NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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LJ’s First “Writes” of Spring 2016

LJ’s First “Writes” of Spring 2016

Library Journal‘s roundup of seasonal first novels includes these six “Literary Look-Sees” from Macmillan: EVERY ANXIOUS WAVE by Mo Daviau Hopwood Award–­winning author Daviau interweaves time travel, music, and love to good effect in her “mind-bending” debut. According to NPR, she delivers “a bittersweet, century-hopping odyssey of love, laced with weird science, music geekery, and heart-wrenching laughs…a […]

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Happy Fat Tuesday #BookBday (2/9/16)

Happy Fat Tuesday #BookBday (2/9/16)

It’s a Fat Tuesday #BookBday! THE HEART by Maylis de Kerangal Two starred reviews for this audacious novel about the twenty-four hours surrounding a heart transplant told in multiple perspectives. “With its incredibly precise and exacting language as well as its dedication to challenging form, THE HEART shimmers and sears at the same time.” — […]

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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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2015 Thanksgiving Reads

2015 Thanksgiving Reads

Thanksgiving is almost here! After all the cooking, cleaning and shopping, why not take a minute to relax and read? Here are 5 bestselling titles out now and 5 of our favorites coming out in 2016 that you can read and recommend: Available Now THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah THE GIVENNESS OF THINGS by Marilynne […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the February 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. THE HEART by Maylis De Kerangal Two starred reviews for this audacious novel about the twenty-four hours surrounding a heart transplant told in multiple perspectives. “…the writing is […]

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NYPL F15 Romance Book Buzz

NYPL F15 Romance Book Buzz

This morning Anne presented her favorite new and upcoming romance novels at a New York Public Library Romance Book Buzz. While she only discussed the titles listed below in detail, there’s a full Edelweiss collection of 200+ red-hot reads spanning contemporary/paranormal/historical romance to sizzling hot erotica, New Adult, and books OK for YA! OBSESSION FALLS […]

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Rock Music + Time Travel + Romance = Every Anxious Wave

Rock Music + Time Travel + Romance = Every Anxious Wave

Friends, we’re absolutely obsessed with Mo Daviau’s debut novel, EVERY ANXIOUS WAVE. The concept had us hooked, then we found out the author is a former librarian. AND she wrote a sweet letter to y’all: Hello Librarian! I used to be a librarian and archivist (I’m University of Texas School of Information Class of ’02). […]

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2015 Long Island Book Buzz

2015 Long Island Book Buzz

Today Anne traveled to lovely Long Island and presented all these great Macmillan YA and Adult titles at a full-day book buzz: Adult BOYS IN THE TREES* by Carly Simon | On Sale: Nov. 24 LUST & WONDER* by Augusten Burroughs | On Sale: March 29 MOST WANTED* by Lisa Scottoline  | On Sale: April 12 […]

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2015 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz Titles

2015 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz Titles

Today is the Tri-State Book Buzz where Anne presented all the glorious upcoming titles listed below! Can’t be there in person? Don’t worry! Here are the books she talked about: BOYS IN THE TREES* by Carly Simon | On Sale: Nov. 24 LUST & WONDER* by Augusten Burroughs | On Sale: March 29 MOST WANTED* […]

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