February 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

February 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Our sales team created an Edelweiss collection of our month’s bestsellers and recently released titles — what a perfect collection development tool for you! Here are some of the top titles for February 2018: Recent Releases: THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah FORCE OF NATURE by Jane Harper JACKIE, JANET & LEE by J. Randy […]

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2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle honored three Macmillan authors and named seven of our titles as finalists for the 2017 NBCC Awards: Fiction THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott Nonfiction BORDER: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova Biography PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser Autobiography […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2017 Nonfiction lists which include 13 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction (full list) INCENDIARY: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling by Michael Cannell FALLEN GLORY: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings by James Crawford FREUD: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews […]

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2018 Texas Topaz List

2018 Texas Topaz List

We’re proud to have four books on the 2018 Texas Topaz Nonfiction Reading List! A BURGLAR’S GUIDE TO THE CITY by Geoff Manaugh DO NO HARM: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery by Henry Marsh I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do-Better Manual by Luvvie Ajayi THE MONOPOLISTS: Obsession, Fury and the Scandal Behind the World’s […]

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Monday Funday With New Nonfiction

Monday Funday With New Nonfiction

Memoirs, feminism, espionage, comedians, dogs—these new nonfiction books available this month have something for every reader: ADMISSIONS: Life as a Brain Surgeon by Henry Marsh “Like DO NO HARM, Marsh’s previous memoir, ADMISSIONS is ‘wandering and ruminative, an overland trek through the doctor’s anxieties and private shames,’ our critic Jennifer Senior writes. Marsh once again […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: October 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the October 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due August 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides “Pulitzer Prize winner Eugenides, whose novels have also been runners-up for the National Book Critics Circle Award, the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Yesterday Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice Books of 2015, including these 11 Macmillan titles: Adult Books CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan This is an engrossing and powerful story, moving skillfully amid the failure of the never-ending battles and “peace” talks between Israel and Palestine and […]

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Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best Books

Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best Books

We’ve got 14 books on Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership. Fiction A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN by Elsa Hart A MANUAL […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Nonfiction

In addition to their Best Fiction list, Kirkus Reviews unveiled their Best of 2015 Nonfiction lists which include 20 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction GIVE US THE BALLOT: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman THE CRIME AND THE SILENCE: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne by Anna Bikont IRREPRESSIBLE: […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2015

New York Times Notable Books of 2015

The gray lady picked 20 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips An administrative worker’s experiences pose existential questions in Phillips’s riveting, drolly surreal debut novel. CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine A meditation, in prose poems, images and essays, on what it means to be black in our racially […]

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