Library Journal Best Books of 2023

Library Journal has announced their picks for the best books of 2023, and Macmillan has TWENTY titles on the list! Pop Fiction ONE BLOOD by Denene Millner Crime Fiction THE GOLDEN GATE by Amy ChuaALL THE SINNERS BLEED by S.A. Cosby Horror THE SALT GROWS HEAVY by Cassandra KhawCAMP DAMASCUS by Chuck Tingle Sci-Fi/Fantasy THE […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2023

Announcing the Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2023! FICTION MYSTERY AND THRILLER NIGHT WILL FIND YOU by Julia Heaberlin REYKJAVÍK by Ragnar Jónasson and Katrín Jakobsdóttir BOOK CLUB BIRNAM WOOD by Eleanor Catton SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY THE DEEP SKY by Yume Kitasei A DAY OF FALLEN NIGHT: A ROOTS OF CHAOS NOVEL by Samantha […]

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PW Best Books of 2023

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2023!  TOP 10 BIOGRAPHY OF X by Catherine Lacey FLEE NORTH: A Forgotten Hero and the Fight for Freedom in Slavery’s Borderland by Scott Shane ORDINARY NOTES by Christina Sharpe THE TALK by Darrin Bell FICTION AUGUST BLUE by Deborah Levy BEYOND THE DOOR OF NO RETURN by David […]

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2023 National Book Award Longlists

The 2023 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and we have 9 titles in the running! Fiction THE END OF DRUM-TIME by Hanna PylväinenBLACKOUTS by Justin Torres Nonfiction KING: A Life by Jonathan EigORDINARY NOTES by Christina SharpeI SAW DEATH COMING: A History of Terror and Survival in the War Against Reconstruction by Kidada E. Williams […]

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2020 L.A. Times Book Prize Finalists

Congrats to all the Macmillan finalists for the 2020 L.A. Times Book Prizes! UMMA’S TABLE by Yeon-sik HongPIRANESI by Susanna ClarkeBLACKTOP WASTELAND by S.A. CosbyAND NOW SHE’S GONE by Rachel Howzell HallLITTLE SECRETS by Jennifer HillierAT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by David DiopLIKES: Stories by Sarah Shun-lien BynumPOSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM: Poems by Natalie Diaz […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list! Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart Horror RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkTHE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy DavidsonTHE LIVING DEAD by George […]

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Extra! Extra!: November Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Lisa Robinson dishes on women’s plight in pop music. Michael J. Fox opens up on his newfound brand of upbeat pessimism and is interviewed by USA Today.  In case you needed further proof of Mariah Carey’s gift for storytelling… Getting cozy with our […]

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Historical Spotlight: Diversity (11/9/20)

This historical spotlight on diversity features a Senegalese man in the trenches of World War I and a unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the Civil Rights movement. AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by David Diop 2 starred reviews! “lfa Ndiaye, a young Senegalese man recruited into the French army as a […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! TSARINA by Ellen Alpsten “Alpsten’s debut reimagines the other Catherine—Catherine Alexeyevna, wife of Peter the Great, who took over the empire after her husband’s death in 1725 (and his torture and murder of his son, the […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/23/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick is a brave, uplifting novel about facing trauma and finding yourself again: check out WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin. Watch her full video here. Four friends, an abandoned manor, and one fateful night that will […]

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