Bright colors, sweary rage, and animal dance parties. After a long #WFH day, with your TBR pile and binge-worthy tv shows a-dwindling, your cat (still) a-sleeping, and cabin fever a-boiling, it’s the perfect time to let it all go and… COLOR! Download these FREE pages and color, color, color that long day away… Thanks to […]
Team Macmillan Library is heading to Massachusetts for Library Journal‘s first ever Cambridge Day of Dialog! Register today for your chance to learn more about our favorite forthcoming titles and authors! Library Journal Day of Dialog, October 3, 2019 Cambridge Public Library 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA Register now! […]
It’s not every day that #1 New York Times bestselling authors Kristin Hannah & Liane Moriarty stop by your office, but when they do, you get them to sign books! Both ladies were generous enough to sign 3 copies each of THE NIGHTINGALE and TRULY, MADLY, GUILTY to give away to six lucky #librariansonly! To […]
You are cordially invited to the 2016 Adult Tri-State Book Buzz! Attend a full day of fun presentations from major and independent publishers to find out about next year’s big books, debut gems, cross-over titles, and in-house favorites. There will also be tasty treats, ARCs, and so much more! Anne will present all of the […]
Football fans, rejoice—a new season is here! If you prefer to read about athletes instead of watching them, check out these books hitting the shelves this fall: STRIKING GRIDIRON: A Town’s Pride and a Team’s Shot at Glory During the Biggest Strike in American History by Greg Nichols In 1959, the iconic mill town of […]
TGIF! What’s better than Friday? FREE STUFF! Here are some recent giveaways for Macmillan goodness: Picador is giving away 20 copies of HOW TO BE A GOOD WIFE by Emma Chapman now through Sunday, August 17. Click here to enter to win! St. Martin’s Press is giving away 100 advance reader copies of THE SILENT […]
Happy Anniversary LibraryReads! Can you believe it’s already been a year? Thanks very much for your support of these great Macmillan LibraryReads picks: September 2013 #1: FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell #2: HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN by Louise Penny November 2013 #2: THROUGH THE EVIL DAYS by Julia Spencer-Fleming #8: THE RAVEN’S EYE by Barry […]
Are you in Olympic withdrawal like we are after watching the closing ceremony last night? Don't worry. Our friends at Macmillan Audio have the perfect cure with their second annual LISTEN WHILE YOU WORK OUT campaign, plus a chance to win a Fitbit Flex!
You can join the challenge at macmillanaudio.com/workout and report how many minutes you listened while being active. Enter your time daily, weekly, or whenever you want, but the more often you report, the better chance you'll have to show up in the Top Listeners leaderboard, updated every Monday. Then enter the sweepstakes for a chance to win a Fitbit Flex or a prize pack of five audiobooks on CD.
Newsday did a feature on Listen While You Work Out and more media coverage is still to come from Self Magazine (March issue), Fitness Magazine, Teen Vogue, and the Chicago Tribune!
Want to listen to some samples before joining in? Why not start with these Audie-Award nominated titles from Macmillan Audio (more titles available on SoundCloud):
THE RITHMATIST by Brandon Sanderson
Narrated by Michael Kramer (Fantasy category)
THE GOOD HOUSE by Ann Leary
Narrated by Mary Beth Hurt (Fiction category)
JACOB’S OATH by Martin Fletcher
Narrated by George Guidall (Fiction category)
THE HOUR OF PERIL by Daniel Stashower
Narrated by Edoardo Ballerini (History category)
RAGE AGAINST THE DYING by Becky Masterman
Narrated by Judy Kaye (Mystery category)
THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE by David Finkel
Narrated by Arthur Bishop (Nonfiction category)
REVIVER by Seth Patrick
Narrated by Ari Fliakos (Paranormal category)
INFERNO by Sherrilyn Kenyon
Narrated by Holter Graham (Paranormal category)
EXTINCTION MACHINE by Jonathan Maberry
Narrated by Ray Porter (Science Fiction category)
NINE INCHES by Tom Perrotta
Narrated by William Dufris, Andi Arndt, Tom Perrotta, and Rupert Degas (Short Stories/Collections category)
Are you new to LibraryReads?
Heard about it but not sure how you can be involved?
Then make sure to attend the free Edelweiss/LibraryReads training webinar on March 5th from 4-5:30 EST!
Hosted by Joe Foster of Edelweiss with Stephanie Anderson of Darien Library, CT and Stephanie Chase of BiblioCommons, you will learn how to:
Find ARCs of new and upcoming titles
Track titles in Edelweiss using tags, collections, shelves, and more
Nominate titles for LibraryReads
Write succinct, compelling reviews
Connect with other librarian users in the Edelweiss Community
And so much more!
Update: the recorded webinar is now available to view online! Click here to watch the presentation.
Additional Edelweiss resources:
Nominating titles for LibraryReads
Downloading and Requesting Digital Review Copies
Downloading to various e-reading devices
Notes, Tags, Etc.
Creating Saved Filter Sets for quicker browsing
Questions? Email Joe Foster at firstname.lastname@example.org. [...]