Library Journal Best Books of 2021

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2021, and 17 Macmillan titles made the list! CRIME FICTION RAZORBLADE TEARS by S. A. Cosby HORROR THE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS STREET by Catriona Ward LITERARY FICTION ONCE THERE WERE WOLVES by Charlotte McConaghy POP FICTION L.A. WEATHER by María Amparo Escandón SCIENCE FICTION AND FANTASY A SPINDLE SPLINTERED […]

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Kirkus Best Nonfiction of 2021

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Nonfiction of 2021! HOMO IRREALIS: Essays by André AcimanCAREFREE BLACK GIRLS: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture by Zeba BlayUNBOUND: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement by Tarana BurkeLETTERS TO CAMONDO by Edmund de WaalENTERTAINING RACE: Performing Blackness in America by […]

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Mohamad Jebara on Libraries (11/19/21)

In MUHAMMAD, THE WORLD CHANGER: An Intimate Portrait, author Mohamad Jebara places Islam’s founding prophet’s life in a broader historical context, vividly evoking the Meccan society he was born into and arguing that his innovative vision helped shape our modern world. Today, he joins us to share more about Muhammad’s connection to libraries! Libraries in […]

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Sneak Peek: December 2021 Indie Next List

The December 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! THE BALLERINAS by Rachel Kapelke-DaleISBN 9781250274236 | on sale 12/7/21 “…the novel is an unqualified success at portraying the demanding lives of ballerinas and of the men who, for better or worse, inhabit the ballet world. With its look behind the scenes of the ballet […]

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Love and Family (8/17/21)

Today we are spotlighting love and family in nonfiction and fiction with a woman’s touching biography detailing her husband’s chronic illness, a timely story of marriage, and a heartwarming novel of long-buried family secrets. EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS: A Marriage by Eleanor Henderson 2 starred reviews! “This piercing memoir from Henderson (THE TWELVE-MILE STRAIGHT, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoir & Biography (6/30/21)

Today we’re spotlighting memoirs and biographies with a powerful journey through poverty and adolescence, the biography of the wife and mother whose trial defined the Cold War, an innovative look at one of America’s most popular writers, and the untold story of what really happened to America’s Teacher in Space. SOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by […]

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Drop-In Alert: Michael Wolff x2

It’s the year of Michael Wolff, y’all! With not one, but TWO new books coming your way in 2021, he’s the author to watch. LANDSLIDE: The Final Days of the Trump PresidencyISBN 9781250830012 | on sale 7/27/21 The New York Times bestselling author of FIRE AND FURY and SIEGE completes the trilogy on the epic […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (3/3/21)

The biography of a celebrated intellect + a powerful anthem for women + a unique look at the women in the Bush family + a raw confession of addiction and recovery + a family in search of a place to call home = this nonfiction round-up. PLACES OF MIND: A Life of Edward Said by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs and Biographies (2/17/21)

The uplifting story of a polo team + three mothers that shaped the voices of our nation + a memoir of dogs and friendship = this nonfiction round-up. CROSSING THE LINE: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever by Kareem Rosser “Readers who think of polo—one of the world’s […]

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Women 2020: Fiercely Female (12/8/20)

In this Women 2020 round-up, we spotlight two fiercely female nonfiction titles, including the biography of a political rebel and radical feminist ahead of her time and an inspiring memoir celebrating the female body in all its glory. SYLVIA PANKHURST: Natural Born Rebel by Rachel Holmes “Biographer Holmes (ELEANOR MARX: A Life) captures the full […]

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