Author Spotlight: Garth Greenwell (1/23/20)

Garth Greenwell, the award-winning author of WHAT BELONGS TO YOU, delves deeper into foreignness, obligation, desire, and love with his follow-up, CLEANNESS, available now.   A January Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews! “Brave and beautiful.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Greenwell’s writing on language, desire, and sex in all their complex choreography vibrates with intensity, reading […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (1/3/20)

These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Check ’em out for your #FridayReads. AN EVERYDAY HERO by Laura Trentham “Fans of Mary Kay Andrews’ novels and Matthew Quick’s THE REASON YOU’RE ALIVE (2017) will enjoy this patriotic and heartwarming story of ambition, identity, and regained potential.”–Booklist, starred review “By turns heartwarming and heartbreaking, this […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2020 Indie Next List

The January 2020 Indie Next list features 4 Macmillan titles! BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain “Chamberlain’s depictions of creative beauty and perseverance across time and in the face of inevitable obstacles will keep readers turning the pages.”–Publishers Weekly UNCANNY VALLEY: A Memoir by Anna Wiener “A former tech worker–turned-journalist gives the […]

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For Your Consideration: January 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite January titles for the January 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due December 1! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com with the subject line “AMERICAN DIRT” to request a print ARC. 2 starred reviews! “Beautiful, straightforward language drives home the point that migration to safer places is not a […]

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Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Most Anticipated Books of 2018

Best of 2017 has come and gone, now here are the most anticipated books of 2018, according to major media: Entertainment Weekly — 50 books we can’t wait to read in 2018 THE HAZEL WOOD by Melissa Albert One of the most anticipated debuts of the year — having set off an auction frenzy — […]

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2017 Lammy Awards Finalists

2017 Lammy Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) announced the finalists for the 29th annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the “Lammys”) celebrating achievements in LGBT literature. We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of these nine nominees from Macmillan! Lesbian Fiction THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine Gay Fiction BLACK DEUTSCHLAND by Darryl […]

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2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2017 Book Prize finalists and we’ve got 11 nominees: Fiction WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell Mystery/Thriller THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire Current Interest CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence A RAGE FOR ORDER: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Robert F. […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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Buzzfeed’s 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

Buzzfeed’s 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

Buzzfeed’s 24 Best Fiction Books Of 2016 list includes three Macmillan gems! WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell In WHAT BELONGS TO YOU, an American teacher in Bulgaria encounters a captivating hustler named Mitko in a public bathroom, setting into motion an ambiguously transactional relationship marked by both tenderness and brutality, connection and isolation. […]

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Washington Post’s Best Books of 2016

Washington Post’s Best Books of 2016

The Washington Post revealed their Best Books of 2016, including these 18 Macmillan titles: Notable Fiction (full list) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer PEACEKEEPING by Mischa Berlinski WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell THE YID by Paul Goldberg Notable Nonfiction (full list) ADNAN’S STORY: The Search for […]

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