Series Spotlight: BUTTERFLY (6/16/20)

Ashley Antoinette’s urban fiction BUTTERFLY series continues with a new story of love, loss, and second chances in today’s series spotlight! Morgan was always told to run away from the boy that gives her butterflies. When she does the exact opposite, loses that boy, and is terrified to love again, she settles with a man […]

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Happy #PubDay (4/14/20)

An exploration of loss and a man’s capacity for love and evil + the secrets that shaped two families + a bloody and Gothic debut = this #pubday party! MAN OF MY TIME by Dalia Sofer 4 starred reviews! “A gorgeously written character study that examines, with sensitivity and pathos, the small steps that lead […]

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<3 From Mac Lib

Dear librarians, You’ve been on our minds during this stressful time and we want you to know that we are here for you. Whether you need book recommendations, ARCs, or pet photos, we’re here to help! You can also check out Macmillan’s online resources page for more activities and info for teachers and kids. Please […]

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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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Happy #PubDay (12/03/19)

Happy #PubDay (12/03/19)

Astronauts exploring an otherworldly environment, the loves of our lives and the joys of reminiscing, and the US struggling to survive a world war with China–all in today’s #PubDay party. DEAD ASTRONAUTS by Jeff VanderMeer 2 starred reviews and a December Indie Next List pick! “Highly recommended for those interested in sf invested in ecological […]

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Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

Happy #PubDay (9/24/19)

It’s #PubDay, and we are celebrating with feminist time travel, a graphic novel exploration of life and marriage, and finding love and acceptance in the most unexpected places. THE FUTURE OF ANOTHER TIMELINE by Annalee Newitz 4 starred reviews! “This riot of a book will have readers delighting both in the thrilling battle over timelines […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/6/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (2/6/19)

Race, Love, the Wild West, and becoming a Badass–dive into this week’s nonfiction round-up! BROWN WHITE BLACK: An American Family at the Intersection of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and Religion by Nishta J. Mehra Two starred reviews! “Mehra’s nuanced and thought-provoking work resonates on multiple levels—from the immigrant experience and race relations to accepting one’s sexuality, […]

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Stars for THE SUN DOES SHINE

Stars for THE SUN DOES SHINE

What would you do if you were sent to death row for a crime you didn’t commit? What would you do if you were finally exonerated and released 30 years later? This happened to Anthony Ray Hinton, who in 1985, was arrested and charged with two counts of capital murder in Alabama. An incompetent defense […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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Love Is All Around – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Love Is All Around – LJ Genre Spotlight on Romance

Library Journal is spreading the (book) love with their recent genre spotlight on romance, highlighting these Macmillan titles: PARANORMAL IMMORTAL? Reviews from the publishing experts we contacted were mixed on the paranormal subgenre’s future, though it continues to have a strong fan base with digital readers. Christine Warren’s BABY, I’M HOWLING FOR YOU (St. Martin’s, […]

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