Chicago Public Library’s 2018 Best of the Best

Chicago Public Library’s 2018 Best of the Best

Remember when we said librarians had the best taste in books?  Well feast your eyes on the Chicago Public Library’s favorite books of 2018!  Top 10 SEVERANCE by Ling Ma Adult WHEN EINSTEIN WALKED WITH GÖDEL: Excursions to the Edge of Thought by Jim Holt GIRLS BURN BRIGHTER by Shobha Rao SMALL ANIMALS: Parenthood in […]

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Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

Library Journal’s Best Books of 2018

The year-end best-of lists are still rolling in, and now we’re proud to announce that Library Journal‘s Best Books of 2018 includes 21 Macmillan titles: Crime Fiction A DEATH OF NO IMPORTANCE by Mariah Fredericks Graphic Novels WOMAN WORLD by Aminder Dhaliwal SABRINA by Nick Drnaso BERLIN by Jason Lutes Horror THE MERRY SPINSTER: Tales […]

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NYPL Best Books of 2018

NYPL Best Books of 2018

Librarians obviously have the best taste in books, so we’re super excited to share the New York Public Library’s 2018 Best Books for Adults!  Top Ten WOMAN WORLD by Aminder Dhaliwal Edge-of-Your-Seat Reads THE WIFE BETWEEN US by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen Escape to Another World SEMIOSIS by Sue Burke Fiction BROTHER by David […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2018

New York Times Notable Books of 2018

Oh happy happy day! The New York Times picked 13 Macmillan titles  to join their Notable Books of 2018 list. GO US! Fiction EARLY WORK by Andrew Martin EVERYTHING UNDER by Daisy Johnson KUDOS by Rachel Cusk THE NEIGHBORHOOD by Mario Vargas Llosa; Translated from the Spanish by Edith Grossman THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by […]

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Vote Now in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018

Vote Now in the Goodreads Choice Awards 2018

Voting for the 10th Annual Goodreads Choice Awards is now open! Goodreads has gathered the best titles from across all genres, and we’re happy to share the Macmillan titles currently nominated for your voting pleasure. Voting for the opening round closes November 4th, so head over to Goodreads and submit your votes now. Fiction NINE […]

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2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist

2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist

Congratulations to all of the fantastic books on the 2018 Man Booker Prize longlist, especially these three Macmillan titles: SABRINA by Nick Drnaso EVERYTHING UNDER by Daisy Johnson MILKMAN by Anna Burns (currently scheduled for US release in Fall 2019 from Graywolf Press) The shortlist will be announced on September 20 and the winner will […]

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July 2018 All-Stars

July 2018 All-Stars

Whether it’s literary fiction, mystery, poetry, or graphic novels, these books all have the same thing in common: multiple starred reviews! THE GOLDEN STATE by Lydia Kiesling “Kiesling’s intimate, culturally perceptive debut portrays a frazzled mother and a fractious America, both verging on meltdown. But perhaps best of all is her thought-provoking portrait of a […]

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Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Welcome to the 2018 Books for Teens post! I am Emily Day, Macmillan’s Library Marketing Assistant / YA Specialist and your host and curator of this post. I recently moved to NYC from Boston, where I worked as a bookseller at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, an intern at Charlesbridge Publishing and the Horn Book, and […]

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2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

2017 LA Times Book Prize Nominees

The Los Angeles Times announced their 2017 Book Prize finalists and we’ve got 11 nominees: Fiction WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell Mystery/Thriller THE NORTH WATER by Ian McGuire Current Interest CITY OF THORNS by Ben Rawlence A RAGE FOR ORDER: The Middle East in Turmoil, from Tahrir Square to ISIS by Robert F. […]

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