2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists! LUSTER by Raven Leilani“Sharp, strange, propellant—and a whole lot of fun.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask“A standout book of sociological history and current affairs.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review Winners will be announced on November 5. […]

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Extra! Extra!: August Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. DEADLINE announced that Thomas Jane, of The Expanse stardom, will be starring in and executive producing ‘Troppo,’ the series adaption of CRIMSON LAKE by Candice Fox. NPR reviews I HOLD THE WOLF BY THE EARS + TROUBLE THE SAINTS + HARROW THE NINTH. The New […]

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LJ Summer/Fall 2020 Best Debuts

Library Journal picked out the best Summer/Fall 2020 debuts, and we have to say these books are hot hot hot! CROSSINGS by Alex LandraginLUSTER by Raven LeilaniOTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. MaizesTHE SEVENTH MANSION by Maryse MeijerTHE SIN IN THE STEEL by Ryan Van LoanTHE NIGHTWORKERS by Brian Selfon […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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Booklist Book Clubs Webinar Recap (7/28/20)

If you missed today’s Booklist Book Clubs webinar, here are all the titles we presented that are perfect for discussion. You can also watch the archived presentation here. THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah | 9781250178602 | 2/9/2021WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2020 Indie Next List

The August 2020 Indie Next list features 8 Macmillan titles, including the #1 pick! #1 Pick: MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy ISBN 9781250204028, on sale 8/4/20 A Library Journal Best Debut + 2 starred reviews! “McConaghy’s evocation of a world bereft of wildlife is piercing; Franny’s otherworldliness is captivating, and her extreme misadventures and anguished secrets […]

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Macmillan Preview Booklist Webinar Recap (6/23/20)

In case you missed the Macmillan-palooza Booklist Webinar extravaganza, or if you just can’t get enough of all the forthcoming Mac Lib titles, check out every Adult and YA title we gushed about in the 90 minutes of virtual Macmillan fun. Check out the archived webinar here. Adult AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by […]

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ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth

Welcome, one and all, to our ALA Annual 2020 Alterna-Booth! In lieu of our usual confetti, music, and various shenanigans, we’re bringing you the best that virtual conferences have to offer, including SO MANY title presentations and special author guests! Scroll on, friends; magic and goodies await! ALA Virtual Book Buzz #MacLibFromHome Single-Title Buzzes Book […]

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Booklist Book Buzz: Adult Headliners Recap (5/29/20)

Thank you all for tuning into the Booklist Book Buzz: Adult Headliners webinar. We hope you enjoyed some exciting titles from your couch, floor, bed, or wherever you may be. If you need a quick refresher or weren’t able to be there on Zoom, here are all the titles we presented. Click here for the […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite August titles for the August 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due July 1! MIGRATIONS by Charlotte McConaghy For readers of STATION ELEVEN and EVERYTHING I NEVER TOLD YOU, a debut novel set on the brink of catastrophe, as a young woman chases the world’s last birds—and her own final […]

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