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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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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2016 Summer Reading Roundup

2016 Summer Reading Roundup

Major media declared these 27 Macmillan books Summer 2016 must-reads: Fiction TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty (Entertainment Weekly, St. Louis Post Dispatch) THE CHILDREN by Ann Leary (People Magazine) THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan (O Magazine) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell (Buzzfeed) GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter […]

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A FURIOUSLY HAPPY BookBday!

A FURIOUSLY HAPPY BookBday!

Today we send Texas-sized #BookBday wishes to Jenny “The Bloggess” Lawson and FURIOUSLY HAPPY! It’s a September 2015 LibraryReads pick, an October 2015 Indie Next pick, an ALA 2015 “Read ‘n Rave” pick, and a BEA 2015 “Shout ‘n Share” selection…and that was all the stuff before the book went on sale. The media is […]

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Friday Reads: Literary Standouts

Friday Reads: Literary Standouts

TGIF! This weekend we recommend you soak up the sun while enjoying one of these recent literary standouts on shelves now: A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin “[Lucia Berlin] may just be the best writer you’ve never heard of…” (Publishers Weekly, boxed & starred review) and her short story collection has received THREE […]

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Friday Reads: PURITY

Friday Reads: PURITY

Excitement is high and buzz is building for our #FridayReads pick, PURITY by Jonathan Franzen. His conversation with Laura Miller at BEA was covered by Vulture, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, Publishers Weekly, Associated Press, and USA Today. PURITY is one of Publishers Weekly‘s top ten literary fiction selections for Fall 2015 and has THREE […]

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It’s THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE For Me!

It’s THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE For Me!

Ok, not really, but it is for James Rebanks. A shepherd living and working in the Lake District of Northern England, Rebanks impulsively started a Twitter account (@herdyshepherd1) and shared his ancient way of life, becoming a 21st century James Herriot. Now his first book, THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape, is […]

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Fabulous FIND ME!

Fabulous FIND ME!

The praise for Laura van den Berg’s FIND ME is an embarrassment of riches—we simply HAVE to share it with you: “Pleasingly strange… impressively original… [van den Berg’s] dark sensibilities call to mind the great Joy Williams, a master at portraying life on the margins… FIND ME has a funny way of resonating beyond its […]

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Thriller Thursday Bonus: THE WHITES

Thriller Thursday Bonus: THE WHITES

The secret about THE WHITES‘ Harry Brandt is out—he’s Richard Price, aka the most incredible writer of realistic NYC-based cop novels. And it’s no secret that THE WHITES is freakin’ AMAZING! It’s a USA Today “New & Noteworthy” pick, a Publishers Weekly Book of the Week (2/16/15), and one of Kirkus Reviews‘ New Books You Shouldn’t […]

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Happy Belated #BookBday to WOLF IN WHITE VAN

Happy Belated #BookBday to WOLF IN WHITE VAN

Today we’d like to wish a belated #BookBday to WOLF IN WHITE VAN by John Darnielle, who also happens to be the front man of the indie band The Mountain Goats. In this literary debut, teenager Sean Phillips is isolated by a horrific injury that left him disfigured. He seeks solace in creating new worlds […]

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