Winter 2016–2017 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

Winter 2016–2017 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

The Winter 2016–2017 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes seven Macmillan titles! Top Ten BLACK MAN IN A WHITE COAT: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine by Damon Tweedy, M.D. GRIEF IS THE THING WITH FEATHERS by Max Porter Extraordinary Lives HOME IS BURNING: A Memoir by Dan Marshall ROSALIE LIGHTNING: A Graphic […]

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Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Booklist Editors’ Choice 2015

Yesterday Booklist revealed their Editors’ Choice Books of 2015, including these 11 Macmillan titles: Adult Books CHILDREN OF THE STONE: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan This is an engrossing and powerful story, moving skillfully amid the failure of the never-ending battles and “peace” talks between Israel and Palestine and […]

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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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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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SLJ Best Books of 2015

SLJ Best Books of 2015

School Library Journal recently announced their best books of 2015 in several categories and four Macmillan titles made the cut! Young Adult CARRY ON by Rainbow Rowell Adult Books 4 Teens MAKE YOUR HOME AMONG STRANGERS by Jennine Capó Crucet PURITY by Jonathan Franzen THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah Click here to see the full […]

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Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

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 […]

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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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2016 Carnegie Medals Longlist

2016 Carnegie Medals Longlist

The 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Longlist was announced today and we’re proud to have 6 nominees: Fiction OUTLINE by Rachel Cusk PURITY by Jonathan Franzen Nonfiction GIVE US THE BALLOT: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari Berman LISTENING TO STONE: The Art and Life of […]

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Happy #BookBday (9/1/15 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/1/15 Edition)

Happy September! A new month brings new books to your shelves: PURITY by Jonathan Franzen Franzen’s latest magnum opus is HERE!! It’s already topping Fall Books lists (Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, Entertainment Weekly), has three starred reviews, and is earning raves from Michiko Kakutani/NYT, Time, the Washington Post, and so many more. “PURITY is a novel […]

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EW Fall Books Preview

EW Fall Books Preview

Entertainment Weekly gave us a sneak preview of this year’s “dazzlingly rich” fall season in a recent issue guest edited by Andy Cohen (hey there, MOST TALKATIVE!). While only their list of Blockbuster Novels is available online, Anne’s got the scoop on all the other Macmillan picks: Blockbuster Novels PURITY by Jonathan Franzen In Franzen’s […]

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