NYT Summer Reads 2019

NYT Summer Reads 2019

The New York Times has picked their favorite summer reads, so grab your favorite cool beverage, chair, and the nearest patch of sunshine and get reading! A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY by M. T. Edvardsson IN PUTIN’S FOOTSTEPS: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones by Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler […]

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PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Chooses HEART

PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Chooses HEART

The PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This,” has chosen Sandeep Jauhar’s HEART: A HISTORY as its January pick! For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar […]

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Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018

Most Anticipated Books of Summer 2018

Drumroll, please…. Here are the most anticipated books of Summer 2018, according to major media: New York Times — “Refreshing Books to Read This Summer” TEN ARGUMENTS FOR DELETING YOUR SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS RIGHT NOW by Jaron Lanier SOMETHING WONDERFUL: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution by Todd S. Purdum THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote […]

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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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NYTBR’s 10 Best Books of 2017 & Editor’s Picks

NYTBR’s 10 Best Books of 2017 & Editor’s Picks

HOORAY! Two nonfiction titles made the New York Times Book Review‘s “10 Best Books of 2017” list and five more (plus two honorable mentions) are New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017! LOCKING UP OUR OWN: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr. A former public defender in Washington, Forman has […]

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Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer”

Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer”

Buzzfeed chose eight excellent books from Macmillan as part of their “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer” feature: THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey Catherine Lacey’s novel THE ANSWERS centers around people looking for the answers to love, to emotions, to ailing bodies. Mary, a young woman in New York City, is desperate […]

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FSG Dominates NYTBR Covers!

FSG Dominates NYTBR Covers!

We can’t help but notice a trend—Farrar, Straus & Giroux titles have been dominating the cover of the New York Times Book Review for the past month! SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokohama (February 26 issue) “Superb… This novel is a real, out-of-the-blue original. I’ve never read anything like it. Yokoyama has written five previous novels […]

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Friday Reads: Memoirs

Friday Reads: Memoirs

Happy Friday! We’re reading two excellent memoirs this weekend: IN THE DARKROOM by Susan Faludi Pulitzer-winning journalist and feminist author Faludi’s “wrought and multi-layered memoir”* reveals that her estranged father came out to her as transgender at age 76. Both O Magazine and People Magazine chose it for their Best Books of Summer 2016 lists […]

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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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June is Audiobook Month

June is Audiobook Month

Hear hear, June is Audiobook Month! And what better way to kick it off than by celebrating Macmillan Audio’s recent Audie Award winners! Fiction THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah, read by Polly Stone Thriller/Suspense THE PATRIOT THREAT by Steve Berry, read by Scott Brick Humor FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson, read by the author Even […]

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