Booklist Romance Webinar Recap (9/8/20)

In case you missed today’s Booklist Romance Webinar, check out all the swoony and steamy titles we presented and watch the archived webinar here. MAKE UP BREAK UP by Lily Menon | 9781250761996 | 2/2/2021FLOAT PLAN by Trish Doller | 9781250767943 | 3/2/2021MAGGIE FINDS HER MUSE by Dee Ernst | 9781250768339 | 4/20/2021TEN RULES FOR […]

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Sneak Peek: October 2020 Indie Next List

The October 2020 Indie Next list features 3 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1: THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by V.E. SchwabISBN 9780765387561, on sale 10/6/20 3 starred reviews! “This ambitious and hopeful work is a knockout.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Schwab returns with another epic story of love and remembrance that probes deep […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (9/3/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Return to the dark and glamorous world of THE GILDED WOLVES as our band of heroes travels to Russia in Roshani Chokshi’s THE SILVERED SERPENTS. Watch Emily’s full video here. An all-girls boarding school is rocked by scandal as nine […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes an ANIMAL FARM-esque world, an intimate Irish memoir, and a harrowing blend of memoir and cultural investigation. TALKING ANIMALS by Joni Murphy97803745387438/4/2020 “Murphy’s urban update of Animal Farm and Alfonzo’s intellectual and emotional conundrums will intrigue advanced YA readers.” —Booklist, YA Interest INVENTORY by Darran Anderson97803742775818/4/2020 […]

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Live Virtual Event with Marilynne Robinson

Marilynne Robinson, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Humanities Medal, returns to the world of Gilead with JACK, the latest novel in one of the great works of contemporary American fiction. She will be joined by her longtime editor Jonathan Galassi, Publisher of Farrar, Straus & Giroux, in a rare public conversation. Thursday, […]

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Nature and Animals (8/27/20)

A scientist tracks an elusive owl in eastern Russia + a world where animals deal with an all-too-familiar human landscape = today’s nature and animals round-up. OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght 2 starred reviews! “An American scientist chronicles his travels through […]

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A Family Story (8/26/20)

One seemingly normal family grapples with deep wounds in today’s family spotlight. THE FAMILY CLAUSE by Jonas Hassen Khemiri “Khemiri succeeds at creating an infectious sense of melancholia as the poisonous patriarch is forced to reckon with the truth. In a slow build of quotidian moments, Khemiri constructs a familiarly flawed universe that lays bare […]

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Author Spotlight: Héctor Tobar (8/24/20)

Today’s spotlight is on the award-winning journalist and bestselling novelist Héctor Tobar, who’s bringing us his take on the great American novel. His latest story bridges fiction and nonfiction to tell the sweeping narrative of real-life adventurer and storyteller Joe Sanderson. THE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM 2 starred reviews! “When Joe Sanderson of Urbana, Illinois, […]

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Booklist Fall Adult Announcements Webinar Recap (8/21/20)

In case you missed it, or just can’t get enough of the excitement, here are all the titles we presented at today’s Booklist Fall Adult Announcements webinar. You can also watch the archived presentation here. THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah | 9781250178602 | 2/9/2021WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (8/20/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! This #MacLibFromHome pick urges us all to participate in the conversation about race and white supremacy: Claudia Rankine’s 4-starred reviewed JUST US: An American Conversation. Watch Talia’s full video here. Jane Eyre X gothic Southern charm X atmospheric domestic suspense […]

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