Maximum Shelf: THE BOOK OF V.

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Anna Solomon’s bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries, THE BOOK OF V. Lily is a mother and a daughter. And a second wife. And a writer, maybe? Or she was going to be, before she had children. Now, in her rented Brooklyn apartment she’s […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

These titles may have been published for adults, but Booklist has deemed them to be perfect for teens—and we agree! GODS WITH A LITTLE G by Tupelo HassmanFrom the acclaimed author of GIRLCHILD, this gritty, irreverent novel sees a young misfit grow into hope. “GIRLCHILD won an Alex Award, and this novel is no less […]

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Author Spotlight: Nora Roberts

Author Spotlight: Nora Roberts

Nora Roberts is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 200 novels–she is also the author of the bestselling In Death series written under the pen name J.D. Robb. There are more than five hundred million copies of her books in print. UNDER CURRENTS, Nora’s latest standalone beach read (on sale this […]

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For Your Consideration: May 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: May 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite May 2019 titles for the May 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due April 1! LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS by Erika Swyler Author of June 2015 LibraryReads pick THE BOOK OF SPECULATIONThree starred reviews! A Library Journal Spring/Summer 2019 Top Pick “Swyler’s beautiful story, told in eloquent prose, induces shivers […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (2/22/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (2/22/2018 Edition)

Happy Thursday, YA Librarians, and welcome to today’s special *Thursday edition* of Teen Talk Tuesday! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month, then join us today at 3pm EST (*special day and time!*) for Early Word YA Galley Chat (hashtag: #ewgcya) and tell us what you’ve been reading and loving. FADE TO […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/2/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/2/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! NO ONE CAN PRONOUNCE MY NAME by Rakesh Satyal A humorous and tender multi-generational novel about immigrants and outsiders, those trying to find their place in American society and within their own families. “Through his beautifully crafted characters, Satyal’s second novel explores identity, sexuality, family, immigrant life, […]

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Af/Am Fiction

Af/Am Fiction

From contemporary to urban fiction, these three new books by African American writers are perfect for patrons who love romance and drama: AND THEN THERE WAS ME by Sadeqa Johnson The story of Bea, a woman wrestling with motherhood, an unfaithful husband, and a friend who may not be who she seems, all while trying […]

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ALA Midwinter 2017 – Saturday Events

ALA Midwinter 2017 – Saturday Events

Good morning, Atlanta!! Come by the Macmillan (adult) booth #1818 for fabulous galleys (especially during the Spotlight on Adult Literature—see LJ‘s ALAMW17 galley guide for more) and show our authors some love by attending today’s events: In-booth signing with Loretta Ellsworth 9:30-10:30am Georgia World Congress Center | Booth #1818 Loretta Ellsworth will sign complimentary advance […]

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2017 (Booth #1818)

Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2017 (Booth #1818)

We’re ridiculously excited to see you in the Macmillan (adult) booth #1818 and at all of our great events at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta next month. Check out our schedule below, consult LJ‘s ALAMW17 galley guide, and RSVP ASAP! Friday, January 20 In-booth signing with Donna Seaman 5:30pm-6:30pm Georgia World Congress Center | Booth #1818 […]

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What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

What Are Your Patrons e-Reading?

Based on our stats, your patrons are downloading mystery, history, and contemporary fiction!* Here are their top ten picks: KILLING PATTON by Bill O’Reilly ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell BETRAYED by Lisa Scottoline LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny BEING MORTAL by Atul Gawande LILA by Marilynne Robinson THE […]

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