2020 Lambda Literary Awards Finalists + Winners

The Lambda Literary Awards honor the best in LGBTQ books, and this year’s finalists include 13 Macmillan titles + Carmen Maria Machado takes home the best in LGBTQ Nonfiction! WINNER: IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado (LGBTQ Nonfiction) Finalists: STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitchIN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles WinslowTHE […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2019

Library Journal Best Books of 2019

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2019, and 22 Macmillan titles made the list! Pop Fiction MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim WOMEN TALKING by Miriam Toews IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow Horror TINFOIL BUTTERFLY by Rachel Eve Moulton SF/Fantasy THE RUIN OF KINGS by Jenn Lyons A MEMORY CALLED EMPIRE by Arkady […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2019–Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2019–Fiction

Kirkus released the first round of their year-end best-of lists, starting with their best fiction titles of 2019! Best Mysteries and Thrillers THE BITTERROOTS by C.J. Box THE LOST MAN by Jane Harper SAVE ME FROM DANGEROUS MEN by S. A. Lelchuk Best Historical Fiction IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow Best Romance Novels […]

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NYPL Summer 2019 Adult Staff Picks

NYPL Summer 2019 Adult Staff Picks

Get out your beach chair and sunglasses, it’s time for NYPL’s Summer 2019 Adult Staff picks! ECHO NORTH by Joanna Ruth Meyer IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow THE MOTHER-IN-LAW by Sally Hepworth NO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise Snyder OUTLINE by Rachel Cusk […]

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June 2019 Debut Spotlight

June 2019 Debut Spotlight

Check out these fresh faces (aka debuts) hitting shelves this month! THE HISTORY OF LIVING FOREVER by Jake Wolff June 2019 Indie Next Pick + 2 starred reviews! “The epic sweep and sly humor in the midst of enormous anguish will remind readers of Michael Chabon’s work as they relish this heady exploration of grief, […]

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Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Debut Picks + Reading Groups Preview Summer 2019

Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Debut Picks + Reading Groups Preview Summer 2019

The American Booksellers Association’s Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Adult Debut picks, honoring the top upcoming debuts (publishing between June and November 2019), include IN WEST MILLS! IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow PW Best Book of the Summer + Library Journal Editors’ Pick & Best Debut + Two starred reviews! “Winslow’s heroine isn’t easy […]

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Sneak Peek: June 2019 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: June 2019 Indie Next List

The June Indie Next list features a whopping SEVEN Macmillan titles! RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston PW Best Book of the Summer + May LibraryReads Pick + Three starred reviews! “The much-loved royal romance genre gets a fun and refreshing update in McQuiston’s debut…. A clever, romantic, sexy love story.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred […]

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Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of Summer 2019

Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of Summer 2019

The trees are green, the sun is warm, and I know I’m getting ready for some good beach reading! Enter, Publishers Weekly’s Best Books of Summer 2019! Staff PicksTHE REDEMPTION OF TIME: A Three-Body Problem Novel by Baoshu RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston HOT COMB by Ebony Flowers FictionIN WEST MILLS by […]

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NYPL Fiction + Nonfiction Book Buzz

NYPL Fiction + Nonfiction Book Buzz

Earlier today we presented our favorite Spring 2019 titles at the New York Public Library… In case you missed us, check out the list below! Nonfiction THE BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 | Rick Atkinson | 5/14/19 | 9781627790437 BITCOIN BILLIONAIRES: A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption […]

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We’re Seeing Stars!

We’re Seeing Stars!

Holy starred reviews, Batman! Check out these forthcoming titles that earned two starred reviews! THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake “This novel sets out to be more than a juicy family saga—it aims to depict the moral evolution of a part of American society. Its convincing characters and muscular narrative succeed on both counts.”–Kirkus Reviews, […]

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