Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist’s Best Biographies of 2017

Booklist recently shared their Top 10 Biography reading lists of 2017*, including these five Macmillan titles: Top 10 Biographies (full list) BLACK ELK: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson Jackson meticulously chronicles the struggle of the Sioux visionary and medicine man Black Elk to help his embattled people preserve their culture and traditions. […]

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2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2017 Book Prize finalists and we’ve got 11 nominees: Fiction WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell Mystery/Thriller THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire Current Interest CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence A RAGE FOR ORDER: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Robert F. […]

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Booklist’s Best Books of 2016

Booklist’s Best Books of 2016

Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice picks for 2016, and they include 12 Macmillan titles: Booklist Editors’ Choice: Adult Books, 2016 (full list) MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King King, a master at illuminating overlooked facets of art history, tells the full, wondrous, and poignant story of Monet’s […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2016 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2016 Nonfiction lists which include 11 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction of 2016 BULLIES: A FRIENDSHIP by Alex Abramovich THE ART OF WAITING: ON FERTILITY, MEDICINE, AND MOTHERHOOD by Belle Boggs CONSEQUENCE: A MEMOIR by Eric Fair IN THE DARKROOM by Susan Faludi (winner of the 2016 Kirkus Prize for Best […]

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Monet, Madames & the Mitford Sisters

Monet, Madames & the Mitford Sisters

Take a deep dive into the history of Monet, women in WWII Paris, and the Mitford Sisters in these three enthralling nonfiction titles: MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies by Ross King A BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick with THREE starred reviews! “Best-selling King consummately meshes biography with art […]

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Stars for MAD ENCHANTMENT

Stars for MAD ENCHANTMENT

Reviewers are mad for Ross King’s MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies! This BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick has THREE starred reviews: “Best-selling King consummately meshes biography with art history as he turns the creation of one resounding masterpiece into a portal onto the artist’s life. Never before has the […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer THREE starred reviews! Foer’s “intensely imagined and richly rewarding”* new novel focuses on the unraveling of a Jewish-American family in Washington […]

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BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” Picks

BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” Picks

Lovely library friends, we’re having BEA withdrawal. We had TOO MUCH fun, from Anne & Talia’s silly Macmillan Library genie skit to the #librariansonly “Mac Snack Book Attack” where Anne gave our personal book recommendations, ARCs & homemade cookies. We love ya. Y’all love us, too! Check out the Macmillan books your librarian pals recommended […]

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