TxLA’s 2021 Lariat List

Each year, 25 outstanding fiction titles are selected by a nine member committee to make up the Lariat Adult Fiction Reading List. Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2021 Lariat List! BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyTHE GOD GAME by Danny TobeyTHE HOUSE IN THE CERULEAN SEA by TJ KluneTHE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by […]

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E-Books You Might’ve Missed (11/11/20)

From memoirs and sci-fi to YA and historical fiction, check out this round-up of e-books published throughout 2020 that has something for every type of reader! A MOST BEAUTIFUL THING: The True Story of America’s First All-Black High School Rowing Team by Arshay Cooper OTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R. L. Maizes SAINT X by Alexis […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes a technological thriller, a sci-fi novella, and a journalist’s memoir of life under ISIS. THE GOD GAME by Danny TobeyFive ambitious high school students find their lives at risk when a video game that thinks it’s God won’t let them quit. “Teen gamers will be drawn […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/9/20)

Lady Emily goes to Pompeii + five high schoolers enter a video game that won’t let them quit in this #ThrillerThursday. IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander “In this series’ fourteenth outing (after UNEASY LIES THE CROWN, 2019), turn-of-the-century sleuth Lady Emily Hargreaves’ exploration of Pompeii’s ruins reveals a […]

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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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2019 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz (10/24)

Earlier today and in the hallowed halls of Penguin Random House, we talked up the below new and forthcoming Macmillan titles: TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi RENIA’S DIARY by Renia Spiegel and Elizabeth Bellak DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz IN THE DREAM HOUSE by Carmen Maria Machado […]

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Library Journal “Day of Dialog”–Cambridge, Book Buzz (10/3/19)

For anyone who missed our title presentation during Library Journal‘s “Day of Dialog”–Cambridge, here’s the list: A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler | February 4, 2020 | 9781250237279 THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy Davidson | February 11, 2020 | 9780374538552 THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel | March 10, 2020 | 9780805096606 […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE GOD GAME

Forthcoming #FridayReads: THE GOD GAME

Artificial Intelligence invades the real world in Danny Tobey’s fast-paced techno-thriller THE GOD GAME. THE GOD GAME follows five friends in a high school AV club who are introduced to a secret virtual reality game with real world consequences–anything and everything, from college admissions to business success for their parents. The Game promises to get […]

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Library Journal’s “Sleeper Hits for Fall 2019/Winter 2020” Webinar

Did you miss today’s Library Journal “Sleeper Hits for Fall 2019/Winter 2020” webinar? Here are the titles we talked about! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain CILKA’S JOURNEY by Heather Morris FATHER OF LIONS by Louise Callaghan FIND ME by André Aciman THE GOD GAME by Danny […]

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August Librarian Preview

August Librarian Preview

Earlier today we hosted our first ever Librarian Preview! In case you missed it, here are the highlights: Adult FIND ME | André Aciman | October 29, 2019 | 9780374155018 A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD | Therese Anne Fowler | February 4, 2020 | 9781250237279 THE GRAMMARIANS | Cathleen Schine | September 3, 2019 | 9780374280116 THE […]

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