YA Spotlight (1/3/22)

We are kicking off 2022 with two YA retellings including the endearing search for one girl’s birth mother sparkled with some Mamma Mia trope, and a romantic time-traveling take on Romeo and Juliet. WHEN YOU GET THE CHANCE by Emma Lord An Indie Next pick! “Brimming with energy, rapid-fire banter, and affectionate theater references, this […]

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Happy Half Hour (9/27/21)

In this Happy Half Hour, we’re discussing a futuristic retelling of Romeo and Juliet, the start to a new historical rom-com series, a beautiful portrayal of a woman coming to terms with her past, and a gripping tale based on a true scandal. WAKING ROMEO by Kathryn Barker | 9781250174109 | 1/4/22 NEVER FALL FOR […]

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Historical Spotlight: Diversity (11/9/20)

This historical spotlight on diversity features a Senegalese man in the trenches of World War I and a unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the Civil Rights movement. AT NIGHT ALL BLOOD IS BLACK by David Diop 2 starred reviews! “lfa Ndiaye, a young Senegalese man recruited into the French army as a […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (7/31/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! A star showgirl must win a magician’s competition in order to win her freedom in Emily’s #MacLibFromHome pick, Janella Angeles’s unforgettable debut fantasy WHERE DREAMS DESCEND. Watch her full video here. A unique retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during […]

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Happy #BookBday (2/6/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (2/6/18 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah Also available in audio The #1 February 2018 LibraryReads pick, and a February 2018 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! From the author of the worldwide phenomenon, THE NIGHTINGALE, comes a story of a family in crisis and a young […]

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THE GREAT ALONE and FORCE OF NATURE are February 2018 LibraryReads Picks!

THE GREAT ALONE and FORCE OF NATURE are February 2018 LibraryReads Picks!

FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has two books on the February 2018 LibraryReads list! Topping the list at #1 is THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah A February 2018 Indie Next pick with two starred reviews! From the author of the worldwide phenomenon, THE NIGHTINGALE, comes a story of a family in crisis and a young girl […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2018 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: February 2018 Indie Next List

Four Macmillan titles made the February 2018 Indie Next list! THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah One of Publishers Weekly‘s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction picks with two starred reviews! From the author of the worldwide phenomenon, THE NIGHTINGALE, comes a story of a family in crisis and a young girl struggling to survive at the […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the February 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah Two starred reviews! From the author of the worldwide phenomenon, THE NIGHTINGALE, comes a story of a family in crisis and a young girl struggling […]

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Stars for THE GREAT ALONE

Stars for THE GREAT ALONE

Kristin Hannah’s THE NIGHTINGALE was a worldwide bestseller and a book club favorite. Now, Hannah’s sure-to-be instant bestseller, THE GREAT ALONE, has two starred reviews: “Hannah’s follow-up to her series of blockbuster bestsellers will thrill her fans with its combination of Greek tragedy, Romeo and Juliet-like coming-of-age story, and domestic potboiler. She re-creates in magical […]

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Af/Am Fiction

Af/Am Fiction

From contemporary to urban fiction, these three new books by African American writers are perfect for patrons who love romance and drama: AND THEN THERE WAS ME by Sadeqa Johnson The story of Bea, a woman wrestling with motherhood, an unfaithful husband, and a friend who may not be who she seems, all while trying […]

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