Nonfiction Round-Up (6/10/20)

For today’s nonfiction round-up we have an eclectic examination of migration in the face of climate change, an untold economic story of Russia’s current power system, and a groundbreaking take on medicine and wellness to increase healthspan and lifespan. THE NEXT GREAT MIGRATION: The Beauty and Terror of Life on the Move by Sonia Shah […]

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Happy #PubDay (4/21/20)

Phuc Tran explores abuse, racism, and tragedy through his love for books and punk rock in this irreverent, funny, and moving memoir of an immigrant family assimilating in America for today’s #PubDay celebration! SIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc Tran 2 starred reviews! […]

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TxLA’s 2020 Lariat List

Congratulations to the Macmillan titles on the 2020 Lariat List! DOMINICANA by Angie CruzLANNY by Max PorterNINTH HOUSE by Leigh BardugoTHE SILENT PATIENT by Alex MichaelidesTHE WHISPER MAN by Alex NorthZERO SUM GAME by S. L. Huang […]

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AMERICAN DIRT is an Oprah Book Club Pick!

Amazing news! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins is Oprah’s Book Club’s next pick! This emotional and powerful story of a mother and son fleeing cartel violence towards America is already a LibraryReads pick, the #1 Indie Next pick for February, and received 4 starred reviews. Said Winfrey “…I have been a news reporter, watched the […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2020 Indie Next List

Macmillan leads the February Indie Next list with the #1 spot plus two more titles! #1 Pick: AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick + 4 starred reviews! “This extraordinary novel about unbreakable determination will move the reader to the core.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “AMERICAN DIRT may be the don’t-miss book of 2020.”–Booklist, […]

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Kirkus Reviews 2020 Preview

Kirkus Reviews’ fiction editor picked her top TBR for 2020, including these Macmillan titles! THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel (her top pick!) With THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES. AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins […]

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AMERICAN DIRT is a January LibraryReads Pick + Diane Chamberlain Joins the Hall of Fame

You voted, they counted, and AMERICAN DIRT is officially a LibraryReads pick for January 2020! Plus, Diane Chamberlain joins the LibraryReads Hall of Fame with BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins 4 starred reviews! “This extraordinary novel about unbreakable determination will move the reader to the core.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review […]

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LJ Collection Development Spotlight on Immigration

In their “Far from Home” spotlight, Library Journal selected collection essentials for understanding the experiences of immigrants, migrants, and refugees, including these Macmillan titles: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA: One Refugee’s Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival by Melissa Fleming THE MAYOR OF MOGADISHU: A Story of Chaos and Redemption in the […]

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Four Stars for AMERICAN DIRT!

Four Stars for AMERICAN DIRT!

Jeanine Cummins’ immigration saga AMERICAN DIRT–the splashiest book of 2020 so far–now has FOUR starred reviews! “As the quartet travel, they face terror on a constant basis, with danger possible from any encounter, but also compassion and occasionally even wonder. This extraordinary novel about unbreakable determination will move the reader to the core.”–Publishers Weekly, starred […]

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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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