PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018

Publishers Weekly‘s “Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2018” include these 8 Macmillan titles: Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror THE MERRY SPINSTER by Mallory Ortberg Ortberg’s twisted variations on popular fairy tales and children’s books are daring and skillful, and this outstanding collection of them brims with satirical horror. WITCHMARK by C.L. Polk This stellar debut, set in an […]

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PW’s Best Books of 2017

PW’s Best Books of 2017

Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of 2017 list includes 20 Macmillan titles: Top 10 (full list) ANTS AMONG ELEPHANTS: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gidla FEAR CITY: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics by Kim Phillips-Fein GRIEF COTTAGE by Gail Godwin Fiction (full list) BORNE by […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Happy Friday! New York Comic Con is this weekend and we’re getting in the spirit with these new & forthcoming graphic novels: GOING INTO TOWN: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, Roz Chast’s new graphic memoir—a […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

TGIF! Today’s #FridayReads are three great graphic novels: POPPIES OF IRAQ by Brigitte Findakly & Lewis Trondheim Findakly’s nuanced tender chronicle of her relationship with her homeland Iraq, co-written and drawn by her husband, acclaimed cartoonist Trondheim. “Small in size but large in impact, this intimate memoir is a highly relevant and compassionate story of […]

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Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist’s Spring 2017 YA Announcements webinar (twitter hashtag #SpringYA17). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here’s what she discussed: 2017 YALSA Award Winners AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger | Out: June 20, 2017 | ISBN: 9781250133823 | Paperback | Girls & Women | […]

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Graphic Novels Galore!

Graphic Novels Galore!

Bam! Pow! Zowie! Make room on your library’s shelves for these new and forthcoming graphic novels: THE ABOMINABLE MR. SEABROOK by Joe Ollmann Two starred reviews! “Comprising 10 years of painstaking research, this graphic biography details the life of obscure writer, occultist, traveler, and bondage fanatic William Seabrook… As both a narrative and a story […]

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2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2017 Book Prize finalists and we’ve got 11 nominees: Fiction WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell Mystery/Thriller THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire Current Interest CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence A RAGE FOR ORDER: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Robert F. […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (2/21/17 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (2/21/17 Edition)

It’s time for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya, starting now/4pm EST)! Before you tell us about your must-read YA books, we’ve got some news & resources for you: Stephanie Garber’s CARAVAL is the #1 pick on the Spring 2017 Kids’ Indie Next List! Also on the list? A CROWN OF WISHES by Roshani […]

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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017

These ten Macmillan titles are some of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2017: Fiction BORNE by Jeff VanderMeer In a future strewn with the cast-off experiments of an industrial laboratory known only as the Company, a scavenger named Rachel survives alongside her lover, Wick, a dealer of memory-altering beetles with whom she takes […]

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PW Spring 2017 Announcements

PW Spring 2017 Announcements

Publishers Weekly looked into their crystal ball and predicted that these 98(!) Macmillan adult books will stand out in the first half of 2017: Art, Architecture & Photography (full list) THE SAGRADA FAMILIA: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen Out: July 25 This book chronicles the story of architect Antoni […]

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