All-in-One “Best Books of 2017”

All-in-One “Best Books of 2017”

*drumroll please* For your collection development joy, here are all of our “Best Books of 2017” lists in one place! Publishers Weekly Kirkus Reviews — Fiction, Nonfiction, Teen Library Journal — Best Books of 2017 & Notable Books of 2017 School Library Journal‘s Best Adult Books 4 Teens Booklist Editors’ Choice 2017 New York Times Book Review […]

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Kirkus Best Teen Books of 2017

Kirkus Best Teen Books of 2017

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2017 Teen lists which include 2 Macmillan titles: WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS by Sara Lovestam POPPIES OF IRAQ by Brigitte Findakly & Lewis Trondheim Best Contemporary Teen Reads of 2017 (full list) WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS by Sara Lovestam Best Teen Nonfiction of 2017 (full list) POPPIES OF IRAQ […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Fiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2017 Fiction lists which include 19 Macmillan titles: Best Fiction (full list) 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster THE FIFTH ELEMENT by Jorgen Brekke MARLENA by Julie Buntin DUKE WITH BENEFITS by Manda Collins WALKAWAY by Cory Doctorow FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides A CAST OF VULTURES by […]

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Kirkus’s Most Anticipated Books of 2017 Thus Far

Kirkus’s Most Anticipated Books of 2017 Thus Far

Kirkus Reviews shared their Most Anticipated Books of 2017 Thus Far, including these two Macmillan titles: TEARS WE CANNOT STOP by Michael Eric Dyson “The provocateur-scholar returns to the pulpit to deliver a hard-hitting sermon on the racial divide, directed specifically to a white congregation. The readership Dyson addresses may not fully be convinced, but […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Teen

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Teen

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Teen lists which include 3 Macmillan titles: WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger Best Teen Fantasy of 2016 WHEN THE MOON WAS OURS by Anna-Marie McLemore Best Teen Books of 2016 with Unforgettable […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Nonfiction lists which include 11 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction of 2016 BULLIES: A FRIENDSHIP by Alex Abramovich THE ART OF WAITING: ON FERTILITY, MEDICINE, AND MOTHERHOOD by Belle Boggs CONSEQUENCE: A MEMOIR by Eric Fair IN THE DARKROOM by Susan Faludi (winner of the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Best […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Fiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Fiction lists which include 13 Macmillan titles: Best Fiction  ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders HERO IN THE HIGHLANDS by Suzanne Enoch SCARY OLD SEX by Arlene Heyman THE ADVENTURIST by J. Bradford Hipps COLLECTING THE DEAD by Spencer Kope HOT MILK by Deborah […]

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2016 Kirkus Prize Finalists

2016 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Congrats to our two finalists for the 2016 Kirkus Prize: THE SPORT OF KINGS by C. E. Morgan “Vaultingly ambitious, thrillingly well-written, charged with moral fervor and rueful compassion. How will this dazzling writer astonish us next time?” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review IN THE DARKROOM by Susan Faludi “A moving and penetrating inquiry into manifold […]

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Booklist’s Best SF/Fantasy/Horror of 2016

Booklist’s Best SF/Fantasy/Horror of 2016

Booklist recently unveiled their Top 10 SF/Fantasy/Horror reading lists of 2016, including these Macmillan titles: Top 10 SF/Fantasy: 2016 (full list) ARABELLA OF MARS by David D. Levine The alternate-world science is novel, and the plot is thrilling in this Verne-inspired tale, a joyous throwback to sf adventure of old. Top 10 Horror: 2016 (full […]

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Friday Reads: Memoirs

Friday Reads: Memoirs

Happy Friday! We’re reading two excellent memoirs this weekend: IN THE DARKROOM by Susan Faludi Pulitzer-winning journalist and feminist author Faludi’s “wrought and multi-layered memoir”* reveals that her estranged father came out to her as transgender at age 76. Both O Magazine and People Magazine chose it for their Best Books of Summer 2016 lists […]

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