Happy #BookBday (7/31/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (7/31/18 Edition)

Oh, what a lovely day for a #BookBday! BLACK KLANSMAN: Race, Hate, and the Undercover Investigation of a Lifetime by Ron Stallworth (movie tie-in edition) Also available in audio & mass market The extraordinary true story of the African American police officer who goes undercover to investigate the KKK, the basis for the forthcoming major […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/23/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/23/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! A GOOD COUNTRY by Laleh Khadivi Three starred reviews! An achingly timely novel about the radicalization of a Muslim teen in California—about where identity truly lies, and how we find it. “Brilliantly channeling the minds of angst-filled teenagers with barely formed worldviews who seesaw between brash self-confidence […]

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Friday Reads: Cats vs. Dogs

Friday Reads: Cats vs. Dogs

Let the fur fly! Cats and dogs battle it out for our #FridayReads: TWO GOOD DOGS by Susan Wilson In this sequel to ONE GOOD DOG, a troubled teenager is helped by the rescued pit bull (then a second) of the inaugural guest at the Berkshires bed-and-breakfast her mother has bought. “Animal lovers will find […]

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Thriller Thursday (3/30/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (3/30/17 Edition)

Crime & cat cozies, oh my! Read on for our #ThrillerThursday picks: CONVICTION by Julia Dahl Three starred reviews! In Dahl’s third powerful novel, Rebekah Roberts investigates a murder that occurred in Brooklyn after the Crown Heights riots of 1991, for which the wrong man may have been convicted. “CONVICTION is a cleverly named compelling […]

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Furry Friends Roundup

Furry Friends Roundup

These books about furry friends are #CuteOverload: DOUG THE PUG: The King of Pop Culture by Leslie Mosier Doug the Pug is the King of Pop Culture with over 7 million adoring fans on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat! He’s bumped noses with the hottest stars out there: Justin Bieber, Steven Tyler, Ed Sheeran, John […]

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Friday Reads: Cats or Dogs?

Friday Reads: Cats or Dogs?

It’s the end of the week and there’s only one thing left to debate: cats or dogs? Pups may have the advantage since it’s #NationalDogDay, but Macmillan Library is forever in the cat camp. #meow  Perhaps these pet-friendly #FridayReads picks can help: CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE FURRED KIND: New Adventures with My Sad Cat & […]

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Happy International Cat Day!

Happy International Cat Day!

In honor of #InternationalCatDay, we present the latest adventures of Frederick “Freddie” Paw Olmsted and his owner, SMP executive editor, Keith Kahla: Freddie wasn’t happy my impending vacation. And did his best to discourage it: He got into some shenanigans while I was away… […]

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Cat in the Stacks

Cat in the Stacks

Friends, meet Frederick “Freddie” Paw Olmsted. He lives with SMP executive editor, Keith Kahla, who wants to tell you all about him: “The cat is relatively new. He was a street rescue by a friend of a former assistant—a stray who was living on the streets of Bed Stuy (editor’s note: the cat, not the […]

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#LibraryCatProblems

#LibraryCatProblems

We’re happy to send off National Library Week tomorrow with a purrfect Caturday (that’s what we call Saturday snuggling with kitties) book: THE TRUE TAILS OF BAKER & TAYLOR: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town…and the World by Jan Louch & Lisa Rogak. It all started with mice in the […]

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Talia’s CAT-TASTIC Sabbatical

Talia’s CAT-TASTIC Sabbatical

My dear librarians, On a whim, I applied to be a cat nanny in Manchester, England. Several Skype interviews and a few letters of recommendation later… And the position is mine! I cannot wait for the many hours of snuggling, biscuit-making, and paw pad squishing! Let’s not forget the endless hours of toe floof and […]

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