Debut Spotlight + Jane Austen Spotlight (5/26/20)

Today we set the spotlight on two of our favorite things: debuts and Jane Austen (!) with a big-hearted novel of a community in Austen’s final home town and the transformation of the bookish ugly duckling of the Bennet sisters to a woman with choices of her own. THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner […]

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Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Universal has picked up the film rights to Tracy Wolff’s YA vampire novel CRAVE. The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (based on the Charlaine Harris novels) are coming to Hallmark in May. Grantchester, season 5 gets a trailer. It premieres on June 21 on PBS.  People features […]

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Happy #PubDay (3/31/20)

A twist on PRIDE AND PREJUDICE’s ugly duckling, Mary + an uninhibited glimpse into the life of a traveling, free-spirited, truth-seeking artist = this #pubday party! THE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow 3 starred reviews! “Readers with fond but not necessarily exhaustive memories of PRIDE AND PREJUDICE will love this story, as will historical […]

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LJ Winter/Spring 2020 Best Debut Novels

Library Journal‘s Best Debuts of Winter/Spring 2020 include these Macmillan titles! THE CACTUS LEAGUE by Emily Nemens, ISBN 9780374117948, on sale nowSHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn, ISBN 9780374272081, on sale nowTHE OTHER BENNET SISTER by Janice Hadlow, ISBN 9781250129413, on sale 3/31/20OONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita Montimore, ISBN 9781250236609, […]

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Four Stars for THE OTHER BENNET SISTER

Janice Hadlow’s debut novel THE OTHER BENNET SISTER has received 4 starred reviews! “Hadlow traces that progression with sensitivity, emotional clarity, and a quiet edge of social criticism Austen would have relished.Entertaining and thoroughly engrossing.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “The writing is dense, but captures the esprit de Austen, immersing the reader in Mary’s internal world […]

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ALA MW 2020 Book Buzz Theater Recap (1/26/20)

Don’t let #ALALeftBehind get you down! If you weren’t able to come to our title presentation during ALA Midwinter 2020 last week, here are all the exciting forthcoming Adult + YA titles we talked about! Adult LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 8/4/20 | 9780374194321 | HCTHE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon| 5/5/20 | 9781250257017 […]

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Free Library of Philadelphia Book Buzz Recap (1/23/20)

This past week took us to the City of Brotherly Love for ALA Midwinter 2020! While we were there, we had the pleasure of buzzing about these upcoming Adult + YA titles: ADULT LUSTER by Raven Leilani | 8/4/20 | 9780374194321 | HC THE BOOK OF V. by Anna Solomon | 5/5/20 | 9781250257017 | […]

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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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Library Journal “Day of Dialog”–Cambridge, Book Buzz (10/3/19)

For anyone who missed our title presentation during Library Journal‘s “Day of Dialog”–Cambridge, here’s the list: A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler | February 4, 2020 | 9781250237279 THE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy Davidson | February 11, 2020 | 9780374538552 THE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel | March 10, 2020 | 9780805096606 […]

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August Librarian Preview

August Librarian Preview

Earlier today we hosted our first ever Librarian Preview! In case you missed it, here are the highlights: Adult FIND ME | André Aciman | October 29, 2019 | 9780374155018 A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD | Therese Anne Fowler | February 4, 2020 | 9781250237279 THE GRAMMARIANS | Cathleen Schine | September 3, 2019 | 9780374280116 THE […]

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