Historical Romance (1/20/21)

Today we’re taking a romantic jump back in time with a sweeping, action-filled novel about love in a time of war + an evocative and atmospheric story set in 1900s Bombay. THE CITY OF TEARS by Kate Mosse “Fans of Mosse will delight in the next saga in this series, while aficionados of historical fiction […]

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Author Spotlight: André Aciman (1/19/21)

New York Times bestselling author of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME André Aciman is known for his poignant and beautiful writing, from his short stories and memoir to his romances. Now he brings us a new collection of essays with a deep reflection on the mind’s power to shape memories and about what might have […]

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Memoir Spotlight (1/13/21)

Take a dive into memoirs with the story of three military brothers, an exploration of some of the country’s oldest wounds, a personal search into the ups and downs of youth sports, and an irreverent account about living a big and authentic life. THREE WISE MEN: A Navy SEAL, a Green Beret, and How Their […]

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Women 2020: Fiercely Female (12/8/20)

In this Women 2020 round-up, we spotlight two fiercely female nonfiction titles, including the biography of a political rebel and radical feminist ahead of her time and an inspiring memoir celebrating the female body in all its glory. SYLVIA PANKHURST: Natural Born Rebel by Rachel Holmes “Biographer Holmes (ELEANOR MARX: A Life) captures the full […]

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Author Spotlight: Michael Eric Dyson (12/1/20)

New York Times bestselling author Michael Eric Dyson returns with a passionate call to America regarding race and the journey to redemption. In LONG TIME COMING, Dyson grapples with the cultural and social forces that have shaped our country with a necessary guide to help America confront the ugly truth of systemic racism. LONG TIME […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list! Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart Horror RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkTHE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy DavidsonTHE LIVING DEAD by George […]

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Thriller Thursday (11/19/20)

We’re solving mysteries in today’s thriller Thursday round-up, with one woman tracking a monster and searching for treasures, an English native undercover in San Francisco, a former FBI agent with a surprising murder, and a collection of novellas all centered around one mystery in a Japanese police station. THE SILVER SHOOTER: A Rose Gallagher Mystery […]

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Author Spotlight: Jeffrey Archer (11/17/20)

Number one New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is back with TWO books for his rabid fans this Fall. Detective William Warwick is back in his second adventure as he is reassigned to the Drugs Squad + twenty of Archer’s most popular and fêted short stories are reimagined alongside beautifully rendered watercolor illustrations. HIDDEN […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/16/20)

An exploration of magic’s unique history + the 2014 Ebola outbreak + a counterhistory of postwar Germany + a fascinating look at the wives of officers in Hitler’s inner circle = this nonfiction round-up. MAGIC: A History: From Alchemy to Witchcraft, from the Ice Age to the Present by Chris Gosden “Gosden’s (PREHISTORY: A Very […]

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Around the World in Books (11/12/20)

Today we’re traveling around the world in books, with the true story of a library in Syria, a mystery in India, and the story of a Colombian immigrant. THE BOOK COLLECTORS: A Band of Syrian Rebels and the Stories That Carried Them Through a War by Delphine Minoui 3 starred reviews! “An extraordinary story about […]

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