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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Kirkus’s “Books That Kept Us Up at Night”

Kirkus’s “Books That Kept Us Up at Night”

WARNING: Kirkus says these four books might keep YOU up past your bedtime, too! TRAIL OF ECHOES by Rachel Howzell Hall “The third and best of a finely wrought series that gives voice to a rare figure in crime fiction: a highly complex, fully imagined black female detective.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review THE SPORT […]

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#FridayReads Giveaway – IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE

#FridayReads Giveaway – IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE

TGIF! Our #FridayReads pick is IN THE COUNTRY WE LOVE: My Family Divided by Diane Guerrero. We admire the star of Orange is the New Black and Jane the Virgin for sharing her personal story of the real plight of undocumented immigrants in this country. Diane is on the cover of the current issue of […]

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Kirkus Reviews’ Most Anticipated Books of 2016

Kirkus Reviews’ Most Anticipated Books of 2016

Kirkus Reviews announced their Most Anticipated Books of 2016, including these three Macmillan titles: WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell “The life of an American expat living in Bulgaria intersects repeatedly with that of a young gay hustler in this gorgeous debut novel from Greenwell. This is a project of rare discernment and beauty, […]

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