Holiday e-Books Sale For Libraries

Holiday e-Books Sale For Libraries

‘Tis the season for saving, so enjoy our holiday e-Books sale! Running now through Thursday, 12/31, nearly 100 backlist adult and children’s titles will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms). Add these goodies to your digital shelf: Holiday titles: VISIONS OF SUGAR PLUMS by Janet Evanovich MISTLETOE AND MURDER by Carola Dunn […]

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Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Forget terrible twos, this is a terrific two: Happy Anniversary, LibraryReads! We’re so grateful for your support of the program that we’re giving away TWO super prize packs of ALL Macmillan LibraryReads picks to date! September 2015 #7 FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson August 2015 #2 THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny #5 […]

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Thriller Thursday (8/6/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (8/6/15 Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday menu: three cuts of fresh meat (debuts) and one cozy treat: LORD OF THE WINGS by Donna Andrews An August 2015 LibraryReads pick! In the 19th book in Andrews’ avian-themed mystery series, Caerphilly, VA goes all out to transform itself into Spooky City, USA for Halloween. But when a real body mars the […]

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Penny, Clifford & Andrews Hit the August 2015 LibraryReads List!

Penny, Clifford & Andrews Hit the August 2015 LibraryReads List!

FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has THREE wonderful books on the August 2015 LibraryReads list! Coming in at #2 is THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny The 11th book in #1 New York Times bestselling author Penny’s Inspector Armand Gamache series already has THREE starred reviews! “A strong sense of place, a multilayered plot, and […]

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2014 Agatha Award Nominees

2014 Agatha Award Nominees

Happy #ThrillerThursday, friends! Malice Domestic recently announced the nominees for the 2014 Agatha Awards and our beastie friends at Minotaur are leading the pack! Best Contemporary Novel: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE EMUS by Donna Andrews (Minotaur Books) A DEMON SUMMER by G.M. Malliet (Minotaur Books) TRUTH BE TOLD by Hank Phillippi Ryan (Forge […]

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Holiday Reads

Holiday Reads

Welcome to Wednesday! It is my pleasure to share with you Macmillan’s many wonderful holiday-themed titles. Though I am a Festival of Lights (aka Hanukkah) kinda gal, Christmas is my favorite time of year.  I had my first taste of Eggnog (it may have been spiked!) during Thanksgiving and I am hooked! And is there […]

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Thriller Thursday (10/23/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (10/23/14 Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday picks will also tickle your funny bone: SEVENTH GRAVE AND NO BODY by Darynda Jones Hot on the heels of the May LibraryReads pick SIXTH GRAVE ON THE EDGE comes the next installment of Darynda Jones’ laugh-out-loud bestselling paranormal series. This time PI/Grim Reaper Charley Davidson is battling demons who have escaped to […]

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Thriller Thursday (7/17/14 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (7/17/14 Edition)

Today’s #ThrillerThursday roundup has something for every mystery reader, whether you like cozies, police procedurals, or historical mysteries: THE BONE ORCHARD by Paul Doiron In Doiron’s “excellent fifth series installment” (Publishers Weekly, starred review), Mike Bowditch retired from his Maine Game Warden position, but is drawn back in when his mentor Sgt. Kathy Frost is […]

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ALA Midwinter 2014 – Sunday events

ALA Midwinter 2014 – Sunday events

ALA Midwinter headerHey hey! It's another beautiful day at ALA Midwinter 2014! There's a lot more great stuff going on, so come visit us in booth #622 and attend these cool events happening today (all are free unless otherwise noted):

Duck the Halls jacket 
Donna Andrews at the Pop Top Mystery Stage

Sunday, January 26th
10:00-11:00am
Philadelphia Convention Center | Pop Top Mystery Stage on the Exhibit Floor off the 400 aisle, Row #30

Donna Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning Meg Langslow mystery series. She will be speaking and signing copies of DUCK THE HALLS.

 

FangirlEleanor & ParkIn-booth signing by Rainbow Rowell, author of  FANGIRL and ELEANOR & PARK

Sunday, January 26th
3:00-5:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Rainbow Rowell is the New York Times bestselling author of FANGIRL and ELEANOR & PARK and will be signing only copies of those books. Limit one book per person, while supplies last! 

RUSA Book & Media Awards Ceremony and Reception

Sunday, January 26th
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel | Liberty Ballroom B

Attend RUSA's Book & Media Awards Ceremony and Reception to find out selections for the Reading List, Notable Books (which help form the long list for the Andrew Carnegie Medals of Excellence for Fiction and Nonfiction) and Listen List, as well as the winners of the Dartmouth Medal for reference, the Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish literature, the Zora Neale Hurston Award for achievement in promoting African-American literature, the Louis Shores Award for book reviewing and many more. If you can't attend, follow @ala_rusa on Twitter for announcements (hashtag #literarytastes).

