Extra! Extra!: June Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. Amazon Studios has acquired worldwide rights to an untitled voting rights documentary for Story Syndicate centering on insights from politician, lawyer and author Stacey Abrams. ‘The Crown’ producer is adapting bestselling Inspector Gamache series for Amazon Alice Feeney’s HIS & HERS is in the works […]

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MacLib Chats w/ Beth O’Leary

Join the Macmillan Library Marketing team on Thursday, July 9th as we interview Beth O’Leary, author of the heart-warming, librarian favorite rom-com THE FLATSHARE and forthcoming THE SWITCH. Click here to register for the free live event! Click here to submit a question for Beth!Please submit your questions by Friday, July 3rd. We will handpick […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. The New York Times reviews PHILOSOPHER OF THE HEART + THE CELESTIAL HUNTER + A HIGH FIVE FOR GLENN BURKE + PELOSI + THE BOOK OF V. + THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION NPR reviews NETWORK EFFECT; Fresh Air interviews John Moe [THE HILARIOUS WORLD […]

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MacLib Chats w/ Casey McQuiston

Join the MacLib team on Thursday, May 14 as we interview debut author and all-around librarian fave, Casey McQuiston, author of RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE! Click here to register for the free live event! Click here to submit a question for Casey!Please submit your questions by Tuesday, May 12. We will handpick questions prior […]

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Maximum Shelf: PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU (4/8/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Ellen Feldman’s historical novel of survival, morality, and reckoning with the past, PARIS NEVER LEAVES YOU. Charlotte is a survivor. She lived through WWII in Paris, working in a bookstore under the watchful eye of the Nazis. Now she and her daughter, Vivi, are safely settled on the […]

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Extra! Extra!: March Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews LITTLE CONSTRUCTIONS, FOUL IS FAIR, APARTMENT, THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, LATER, and interviews Eliese Colette Goldbach [RUST]. The New York Times features Hilary Mantel [and reviews THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT], interviews Paul Lisicky, reviews LURKING, APARTMENT , RUST, THIN PLACES, SOMEBODY’S […]

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Maximum Shelf: DEAR CHILD (3/25/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Romy Hausmann’s English language debut, a page-turning, internationally bestselling thriller that is GONE GIRL meets ROOM: DEAR CHILD. In a windowless shack in the woods, Lena and her two children live a life that follows the rules set by their captor, the father: Meals, bathroom visits, study time […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT (3/18/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is the epic conclusion to Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy, THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT. With THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT, Hilary Mantel brings to a triumphant close the trilogy she began with her peerless, Booker Prize-winning novels, WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES. She traces the final […]

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Maximum Shelf: HOLLYWOOD PARK (2/13/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Mikel Jollett’s remarkable memoir of a tumultuous life, HOLLYWOOD PARK. His story opens in an experimental commune in California, which later morphed into the Church of Synanon, one of the country’s most infamous and dangerous cults. Per the leader’s mandate, all children, including Jollett and his older brother, […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE BOOK OF V.

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Anna Solomon’s bold, kaleidoscopic novel intertwining the lives of three women across three centuries, THE BOOK OF V. Lily is a mother and a daughter. And a second wife. And a writer, maybe? Or she was going to be, before she had children. Now, in her rented Brooklyn apartment she’s […]

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