Book + Author: Raven Leilani

Come join us! Register to participate in the next event in Macmillan’s Book + Author series: a virtual book club event with award-winning author Raven Leilani for the paperback release of her instant New York Times bestseller LUSTER. Tune in to hear a discussion with Hanif Abdurraqib and participate in the live Q&A. Book + […]

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Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2020

Kirkus Reviews includes 37 Macmillan titles in their Best Books of 2020! Fiction PIRANESI by Susanna ClarkeCLEANNESS by Garth GreenwellMASTER OF POISONS by Andrea HairstonBEOWULF: A NEW TRANSLATION by Maria Dahvana HeadleyTROUBLE THE SAINTS by Alaya Dawn JohnsonLUSTER by Raven LeilaniTHE MIRROR & THE LIGHT by Hilary MantelALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE […]

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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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LUSTER Wins the 2020 Kirkus Prize

A huge congratulations goes out to Raven Leilani and her debut novel, LUSTER, for winning the 2020 Kirkus Prize for Fiction! “Leilani’s characters act in ways that often defy explanation, and that is part of what makes them so alive and so mesmerizing: Whose behavior, in real life, can be reduced to simple cause and […]

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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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2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2020 Kirkus Prize Finalists! LUSTER by Raven Leilani“Sharp, strange, propellant—and a whole lot of fun.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review THE ADDRESS BOOK: What Street Addresses Reveal About Identity, Race, Wealth, and Power by Deirdre Mask“A standout book of sociological history and current affairs.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review Winners will be announced on November 5. […]

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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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LJ Summer/Fall 2020 Best Debuts

Library Journal picked out the best Summer/Fall 2020 debuts, and we have to say these books are hot hot hot! CROSSINGS by Alex LandraginLUSTER by Raven LeilaniOTHER PEOPLE’S PETS by R.L. MaizesTHE SEVENTH MANSION by Maryse MeijerTHE SIN IN THE STEEL by Ryan Van LoanTHE NIGHTWORKERS by Brian Selfon […]

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Women 2020: Badasses (8/3/20)

Today’s Women 2020 Spotlight features a plethora of badass, strong women including the last Ninth House necromancer here to save the day, a struggling twenty-something artist, a woman on an epic adventure to find herself, a wife on a quest to Africa to save her husband, and a history-making Latina politician. HARROW THE NINTH by […]

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Booklist Book Clubs Webinar Recap (7/28/20)

If you missed today’s Booklist Book Clubs webinar, here are all the titles we presented that are perfect for discussion. You can also watch the archived presentation here. THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah | 9781250178602 | 2/9/2021WE BEGIN AT THE END by Chris Whitaker | 9781250759665 | 3/9/2021THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF ADDIE LARUE by […]

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