Our 2020 ALA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! ADULT RUSA NOTABLES LIST An annual best-of list comprised of twenty six titles written for adult readers and published in the US including fiction, nonfiction and poetry. TRUST EXERCISE by Susan Choi […]

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2019 (Booth #1511)

Come stroll the National Mall with us at ALA Annual 2019 in Washington, DC! We’ll have tons of events, authors, and ARC giveaways in our booth (#1511), so check out our schedule below and RSVP ASAP! Friday, June 21 In-booth signing with Mariah Fredericks (DEATH OF A NEW AMERICAN) 5:30 PM | Booth 1511 Saturday, […]

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Our 2019 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2019 Reading List (The Reading List is an annual best-of list comprised of eight different fiction genres for adult readers selected by RUSA’s Reading List Council.) Adrenaline Short ListJAR OF HEARTS by […]

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Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2018 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL […]

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ALA Annual 2017 – Sunday Events

ALA Annual 2017 – Sunday Events

Good morning, Chicago! We look forward to seeing your smiling faces at the events below and in the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen, Flatiron Books YA, Wednesday Books) booth #2714! Literary Tastes Breakfast with Gregg Hurwitz 8:00-10:00am Hyatt Regency McCormick | Prairie Room Add to your schedule Join Gregg Hurwitz (ORPHAN X) as he discusses his work and […]

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Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2017 (Booth #2714)

Macmillan Library @ ALA Annual 2017 (Booth #2714)

We can’t wait to see you in Chicago at ALA Annual! Stop by the Macmillan Adult (Griffin Teen, Flatiron Books YA & Wednesday Books) booth #2714 and RSVP to all of our events! Friday, June 23 In-booth signing with Annie Spence 5:30-6:30pm McCormick Place | Booth #2714 Librarian Annie Spence will offer personalized book recommendations […]

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Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2017 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach IN THE COUNTRY […]

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Our 2016 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2016 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congrats to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2016 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): BONES & ALL by Camille De Angelis FUTURISTIC VIOLENCE AND FANCY SUITS by David Wong HUMANS OF NEW YORK: […]

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2013 RUSA Notable Books, Listen List, & Reading List

2013 RUSA Notable Books, Listen List, & Reading List

 

Thank you to the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) who share their fine reading and listening lists with us every year!

Below are the excellent titles published and distributed by Macmillan that were honored with a place on one of the 2013 lists.

Congratulations to all!

RUSA’s 2013 Notable Books List:

Outstanding fiction, nonfiction and poetry for adult readers.

Fiction:

HALF-BLOOD BLUES by Esi Edugyan

Nonfiction:

LEONARDO AND THE LAST SUPPER by Ross King

Poetry:

"Inferno" by Dante, Trans. Mary Jo Bang., Illus. Henrik Drescher

See all of the RUSA Notable Book winners here!

RUSA’s 2013 Listen List highlights:

Audiobooks that provide extraordinary listening experiences.

BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel, Narrated by Simon Vance

THE INQUISITOR by Mark Allen Smith, Narrated by Ari Fliakos

MR PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan, Narrated by Ari Fliakos

See the full Listen List here!

RUSA’s 2013 Reading List:

Top picks in adrenaline, mystery, romance, sci-fi, women’s fiction and other genres.

Adrenaline:

THE SURVIVOR by Gregg Hurwitz (short list) 

THE INQUISITOR by Mark Allen Smith (short list) 

Historical Fiction:

BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel (WINNER) 

Horror:

THE RITUAL by Adam Nevill (WINNER) 

THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS by David Wong (short list)

Mystery:

THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny (short list)

DON'T EVER GET OLD by Daniel Friedman (short list)

See the full Reading List here!

Again, thank you to RUSA and to all of the hard-working librarians on their selection committees!

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RUSA’s 2012 Notable Books & Reading List

RUSA’s 2012 Notable Books & Reading List

The 2012 RUSA reading list is in!

Between the noshable hors d'oeuvres, the wine, and the charming company, we had a riotous time at the announcement ceremony in Dallas. Yes, we were whooping and hollering when they listed books we love!

Don't believe me? Boom: proof.

Library Journal reported, "Some of the announcements were greeted by quite a bit of excitement, especially from Robin Nesbitt (on Twitter, @robnesb) of Columbus Metropolitan Library; Alene Moroni (@surlyspice) of King County Library System, WA; Talia Sherer (@macmillanlib) of Macmillan Library Marketing; and Stephanie Chase (@acornsandnuts) of Mutnomah County Library." So, yeah, we were excited.

RUSA ladiesNow, on to the books!

2012 Reading List

ADRENALINE
Shortlisted:

NOW YOU SEE ME by S. J. Bolton
YOU'RE NEXT by Gregg Hurwitz

MYSTERY
Winner:

THE DEVOTION OF SUSPECT X by Keigo Higashino 

Shortlisted:

KILLED AT THE WHIM OF A HAT by Colin Cotterill 
A TRICK OF THE LIGHT by Louise Penny 

SCIENCE FICTION
Shortlisted:

THE QUANTUM THIEF by Hannu Rajaniemi 

See the complete list of RUSA winners, short lists, and read-alikes here.

2012 Notable Books List

NONFICTION:

THINKING, FAST AND SLOW by Daniel Kahneman 

See RUSA's complete list of Notable Books here.

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