Debut Spotlight (3/2/21)

This debut spotlight features a little something for everyone, including literary fiction, short stories, and contemporary romance! OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela Garcia “Garcia’s dexterous debut chronicles the travails of a Cuban immigrant family. Carmen, a Cuban immigrant living in Miami, is worried about her daughter Jeanette’s addiction to drugs and alcohol…This riveting account […]

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Essays and Short Stories (2/24/21)

Today we are spotlighting short stories and essays with 14 stories about the depths of the human heart + essays exploring a senior federal judge’s take on the judiciary today. WILD SWIMS: Stories by Dorthe Nors “In this masterful collection of stories, Danish writer Nors (MIRROR, SHOULDER, SIGNAL, 2015) presents the lives of melancholy characters […]

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Historical Spotlight (2/4/21)

This historical spotlight takes us back to a fateful Manhattan snowstorm and to heartbreak and heroism in 1940s Europe. THE BLIZZARD PARTY by Jack Livings 2 starred reviews! “From acclaimed story writer Livings, a first novel that might be called a detour de force: sprawling, discursive, loose-limbed (and impressive)…An exuberant, everything-and-the-kitchen-sink pleasure.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review […]

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Author Spotlight: André Aciman (1/19/21)

New York Times bestselling author of CALL ME BY YOUR NAME André Aciman is known for his poignant and beautiful writing, from his short stories and memoir to his romances. Now he brings us a new collection of essays with a deep reflection on the mind’s power to shape memories and about what might have […]

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Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list! Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart Horror RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkTHE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy DavidsonTHE LIVING DEAD by George […]

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Happy Half Hour (11/30/20)

Today’s Happy Half Hour features an American town overrun by a mysterious hallucinogen, short stories about broken women, the true story of the Last Call Killer, and the transporting sequel to ALL THAT GLITTERS. AMERICAN DELIRIUM by Betina González | 9781250621283 | 2/16/21LOVE LIKE THAT by Emma Duffy-Comparone | 9781250624550 | 3/9/21LAST CALL: A True […]

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Author Spotlight: Jeffrey Archer (11/17/20)

Number one New York Times bestselling author Jeffrey Archer is back with TWO books for his rabid fans this Fall. Detective William Warwick is back in his second adventure as he is reassigned to the Drugs Squad + twenty of Archer’s most popular and fêted short stories are reimagined alongside beautifully rendered watercolor illustrations. HIDDEN […]

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Spotlight on America (10/28/20)

This spotlight on America features a collection of short stories inspired by the day thousands of women demanded the right to vote, controversial essays on politics in the West, and the politics behind the post-Civil War Amendments. STORIES FROM SUFFRAGETTE CITY Edited by M. J. Rose and Fiona Davis; introduction by Kristin Hannah “A landmark […]

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Author Spotlight: David Leavitt (10/27/20)

In today’s Author Spotlight, the witty and elegant David Leavitt returns with a modern comedy about our current times. SHELTER IN PLACE takes us back to the Saturday after the 2016 election to meet a group of New Yorkers in their Connecticut weekend home for a comic portrait of the months following the election that […]

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GFA Spotlight: TO HOLD UP THE SKY

In this Genre For All spotlight, I’d like to wish a hearty welcome to Julia, one of our pals over at Tor, who’s come to talk about Cixin Liu’s TO HOLD UP THE SKY (on sale today!) + a special offer for librarians. Educators save the world. You know it. I know it. Cixin Liu […]

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