Kirkus Best Fiction of 2021

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Fiction of 2021! LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS by Ryka AokiDESTROYER OF LIGHT by Jennifer Marie BrissettRAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbySECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskTHE TWILIGHT ZONE by Nona FernándezCROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenEVERYONE KNOWS YOUR MOTHER IS A WITCH by Rivka GalchenZORRIE by Laird HuntMY MONTICELLO by Jocelyn Nicole JohnsonTHE […]

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PW Best Books of 2021

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021! Top 10 SECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskDIRTY WORK: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal PressSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction CROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellOUTLAWED by Anna North Mystery/Thriller THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie […]

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Vote Now in Fallon Summer Reads 2021!

Three Macmillan titles are up for your votes to be chosen as The Tonight Show‘s Fallon Summer Reads pick–vote now! Check out the title announcement here, and make sure to submit your votes by Sunday, July 18th! Macmillan titles up for consideration: THE PLOT by Jean Hanff KorelitzRAZORBLADE TEARS by S.A. CosbyONE LAST STOP by […]

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Author Spotlight: Casey McQuiston (6/15/21)

Casey McQuiston brought love, inclusivity, and the beach read of the year with her debut novel, RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE. In her new queer romantic comedy, Casey has all that plus a dash of time travel to win over readers’ hearts once again. ONE LAST STOP 2 starred reviews, the #1 LibraryReads pick, and […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (5/27/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A coin toss leads to missed opportunities, found chances, and the different paths that land us where we are in Jennie Wexler’s debut WHERE IT ALL LANDS. Watch Emily’s full video here. The impossible becomes possible when a girl has […]

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June 2021 LibraryReads List

You voted, they counted, and ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston (at the #1 spot!) and THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides are LibraryReads picks for June 2021! ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuiston (#1 PICK)ISBN 9781250244499 | on sale 6/1/21 “With all the fun and camp of a drag show (of which this novel features […]

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PW’s Best Summer Reads 2021

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2021 books that should be on your radar: Staff Picks BIG VAPE: The Incendiary Rise of Juul by Jamie DucharmeDOUBLE BLIND by Edward St. AubynTHE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesA MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkMY BEGGING CHART by Keiler RobertsSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction SECOND […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/30/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776 | on sale 5/4/21 “Solomon once again stretches the boundaries of speculative fiction in this distinct and visceral exploration of the trauma of Black and queer bodies in an all-too believable near future.”–Booklist, starred review “They display a maturing control […]

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Sneak Peek: June 2021 Indie Next List

The June 2021 Indie Next list features 8 Macmillan titles! ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuistonISBN 9781250244499 | on sale 6/1/21 “With all the fun and camp of a drag show (of which this novel features more than one) but grounded in the tenderness of first love, this time-slip rom-com is an absolute delight. McQuiston […]

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TLA 2021 Is Virtual!

Texas’ premier librarian gathering is going virtual! Visit our virtual booth for exciting resources PLUS check out our amazing authors on virtual panels throughout the conference! Thursday, April 22 3:00-4:00pm CTRead With Pride: YA LGBTQ+ Lit panelFeaturing Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Julia Lynn Rubin (TROUBLE GIRLS) 4:15-5:15pm CTRadical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas […]

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