3 Stars for JACK

Marilynne Robinson’s JACK has received 3 starred reviews! “Myriad manifestations of pain are evoked, but here, too, are beauty, humor, mystery, and joy as Robinson holds us rapt with the exactitude of her perceptions and the exhilaration of her hymnal cadence, and so gracefully elucidates the complex sorrows and wonders of life and spirit.”–Booklist, starred […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/31/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A star showgirl must win a magician’s competition in order to win her freedom in Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Janella Angeles’s unforgettable debut fantasy WHERE DREAMS DESCEND. Watch her full video here. A unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during […]

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Booklist Book Clubs Webinar Recap (7/28/20)

If you missed today’s Booklist Book Clubs webinar, here are all the titles we presented that are perfect for discussion. 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 | 3/9/2021THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by […]

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2020 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2020 Man Booker Prize longlist! THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary MantelISBN 9780805096606, on sale now 2 starred reviews + Library Journal Editor’s Pick + Amazon Best of 2020 So Far! With THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/23/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick is a brave, uplifting novel about facing trauma and finding yourself again: check out WHAT UNBREAKABLE LOOKS LIKE by Kate McLaughlin. Watch her full video here. Four friends, an abandoned manor, and one fateful night that will […]

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For Your Consideration: October 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com to request a NetGalley download widget. “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful […]

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GFA Readalikes: Fierce Heroines Take Charge

Do you like to read about fierce heroines battling against the odds to achieve positions of power? Do you like political machinations, allies and enemies, high risk with high reward? While Kate Elliott’s UNCONQUERABLE SUN and Ellen Alpsten’s TSARINA may sit in very different genres, both hit the bullseye for all of these things and […]

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New E-galleys (6/22/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: MEET ME IN BOMBAY by Jenny AshcroftISBN 9781250270269, on sale 1/19/21 United by love. Separated by war. Will they find their way back to each other? Bombay, 1913. It’s New Year’s Eve, and Madeline Bright, […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (6/18/20)

Welcome to Week 12 of Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Part eerie mystery, part love story, 100% captivating: check out Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Marit Weisenberg’s contemporary #YALit THE INSOMNIACS. Watch her full video here. Wartime Paris meets 1950s NY publishing in a story of resilience, love, & […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (6/15/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! (and maybe cats?…) MURDER IN OLD BOMBAY by Nev MarchISBN 9781250269546, on sale 11/10/20 In 19th century Bombay, Captain Jim Agnihotri channels his idol, Sherlock Holmes, in Nev March’s […]

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