Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Fiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Fiction lists which include 13 Macmillan titles: Best Fiction  ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders HERO IN THE HIGHLANDS by Suzanne Enoch SCARY OLD SEX by Arlene Heyman THE ADVENTURIST by J. Bradford Hipps COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope HOT MILK by Deborah […]

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2016 Man Booker Prize Longlist

2016 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to all of the fantastic books on the 2016 Man Booker Prize longlist, especially these four Macmillan titles: THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty HOT MILK by Deborah Levy THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire HYSTOPIA by David Means ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay The shortlist will be announced on September 13 and […]

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Kirkus’s “Books That Kept Us Up at Night”

Kirkus’s “Books That Kept Us Up at Night”

WARNING: Kirkus says these four books might keep YOU up past your bedtime, too! TRAIL OF ECHOES by Rachel Howzell Hall “The third and best of a finely wrought series that gives voice to a rare figure in crime fiction: a highly complex, fully imagined black female detective.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review THE SPORT […]

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Genre-Bending FridayReads

Genre-Bending FridayReads

We’re craving some genre-bending reads this weekend—these should hit the spot: EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire An April 2016 LibraryReads pick! Bestseller McGuire presents a fresh take on the portal fantasy genre that blends Alice in Wonderland, The Magicians, and The Nightmare Before Christmas. “McGuire’s lyrical prose makes this novella a rich experience. […]

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THREE Stars for 2 FSG Titles

THREE Stars for 2 FSG Titles

Our week is off to a good start because two Farrar, Straus & Giroux titles each have THREE STARRED REVIEWS! THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by Dominic Smith “In this wonderfully engaging novel, centered on the paintings of fictional seventeenth-century Dutch artist Sara de Vos, Smith immerses the reader in three vibrant time […]

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ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

ALA Midwinter 2016 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

Here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Anne’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz at ALA Midwinter 2016: TITLE TBA* by Liane Moriarty | 9781250069795 | On Sale: July 26 MOST WANTED* by Lisa Scottoline | 9781250010131 | On Sale: April 12 THE 14TH COLONY* by Steve Berry | 9781250056245 | On Sale: April 5 ALL […]

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