Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a CIA memoir, an epic fantasy, an historical look at the 1938 Cote d’Azur, and a western featuring queer librarian spies on horseback. UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey97812502135872/4/2020 Award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (2/20/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn “Striking style, memorable characters, and a believably miraculous premise add up to a beautifully crafted first novel.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “A more than noteworthy first foray into contemporary fiction by Hawaiian native Washburn.”–Library Journal, starred […]

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Library Journal Editors’ Spring Picks 2020

Now that Spring is basically right around the corner, check out what forthcoming books the Library Journal editors are excited about in their Editors’ Spring Picks 2020! CATRACHOS: Poems by Roy G. Guzmán A name for the people of Honduras, Catrachos is a term of solidarity and resilience. In these unflinching, riveting poems, Roy G. […]

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Sign Up Now: Macmillan Library AF Webinar

Join Macmillan’s Adult Library Marketing team as we share our Absolutely Fabulous favorites from Winter, Spring, and Fall 2020. SIGN UP HERE. The webinar will start with YA at 2:00pm Eastern/1:00pm Central, and move on to Adult at 2:20pm Eastern/1:20pm Central. See you there! […]

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A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD is a March LibraryReads Pick!

You voted, they counted, and A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler is officially a LibraryReads pick for March 2020! A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne FowlerISBN: 9781250237279; On sale March 10, 2020 A March Indie Next Pick + 2 starred reviews! “Traversing topics of love, race, and class, this emotionally complex novel speaks to—and […]

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NYT’s Group Text Book Club Picks INDELICACY

Are you looking for a new way to talk about books with other book lovers? Enter, The New York Times‘ new book club, Group Text, which takes place entirely online! Check out their article to find out how you can participate. For the inaugural, February 2020 pick, they’ve chosen INDELICACY by Amina Cain, the story […]

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For Your Consideration: May 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite May titles for the May 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due April 1! THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon “Esther, the Old Testament teenager who reluctantly married a Persian king and saved her people, is connected across the ages to two more contemporary women in a sinuous, thoughtful […]

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Sneak Peek: March 2020 Indie Next List

The March 2020 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler 2 starred reviews! “Traversing topics of love, race, and class, this emotionally complex novel speaks to—and may reverberate beyond—our troubled times.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Fowler skillfully renders her characters and their experiences into an unforgettable, heartbreaking story.”–Library Journal, […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/11/20)

Happy #PubDay to a moving novel about the aftershocks of domestic terrorism + a hilarious story filled with Hollywood glitz, glamour, and scandal. EDEN MINE by S.M. Hulse “Hulse follows up her strong debut (BLACK RIVER, 2015) with an even stronger novel about the fallout from an act of domestic terrorism…Reflective, evocative, and quietly moving.”–Kirkus […]

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Happy #PubDay (2/4/20)

Happy #pubday to the highly anticipated, baseball-loving debut, THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens. A home run of a debut that hits all of the bases, capturing life and the games played on and off the field. 2 starred reviews! “A triumphant debut; enthusiastically recommended for fans of literary fiction and great sports writing.”–Library Journal, […]

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