NPR’s 2019 Book Concierge Picks

NPR’s 2019 Book Concierge is live, and it includes SO MANY Macmillan titles!! 10 MINUTES, 38 SECONDS IN THIS STRANGE WORLD by Elif Shafak A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE by Arkady Martine A WILD AND PRECIOUS LIFE: A Memoir by Edie Windsor ALL SYSTEMS RED: The Murderbot Diaries by Martha Wells BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen […]

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Amazon’s Best Books of 2019

Amazon’s Best Books of 2019

What. A. List! Check out Amazon’s Best Books of 2019! Amazon Editors’ Top 20 THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo Amazon Editors’ Top 100 THE NIGHT TIGER by Yangsze Choo MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake THE APOLOGY by Eve Ensler THE WHISPER MAN by […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2019–Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2019–Fiction

Kirkus released the first round of their year-end best-of lists, starting with their best fiction titles of 2019! Best Mysteries and Thrillers THE BITTERROOTS by C.J. Box THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper SAVE ME FROM DANGEROUS MEN by S. A. Lelchuk Best Historical Fiction IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow Best Romance Novels […]

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Congrats to Our 2020 Carnegie Award Longlist Titles

Congrats to Our 2020 Carnegie Award Longlist Titles

The longlist for the ninth annual Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction has just been announced, and Macmillan has seven titles in the running! Nonfiction LOSING EARTH: A Recent History by Nathaniel RichELDERHOOD: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado […]

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Happy #PubDay! (9/3/19)

Happy #PubDay! (9/3/19)

An immigrant’s experience + twins fighting over words + a thrilling fantasy series finale–all in today’s #pubday party! DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz A September Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews! “Cruz’s winning novel will linger in the reader’s mind long after the close of the story.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Cruz’s ability to create mood […]

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Audio Excerpts for Hot September Titles

Audio Excerpts for Hot September Titles

Listen up, librarians! Boy, do we have some excellent audiobooks for you! Here are exclusive excerpts from our September favorites: VENDETTA IN DEATH by J.D. Robb, read by Susan Ericksen The predator becomes the prey in the newest thriller featuring homicide detective Eve Dallas. Listen to the audio excerpt here. WHAT ROSE FORGOT by Nevada […]

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August Librarian Preview

August Librarian Preview

Earlier today we hosted our first ever Librarian Preview! In case you missed it, here are the highlights: Adult FIND ME | André Aciman | October 29, 2019 | 9780374155018 A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD | Therese Anne Fowler | February 4, 2020 | 9781250237279 THE GRAMMARIANS | Cathleen Schine | September 3, 2019 | 9780374280116 THE […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite September 2019 titles for the September 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due August 1! DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz “Cruz’s winning novel will linger in the reader’s mind long after the close of the story.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “A moving, sad, and sometimes disarmingly funny take on migration and the […]

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Cathleen Schine’s Love Letter to Librarians

Cathleen Schine’s Love Letter to Librarians

Librarians and word-lovers, listen up! Cathleen Schine’s novel THE GRAMMARIANS is an enchanting, comic love letter to sibling rivalry and the English language, and should find kindred souls on shelves everywhere. The author herself loves libraries and stopped by to share a message with all you word warriors out there. Dear Librarians, I was visiting […]

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Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Did you know that October is National Reading Group Month? It’s true! This weekend, Anne will participate in Ocean County Library’s “Book Discussion Leaders Tea” event where she’ll share these book club picks: Bestsellers THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts Literary THEY […]

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