The BIG Book Club Resource Guide

The BIG Book Club Resource Guide

Ready to rev up your library’s book club? Great! We’ve got a TON of resources to help: Reading Group Gold is the destination for reading group news, sweepstakes and giveaways, early copies of upcoming books, and reading guides for select titles from Macmillan. You can also sign up for their newsletter. Our “One Book, One […]

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Movie/TV Tie-Ins (Dec. 2017 Edition)

Movie/TV Tie-Ins (Dec. 2017 Edition)

Read the book before you see the movie/watch the TV show! GOODBYE CHRISTOPHER ROBIN: A. A. Milne and the Making of Winnie-the-Pooh by Ann Thwaite This behind-the-scenes look at the life of author A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son C.R. Milne is now a film starring […]

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Happy #BookBday (11/22/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (11/22/16 Edition)

Happy almost-Turkey-Day #BookBday to: THANK YOU FOR BEING LATE: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations by Thomas L. Friedman One of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2016 with two starred reviews! “Inspired by the pleasure he took in the ‘free’ moments he was granted when people he planned to […]

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2016 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz Titles

2016 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz Titles

During today’s Tri-State Book Buzz, Anne presented #allthebooks and was serenaded by Rakesh Satyal, author of the forthcoming  NO ONE CAN PRONOUNCE MY NAME. What a great (and funny) talk from @rakeshsatyal . Thanks to @MacmillanLib #TheMusicMan #aaplibrarianbookbuzz — Natalieknowhow (@natalieknowhow) October 19, 2016 Don’t be a #bookbuzzleftbehind! Download Anne’s presentation and use it at your library’s next […]

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e-Books Sale For Libraries

e-Books Sale For Libraries

We’re having a FIRE E-BOOKS SALE! Starting today (8/31) through Sunday, 9/27, more than 2,000 titles will be discounted 20-40% off (with our regular lending terms), including: ULTIMATE SINS by Lora Leigh TEMPT ME AT TWILIGHT by Lisa Kleypas SINS OF THE FATHER by Jeffrey Archer THE AMERICAN HEIRESS by Daisy Goodwin TEMPTING FATE by […]

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Happy #BookBday to THE FORTUNE HUNTER

Happy #BookBday to THE FORTUNE HUNTER

We adored New York Times bestselling author Daisy Goodwin’s Downton-y delicious debut, THE AMERICAN HEIRESS, and now we get to wish her second historical novel, THE FORTUNE HUNTER, a very happy #BookBday! In THE FORTUNE HUNTER, a beautiful empress, a handsome horseman, and a bluestocking heiress form a passionate love triangle. It was a Maximum […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE FORTUNE HUNTER

Maximum Shelf: THE FORTUNE HUNTER

  A beautiful empress, a handsome horseman, and a bluestocking heiress form a passionate love triangle in New York Times bestselling author Daisy Goodwin’s new historical novel, THE FORTUNE HUNTER, which was last week’s Maximum Shelf Awareness feature. Empress Elizabeth of Austria, known as “Sisi,” is the Princess Diana of nineteenth-century Europe. Famously beautiful, as […]

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For Your Consideration: July LibraryReads titles

For Your Consideration: July LibraryReads titles

Why not start your beach reading early with these great July 2014 titles? And while you’re at it, don't forget to nominate your favorites for the July 2014 LibraryReads List by June 1!

LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell
From the bestselling author of ELEANOR & PARK and FANGIRL, comes a moving and hilarious tale of a marriage on the brink, and one woman's chance to either save it or make sure it never happens. “While the topic might have changed, this is still Rowell—reading her work feels like listening to your hilariously insightful best friend tell her best stories.” — Library Journal, starred review

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Enter to win an advance copy of LANDLINE! (today thru May 15)

THE FORTUNE HUNTER by Daisy Goodwin
A beautiful empress, a handsome horseman, and a bluestocking heiress form a passionate love triangle in this historical novel from the New York Times bestselling author of THE AMERICAN HEIRESS. “An enchanting, beautifully written page-turner.” — Publishers Weekly

