Happy #PubDay + Historical Spotlight (1/14/20)

Princesses seeking safety during WWII + the story of a young feminist a century ahead of her time (with some Jane Austen mixed in) = today’s historical #pubday party! THE SECRET GUESTS by Benjamin Black “Black’s lucid prose is the perfect foil for tangled politics, old hatreds, unsolved crimes, the threat to Irish neutrality, and […]

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Women 2020 Spotlight: Jane Austen

This year is the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote, and to celebrate, we will be featuring some of our favorite fiction and nonfiction females from upcoming and core backlist titles. And what better way to start than with a spotlight on one of literature’s most beloved women, Jane Austen! MISS AUSTEN […]

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Maximum Shelf: THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY (12/16/19)

Maximum Shelf: THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY (12/16/19)

Today’s Maximum Shelf pick is Natalie Jenner’s THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY, in which an unusual but like-minded group of individuals band together to attempt something remarkable. One hundred and fifty years ago, Chawton was the final home of Jane Austen, one of England’s finest novelists. Now it’s home to a few distant relatives and their […]

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New E-galleys for September 2019

Gird your TBR piles–check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were added to Edelweiss this month for your downloading pleasure: IN THE SHADOW OF VESUVIUS: A Lady Emily Mystery by Tasha Alexander Lady Emily and her husband travel to Pompeii, where they uncover a recent crime in the ancient city. THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY […]

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PBS’s “The Great American Read”

PBS’s “The Great American Read”

Have you heard about “The Great American Read” yet? It’s an eight-part series airing on PBS, starting May 22, that explores and celebrates the power of reading, told through the prism of America’s 100 best-loved novels (as chosen in a national survey). Here are the Macmillan titles included: DUNE by Frank Herbert GILEAD by Marilynne […]

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Friday Reads — March 2018 Nonfiction

Friday Reads — March 2018 Nonfiction

Our #FridayReads picks are all the excellent nonfiction titles available this month! THE SUN DOES SHINE: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton, with an introduction by Bryan Stevenson Also available in audio Two starred reviews! A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: March 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the March 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due January 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. THE FAMILY NEXT DOOR by Sally Hepworth From the author of LibraryReads pick THE THINGS WE KEEP comes a new suburban drama about desperate mothers, secrets among neighbors, […]

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2017 Holiday Giveaway

2017 Holiday Giveaway

The holidays are here! Books make great gifts and while we know you’re all professional recommenders, the book suggestions in our Holiday Gift Guide may be helpful to you. In the spirit of the season, we’re giving away big bundles of these holiday books to THREE lucky librarians! To enter the giveaway, simply email Library@MacmillanUSA.com from your […]

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Nonfiction on the Shelves (07/12/17)

Nonfiction on the Shelves (07/12/17)

Mothers + daughters, a celebrated writer’s home-life, female aviators during WWII and death… All topics explored in today’s featured titles: I Need a Lifeguard Everywhere but the Pool by Lisa Scottoline, Francesca Serritella “The Edgar Award–winning Scottoline and her writer daughter, Serritella, have been investigating human foibles in a series that now reaches its eighth […]

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LJ’s Spring 2017 Editors’ Picks

LJ’s Spring 2017 Editors’ Picks

Library Journal recently revealed their Spring 2017 Editors’ Picks, including these three Macmillan books: “Like many, I have always had an appreciation for all things Jane Austen, whether it be her original novels, their many retellings, or watching Colin Firth as Darcy famously emerge from a lake in a billowy white shirt. Now I’m awaiting […]

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