Thriller Thursday: Crime (10/22/20)

This Thriller Thursday spotlights crime with the true story of a turning point in Mob history and a crime fiction debut about a family of money launderers. A BROTHERHOOD BETRAYED: The Man Behind the Rise and Fall of Murder, Inc. by Michael Cannell “Cannell dials in the right level of detail in this grim story […]

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Staff Picks Happy Hour (7/16/20)

You’re cordially invited to join our Mac Lib Staff Picks Happy Hour! Grab your beverage of choice, find your favorite chair/porch spot, and let’s talk BOOKS! THE BOOK OF DARRYL by The GogglesISBN 9780374115319, on sale 11/10/20 For sixteen-year-old Darryl, life in Roman-occupied Nazareth is a real drag—especially when everyone at your high school thinks […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2017 – Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2017 Nonfiction lists which include 13 Macmillan titles: Best Nonfiction (full list) INCENDIARY: The Psychiatrist, the Mad Bomber, and the Invention of Criminal Profiling by Michael Cannell FALLEN GLORY: The Lives and Deaths of History’s Greatest Buildings by James Crawford FREUD: The Making of an Illusion by Frederick Crews […]

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New York Times Summer Reading Recommendations

New York Times Summer Reading Recommendations

The gray lady recently revealed several Summer 2017 reading lists in mystery, horror, graphic novels, and more, including these 10 Macmillan titles: True Crime (full list) In his lively literary biography ARTHUR AND SHERLOCK: Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes, Michael Sims traces the real-life inspiration for the first “scientific detective” to the renowned […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/27/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/27/17 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to new, mysteries, thrillers & true crime! A SINGLE SPY by William Christie Two starred reviews! During WWII, young Russian spy with divided loyalties, under deep cover in Nazi Germany, uncovers an assassination plot that could change the course of history. “With detailed historical events, compelling characters, and plenty of heart-grabbing moments, this […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. WALKAWAY by Cory Doctorow Two starred reviews! Cory Doctorow’s first adult novel in eight years: a “sweeping epic” (Booklist, starred review) of revolution, love, post-scarcity, and the end […]

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Thriller Thursday (1/5/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (1/5/16 Edition)

New year, new mysteries! A happy #ThrillerThursday to MRS. SHERLOCK HOLMES: The True Story of New York City’s Greatest Female Detective and the 1917 Missing Girl Case That Captivated a Nation by Brad Ricca! Kirkus‘s starred review said, “The author of SUPER BOYS: The Amazing Adventures of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster—The Creators of Superman […]

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