Thriller Thursday (1/30/20)

An island full of secrets, the return of Orphan X, and a case of mistaken identities–all in this Thriller Thursday! THE WIFE AND THE WIDOW by Christian White 2 starred reviews! “White exceeds readers’ expectations after his supersuccessful debut, with strong, complex protagonists in Abby and Kate and notable secondary characters who are well developed. […]

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Happy #PubDay (12/10/19)

A turbulent family drama in 1957 America and a historical love story filled with secrets and heartache come together in this #pubday celebration. THE WONDERFUL by Saskia Sarginson “Set against a historical backdrop that will surprise many readers, Sarginson’s novel movingly captures the private and at times painful evolution of a resilient and inventive protagonist.”–Publishers […]

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Forthcoming #FridayReads: SAINT X

Forthcoming #FridayReads: SAINT X

Today’s #FridayReads spotlight features Alexis Schaitkin’s psychological drama debut that explores grief, obsession, and the bond between two sisters–welcome to SAINT X. At the beginning of SAINT X, we meet a family on a luxury vacation in the Caribbean–there’s one 18 year old daughter and one just seven years old. One night the older daughter […]

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PW’s Big Indie Books of Fall

PW’s Big Indie Books of Fall

Macmillan has two books on Publishers Weekly‘s Big Indie Books List of Fall 2019! KING OF KING COURT by Travis Dandro A Publishers Weekly Best Book of Summer 2019 “[A]n extended poetic gaze on intergenerational helplessness and the violence it begets…. This gloriously scribbled story doesn’t rest on easy morals, or even attempt to forgive […]

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#ThrillerThursday (6/27/19)

#ThrillerThursday (6/27/19)

Legal + military + psychological–all the thrillers make an appearance in this week’s eclectic #ThrillerThursday celebration! A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY by M. T. Edvardsson A New York Times Summer Reads pick! “An intense legal thriller that successfully plays realistic, gripping emotion against a shocking legal twist.”–Booklist RULES OF ENGAGEMENT by David Bruns and J. R. […]

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Maximum Shelf: A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY

Maximum Shelf: A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY

Today’s featured Maximum Shelf Awareness pick is the legal thriller/family drama of the summer: M.T. Edvardsson’s A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY. A legal thriller told in three acts, A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY follows eighteen-year-old Stella, who stands accused of the brutal murder of a man almost 15 years her senior. Stella is an ordinary teenager from […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: October 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the October 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due August 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. THE RAIN WATCHER by Tatiana de Rosnay Also available in audio The bestselling author of SARAH’S KEY delivers a powerful family drama set in Paris as the Malegarde […]

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Friday Reads: Memorial Day All Stars

Friday Reads: Memorial Day All Stars

Memorial Day weekend is here! Kick off your summer reading with our super-starred #FridayReads picks: STAY HIDDEN by Paul Doiron Also available in audio “The plot is complex, and the action intense, made all the more so by forbidding terrain. The extraordinary sense of place makes this Doiron’s strongest novel yet.” — Booklist, starred review […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: July 2017 Indie Next List

The July 2017 Indie Next list includes three Macmillan titles! THE BREAKDOWN by B.A. Paris A Library Journal Spring 2017 Editors’ Pick with three starred reviews! A woman who believes she was a witness to a crime obsesses over whether she could have prevented a death, while fearing for her sanity. “This psychological thriller is […]

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Sneak Peek: May 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: May 2017 Indie Next List

The May 2017 Indie Next list includes three Macmillan titles! BROKEN RIVER by J. Robert Lennon “Here’s a gripping and memorable thriller about a family that moves into a house where, several years earlier, a double homicide took place. Lots of mysteries in this tricky story, lots of great characters, and one really cool narrative device: […]

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