Library Journal’s Best Winter/Spring 2019 Debut Novels

Library Journal’s Best Winter/Spring 2019 Debut Novels

Library Journal rounded up the Winter/Spring Debuts you need on your shelves, and boy, do they have great taste! Here are the Macmillan titles you should keep an eye out for in the coming months: Literary FictionMAKE ME A CITY by Jonathan Carr CAPE MAY by Chip Cheek (2 starred reviews!) Here From AfarMIRACLE CREEK […]

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Happy #BookBday (8/28/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (8/28/18 Edition)

What a lovely day for a #BookBday! HOUSEGIRL by Michael Donkor One of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! Three adolescents—two Ghanaian “housegirls” and the daughter of wealthy immigrants—must come to terms with themselves and the secrets they have kept from each other in this powerful debut novel. “Donkor’s dense descriptions of life in Ghana […]

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Introducing Celadon Books!

Introducing Celadon Books!

Welcome to Macmillan’s newest imprint, Celadon Books! Founded by publishing industry veterans Jamie Raab and Deb Futter, Celadon selects each title with thoughtful consideration in an effort to create a list that is at once classic, uncommon, and fosters discoverability of new voices. Their motto: “We believe that when readers finish a Celadon book, they […]

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Happy #BookBday (6/19/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/19/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these new beauties hitting library shelves today: BRING ME BACK by B.A. Paris Also available in audio A June 2018 LibraryReads pick and July 2018 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! The new thriller from the bestselling author of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS about a woman who vanished and may have reappeared […]

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Stars for TREEBORNE

Stars for TREEBORNE

We’re thrilled that Caleb Johnson’s literary debut novel, TREEBORNE, has THREE starred reviews! “Using language rich as mulch, debut author Johnson tells the superb saga of three generations of Treebornes, who live near the town of Elberta in the southern reaches of Georgia. Sentence by loamy sentence, this gifted author digs up corpses and upends […]

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Maximum Shelf: MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM

Maximum Shelf: MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM

“I write because I want to make sense of the world, and while words may not work the same for everyone, I do believe that using language to express what we feel and think and how we respond to the experiences we have can be enormously helpful.” — Anne Youngson Today’s Maximum Shelf Awareness features […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: June 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the June 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due April 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. BRING ME BACK by B.A. Paris Also available in audio The new thriller from the LibraryReads author of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. “Paris once again proves her suspense chops […]

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Library Journal’s Best Spring/Summer 2018 Debut Novels

Library Journal’s Best Spring/Summer 2018 Debut Novels

Library Journal pre-pub buzz maven Barbara Hoffert shared her picks for “spring and summer titles you should have on your radar,” including these four Macmillan debuts: SEMIOSIS by Sue Burke Colonists escaping an environmentally imploding Earth make an emergency landing on a planet they weren’t aiming for, and generations of humans grow up there, evolving […]

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Happy #BookBday (3/13/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (3/13/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to stories about families and all things literary, weird, and wonderful: THE MERRY SPINSTER: Tales of Everyday Horror by Mallory Ortberg A “Most Anticipated Book of 2018” with two starred reviews! “Unlike most modern versions of fairy tales, Ortberg’s sly, scathing renditions avoid clichés and self-referential edginess, and instead strike directly at the […]

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Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

Friday Reads: #BookBday Debuts

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are two starry debut novels celebrating their #BookBday this week! GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao A March 2018 LibraryReads pick, a Library Journal Spring 2018 Editors’ pick, and a “Most Anticipated Book of 2018” with THREE starred reviews! A searing, electrifying debut novel set in India and America, about a once-in-a-lifetime […]

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