2020 PEN America Literary Award Longlist

Congrats to Macmillan’s PEN America Literary Award longlisters! PEN/Hemingway Award for Debut Novel STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitch PEN Open Book Award MY TIME AMONG THE WHITES: Notes from an Unfinished Education by Jennine Capó Crucet BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith PEN/Diamondstein-Spielvodel Award for the Art of the Essay ESSAYS ONE by […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

These titles may have been published for adults, but Booklist says they’re perfect for teens—and we agree! DOMINICANA by Angie CruzIn the vein of ANOTHER BROOKLYN and AMERICANAH, DOMINICANA is a novel about a Dominican teenager’s arranged marriage and immigration to New York City, set in the 1960s and inspired by the author’s mother. “YAs […]

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PW Fall 2019 Announcements

PW Fall 2019 Announcements

Publishers Weekly included 73 Macmillan titles in their Fall 2019 Announcements! Here’s our breakdown of the books that need to be on your radar: Art, Architecture, and Philosophy EXTRAORDINARY DOGS: Stories from Search and Rescue Dogs, Comfort Dogs, and Other Canine Heroes by Liz Stavrinides and John Schlimm Business and Economics START FINISHING: How to […]

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Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Yesterday Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice Books of 2015, including these 11 Macmillan titles: Adult Books CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan This is an engrossing and powerful story, moving skillfully amid the failure of the never-ending battles and “peace” talks between Israel and Palestine and […]

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SLJ Best Books of 2015

SLJ Best Books of 2015

School Library Journal recently announced their best books of 2015 in several categories and four Macmillan titles made the cut! Young Adult CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell Adult Books 4 Teens MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS by Jennine Capó Crucet PURITY by Jonathan Franzen THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah Click here to see the full […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Librarians often ask for recommendations of adult titles that their teen patrons will enjoy. These adult titles are in-house favorites at Macmillan, and are perfectly appropriate and accessible to teens. Mix it up by giving them a taste of reading choices that they won’t find on the young adult shelves. MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (8/18/15)

Teen Talk Tuesday (8/18/15)

Hey hey, it’s time for YA! Books, that is. Check out the latest & greatest from Griffin Teen & SMP, then join us and @earlyword later today at 5pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (NEW hashtag: #ewgcya) to brag about your favorite teen reads! THE CRYSTAL KINGDOM by Amanda Hocking (The Kanin Chronicles #3) […]

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St. Martin’s First – Spring & Fall 2015 E-Samplers

St. Martin’s First – Spring & Fall 2015 E-Samplers

Our friends at St. Martin’s Press have put together two fabulous debut chapter samplers just for you! The samplers are available for direct download on Edelweiss (and each have a corresponding Edelweiss collection) and are Read it Now! titles on NetGalley. Spring/Summer 2015 titles include: EVERYBODY RISE by Stephanie Clifford (an August 2015 LibraryReads pick!) […]

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First Novel Prize Longlist

First Novel Prize Longlist

The Center for Fiction recently announced the longlist for their First Novel Prize and six great Macmillan debuts made the list! THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips FIND ME by Laura van den Berg LANDFALLS by Naomi J. Williams MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS by Jennine Capó Crucet THE SUNLIT NIGHT by Rebecca Dinerstein THE […]

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