Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (1/15/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! The youngest original Freedom Rider gives a front-row view to one of the most significant events in American Civil Rights history in Charles Person’s BUSES ARE A COMIN’: Memoir of a Freedom Rider. Watch Talia’s full video here. Private investigator […]

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Title Announcement: New Sally Rooney Coming from FSG This Fall

We could not be more excited to announce that FSG will be publishing Sally Rooney’s new novel, BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU, this Fall! Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2021 Indie Next List

The February 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin HannahISBN 9781250178602, on sale 2/2/21 “Hannah is a consistent best-seller, and this sharply relevant tale of a past catastrophic time will exert a particularly strong magnetic force.”–Booklist, starred review “Hannah brings Dust Bowl migration to life in this riveting story […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite March titles for the March 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due February 1! WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris WhitakerISBN 9781250759665, on sale 3/2/21 “A 13-year-old toughie living the outsider’s life in a coastal California town, Duchess Day Radley watches out for her little brother and dysfunctional single […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2020

Booklist has revealed their editors’ top picks of the year’s outstanding books for public library collections, including these Macmillan titles: JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia RankineFRIDA IN AMERICA: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia StahrSIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In […]

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CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 20 LUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel Best Adult Books THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskBLACKTOP […]

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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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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (11/12/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Triplet sisters learn about their town’s history of chemical poisoning and the truth of what happened to them in Laurie Frankel’s ONE TWO THREE. Watch Talia’s full video here. Domestic suspense meets near-future sci-fi when a scientist discovers her husband […]

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New E-galleys (10/5/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: THE BLIZZARD PARTY by Jack LivingsISBN 9780374280536, on sale 2/23/21 On the night of February 6, 1978, a catastrophic nor’easter struck the city of New York. On that night, in a penthouse in the Upper […]

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Maximum Shelf: OF WOMEN AND SALT (9/30/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Gabriela Garcia’s sweeping, masterful debut, OF WOMEN AND SALT. In present-day Miami, Jeanette is battling addiction. Daughter of Carmen, a Cuban immigrant, she is determined to learn more about her family history from her reticent mother and makes the snap decision to take in the daughter of a […]

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