | Sigurdardottir, Yrsa | 978-0-312-64174-0; 978-1-250-00493-2
  • CLOUDLAND | Olshan, Joseph | 978-1-250-00017-0
  • THE MAN FROM PRIMROSE LANE | Renner, James | 978-0-374-20095-4
  • THREATS | Gray, Amelia | 978-0-374-53307-6
  • THE CAT SITTER’S PAJAMAS | Clement, Blaize | 978-0-312-64313-3
  • NO COOPERATION FROM THE CAT | Babson, Marian | 978-0-312-33240-2
  • GYPSY BOY | Walsh, Mikey | 978-0-312-62208-4 (YA crossover)
  • TRIGGERED | Wortmann, Fletcher | 978-0-312-62210-7 (YA crossover)
  • THE STARBOARD SEA | Dermont, Amber | 978-0-312-64280-8 (YA crossover)
  • HEMLOCK GROVE | McGreevy, Brian | 978-0-374-53291-8 (YA crossover)
  • JOE GOLEM AND THE DROWNING CITY | Mignola, Mike | 978-0-312-64473-4 (YA crossover)
  • MIDNIGHT IN AUSTENLAND | Hale, Shannon | 978-1-60819-625-8
  • THE DARKENING FIELD | Ryan, William | 978-0-312-58651-5
  • CHILDREN OF WRATH | Grossman, Paul | 978-0-312-60191-1

BOOKS FOR TEENS | See info under Books for Teens

There should be a partial recording of the event out soon (unfortunately, there were some technical difficulties near the end), so stay tuned!

We owe a big thanks to Becca of the AAP and Erica at Random House for putting the event together and to all the librarians that came out and joined us!



You’re Invited to the Librarians’ Sneak Peek Book Preview

You’re Invited to the Librarians’ Sneak Peek Book Preview

When: Wednesday, October 19, 2011
Where: Random House, Café Auditorium Second Floor
1745 Broadway, between 55th and 56th Streets, NYC

Brought back by popular demand, the Association of American Publishers invites librarians from across the eastern seaboard for an exclusive sneak peek into the new book releases for 2012. Come get the stories behind the stories and find out what makes hot books so hot! Hear from thirteen publishers (namely us!) as we present the latest in mystery, romance, business, literary fiction, biographies, crafts, and more! This event is not to be missed.

12:00pm Opening Author Luncheon with Amor Towles, bestselling author of RULES OF CIVILITY (Viking)! 

1:00pm Learn about new titles for the upcoming seasons presented by HarperCollins, Harlequin, Penguin Group USA and Workman. 

2:00pm Hear from Eleanor Kuhns, librarian turned author of A SIMPLE MURDER (Minotaur)!

2:30pm Hachette, John Wiley & Sons, Perseus Books Group, and Simon & Schuster present their upcoming lists.

4:00pm Macmillan(!), Random House, McGraw-Hill, W.W. Norton and Sterling give you a look of their top picks for 2012.

5:15pm Join us for The Best In Book Trivia with Chris Vaccari, Director of Library Marketing, Sterling Publishing (special prizes await).

Librarians are invited to join the committee for happy hour after the program at McGee's Pub, and the first drink is on us!

Seating is limited and on a first-come, first-served basis. RSVP by October 7 to Becca Worthington or sign up here. UPDATE: RSVPs are no longer being accepted. We look forward to seeing all attendees!