CPL’s 2020 Best of the Best

The excellent folks over at the Chicago Public Library have picked their favorite books of 2020, and 19 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 20 LUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary Mantel Best Adult Books THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskBLACKTOP […]

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Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2020

Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of 2020 are here, and 24 Macmillan titles made the list! Top 10 THE ADDRESS BOOK: A Hidden History of Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre MaskTHE DRAGONS, THE GIANT, THE WOMEN: A Memoir by Wayétu MooreTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor TobarA SAINT FROM TEXAS by Edmund White […]

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2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal Longlist

The 2021 Andrew Carnegie Medal longlists have been announced, and 8 Macmillan titles are in the running! Fiction Longlist PARAKEET by Marie-Helene BertinoBRING ME THE HEAD OF QUENTIN TARANTINO: Stories by Julián Herbert; Translated from the Spanish by Christina MacSweeneyPEW by Catherine LaceyLUSTER by Raven LeilaniJACK by Marilynne RobinsonTHE LAST GREAT ROAD BUM by Héctor […]

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Extra! Extra!: August Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. DEADLINE announced that Thomas Jane, of The Expanse stardom, will be starring in and executive producing ‘Troppo,’ the series adaption of CRIMSON LAKE by Candice Fox. NPR reviews I HOLD THE WOLF BY THE EARS + TROUBLE THE SAINTS + HARROW THE NINTH. The New […]

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Extra! Extra!: July Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. NPR reviews WANT + BLACKTOP WASTELAND  PBS NewsHour interviews Claudia Rankine  The New York Times interviews Brittney Cooper , showcases Virginie Despentes, reviews THE SHADOWS, WANT, THE VAPORS, 22 MINUTES OF UNCONDITIONAL LOVE + COOL FOR AMERICA + CHARACTER + PEW + UNDERWATER + BLACKTOP […]

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Author Spotlight: Catherine Lacey (7/20/20)

Catherine Lacey is an author who takes literary fiction to the next level. Her third novel, PEW, is a foreboding, provocative, and amorphous fable about the world today: its contradictions, its flimsy morality, and the limits of judging others based on their appearance. Catherine pushes boundaries and keeps you guessing with the story of a […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite July titles for the July 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due May 1! THE SHADOWS by Alex North “The complex plot shifts smoothly between past and present with numerous unexpected twists. An overwhelming atmosphere of doom and disaster hovers over the perennial darkness of the nearby woods. This heart-pounding […]

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Extra! Extra!: February Book News

Here are the headlines you may have missed this month. C.J. Box’s Cassie Dewell novels are set to become a television series on ABC, with David Kelley of Ally McBeal, Boston Legal, and Goliath fame creating and producing. Variety reports that MISS AUSTEN has been optioned for TV by Steve Coogan’s production company, Baby Cow […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (2/20/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn “Striking style, memorable characters, and a believably miraculous premise add up to a beautifully crafted first novel.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “A more than noteworthy first foray into contemporary fiction by Hawaiian native Washburn.”–Library Journal, starred […]

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