YA Spotlight (5/2/22)

This YA Spotlight is filled with romance with Casey McQuiston’s mysterious and romantic YA debut and a last year of high school story about a girl finding her own place. I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston “In a novel brimming with classic YA plotlines, crisp writing, humorous asides, and fully fleshed characters and relationships—many […]

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PW’s Best Summer Reads 2022

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2022 books that should be on your radar: Staff Picks EVERYTHING I NEED I GET FROM YOU: How Fangirls Created the Internet as We Know It by Kaitlyn TiffanyTHE THIRD PERSON by Emma Grove Fiction CULT CLASSIC by Sloane Crosley Mystery/Thriller THE KINGDOMS OF SAVANNAH by George Dawes GreenLAST CALL […]

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Day’s YA: I KISSED SHARA WHEELER

I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston97812502444515/3/22Wednesday BooksAges 13-18 E-galley available on Edelweiss and NetGalley When Chloe Green moved from LA to Alabama with her moms, she knew it would be four tortuous years. Four years of homophobic comments and close-minded puritanical leadership at Willowgrove Christian Academy. But the end—and the valedictorianship—are in sight. The […]

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Booklist Matchmaking Webinar Recap (2/4/22)

We found some perfect matches during today’s Booklist webinar. In case you missed the fun or want another look, check out all the titles we presented below. Click here for an Edelweiss catalog, and here to watch the archived video! Adult ELEKTRA by Jennifer Saint | 9781250773616 | 5/3/22ACTS OF VIOLET by Margarita Montimore | […]

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2022 ALA Awards Roundup

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for RUSA’s various reading lists this year! The 2022 selections of the Reading List is an annual best-of list comprising eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles, up to 4 per genre, was also announced. For […]

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Spring/Summer 2022 YA Book Buzz

Check out some of the exciting YOUNG ADULT titles coming your way in Spring/Summer 2022! I KISSED SHARA WHEELER by Casey McQuiston | May 3, 2022 | 9781250244451NOT GOOD FOR MAIDENS by Tori Bovalino | May 3, 2022 | 9781645674665WIND DAUGHTER by Joanna Ruth Meyer | May 17, 2022 | 9781645674368PRIMAL ANIMALS by Julia Lynn Rubin | May 24, […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (12/23/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, the fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! In Victorian London, two children with mysterious powers are hunted by a figure of darkness and the world of the dead and the world of the living threaten to collide in J.M. Miro’s ORDINARY MONSTERS. Watch Talia’s full video here. […]

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Chicago Public Library’s 2021 Best of the Best

A team of Chicago Public Librarians have picked their best books of 2021, and 20 Macmillan titles are on the list! FOR ADULTS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyCHASING ME TO MY GRAVE by Winfred RembertTHE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL by Nghi VoTHE ECHO WIFE by Sarah GaileyGIRLHOOD by Melissa FebosTHE HOSPITAL by Brian AlexanderTHE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS […]

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Kirkus Best Fiction of 2021

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Fiction of 2021! LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS by Ryka AokiDESTROYER OF LIGHT by Jennifer Marie BrissettRAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbySECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskTHE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona FernándezCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenEVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka GalchenZORRIE by Laird HuntMY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole JohnsonTHE […]

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PW Best Books of 2021

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021! Top 10 SECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskDIRTY WORK: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal PressSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction CROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellOUTLAWED by Anna North Mystery/Thriller THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie […]

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