2018 Audie Award Nominees

2018 Audie Award Nominees

Listen to this great news: Macmillan Audio has 10 finalists for the 2018 Audie Awards! Best Male Narrator GLASS HOUSES by Louise Penny, read by Robert Bathurst Fiction I LIKED MY LIFE by Abby Fabiaschi, read by Susan Bennett, Dan Bittner, Therese Plummer History/Biography MY LIFE, MY LOVE, MY LEGACY by Coretta Scott King as […]

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NPR’s 2017 Book Concierge Picks

NPR’s 2017 Book Concierge Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live and it includes nearly 50 Macmillan titles!! 300 ARGUMENTS: Essays by Sarah Manguso 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster AFFLUENCE WITHOUT ABUNDANCE: The Disappearing World Of The Bushmen by James Suzman AGE OF ANGER: A History Of the Present by Pankaj Mishra THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey AUTONOMOUS by […]

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Happy International Womens Day!

Happy International Womens Day!

March is Women’s History Month and today happens to be International Womens Day! Ladies, we salute you, and we recommend these titles: DIVIDED WE STAND: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics by Marjorie J. Spruill THIS FIGHT IS OUR FIGHT: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class by Elizabeth […]

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Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month! To celebrate, we’re having an e-Book sale all month long, and we’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of nearly 200 titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights: Nonfiction TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson A […]

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Nonfiction All-Stars

Nonfiction All-Stars

We’re seeing lots of stars for these terrific nonfiction titles: THE NOVEL OF THE CENTURY: The Extraordinary Adventure of Les Misérables by David Bellos — 3 stars! “A renowned French translator explores the life and legacy of Les Misérables. Anyone who loves Hugo, France, and the French language will revel in this delightful book that […]

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ALA Midwinter 2017 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

ALA Midwinter 2017 “Three’s Company” Book Buzz Titles

Here are LOTS of reading recommendations courtesy of Talia’s “Three’s Company” Book Buzz at ALA Midwinter 2017: ECHOES IN DEATH by J.D. Robb | 9781250123114 | Out: Feb. 7 COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts | 9781250123077 | Out: June 6 (LR: 4/20) EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES by Daniel Wallace | 9781250118455 | Out: May 30 (LR: 3/20) […]

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Friday Reads: Strong Women!

Friday Reads: Strong Women!

TGIF, librarian friends! Our #FridayReads are powerful stories about strong women: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming A Barnes & Noble Spring 2017 Discover pick! An extraordinary portrait of Doaa Zamel, a Syrian refugee who managed to survive the horrendous September 2014 Mediterranean shipwreck that claimed almost 500 lives, from the […]

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Listen & Yearn – LJ Audio Spotlight

Listen & Yearn – LJ Audio Spotlight

According to Library Journal‘s recent audio spotlight, audiobooks are continuing their meteoric rise, increasing more than 20% in the last two consecutive years thanks to increasing awareness of the format and the popularity of digital downloads. The number of available titles expanded as well, so it’s no surprise that the tail end of 2016 and […]

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For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite December 2016 AND January 2017 titles for the January 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due November 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. THE DRY by Jane Harper * A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick * * THREE starred reviews * “Luke lied. You lied. Be […]

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