Core E-book Collections: Outsiders

Outsider: Noun. A person who does not belong to a particular group The iconic outsiders represented in this curated selection of e-books could teach us all about hope and overwhelming kindness, beauty and grace, tolerance and love…all in the face of adversity… IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo DOMINICANA by Angie Cruz WELCOME […]

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New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2018

New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2018

Another day, another favorites list! Read on for the Times’s staff critics’ choices of the best fiction and nonfiction books of 2018.  EVENING IN PARADISE: More Stories by Lucia Berlin KUDOS by Rachel Cusk MOTHERHOOD by Sheila Heti NINETY-NINE GLIMPSES OF PRINCESS MARGARET by Craig Brown AMITY AND PROSPERITY: One Family and the Fracturing of […]

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Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

The year-end best-of lists are still rolling in, and now we’re proud to announce that Library Journal‘s Best Books of 2018 includes 21 Macmillan titles: Crime Fiction A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE by Mariah Fredericks Graphic Novels WOMAN WORLD by Aminder Dhaliwal SABRINA by Nick Drnaso BERLIN by Jason Lutes Horror THE MERRY SPINSTER: Tales […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2018–Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2018–Fiction

Kirkus released the first round of their year-end best-of lists, starting with their best fiction titles of 2018! Mystery/Thriller EIGHTEEN BELOW: A Fabian Risk Novel by Stefan Ahnhem NEWCOMER: A Mystery by Keigo Higashino; Translated by Giles Murray KINGDOM OF THE BLIND: A Chief Inspector Gamache Novel by Louise Penny Science Fiction and Fantasy STATE […]

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Author Spotlight: Lucia Berlin (1936-2004)

Author Spotlight: Lucia Berlin (1936-2004)

Short-story master and literary sensation! WELCOME HOME: A Memoir with Selected Photographs and Letters  Before Lucia Berlin died, she was working on a book of previously unpublished autobiographical sketches called WELCOME HOME. The work consisted of more than twenty chapters that started in 1936 in Alaska and ended (prematurely) in 1966 in southern Mexico. From […]

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September 2018 E-Galley Recommendations

September 2018 E-Galley Recommendations

First, if you’re not whitelisted (pre-approved) for Macmillan’s e-galleys on Edelweiss, DO IT! Then download and read these fresh, forthcoming Macmillan titles: Fiction PAPER GODS: A Novel of Money, Race, and Politics by Goldie Taylor CHRISTMAS AT THE CHALET by Anita Hughes Mystery/Thriller UNEASY LIES THE CROWN by Tasha Alexander HEARTS OF THE MISSING by […]

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Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018

Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018

Here are the most anticipated books of Fall 2018, according to major media: People Magazine —“The Best Books of Fall” NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty Also available in audio In the BIG LITTLE LIES author’s latest, guests gather at a wellness resort for a life-changing experience, but things are not as they appear. A […]

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September 2018 Stars!

September 2018 Stars!

We’re seeing stars for these forthcoming new books: EVENING IN PARADISE: More Stories by Lucia Berlin “Wonderful… Berlin’s writing achieves a dreamy, delightful effect as it provides a look back through time. This collection should further bolster Berlin’s reputation as one of the strongest short story writers of the 20th century.” — Publishers Weekly, starred […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite titles for the November 2018 LibraryReads list! *Votes are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty Also available in audio A Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2018! From #1 New York Times bestselling (and LibraryReads “Favorite of […]

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ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

We hope you enjoyed our Booze + Book Buzz at ALA Annual! For those who were #alaleftbehind, here’s everything we buzzed about: NINE PERFECT STRANGERS* by Liane Moriarty | November 6, 2018 | 9781250069825 KINGDOM OF THE BLIND* by Louise Penny | November 27, 2018 | 9781250066206 FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED POLITICS* by […]

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