Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best Books

Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best Books

We’ve got 14 books on Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership. Fiction A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN by Elsa Hart A MANUAL […]

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FSG Dominates the NYTBR Top 10 Books of 2015 List!

FSG Dominates the NYTBR Top 10 Books of 2015 List!

Earlier this week we told you about the New York Times Notable Books of 2015, but today the New York Times Book Review unveiled their 10 Best Books of 2015 and 4 of them are published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux! A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN: Selected Stories by Lucia Berlin Berlin, who died in […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2015

New York Times Notable Books of 2015

The gray lady picked 20 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE BEAUTIFUL BUREAUCRAT by Helen Phillips An administrative worker’s experiences pose existential questions in Phillips’s riveting, drolly surreal debut novel. CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine A meditation, in prose poems, images and essays, on what it means to be black in our racially […]

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2015 Goodreads Choice Awards

2015 Goodreads Choice Awards

Goodreads launched their annual Choice Awards this week and we’re proud to say that Macmillan has 28 nominees in the Opening Round! Click here to vote for your favorites and we’ll keep you updated as the tournament progresses. Our 2015 Winners: THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah (Best Historical Fiction) and BENEATH THE SURFACE by John Hargrove […]

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PW Best Books of 2015

PW Best Books of 2015

We’re barely into November, yet signs of the year-end are already here: Starbucks busted out the red cups and Publishers Weekly is first out of the gate with their Best Books of 2015 list. Here are the Macmillan gems that made the cut: Top 10 IMPERIUM by Christian Kracht THE ARGONAUTS by Maggie Nelson Fiction […]

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Thriller Thursday + 2015 CWA Dagger Shortlist

Thriller Thursday + 2015 CWA Dagger Shortlist

We’ve got three new mysteries starring P.I.s for you this #ThrillerThursday, but first awards news! The 2015 CWA Dagger shortlist was revealed earlier this week and we have two nominees in the Non Fiction category: A KIM JONG-IL PRODUCTION: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress, and a Young Dictator’s Rise […]

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Raves for ONE OF US

Raves for ONE OF US

In ONE OF US, journalist Åsne Seierstad delivers a vivid, thoroughly researched, and suspenseful account of the horrific events that transpired on July 22, 2011 in Norway — what led up to it, and the trial that followed. One of Publishers Weekly‘s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2015, the book is now available and receiving rave […]

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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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PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2015

PW’s Most Anticipated Books of Spring 2015

Publishers Weekly recently announced their Spring 2015 TBR pile (including debuts) and 10 Macmillan titles made the cut! FICTION THE WHITES by Richard Price writing as Harry Brandt On Sale: February 17 “Price (LUSH LIFE) is one whale of a storyteller by any name, as evinced by the debut of his new brand—okay, Brandt—a gripping, […]

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