Tor.com Presents: 2019 Debuts

Tor.com Presents: 2019 Debuts

We’ve heard that y’all love discovering new authors… BEHOLD! A free sampler full of… DEBUTS! Who loves you? TOR.COM PUBLISHING 2019 DEBUT SAMPLER: Some of the Most Exciting New Voices in Science Fiction and Fantasy […]

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MacmillanLibrary @ ALA Midwinter 2015 (Booth #4613)

MacmillanLibrary @ ALA Midwinter 2015 (Booth #4613)

We’re ridiculously excited to see you in the Macmillan (adult) booth #4613 and at all of our great events at ALA Midwinter next month. Check out our schedule below and RSVP ASAP! Follow @alamw and #alamw15 Friday, January 30th In-booth signing with Marci Jefferson 5:30-7:00pm McCormick Place | Booth #4613 Marci Jefferson will be signing […]

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Friday Reads: BY THE BOOK giveaway

Friday Reads: BY THE BOOK giveaway

Every Sunday, readers of The New York Times Book Review turn with anticipation to the last page to see who will be the subject of the popular By the Book feature. Edited by Pamela Paul, BY THE BOOK: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review contains full uncut […]

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Win a signed galley of KEEP QUIET!

Win a signed galley of KEEP QUIET!

Keep Quiet jacketFriends, you know we love Lisa Scottoline. Whether it's her Nancy Drew-for-grown-ups Rosato & Associates series, her laugh-out-loud essay collections with daughter Francesca Serritella, or her standalone emotional justice novels, like LOOK AGAIN and DON'T GO, Lisa spins quite a tale.

We're so impressed with her new standalone thriller, KEEP QUIET, that we're giving away three signed galleys to some lucky librarians! Yes, you read that right: SIGNED galleys!

"Scottoline keeps the tension high while portraying a family in turmoil. A heck of a twist ending wraps everything up neatly...and caps a satisfying, suspenseful read. HIGH-DEMAND BACKSTORY: This blend of domestic drama and criminal suspense from bestselling Scottoline is sure to hit the holds lists and may even find her a new audience among fans of issue-driven women’s fiction."
Booklist on KEEP QUIET

To enter the giveaway, simply email Library@MacmillanUSA.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: Keep Quiet) by Sunday, March 16. Make sure to include your library's mailing address to be placed in the random drawing. Read on for the fine print. Good luck! 

UPDATE: This sweepstakes is now closed. Congratulations to
Kristi Chadwick of Emily Williston Memorial Library & Museum in Easthampton, MA
Erin Cataldi of Johnson County Public Library in New Whiteland, IN
Natalie Jonathas of Chicago Public Library, Chicago IL

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Win a copy of HOMEGROWN TEA!

Win a copy of HOMEGROWN TEA!

Friends, did you know that January is National Hot Tea Month? To celebrate, we're giving away a free early copy of HOMEGROWN TEA: An Illustrated Guide to Planting, Harvesting, and Blending Teas and Tisanes by Cassie Liversidge. 

For those of you with a green thumb, this beautifully illustrated book shows how to grow rose hips, mint, sage, hibiscus, and lavender–all of the ingredients for your perfect cuppa.  

To enter the giveaway, simply email Library@MacmillanUSA.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: Homegrown Tea) by Friday, January 31, with your favorite tea. Make sure to include your library's mailing address to be placed in the random drawing. Read on for the fine print. Good luck!

Update 2/3: This sweepstakes is now closed. Congratulations to Joanna Goldfarb, Youth Services Librarian at Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library in Monticello, NY! 

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2013 Cooking & Crafting Series + FREE Books for your Library!

2013 Cooking & Crafting Series + FREE Books for your Library!

cookbooks & craft books

November and December bring some of our favorite holidays. While we like to focus on giving you great news about our books, awards, conference information, and all things cuddly and small, we also think it's the perfect time to share our cooking and craft books with you. 

Periodically throughout November and December, we'll feature a recipe or a craft from one of our many titles, in the hope that you might find it useful to share with your patrons, or get ideas for yourself, whether you're entertaining, hosting, or gift-giving. 

One other delightful bonus: FREE BOOKS! Just in time for the December holidays, we'll be giving away two bundles of cookbooks and craft books featured in the posts to a pair of lucky winners!

To enter the giveaway, simply email Library@MacmillanUSA.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: Cooking & Crafts) and your library’s mailing address. Submit your entry by Sunday, December 16th to be placed in the random drawing. (Make sure to check the rules & regulations after the recipe.)

UPDATE 12/16: Congratulations to our winners, Sarah Bourg of Hamilton North Public Library in Cicero, IN and Pam Aghababian of Ashland Public Library in Ashland, MA!

 

white bean & sausage casseroleOur first featured recipe is from KEEPERS: Two Home Cooks Share Their Tried-and-True Weeknight Recipes and the Secrets to Happiness in the Kitchen by Kathy Brennan and Caroline Campion. 

Anne was happy to fire up the oven in her kitchen on a cold Sunday to cook this Sausage and White Bean Gratin casserole made with sausage (duh), white beans (double duh), spinach, wine (mmm!), and a butter/breadcrumb topping (double mmm!). 

Click here to download a PDF of the Sausage and White Bean Gratin recipe.

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Book Birthday Treats – FREE Recipes!

Book Birthday Treats – FREE Recipes!

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Each Tuesday, we love to wish our books a very happy #BookBday. Today is extra special because we've got the treats to back it up! Anne is entering a baking competition at work next week and decided to do a test run of her Halloween desserts: Pumpkin Granola Truffles and Halloweeny Boo Bites. We hope you'll enjoy them too–they're very easy to make and you don't even have to turn on your oven! Read on for recipes with pictures!
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Win a copy of BEFORE I DIE for your library

Win a copy of BEFORE I DIE for your library

Anne Before I DieWhen artist Candy Chang painted the side of an abandoned building with chalkboard paint and the wrote the words, "Before I die, I want to ______," she never expected it to become a worldwide phenomenon. Within a day of the wall’s completion, however, it was covered in colorful chalk dreams as people stopped and reflected on their lives. Since then, more than two hundred walls have been created by people all over the world.  

BEFORE I DIE is a celebration of people's hopes, fears, humor, and heartbreak, and serves as a reminder of our shared connections and a chance to contemplate life's most important question.

Anne shared her thoughts with her Macmillan colleagues in a piece to be featured on Buzzfeed:

"Before I die, I want to do stand-up comedy at an open mic night."

 

Now it's your turn! Tell us what you want to do before you die and you'll be entered to win one of twenty beautiful finished copies of BEFORE I DIE for your library!

To enter the giveaway, Send Library@MacmillanUSA.com an e-mail from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: BEFORE I DIE for My Library) with your answer to the statement, "Before I die, I want to ______" and your library’s mailing address. Submit your entry by Friday, November 8th to be placed in the random drawing. 

This sweepstakes is open to librarians in the United States. More eligibility details below.

11/11 UPDATE: The sweepstakes is over and winners have been notified. 

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Free eCard for THE GOOD HOUSE

Free eCard for THE GOOD HOUSE

We're very excited about the paperback release of Ann Leary's THE GOOD HOUSE, and rightfully so: it's being featured in the New York Times Book Review Paperback Row column (10/13 issue)! 

Kaite Stover of Kansas City (MO) Public Library even included it in her recent Booklist article "She Drinks: Women and Booze." 

Our friends at Picador created this nice e-card which we wanted to share with you. You can even download it to share with your patrons, too! Click "Read More" to find out how.

 


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