FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

FIRE AND FURY Frenzy!

Media is at a fever pitch for Michael Wolff’s FIRE AND FURY: Inside the Trump White House! 1st Serial Excerpt New York Magazine (on stands 1/8, online now) TV 1/5 The Today Show 1/7 Meet the Press 1/8 CBS This Morning 1/8 Morning Joe 1/8 MSNBC, Katy Tur 1/8 NBC Nightly News 1/8 MSNBC, Lawrence […]

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All-in-One “Best Books of 2017”

All-in-One “Best Books of 2017”

*drumroll please* For your collection development joy, here are all of our “Best Books of 2017” lists in one place! Publishers Weekly Kirkus Reviews — Fiction, Nonfiction, Teen Library Journal — Best Books of 2017 & Notable Books of 2017 School Library Journal‘s Best Adult Books 4 Teens Booklist Editors’ Choice 2017 New York Times Book Review […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2017

New York Times Notable Books of 2017

The gray lady picked 14 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE DARK FLOOD RISES by Margaret Drabble 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokoyama TRANSIT by Rachel Cusk WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier Nonfiction AGE OF ANGER: A History […]

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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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NYT Notable Books of 2016

NYT Notable Books of 2016

The New York Times announced their Notable Books of 2016, including these 17 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay Szalay writes with voluptuous authority about masculinity under duress in this novel in stories. BLACK WATER by Louise Doughty Expecting to be assassinated, the hero of this excellent novel grapples […]

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Agatha Raisin’s on TV!

Agatha Raisin’s on TV!

If you don’t know M.C. Beaton‘s feisty, gloriously non-pc PR maven-turned-amateur sleuth, Agatha Raisin, you should. She solves many a murder (and falls desperately for many a man) in the cozy Cotswold village of Carsely, which isn’t quite as peaceful as it seems. Readers familiar with Agatha’s adventures can now watch them on the small […]

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2016 Summer Reading Roundup

2016 Summer Reading Roundup

Major media declared these 27 Macmillan books Summer 2016 must-reads: Fiction TRULY MADLY GUILTY by Liane Moriarty (Entertainment Weekly, St. Louis Post Dispatch) THE CHILDREN by Ann Leary (People Magazine) THE SPORT OF KINGS by C.E. Morgan (O Magazine) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell (Buzzfeed) GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter […]

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Thriller Thursday (4/23/15 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (4/23/15 Edition)

Whether you’re looking to read true crime, a psychological thriller, or settle in with your favorite old (or new) detective, we’ve got the perfect #ThrillerThursday mystery for you: ONE OF US by Åsne Seierstad “The nonfiction horror story told in ONE OF US moves slowly, inexorably and with tremendous authority. It’s said that exact detail […]

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#ThrillerThursday: The Softer Side (11/13/14 Edition)

#ThrillerThursday: The Softer Side (11/13/14 Edition)

Victorian England’s amateur sleuth Charles Lenox has been compared to Sherlock Holmes and Dorothy L. Sayers’s Lord Peter Wimsey — his creator, Charles Finch, has been compared to Agatha Christie and Anne Perry. My dear librarian, why haven’t you dipped into this delightful series, yet? A BEAUTIFUL BLUE DEATH “Vividly capturing the essence of Victorian […]

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Sneak a peek at Hilary Mantel’s new book!

Sneak a peek at Hilary Mantel’s new book!

Any time Man Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel has a new book, we can’t wait to get our grubby little paws on it. Her latest, THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER, is a brilliant collection of contemporary short stories. The New York Times ran the title story in this past weekend’s Book Review—you can read it […]

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