We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: THE KAIJU PRESERVATION SOCIETY by John ScalziISBN 9780765389121 | on sale 3/15/22 “A more ethical Jurassic Park meets the camaraderie of Parks and Recreation in this wonderfully witty and refreshingly earnest adventure yarn from Hugo Award winner Scalzi (REDSHIRTS)…equally lighthearted and grounded—and sure to delight.”–Publishers […]
Contemporary American & international literature? Check. Independent publisher? Check. e-Books for Libraries? Check. Graywolf Press is having an e-Books sale for the month of March! If you’re not familiar with this leading independent publisher and their unique publications, then consider this a great way to add some e-Books to your digital shelf. Starting today (February […]
First, Publishers Weekly, then Library Journal, and now Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2015 Fiction lists which include 20 Macmillan titles: Best Fiction THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin PURITY by Jonathan Franzen LAST RAGGED BREATH by Julia Keller THE DARK FOREST by Cixin Liu CRUCIFIXION CREEK […]
Two new books were released yesterday from internationally bestselling author Per Petterson: ASHES IN MY MOUTH, SAND IN MY SHOES and I REFUSE. The two titles are true bookends, as ASHES IN MY MOUTH was Petterson’s debut in 1987 and his latest novel, I REFUSE, is a huge bestseller in his native Norway that has […]
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"[R]eaders who love deep examinations of character will find themselves caught in Audun's voice like a ray of light in a prism, their emotions filtering through in a spectrum of compassion, commiseration and admiration. [...]
"Petterson's prose is brisk and unornamented, perfect for evoking the austere beauty of the Norwegian landscape and yet packed with emotions both powerful and subtle."
The issue also includes an interview with Fiona McCrae, publisher and director of Graywolf Press, on working with translations.
- Don't forget to direct your teen patrons to YALSA's Teens' Top Ten poll: http://www.SurveyMonkey.com/s/TeensTopTen12.
- Our overstuffed A MEMORY OF LIGHT backpack giveaway is still open for those of you interested in taking a peek at Uncharted Pages, our new SF/F recommendation blog hosted by EarlyWord! Contest details here.
- And finally...
MONDAY! MONDAY! MONDAY! The EPIC SHOWDOWN you've all been waiting for: Parrot vs. Kitten! Winner gets the back of the couch.