Sneak Peek: February 2021 Indie Next List

The February 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/2/21 “Hannah is a consistent best-seller, and this sharply relevant tale of a past catastrophic time will exert a particularly strong magnetic force.”–Booklist, starred review “Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story […]

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January 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins, REMOTE CONTROL by Nnedi Okorafor, and OUTLAWED by Anna North are LibraryReads Picks for January 2021, plus Seanan McGuire adds to her Hall of Fame-ness with ACROSS THE GREEN GRASS FIELDS! THE WIFE UPSTAIRS by Rachel Hawkins (#1 PICK!)ISBN 9781250245496, on sale 1/5/21 A […]

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New E-galleys (12/14/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776, on sale 5/4/21 Vern—seven months pregnant and desperate to escape the strict religious compound where she was raised—flees for the shelter of the woods. There, she gives birth to twins, […]

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CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 20 LUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel Best Adult Books THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskBLACKTOP […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2021 Indie Next List

The January 2021 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles! OUTLAWED by Anna NorthISBN 9781635575422, on sale 1/5/21 “North’s knockout latest chronicles the travails of a midwife’s daughter who joins a group of female and nonbinary outlaws near the end of the 19th century… The characters’ struggles for gender nonconformity and LGBTQ rights are tenderly […]

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LUSTER Wins the 2020 Kirkus Prize

A huge congratulations goes out to Raven Leilani and her debut novel, LUSTER, for winning the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Fiction! “Leilani’s characters act in ways that often defy explanation, and that is part of what makes them so alive and so mesmerizing: Whose behavior, in real life, can be reduced to simple cause and […]

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Historical Spotlight: Diversity (11/9/20)

This historical spotlight on diversity features a Senegalese man in the trenches of World War I and a unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the Civil Rights movement. AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by David Diop 2 starred reviews! “lfa Ndiaye, a young Senegalese man recruited into the French army as a […]

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Macmillan Advance Access Events

Michael Eric Dyson November 11, 12:30 PM EST New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson will join us for a solo event to talk about his upcoming book LONG TIME COMING, a passionate call to America to finally reckon with race and start the journey to redemption. Dyson is winner of two NAACP Image […]

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MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY is a November LibraryReads Pick!

You voted, they counted, and Nev March’s MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY is a LibraryReads pick for November 2020! MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 “March fills the story with finely developed characters, particularly Agnihotri, who proves a zealous investigator. She also presents an authentic view of India under British rule […]

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Sneak Peek: November 2020 Indie Next List

The November 2020 Indie Next list features 2 Macmillan titles! RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkISBN 9781250767028, on sale 10/13/20 A LibraryReads pick! “Highly recommended for all readers of speculative fiction, particularly fans of Lovecraftian monsters and body horror.”–Booklist, starred review “Thrills, chills, macabre humor, and engaging heroines to root for: What more could a […]

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