Happy #BookBday (8/9/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (8/9/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to five new novels and true crime story bound to be a bestseller: ADNAN’S STORY: The Search for Truth and Justice After Serial by Rabia Chaudry Two starred reviews! “Chaudry uses her unique perspective to craft a gripping and meticulously detailed account of the case including letters, court transcripts, and documentary evidence that […]

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Friday Reads: Starred Historical Fiction

Friday Reads: Starred Historical Fiction

TGIF! Today’s #FridayReads picks are two historical novels with multiple starred reviews! THE CHOSEN ONES by Steve Sem-Sandberg THREE starred reviews! One of Europe’s most revered novelists recounts a terrible, forgotten incident in Nazi-era Vienna. “Gorgeous prose and stark imagery, along with Sem-Sandberg’s penchant for the absurd and surreal, provide an unsettling and vivid glimpse […]

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Sneak Peek: August 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: August 2016 Indie Next List

The August 2016 Indie Next list includes six Macmillan titles! THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach A BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick! A hilarious and powerful first novel about a disabled boy who finds love and hope in a Russian hospital. “An auspicious, gut-wrenching, wonderful debut.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review […]

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ALA Annual 2016 Book Buzz Titles

ALA Annual 2016 Book Buzz Titles

Here’s a sneak peek at all the great Macmillan books that Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth will be sharing at the “Two for the Show” book buzz this afternoon from 2:30-3:15pm at the Book Buzz Theater (on the show floor at the end of the 1200 aisle near booths 1275 & 1375): BEHIND CLOSED DOORS* | […]

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Maximum Shelf: I WILL SEND RAIN

Maximum Shelf: I WILL SEND RAIN

Today’s Maximum Shelf Awareness feature is I WILL SEND RAIN, from acclaimed and award-winning author Rae Meadows. “Rae Meadows’s new historical novel sets timeless domestic issues against the hard times of the Dust Bowl. Themes of marital drift, infidelity, financial insecurity and the limiting of women’s options make the past feel modern and create an […]

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BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” Picks

BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” Picks

Lovely library friends, we’re having BEA withdrawal. We had TOO MUCH fun, from Anne & Talia’s silly Macmillan Library genie skit to the #librariansonly “Mac Snack Book Attack” where Anne gave our personal book recommendations, ARCs & homemade cookies. We love ya. Y’all love us, too! Check out the Macmillan books your librarian pals recommended […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the August 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! In the 12th book in Penny’s #1 New York Times bestselling series, Inspector Armand Gamache has come out of retirement to […]

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TxLA 2016 Book Buzz Titles

TxLA 2016 Book Buzz Titles

It’s the last day of TxLA! Come grab the last of our books in the Macmillan Adult booth #1544 but first, hear Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth share her favorite forthcoming Macmillan titles at Book Buzz: The New Books Are Coming from 8:00-9:50am in room 370 A-F. Have a conflict or not at TxLA? We’ve got […]

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PLA Booklist Book Buzz Titles

PLA Booklist Book Buzz Titles

Talia is about to tell you about her favorite Macmillan titles at this morning’s Booklist Book Buzz in a few minutes, but we didn’t want the #plaleftbehind to be left out. Here are Talia’s top picks: INHERIT THE BONES by Emily Littlejohn THE HOMEPLACE by Kevin Wolf BADLANDS by C.J. Box ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by […]

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Macmillan Library @ LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog & BEA 2016!

Macmillan Library @ LJ/SLJ Day of Dialog & BEA 2016!

BookExpo America ​is just around the corner and we ​can’t wait to see you in Chicago at L​ibrary ​J​ournal​ & S​chool ​L​ibrary ​J​ournal​’s Day of Dialog, at BEA in the Macmillan booth (#1958-1959), and at these great ​events.​ *As always, our schedule is subject to change.  Please check back often! Wednesday, May 11 Library Journal‘s […]

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