March 2017 All-Stars

March 2017 All-Stars

Forget roaring in like a lion—March is shining with stars for these new and forthcoming books! THE BREAKDOWN by B.A. Paris “In the same vein as the author’s acclaimed debut, BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, this riveting psychological thriller pulls readers into an engrossing narrative in which every character is suspect. With its well-formed protagonists, snappy, authentic […]

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Buzzfeed’s “31 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring”

Buzzfeed’s “31 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring”

Buzzfeed picked seven standout books from Macmillan as part of their “Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring” feature: WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier Layli Long Soldier’s powerful poetry collection WHEREAS challenges the United States government’s treatment of and relationship with Native American peoples and tribes. Elegant, innovative, and necessary, WHEREAS examines a […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. WALKAWAY by Cory Doctorow Two starred reviews! Cory Doctorow’s first adult novel in eight years: a “sweeping epic” (Booklist, starred review) of revolution, love, post-scarcity, and the end […]

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Happy #BookBday (1/24/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/24/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS by Laurie Frankel Two starred reviews! Based on Frankel’s own experience as the mother of a transgender second-grader, THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS is the story of a family whose youngest son decides he wants to be a girl and […]

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Belated #BookBday (11/16/16 Edition)

Belated #BookBday (11/16/16 Edition)

We’re a day late to wish these new releases a happy #BookBday, but it’s only to keep the party going! OUR REVOLUTION: A Future to Believe In by Bernie Sanders Sanders fans can continue to “feel the Bern” in this personal account of his time on the presidential campaign trail. And for the millions looking […]

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Sneak Peek: November 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: November 2016 Indie Next List

The November 2016 Indie Next list includes two Macmillan titles! THE NEXT by Stephanie Gangi A Library Journal “Summer Promise Debut Novels” pick & BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” selection! This haunting debut novel is narrated by the ghost of Joanna DeAngelis, a woman who plots revenge on her much-younger ex-boyfriend. “THE NEXT is fast-paced […]

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For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite December 2016 AND January 2017 titles for the January 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due November 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. THE DRY by Jane Harper * A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick * * THREE starred reviews * “Luke lied. You lied. Be […]

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Stars for FALLEN LAND

Stars for FALLEN LAND

W​e’ve come out of our candy comas​,​ shaken off the cobwebs​, and are ready​ to tell you about ​our favorite Winter 201​6 debut​: FALLEN LAND by Taylor Brown. It’s a January 2016 Indie Next pick and has received THREE starred reviews and comparisons to Charles Frazier’s COLD MOUNTAIN: “This bleak, harrowing account of a young couple’s […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2015 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: July 2015 Indie Next List

The July 2015 Indie Next list was recently announced and it includes four fabulous Macmillan titles! THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler A June 2015 LibraryReads pick, a Barnes & Noble 2015 Discover Great New Writers Pick, and a Maximum Shelf Awareness selection! A beautifully crafted and hand-illustrated “whimsically dark debut” (Publishers Weekly) about […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2015 LibraryReads Titles

  Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the August 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny Nine-year-old Laurent Lepage loves to tell tall tales so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. When he […]

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