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THE DEAD WILL TELL by Linda Castillo
In Castillo’s latest electrifying Kate Burkholder mystery, the Amish town of Painter’s Mill is plagued by a series of murders made to look like suicides. “Castillo effectively combines an airtight plot with a revealingly complex look at what can happen when a fissure develops along the fault line separating an insular community from the secular world. Castillo shows again why the phrase 'gritty Amish mystery' is no oxymoron.” — Booklist

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Meet Linda Castillo at the AAP’s Book-A-Licious Breakfast at ALA Annual! Details and RSVP here

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TxLA 2014 Book Buzz

TxLA 2014 Book Buzz

 

Thanks to everyone who came out to the TxLA Book Buzz this morning to listen to Anne "the sweet teeth" Spieth talk about her favorite Summer books! If you couldn't make it, don't worry, we've got you covered. 

 

Here are all the titles, plus a handy-dandy catified handout

Highly Anticipated Titles
THE SNOW QUEEN by Michael Cunningham
SAVE THE DATE by Mary Kay Andrews 
LANDLINE by Rainbow Rowell
THE FORTUNE HUNTER by Daisy Goodwin

Fractured Fairy Tales
DARK AEMILIA by Sally O'Reilly
ALIAS HOOK by Lisa Jensen
BITTER GREENS by Kate Forsyth

New Mysteries From Bestselling Authors
A DARK AND TWISTED TIDE by Sharon Bolton
THAT NIGHT by Chevy Stevens
THE DEAD WILL TELL by Linda Castillo

Debut Mysteries
INVISIBLE CITY by Julia Dahl
BONE DUST WHITE by Karin Salvalaggio
NEVER LOOK BACK by Claire Donoghue

Debuts with YA Appeal
THE HOLLOW GROUND by Natalie S. Harnett
BRUTAL YOUTH by Anthony Breznican
THE SPARK AND THE DRIVE by Wayne Harrison

Books for Teens
A GIRL CALLED FEARLESS by Catherine Linka
COMPLICIT by Stephanie Kuehn
HOW TO FALL by Jane Casey
REBORN by C.C. Hunter
RECKONING by Kerry Wilkinson
EXTRACTION by Stephanie Diaz

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eBooks for Libraries – Now With More eBooks!

eBooks for Libraries – Now With More eBooks!

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Happy Monday! We're starting the week off with some wonderful news: We have expanded our library e-lending pilot program to include Macmillan's entire e-book backlist--more than 11,000 titles! 

Here are some popularly requested and newly available e-books that might be of interest to your library:
 

NIGHT by Elie Wiesel
WOLF HALL by Hilary Mantel
A LONG WAY GONE by Ishmael Beah
THE MARRIAGE PLOT by Jeffrey Eugenides
KILLING LINCOLN by Bill O'Reilly
ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card
THE EYE OF THE WORLD by Robert Jordan
THE HUSBAND LIST by Janet Evanovich & Dorien Kelly
WHERE WE BELONG by Emily Giffin
HOME FRONT by Kristin Hannah
LOOK AGAIN by Lisa Scottoline
THE AMERICAN HEIRESS by Daisy Goodwin
A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L'Engle
SPEAK by Laurie Halse Anderson
HIDDEN by P.C. Cast
E-books are available for purchase through our partners at Baker & Taylor, OverDrive, 3M, and Recorded Books. Once purchased, they will be available to lend for two years or 52 lends, whichever comes first.
We've created a dedicated section on our website called eBooks for Libraries where you can download a spreadsheet of all available Macmillan e-books. The spreadsheet will be updated as new title information becomes available, so please be mindful of the "as of date” at the bottom of the page.
We know that reaching readers in the digital age is vital to the success and endurance of libraries. We hope that e-book lending allows you to expand your offerings, facilitate the discovery of new authors, and ultimately serve your patrons better. Happy reading!
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