Booklist’s Top Arts Books of 2016

Booklist’s Top Arts Books of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top Arts Books of 2016*, including these Macmillan titles, and Bill Ott gave a preview of IDENTITY UNKNOWN by Booklist‘s own Donna Seaman! Top 10 Arts Books: 2016 (full list) THE LONELY CITY: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia Laing Laing imaginatively entwines memoir with profiles and astute […]

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2017 Carnegie Medals Longlist

2017 Carnegie Medals Longlist

We’re thrilled to have 7 nominees on the 2017 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist! Fiction THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell Nonfiction MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by […]

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Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

What’s the best way to get your library’s book club talking? Read and recommend these discussion-worthy Macmillan titles that Talia presented at yesterday’s Booklist‘s “Best Bets for Book Clubs” collection development webinar: THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler (download the guide) Tale of Shikanoko series by Lian Hearn (download the guide for all 4 […]

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Historical Fiction Roundup

Historical Fiction Roundup

These six new and forthcoming titles are perfect for your patrons who love historical fiction: THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith Three stars for this “mystery of the heart” (New York Times) that deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course between a rare landscape by a female […]

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Sneak Peek: April 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: April 2016 Indie Next List

Fun fact: Macmillan titles make up one-quarter of the April 2016 Indie Next list! THE CHARM BRACELET by Viola Shipman Through an heirloom charm bracelet three women will rediscover the importance of family, love, faith, friends, fun and a passion for living as the magic of each charm changes their lives. “Shipman’s charming story of […]

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THREE Stars for 2 FSG Titles

THREE Stars for 2 FSG Titles

Our week is off to a good start because two Farrar, Straus & Giroux titles each have THREE STARRED REVIEWS! THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith “In this wonderfully engaging novel, centered on the paintings of fictional seventeenth-century Dutch artist Sara de Vos, Smith immerses the reader in three vibrant time […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith Two starred reviews for this novel that deftly bridges the historical and the contemporary, tracking a collision course […]

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Starred Review Roundup

Starred Review Roundup

Save a spot on your shelves for these upcoming books that have received multiple starred reviews: ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders A February 2016 Indie Next pick and a Kirkus Reviews’ Most Anticipated Book of 2016! A friendship between two adolescent misfits is the catalyst for an apocalyptic reckoning in […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

Here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Anne’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz at ALA Midwinter 2016: TITLE TBA* by Liane Moriarty | 9781250069795 | On Sale: July 26 MOST WANTED* by Lisa Scottoline | 9781250010131 | On Sale: April 12 THE 14TH COLONY* by Steve Berry | 9781250056245 | On Sale: April 5 ALL […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 – Saturday Events

ALA Midwinter 2016 – Saturday Events

Good morning, Boston!! Come by the Macmillan (adult) booth #1806 for fabulous galleys (especially during the Spotlight on Adult Literature) and show our authors some love by attending today’s events: Auditorium Speaker Series with Isaac Mizrahi 10:00-11:00am Boston Convention and Exhibit Center | BCEC Ballroom West Listen to fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi discuss his forthcoming memoir I.M. […]

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