Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes a CIA memoir, an epic fantasy, an historical look at the 1938 Cote d’Azur, and a western featuring queer librarian spies on horseback. UPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey97812502135872/4/2020 Award-winning author Sarah Gailey reinvents the pulp Western with an explicitly antifascist, near-future story of queer identity. […]

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Day’s YA: ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED

Happy Thursday, YA pals! “Summer lovin’ gets a Southern twist in this addicting coming-of-age gay romance . . . Poignant, piquant, and not to be missed.” —Kirkus Reviews ONLY MOSTLY DEVASTATED by Sophie Gonzales9781250315892Available March 3, 2020 from Wednesday BooksAges 13-18Available to download as an e-galley on Edelweiss After a fun summer fling, Ollie and […]

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Our 2020 ALA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! ADULT RUSA NOTABLES LIST An annual best-of list comprised of twenty six titles written for adult readers and published in the US including fiction, nonfiction and poetry. TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi […]

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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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Author Spotlight: Garth Greenwell (1/23/20)

Garth Greenwell, the award-winning author of WHAT BELONGS TO YOU, delves deeper into foreignness, obligation, desire, and love with his follow-up, CLEANNESS, available now.   A January Indie Next pick + 2 starred reviews! “Brave and beautiful.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Greenwell’s writing on language, desire, and sex in all their complex choreography vibrates with intensity, reading […]

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NBCC 2019 Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle has released their finalists for the outstanding books of 2019, and Macmillan has five titles on the list! Criticism ESSAYS ONE by Lydia Davis Fiction THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner Nonfiction OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives by Walt OdetsNO VISIBLE BRUISES: What We Don’t Know About […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2020 Indie Next List

Macmillan leads the February Indie Next list with the #1 spot plus two more titles! #1 Pick: AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins A January LibraryReads pick + 4 starred reviews! “This extraordinary novel about unbreakable determination will move the reader to the core.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “AMERICAN DIRT may be the don’t-miss book of 2020.”–Booklist, […]

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Chicago Public Library’s 2019 Best of the Best

A team of Chicago Public Librarians have picked their best books of 2019, and 13 Macmillan titles are on the list! For Adults ELDERHOOD: Redefining Aging, Transforming Medicine, Reimagining Life by Louise Aronson THE PRIORY OF THE ORANGE TREE by Samantha Shannon GHOST WALL by Sarah Moss THE TOPEKA SCHOOL by Ben Lerner THE NIGHT […]

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Author Spotlight: Carmen Maria Machado + IN THE DREAM HOUSE

Author Spotlight: Carmen Maria Machado + IN THE DREAM HOUSE

IN THE DREAM HOUSE is Carmen Maria Machado’s engrossing and wildly innovative account of a relationship gone bad, and a bold dissection of the mechanisms and cultural representations of psychological abuse. Tracing the full arc of a harrowing relationship with a charismatic but volatile woman, Machado struggles to make sense of how what happened to […]

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