A Letter to Librarians from Stuart Holmes Coleman

In EDDIE WOULD GO, award-winning author Stuart Holmes Coleman explores the life of fearless Hawaiian surfer Eddie Aikau, known for riding big waves while saving lives on the North Shore’s Waimea Bay, where he was the beach’s first lifeguard. Today, Stuart Holmes Coleman joins us with a letter to librarians to celebrate the 20th anniversary […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (5/4/22)

We’re rounding up some of May’s nonfiction with a young activist’s memoir and affirmative story of hope, a meditation on love and survival, and a fascinating insight into the notable speeches that were never delivered. MY SEVEN BLACK FATHERS: A Young Activist’s Memoir of Race, Family, and the Mentors Who Made Him Whole by Will […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (3/16/22)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY by Jenny Tinghui ZhangISBN 9781250811783 | on sale 4/5/22 An Indie Next pick! “Zhang delves into the history of violence and prejudice against Chinese people in the U.S. with her debut, a lyrical and sweeping Bildungsroman…The result is fierce and […]

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2022 Edgar Award Nominees!

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the 2022 Edgar Award nominees, and Macmillan has 5 contenders! Best Novel RAZORBLADE TEARS by S. A. Cosby Best Paperback Original THE ALBUM OF DR. MOREAU by Daryl Gregory Best Fact Crime LAST CALL: A True Story of Love, Lust, and Murder in Queer New York by Elon […]

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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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