Extra! Extra!: July Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews WANT + BLACKTOP WASTELAND  PBS NewsHour interviews Claudia Rankine  The New York Times interviews Brittney Cooper , showcases Virginie Despentes, reviews THE SHADOWS, WANT, THE VAPORS, 22 MINUTES OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE + COOL FOR AMERICA + CHARACTER + PEW + UNDERWATER + BLACKTOP […]

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CALL ME BY YOUR NAME Read-Alikes

If you fell in love with André Aciman’s prose, beautiful summer setting, and tangible description of love in CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, prepare to be swept off your feet by these Lit Fic read-alikes: MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM by Anne YoungsonBROTHER by David ChariandyONE SUMMER DAY IN ROME by Mark LamprellINVITATION TO A […]

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Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Universal has picked up the film rights to Tracy Wolff’s YA vampire novel CRAVE. The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (based on the Charlaine Harris novels) are coming to Hallmark in May. Grantchester, season 5 gets a trailer. It premieres on June 21 on PBS.  People features […]

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Extra! Extra!: February Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. C.J. Box’s Cassie Dewell novels are set to become a television series on ABC, with David Kelley of Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, and Goliath fame creating and producing. Variety reports that MISS AUSTEN has been optioned for TV by Steve Coogan’s production company, Baby Cow […]

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Author Spotlight: Garth Greenwell (1/23/20)

Garth Greenwell, the award-winning author of WHAT BELONGS TO YOU, delves deeper into foreignness, obligation, desire, and love with his follow-up, CLEANNESS, available now.   A January Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews! “Brave and beautiful.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Greenwell’s writing on language, desire, and sex in all their complex choreography vibrates with intensity, reading […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (1/3/20)

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Check ’em out for your #FridayReads. AN EVERYDAY HERO by Laura Trentham “Fans of Mary Kay Andrews’ novels and Matthew Quick’s THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (2017) will enjoy this patriotic and heartwarming story of ambition, identity, and regained potential.”–Booklist, starred review “By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2020 Indie Next List

The January 2020 Indie Next list features 4 Macmillan titles! BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain “Chamberlain’s depictions of creative beauty and perseverance across time and in the face of inevitable obstacles will keep readers turning the pages.”–Publishers Weekly UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener “A former tech worker–turned-journalist gives the […]

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For Your Consideration: January 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite January titles for the January 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due December 1! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com with the subject line “AMERICAN DIRT” to request a print ARC. 2 starred reviews! “Beautiful, straightforward language drives home the point that migration to safer places is not a […]

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