Hang in there—we're in the home stretch! [...]

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2014 (booth 622)

Macmillan Library @ ALA Midwinter 2014 (booth 622)

ALA Midwinter headerCan you believe it's just two short months until we descend on the City of Brotherly Love for ALA Midwinter 2014?! Please visit us in the booth (#622) and join us for all of our exciting events (all are free unless otherwise noted):

Why I Read jacketIn-booth signing by Wendy Lesser, author of WHY I READ: The Serious Pleasure of Books

Friday, January 24th
5:30-7:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Edelweiss button

E-galley available on Edelweiss

LibraryReads logoLibraryReads: Collaborative Discovery for Librarians & Patrons panel

Saturday, January 25th
11:30am-12:30pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | 114 Lecture Hall

Find out how to share the books you love with readers across the country and enhance your professional profile by participating in LibraryReads, the monthly, nationwide library staff picks list. Free Advance Readers Copies will be provided courtesy of publishers.

  

Adult Literature Spotlight: ARC & Finished Book Giveaway

 

Saturday, January 25th
2:00-4:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Drift jacket
In-booth signing by Jon McGoran, author of DRIFT

Saturday, January 25th
2:00-4:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

 

 

 

Radiance of Tomorrow jacket

Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture
by Ishmael Beah

Saturday, January 25th
4:00-5:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Grand Ballroom

Don't miss the opportunity to be inspired and moved by human rights advocate and bestselling author Ishmael Beah whose first book A LONG WAY GONE: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier has been published in over thirty languages and has helped shine an international spotlight on critical issues related to children and war. His new book is RADIANCE OF TOMORROW.

Edelweiss button

E-galley available on Edelweiss

 

 

 

Duck the Halls jacket 
 

Donna Andrews at the Pop Top Mystery Stage

Sunday, January 26th
10:00-11:00am
Philadelphia Convention Center | Pop Top Mystery Stage on the Exhibit Floor off the 400 aisle, Row #30

Donna Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning Meg Langslow mystery series. She will be speaking and signing copies of DUCK THE HALLS.

 

FangirlEleanor & ParkIn-booth signing by Rainbow Rowell, author of  FANGIRL and ELEANOR & PARK

Sunday, January 26th
3:00-5:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622
While supplies last; limit one book per person 

RUSA Book & Media Awards Ceremony and Reception

Sunday, January 26th
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel | Liberty Ballroom A

Attend RUSA's Book & Media Awards Ceremony and Reception to find out selections for the Reading List, Notable Books (which help form the long list for the Andrew Carnegie Medals of Excellence for Fiction and Nonfiction) and Listen List, as well as the winners of the Dartmouth Medal for reference, the Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish literature, the Zora Neale Hurston Award for achievement in promoting African-American literature, the Louis Shores Award for book reviewing and many more. If you can't attend, follow @ala_rusa on Twitter for announcements (hashtag #literarytastes).

YALSA's Morris & Nonfiction Award Program & Presentation 

Charm & StrangeMonday, January 27th
10:30am to 12:00 noon
Philadelphia Convention Center | Lecture Hall 103B

Morris Award nominee Stephanie Kuehn (CHARM & STRANGE) will speak at the 2014 Morris Award and YA Nonfiction presentation. Join all award honorees and winners at this ticketed event, where you can also enjoy coffee, tea and danish. After the winners and finalists speak about their honored titles, mingle with the authors and pick up free copies of their books.

Tickets are $19. Details and purchasing information here

 

 

LandlineLibraryReads / AAP Annual BookTalk Breakfast

Monday, January 27th
8:30am to 10:00am
RSVP required, space is limited

Co-hosted by the Association of American Publishers Trade Libraries Committee and Library Journal each year, this annual breakfast will feature several authors including Rainbow Rowell (LANDLINE, FANGIRL, ELEANOR & PARK).

Details and RSVP information here.

Keep Quiet jacketAccused jacketGala Author Tea

Monday, January 27th
2:00-4:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, Liberty A-C

Join United for Libraries for this traditional and popular event. Enjoy a light repast of finger sandwiches and tea as several best-selling authors, including Lisa Scottoline, discuss their writing. Author signings follow and most books will be given away for free!

Advance purchase tickets are $55 each ($49 for United for Libraries members). On-site tickets are $55 each while seats are available.

Details and ticket information here

First time at ALA Midwinter? Take a look at these super helpful tips so you can be a pro in no time. See you there! [...]

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