Extra! Extra!: September 2021 Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Jonathan Franzen is taking a more compassionate stance toward his characters—and himself, he tells the Wall Street Journal. NPR talks MISFITS by Michaela Coel, INTO THE FOREST by Rebecca Frankel, ON FREEDOM by Maggie Nelson, CIVILIZATIONS by Laurent Binet, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by […]

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BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU Mobile Coffee Shop in NYC

Calling all New Yorkers! BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU is taking the streets of NYC with a cup of complimentary tea or coffee and lots of Sally Rooney swag! Check out where you can find the Air Mail Express Mobile Coffee Shop every day this week. […]

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Author Spotlight: Sally Rooney (9/7/21)

CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS and NORMAL PEOPLE author Sally Rooney excels at making everyday life enthralling, sharp, and full of intensity. BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU follows four friends through ups and downs as they learn about friendship and look to the future. BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU 4 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! […]

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Kirkus’ Must-Read Fiction for Fall 2021

Kirkus Reviews has picked their 19 Must-Read Fiction Books for Fall 2021, and we have four titles on the list! BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenFIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsTODAY A WOMAN WENT MAD IN THE SUPERMARKET: Stories by Hilma Wolitzer […]

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Kirkus’ 150 Most Anticipated Fall Books

The smart folks at Kirkus Reviews have picked the 150 books you’ll want on your shelves this Fall! HOW TO WRESTLE A GIRL by Venita BlackburnCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenAPPLES NEVER FALL by Liane MoriartyBEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyFIGHT NIGHT by Miriam ToewsTODAY A WOMAN WENT MAD IN THE SUPERMARKET: Stories by Hilma […]

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4 Stars for Rooney + Listen to an Audio Sample!

BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, Sally Rooney’s latest novel of life, love, and friendship, has received FOUR starred reviews! Plus, check out an exclusive audio excerpt. “Rooney’s third novel deals with some of the emotional dynamics and ideas explored in CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS and NORMAL PEOPLE but expands and enriches them by depicting human dramas […]

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Sneak Peek: September 2021 Indie Next List

The September 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! ON FREEDOM: Four Songs of Care and Constraint by Maggie NelsonISBN 9781644450628 | on sale 9/7/21 “Once again, Nelson proves herself a masterful thinker and an unparalleled prose stylist.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review EMPIRE OF THE VAMPIRE by Jay KristoffISBN 9781250245281 | on sale 9/14/21 “Kristoff’s […]

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Maximum Shelf: BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU (8/2/21)

Yesterday’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick was BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of NORMAL PEOPLE and CONVERSATIONS WITH FRIENDS. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, […]

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PW Fall 2021 Announcements

Publishers Weekly released their Fall 2021 Announcements! Here are the Macmillan titles that should be on your radar: Art, Architecture & Photography CREATION: Art from the Beginning by John-Paul StonardTHE LOFT GENERATION: From the de Koonings to Twombly: Portraits and Sketches, 1942–2011 by Edith Schloss Audio BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney, read […]

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Sacramento Library Book Buzz Recap (6/30/21)

Take a peek at all the exciting titles we presented in today’s Sacramento Library Book Buzz. APPLES NEVER FALL by Liane Moriarty | 9781250220257 | 9/14/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise Penny | 9781250145260 | 8/24/21 BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally Rooney | 9780374602604 | 9/7/21 THREE SISTERS by Heather Morris | […]

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