Winter 2019–2020 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

Winter 2019–2020 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview

Hey all you book club hosters, the Winter 2019–2020 Indie Next List for Reading Groups Preview includes 8 Macmillan titles! Top 10 #1: SHE WOULD BE KING by Wayétu Moore Family & Coming of Age THE FAMILY TABOR by Cherise Wolas Backlisted But Not Forgotten 300 ARGUMENTS by Sarah Manguso PYONGYANG: A Journey in North […]

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Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Debut Picks + Reading Groups Preview Summer 2019

Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Debut Picks + Reading Groups Preview Summer 2019

The American Booksellers Association’s Summer/Fall 2019 Indies Introduce Adult Debut picks, honoring the top upcoming debuts (publishing between June and November 2019), include IN WEST MILLS! IN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles Winslow PW Best Book of the Summer + Library Journal Editors’ Pick & Best Debut + Two starred reviews! “Winslow’s heroine isn’t easy […]

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Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Did you know that October is National Reading Group Month? It’s true! This weekend, Anne will participate in Ocean County Library’s “Book Discussion Leaders Tea” event where she’ll share these book club picks: Bestsellers THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts Literary THEY […]

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Winter 2017-2018 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

Winter 2017-2018 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

The Winter 2017-2018 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes four Macmillan titles! Top Ten THE HOUR OF LAND: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams 300 ARGUMENTS: Essays by Sarah Manguso Of Writers and Readers CABO DE GATA by Eugen Ruge, translated by Anthea Bell Family and Coming-of-Age HERE I […]

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Summer 2017 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

Summer 2017 Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

The Summer 2017 Indie Next List for Reading Groups includes seven Macmillan titles! Top Ten SLEEPING ON JUPITER by Anuradha Roy ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders Small Bites 100 ESSAYS I DON’T HAVE TIME TO WRITE by Sarah Ruhl WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier […]

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All Things Ann Cleeves! (And a Free Murder Mystery Game)

All Things Ann Cleeves! (And a Free Murder Mystery Game)

Friends, we can’t get enough of Ann Cleeves. The prolific mystery author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland Island series is being awarded the Crime Writers’ Association (CWA) Diamond Dagger, which is the highest honor in British Crime Writing! Did you also know that in 2016, Ann was appointed as a National Libraries Day ambassador, […]

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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 “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

What’s the best way to get your library’s book club talking? Read and recommend these discussion-worthy Macmillan titles that Talia presented at yesterday’s Booklist‘s “Best Bets for Book Clubs” collection development webinar: THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler (download the guide) Tale of Shikanoko series by Lian Hearn (download the guide for all 4 […]

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Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

Indie Next Picks for Book Clubs

The Summer 2015 Indie Next List for Reading Groups features six Macmillan titles! Top Ten THE EMPATHY EXAMS by Leslie Jamison THE PLOVER by Brian Doyle RADIANCE OF TOMORROW by Ishmael Beah SHOTGUN LOVESONGS by Nickolas Butler Familes… And Other Challenges THE GLASS KITCHEN by Linda Francis Lee Exciting New Voices THE WIVES OF LOS ALAMOS […]

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