Spotlight on Animals (11/18/20)

Calling all feline lovers and animal friends! Today we’re spotlighting an exploration of animal consciousness from a scuba-diving philosopher, a playful way to live as taught by cats, a comprehensive history of felines, and an illustrated guide to help cat owners better know their furry friends. METAZOA: Animal Life and the Birth of the Mind […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (6/15/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! (and maybe cats?…) MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March’s […]

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Book Buzz From Home: Nonfiction

Hello friends! I am writing to you today about an amazing new opportunity… It’s a BOOK BUZZ… And it’s from inside OUR HOMES. [Cue music from the movie Jaws.] Can you even imagine the technology required to produce such a thing? All kidding aside, we miss your faces! And we’ll assume that you miss ours. […]

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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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