Happy National Library Week 2018!

Happy National Library Week 2018!

It’s National Library Week, and what better way to celebrate than with some of our favorite books by librarians, about libraries, or starring librarians: DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence A September 2017 LibraryReads pick, Gen X-er librarian Spence’s book is a snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of […]

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Libraries in the News

Libraries in the News

Woe to the person who says, “Libraries are dead.” Remember back in October when the U.K.’s New York Observer columnist Andre Walker claimed no one goes to public libraries any more? OH HELL NO! HOLD MY EARRINGS! https://t.co/s3WzpFy4cy — KCMO Public Library (@KCLibrary) October 24, 2017 (It ended with Walker conceding, “Your sheer numbers have […]

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Happy #BookBday DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451!

Happy #BookBday DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451!

Dear DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451, Congratulations, you’re a book! A real live BOOK written by a very smart and funny librarian named Annie Spence. We know that other librarians love you too, since you’re a LibraryReads pick and that you’re pretty well-written because industry journals gave you starred reviews. We hope you spend lots of time […]

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ANNE’S BACK!!!

ANNE’S BACK!!!

Dearest Librarians, Once again, I’m baaaaack!! My maternity leave flew by and while it was bittersweet to leave baby Martin and big brother Daniel this morning, I’m so excited to be back and working with all of you again. Now you might think I spent the last 3 months in a haze of snuggly cuddles […]

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SOURDOUGH + DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451 = September 2017 LibraryReads picks!

SOURDOUGH + DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451 = September 2017 LibraryReads picks!

HUZZAH! Both SOURDOUGH by Robin Sloan and DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence are September 2017 LibraryReads picks! SOURDOUGH by Robin Sloan “Having launched himself with MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist in first fiction with best-book and Alex Award claims to fame, Sloan […]

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ALA Annual 2017 – Friday Events

ALA Annual 2017 – Friday Events

It’s opening day at ALA Annual in Chicago! Come by the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen, Flatiron Books YA, Wednesday Books) booth #2714 for some great giveaways and meet librarian Annie Spence starting at 5:30pm as she signs free advance readers copies of her book, DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks, just for […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. DEAD WOMAN WALKING by Sharon Bolton In this supenseful standalone thriller from LibraryReads author Sharon Bolton, the sole survivor of a hot-air balloon crash witnesses a murder as […]

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2017 (Booth #2714)

Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2017 (Booth #2714)

We can’t wait to see you in Chicago at ALA Annual! Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen, Flatiron Books YA & Wednesday Books) booth #2714 and RSVP to all of our events! Friday, June 23 In-booth signing with Annie Spence 5:30-6:30pm McCormick Place | Booth #2714 Librarian Annie Spence will offer personalized book recommendations […]

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