Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a CIA memoir, an epic fantasy, an historical look at the 1938 Cote d’Azur, and a western featuring queer librarian spies on horseback. UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey97812502135872/4/2020 Award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/18/20)

A haunting debut on race, class, obsession, and the bond between two sisters who were never given the chance to know one another + what transpires when unspeakable realities, long hidden from view, can no longer be denied from a Man Booker Prize-winning author = this #pubday party! SAINT X by Alexis Schaitkin An Indie […]

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Day’s YA: ANNA K

Happy Valentine’s Day, YA folks! In honor of Valentine’s Day, I’m sharing with you a classic love story with a modern twist. ANNA K: A Love Story by Jenny Lee9781250236432Available March 3, 2020 from Flatiron BooksAges 14 to 18Available to download as an e-galley In an elite world of Hot Lists, raucous parties, and designer […]

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Sneak Peek: March 2020 Indie Next List

The March 2020 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler 2 starred reviews! “Traversing topics of love, race, and class, this emotionally complex novel speaks to—and may reverberate beyond—our troubled times.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Fowler skillfully renders her characters and their experiences into an unforgettable, heartbreaking story.”–Library Journal, […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/4/20)

Happy #pubday to the highly anticipated, baseball-loving debut, THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens. A home run of a debut that hits all of the bases, capturing life and the games played on and off the field. 2 starred reviews! “A triumphant debut; enthusiastically recommended for fans of literary fiction and great sports writing.”–Library Journal, […]

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2020 PEN America Literary Award Finalists

Congrats to Macmillan’s PEN America Literary Award finalists! PEN/Jean Stein Book Award THE UNDYING: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care by Anne BoyerDEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitch PEN Open Book Award BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/30/20)

An island full of secrets, the return of Orphan X, and a case of mistaken identities–all in this Thriller Thursday! THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW by Christian White 2 starred reviews! “White exceeds readers’ expectations after his supersuccessful debut, with strong, complex protagonists in Abby and Kate and notable secondary characters who are well developed. […]

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Women 2020: Finding Your Voice (1/28/20)

Today’s spotlight is on three women who found their voices…in fiction: a feminist tale about finding the freedom to live as one desires + a coming-of-age novel featuring a mother-daughter bond + a Victorian woman making decisions on marriage. INDELICACY by Amina Cain “Cain’s bewitching first novel is so deeply internalized that the reader knows neither what […]

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Fall 2020 Catalogs Now Available Online!

Hey, Librarians! Macmillan’s Fall 2020 catalogs are now available on Edelweiss! Debuts! Mysteries! Romances! Thrillers! Historical fiction! Literary fiction! Nonfiction! Sci-Fi/Fantasy! Graphic novels! Everything you could ever want, with all the information you could ever need, right in one place! Click here for the full list of Macmillan Fall 2020 catalogs available by publisher. […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite April titles for the April 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due March 1! TAKE ME APART by Sara Sligar “Years after celebrated photographer Miranda Brand died unexpectedly, upending her California town, her son Theo asks one-time journalist Kate Aitken to create an archive of his mother’s work. Miranda evidently […]

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