Welcome, one and all, to our ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth! In lieu of our usual confetti, music, and various shenanigans, we’re bringing you the best that virtual conferences have to offer, including SO MANY title presentations and special author guests! Scroll on, friends; magic and goodies await! ALA Virtual Book Buzz #MacLibFromHome Single-Title Buzzes Book […]
Library Journal, and School Library Journal Day of Dialog 2020—the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year–is going virtual! With author and editor panels all day long and virtual booths where you can chat with your favorite library marketers, these online events are not to be missed! School Library Journal Day of DialogWednesday, May 27Register […]
We can’t wait to see you in New York City next month during BookExpo (Macmillan booth #1544-1545), and at these fantastic events: Wednesday, May 29 School Library Journal “Day of Dialog” 1:20-1:50 PM Publisher Pitch III starring Emily Day and her favorite YAs! 1:50–2:40 PM YA Panel III with Kim Liggett, THE GRACE YEAR Library […]
Join Team Macmillan Library, Library Journal and School Library Journal for the most anticipated librarian-only gathering of the year: Day of Dialog 2019! Hear about the latest trends in the library and publishing worlds and listen in on hot author panels covering a range of topics including the top novelists for the fall/winter season. And […]
We’re super excited to see all of you next week (!!!) at Midwinter, but we know YOU’RE super excited about all the swag! Library Journal just released their official ALA Midwinter galley giveaway guide featuring many of the titles awaiting your grubby little paws in our booth (#810): THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake THE […]
Our adventure has come to an end. Our favorite book has been recovered and we’ve passed it on to one of our favorite librarians and she recommended it to her favorite reader. And the lesson learned here is that Macmillan’s Library Marketing team has the book you’ve always wanted to read!
The ALA Midwinter Meeting is coming up! Please visit us in the booth (#2435) and join us for all of our exciting events.
Book Battle III in the Book Buzz Theater
Saturday, January 26th
Washington State Convention Center | Room 608-609
Talia Sherer and Chris Vaccari return as misfit library marketers in the third episode of their highly acclaimed Book Battle series... Come hear them sound off about forthcoming titles from Macmillan (HUZZAH!) and Sterling (BOO!).
AAP's Library Family Feud!
Sunday, January 27th
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Washington State Convention Center | TCC LL4-5
Over the past few months over 100 librarians filled out a top secret trivia questionnaire. Now five Adult Services Librarians will go head-to-head with five popular authors to see who's quickest on the draw to guess the most common responses. This will be a battle for the ages. Ask yourself one question, are you bookish enough?
AAP / Library Journal Annual BookTalk Breakfast
Monday, January 28th
8:30am to 10:00am
Washington State Convention Center | TCC 301
Co-hosted by the Association of American Publishers Trade Libraries Committee and Library Journal each year, this annual breakfast will feature several authors including Ben Schrank (LOVE IS A CANOE). RSVP required.
Gala Author Tea
Monday, January 28th
2:00pm to 4:00pm
Grand Hyatt Seattle | Leonesa Ballroom
Join United for Libraries for this traditional and popular event. Enjoy a light repast of finger sandwiches and tea as several best-selling authors, including Amanda Hocking, discuss their writing. Author signings follow and most books will be given away for free!
Advance purchase tickets are $49 each ($45 for United for Libraries members). On-site tickets are $55 each while seats are available.
YALSA offers some great advice about walking the exhibit hall like a pro; take a look!
The TxLA 2011 Annual Conference is almost upon us! April 13th through the 15th you'll find Talia and I talking books in our booth, #2119. Stop by and say, howdy!
We also have the scoop on a few book signings and panels we think you'll want to add to your planners:
Wednesday, April 13th:
10:15am: C.C. Hunter will sign BORN AT MIDNIGHT in our booth #2119.
1:00pm: Jonathan Maberry will sign THE KING OF PLAGUES in the Follett Library Resources booth #1441.
2:00pm: "Adult Book Buzz" panel in which Talia highlights her favorite forthcoming titles (room 16AB, Level 4, convention center).
Thursday, April 14th:
2:00pm: "Authors of Adult Mysteries" panel moderated by Talia with speaker Jason Goodwin (AN EVIL EYE) (Ballroom E, Level 4, convention center).
2:00pm: David Levithan will sign THE LOVER'S DICTIONARY in our booth #2119.
Friday, April 15th:
8:00am: "Lariat List Adult Services Author Session Breakfast" with speaker Linda Castillo (BREAKING SILENCE) at the Hilton Downtown (500 East 4th Street). Ticket purchase required.
10am: "Beyond Earth's Boundaries" panel with speaker Jonathan Maberry (room 19AB, Level 4, convention center). He will do a second signing of THE KING OF PLAGUES, as well.
See you there! [...]