A Message from Talia: 5 Happy Books

Last Friday around 3:00 PM, and after a particularly difficult week, I asked the department for their 5 “happy” books. As usual, I’m breaking my own rules and instead of listing books, below are the top 5 things that make me happy…  Talia The way my dog reacts when my husband gets home from work Weekend naps […]

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Happy #PubDay (11/19/19)

Happy #PubDay (11/19/19)

A man’s story written entirely in lists, an adventure-packed fantasy with magical beasts and unexpected heroes, and a unique fantasy world filled with winged lizards and dragons–all in today’s #PubDay celebration! TWENTY-ONE TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE by Matthew Dicks A November LibraryReads Pick and a December Indie Next List Pick! “Often moving, sometimes shocking, always entertaining, […]

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Sneak Peek: December 2019 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: December 2019 Indie Next List

Macmillan rules the December Indie Next list with the #1 spot plus FIVE more titles! #1 Pick: WAKE, SIREN: Ovid Resung by Nina MacLaughlin 2 starred reviews! “Provocative reinterpretations of some very old stories… Vital, vivid, and angry.“–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “The free mingling of ancient characters with elements of workaday modern life won’t please […]

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TWENTY-ONE TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE = a November LibraryReads Pick!

Librarians love TWENTY-ONE TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE! You voted, they counted, and now Matthew Dicks’ novel-in-lists is a November LibraryReads pick. TWENTY-ONE TRUTHS ABOUT LOVE by Matthew Dicks “Often moving, sometimes shocking, always entertaining, this superbly crafted work emphasizes the incalculable variety of the novel form.”–Booklist Now, don’t forget to read and vote for your favorite […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2019 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2019 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite November titles for the November 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due October 1! THE RISE OF MAGICKS: Chronicles of The One, Book 3 by Nora Roberts “Deftly wielding her own brand of literary magic, Roberts once again merges mesmerizing characters, inventive plotting, and propulsive pacing as she presents the […]

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Most Downloaded E-Galleys on Edelweiss

Most Downloaded E-Galleys on Edelweiss

Pile on to that virtual TBR with one of our most downloaded Edelweiss e-galleys! A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD by Therese Anne Fowler From the author of A WELL-BEHAVED WOMAN and Z comes a stunning page-turner about two very different families living side by side in an idyllic neighborhood–and the summer that changes their lives forever. THE […]

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2017 Nutmeg Award Nominees

2017 Nutmeg Award Nominees

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks & SWAY by Kat Spears are nominees for the 2017 Nutmeg Book Awards! The Nutmeg Book Award encourages children in grades 2-12 to read quality literature and to choose their favorite from a list of nominated titles. Jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Library Association (CLA) and the […]

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Happy #BookBday (9/8/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/8/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these new books on shelves now! BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT by Damon Tweedy A BEA 2015 Editor’s Buzz & “Shout ‘n Share” selection, an ALA Annual 2015 “Read ‘n Rave” selection, a September 2015 Indie Next pick AND a Barnes & Noble Fall 2015 Discover Great New Writers pick! “Tweedy, an African […]

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International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2014 nominees

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2014 nominees

We're pleased to announce that Macmillan has 17 books longlisted for the International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, which honors works of fiction with high literary merit. Nominees include:

BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel

THE DREAM OF THE CELT by Mario Vargas Llosa

THE FORRESTS by Emily Perkins

HHhH by Laurent Binet

THE HOUSE I LOVED by Tatiana de Rosnay

THE HUNGER ANGEL by Herta Müller

IGNORANCE by Michèle Roberts

JACK HOLMES AND HIS FRIEND by Edmund White

A LADY CYCLIST’S GUIDE TO KASHGAR by Suzanne Joinson

THE LIGHT OF AMSTERDAM by David Park

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks

MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan

MY STRUGGLE: Book 1 by Karl Ove Knausgaard

PAINTER OF SILENCE by Georgina Harding

A POSSIBLE LIFE by Sebastian Faulks

THE TELEPORTATION ACCIDENT by Ned Beauman

TRAVELER OF THE CENTURY by Andrés Neuman

View the full list of nominees here.  

The shortlist will be announced on April 9, 2014 and the Lord Mayor of Dublin will announce the winner on June, 12 2014. Congratulations!
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The Ultimate #BookBattle2 Webinar Title List

The Ultimate #BookBattle2 Webinar Title List

Today at 2pm Talia and Chris (Sterling) are going head-to-head in a reprise of their Oscar-nominated book buzz performance from ALA Annual and you don't want to miss it this time around. Sign up now!

UPDATE: This event is now over. The archived Booklist webinar will be available here soon!

Here's a sneak peek at the books that Talia will be talking about this afternoon (and see her full slide deck here!). WARNING: Major spoilers below!

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50 SHADES OF GREY Read-Alikes:

WILD CARD by Lora Leigh

BLUSH by Opal Carew

PANIC SNAP by Laura Reese

TOPPING FROM BELOW by Laura Reese

Adult Titles:

THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny

A KILLING IN THE HILLS by Julia Keller

ROGUE by Mark Sullivan

YOUNG PHILBY by Robert Littell

CHINESE WHISKERS by Pallavi Aiyar

PAW PRINTS IN THE MOONLIGHT by Denis O'Connor

MEMOIRS OF AN IMAGINARY FRIEND by Matthew Dicks

THE FORGETTING TREE by Tatjana Soli

THE ELEMENTALS by Francesca Lia Block

GRACE GROWS by Shelle Sumners

HOW I CAME TO SPARKLE AGAIN by Kaya McLaren

MR. PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan

STORMDANCER by Jay Kristoff

THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS by David Wong

SHAKESPEARE'S TREMOR AND ORWELL'S COUGH by John J. Ross, M.D.

WE KILLED by Yael Kohen

Teen Titles:

WAKE and LULLABY by Amanda Hocking

BENEATH THE GLITTER by Elle & Blair Fowler

ECHO by Alyson Noel

DEATH AND THE GIRL NEXT DOOR by Darynda Jones

WHISPERS AT MOONRISE by C.C. Hunter

THIS IS NOT A TEST by Courtney Summers

SPARK by Amy Kathleen Ryan

GLITCH by Heather Anastasiu

MIDNIGHT CITY by J. Barton Mitchell

THE HUNT by Andrew Fukuda

And, of course...

PIPPI MOVES IN! by Astrid Lindgren

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