Genre Friday: Sci Fi (4/23/21)

Murderbot discovers a dead body and has to speak to humans (yikes!), and soldiers are standing between humanity and annihilation in this sci fi spotlight. FUGITIVE TELEMETRY by Martha Wells An Indie Next pick! “Hugo and Nebula Award–winner Wells brings her solitude-craving, media-loving killer robot protagonist another step closer to independence in the entertaining sixth […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2020

Booklist has revealed their editors’ top picks of the year’s outstanding books for public library collections, including these Macmillan titles: JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia RankineFRIDA IN AMERICA: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia StahrSIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In […]

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Booklist SFF/Horror 2020 Spotlight

Calling all SFF/Horror fans! Booklist picked the top 10 books and debuts from 2020 that need to be on your shelves. Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror: 2020 NETWORK EFFECT: A Murderbot Novel by Martha WellsUPRIGHT WOMEN WANTED by Sarah Gailey Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts: 2020 THE EMPRESS OF SALT AND FORTUNE by Nghi […]

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Amazon Best Books of 2020 So Far

The tastemakers at Amazon have picked the Best Books of 2020 So Far, and here are the Macmillan titles that made the list! Top 20 SIGH, GONE: A Misfit’s Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In by Phuc TranOONA OUT OF ORDER by Margarita MontimoreTHE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie […]

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Extra! Extra!: May Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. The New York Times reviews PHILOSOPHER OF THE HEART + THE CELESTIAL HUNTER + A HIGH FIVE FOR GLENN BURKE + PELOSI + THE BOOK OF V. + THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION NPR reviews NETWORK EFFECT; Fresh Air interviews John Moe [THE HILARIOUS WORLD […]

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PW Summer Books 2020

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2020 books that should be on your radar: Staff PicksARTIFACT by Arlene HeymanFLYAWAY by Kathleen JenningsTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor TobarTHE LONELINESS OF THE LONG-DISTANCE CARTOONIST by Adrian TomineONE STEP AHEAD: Mastering the Art and Science of Negotiation by David SallyTHE PARIS HOURS by Alex GeorgeTHE VAPORS: A […]

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THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY and NETWORK EFFECT Are May 2020 LibraryReads Picks!

You voted, they counted, and THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie Jenner and NETWORK EFFECT by Martha Wells are LibraryReads picks for May 2020! THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie JennerISBN 9781250248732, on sale 5/26/20 2 starred reviews! “Like Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’s THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, it’s a […]

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GFA: Sci-Fi Round-Up! (4/8/20)

Hello genre readers! In need of a little escape? Today’s Genre For All round-up highlights forthcoming sci-fi picks that will take you out of this world! AXIOM’S END by Lindsay Ellis Alternate history + first contact + Stranger Things meets Arrival By the fall of 2007, one well-timed leak revealing that the U.S. government might […]

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Sneak Peek: May 2020 Indie Next List

The May 2020 Indie Next list features 6 Macmillan titles! THE PARIS HOURS by Alex George ISBN 9781250307187, on sale 5/5/20 “As these four walk the sumptuously evoked streets, George cleverly brings their stories together in a stunning finale that should feel contrived but somehow doesn’t. Or maybe we just don’t care because the novel […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (3/17/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE JANE AUSTEN SOCIETY by Natalie JennerISBN: 9781250248732, on sale 5/26/20 “Readers who enjoy character-driven novels will want to read this book. Like Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows’s THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, it’s a must-purchase for libraries of all sizes.”–Library […]

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