2022 Locus Awards Finalists

Congratulations to Macmillan’s 2022 Locus Awards Finalists! SCIENCE FICTION NOVEL THE ECHO WIFE by Sarah Gailey A DESOLATION CALLED PEACE by Arkady MartineYOU SEXY THING by Cat RamboHUMMINGBIRD SALAMANDER by Jeff VanderMeer FANTASY NOVEL LIGHT FROM UNCOMMON STARS by Ryka AokiTHE WITNESS FOR THE DEAD by Katherine AddisonUNDER THE WHISPERING DOOR by TJ KluneSOULSTAR by C.L. […]

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2022 ALA Awards Roundup

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for RUSA’s various reading lists this year! The 2022 selections of the Reading List is an annual best-of list comprising eight different fiction genres for adult readers. A shortlist of honor titles, up to 4 per genre, was also announced. For […]

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Chicago Public Library’s 2021 Best of the Best

A team of Chicago Public Librarians have picked their best books of 2021, and 20 Macmillan titles are on the list! FOR ADULTS BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU by Sally RooneyCHASING ME TO MY GRAVE by Winfred RembertTHE CHOSEN AND THE BEAUTIFUL by Nghi VoTHE ECHO WIFE by Sarah GaileyGIRLHOOD by Melissa FebosTHE HOSPITAL by Brian AlexanderTHE LAST HOUSE ON NEEDLESS […]

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PW Best Books of 2021

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021! Top 10 SECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskDIRTY WORK: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal PressSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction CROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellOUTLAWED by Anna North Mystery/Thriller THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie […]

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Booklist 2021 Fantasy/Sci-Fi/Horror Spotlight

Booklist knows the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, and Horror books you’ll want on your shelves this year! Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror A MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkSORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon Top 10 SF/Fantasy & Horror Debuts SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-ChanSUN-DAUGHTERS, SEA-DAUGHTERS by Aimee Ogden Spectrum of Horror: From Shivers to […]

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Fiercely Female (5/18/21)

Today we’re spotlighting fiercely female books with a girl on the run with her four-year-old niece, a genre-bending story of a pregnant woman fleeing for the woods, and a richly imagined life of the world’s first feminist. THE NEWCOMER by Mary Kay Andrews An Indie Next pick and a LibraryReads pick! “Andrews (HELLO, SUMMER, 2020) […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/30/21)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SORROWLAND by Rivers SolomonISBN 9780374266776 | on sale 5/4/21 “Solomon once again stretches the boundaries of speculative fiction in this distinct and visceral exploration of the trauma of Black and queer bodies in an all-too believable near future.”–Booklist, starred review “They display a maturing control […]

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Register Now: Lounging in the Library

Registration is now open for the #librariansonly event of the summer–Lounging in the Library: an afternoon of authors in conversation…in their comfiest clothing! Outcasts and outlaws. Secrets and skeletons. Dancers, dangers, and divorce. Found families and fear. Join Library Journal and the Mac Lib team for this June 16 webinar as our authors take on […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (4/23/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Twin witches must protect their world from ancient mythological monsters in the first book in a new trilogy from P.C. and Kristin Cast, SPELLS TROUBLE. Watch Emily’s full video here. Karin Tanabe tells one woman’s journey from Manhattan society to […]

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Sneak Peek: May 2021 Indie Next List

The May 2021 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! THE PLOT by Jean Hanff KorelitzISBN 9781250790767, on sale 5/11/21 “Deep character development, an impressively thick tapestry of intertwining story lines, and a candid glimpse into the publishing business make this a page-turner of the highest order. Korelitz deserves acclaim for her own perfect plot.”–Publishers […]

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