Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Yesterday Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice Books of 2015, including these 11 Macmillan titles: Adult Books CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan This is an engrossing and powerful story, moving skillfully amid the failure of the never-ending battles and “peace” talks between Israel and Palestine and […]

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SLJ Best Books of 2015

SLJ Best Books of 2015

School Library Journal recently announced their best books of 2015 in several categories and four Macmillan titles made the cut! Young Adult CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell Adult Books 4 Teens MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS by Jennine Capó Crucet PURITY by Jonathan Franzen THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah Click here to see the full […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

Librarians often ask for recommendations of adult titles that their teen patrons will enjoy. These adult titles are in-house favorites at Macmillan, and are perfectly appropriate and accessible to teens. Mix it up by giving them a taste of reading choices that they won’t find on the young adult shelves. MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (8/18/15)

Teen Talk Tuesday (8/18/15)

Hey hey, it’s time for YA! Books, that is. Check out the latest & greatest from Griffin Teen & SMP, then join us and @earlyword later today at 5pm EST for Early Word YA Galley Chat (NEW hashtag: #ewgcya) to brag about your favorite teen reads! THE CRYSTAL KINGDOM by Amanda Hocking (The Kanin Chronicles #3) […]

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St. Martin’s First – Spring & Fall 2015 E-Samplers

St. Martin’s First – Spring & Fall 2015 E-Samplers

Our friends at St. Martin’s Press have put together two fabulous debut chapter samplers just for you! The samplers are available for direct download on Edelweiss (and each have a corresponding Edelweiss collection) and are Read it Now! titles on NetGalley. Spring/Summer 2015 titles include: EVERYBODY RISE by Stephanie Clifford (an August 2015 LibraryReads pick!) […]

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First Novel Prize Longlist

First Novel Prize Longlist

The Center for Fiction recently announced the longlist for their First Novel Prize and six great Macmillan debuts made the list! THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips FIND ME by Laura van den Berg LANDFALLS by Naomi J. Williams MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS by Jennine Capó Crucet THE SUNLIT NIGHT by Rebecca Dinerstein THE […]

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Friday Reads: Starred Debuts

Friday Reads: Starred Debuts

Happy Friday! Today we’re curling up with two debut novels that have already received several starred reviews: LANDFALLS by Naomi J. Williams “Tracing the movements of France’s ill-fated Lapérouse maritime expedition in the late eighteenth century, Williams’ exceptional debut isn’t your traditional seafaring yarn and is all the stronger and more penetrating for it. Full […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2015 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2015 LibraryReads Titles

  Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles now for the August 2015* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2015 deadlines. THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny Nine-year-old Laurent Lepage loves to tell tall tales so extraordinary no one can possibly believe him. When he […]

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Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

OMG you guys—it’s time for our annual list of teen and YA-OK titles! And of course we’re more excited than a basket of kittens in yarn to share our favorites with you! Before we get too tangled up, make sure that you’re pre-approved on Edelweiss to download all of our available e-galleys. Click here to […]

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