Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/25/20)

Welcome to Week 13 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Talia’s #MacLibFromHome pick this week is crime fiction at its most raw: family + the past + prison + war in John Hart’s THE UNWILLING. Watch her full video here. African folktales + magic + a poisoned […]

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The Stormlight Archive #4 Coming Fall 2020

Brandon Sanderson fans and epic fantasy readers around the world, rejoice! The fourth book in Sanderson’s bestselling Stormlight Archive series will hit shelves near you on November 17, 2020. After forming a coalition of human resistance against the enemy invasion, Dalinar Kholin and his Knights Radiant have spent a year fighting a protracted, brutal war. […]

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Friday Reads: Fantasy

Friday Reads: Fantasy

Our #FridayReads are three fantastic fantasies that will take you to exciting new worlds: SONG OF BLOOD & STONE: Earthsinger Chronicles, Book One by L. Penelope A Library Journal Spring 2018 Editors’ Pick with two starred reviews! The incredible first book in the Earthsinger series—a treacherous, thrilling, epic historical fantasy drawing on Native American and […]

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May 2018 All-Stars

May 2018 All-Stars

Sooooo many stars! Have you ordered these forthcoming books for your library yet? (If not, what are you waiting for?!) BRING ME BACK by B.A. Paris Also available in audio “[An] outstanding Hitchcockian thriller… Paris plays fair with the reader as she builds to a satisfying resolution. Fans of intelligent psychological suspense will be richly […]

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Meet the #FearlessWomen of Tor!

Meet the #FearlessWomen of Tor!

Tor is creating blockbuster new worlds with their #FearlessWomen campaign! #FearlessWomen is a celebration encouraging fans to start a dialogue about women in publishing, their worlds, their voices, and their unique stories. Follow the #FearlessWomen, #FearlessFantasy, and #FearlessSF campaigns across all social platforms (especially Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) for sponsored giveaways, cosplay ideas, author book […]

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RT Book Reviews 2017 Reviewer’s Choice Awards

RT Book Reviews 2017 Reviewer’s Choice Awards

Congratulations to the 28 Macmillan titles nominated for Romantic Times Book Reviews’ 2017 Reviewer’s Choice Awards! Best Mainstream Fiction Protagonist I LIKED MY LIFE by Abby Fabiaschi Best Contemporary Mystery A DARKNESS ABSOLUTE by Kelley Armstrong BLUE LIGHT YOKOHAMA by Nicolas Obregon Best Suspense SHATTERED by Allison Brennan Best Thriller THE LOST ORDER by Steve […]

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Scary Good SF & Fantasy

Scary Good SF & Fantasy

This October has some scary good sci-fi & fantasy coming to your library’s shelves: THE TIGER’S DAUGHTER by K. Arsenault Rivera “Rivera’s wonderfully intricate Asian-inspired epic fantasy debut introduces two young women bound by fate: Shizuka, whose uncle is the Emperor Yoshimoto, and Barsalyya Shefali Alshar, whose mother is Kharsa Burqila, the ruler of the […]

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Tor.com’s Spring/Summer 2017 Season

Tor.com’s Spring/Summer 2017 Season

Greedy Pigs, Hungry Hippos, Demonic Deer and the Summer of Space Opera come to Tor.com Publishing! RIVER OF TEETH by Sarah Gailey Out: May 23 “Man-eating hippo mayhem is my new favorite mayhem. Gailey’s debut is a gift of violent, unexpected glee.” — Kevin Hearne THE RUIN OF ANGELS by Max Gladstone Out: September 5 The […]

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Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist’s Spring 2017 YA Announcements webinar (twitter hashtag #SpringYA17). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here’s what she discussed: 2017 YALSA Award Winners AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger | Out: June 20, 2017 | ISBN: 9781250133823 | Paperback | Girls & Women | […]

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Why I love fantasy. And our newest fantastic giveaway!

Why I love fantasy. And our newest fantastic giveaway!

So I just finished book two of Robert Jordan's The Wheel of
Time, The Great Hunt. It was a fantastic read, and reinforced my huge,
enormous, colossal love for fantasy. Jordan really stepped up the
intrigue in the second installment. While I loved the first book, I was a bit
worried that the series might devolve into a reductive battle of good and evil.
But in The Great Hunt, he shows that there are many more factions than
we had believed, and even within those factions there is infighting as goals
clash. [...]

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