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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

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 […]

Read More…

Poems, Short Stories, and Essays Round-Up (9/3/20)

Today’s spotlight is on bite-sized literary goodness: intimate essays on race, short stories that blend mythic and modern, and poems exploring the female experience. JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine 4 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Rankine once again opens a literary window into the Black experience, for those willing to […]

Read More…

Short Stories Round-Up (7/28/20)

Today we celebrate the art of the short story with a collection of women on the verge + a glimpse into the debauched kinship of boys and girls straddling adolescence and adulthood behind the doors of a fraternity house. I HOLD A WOLF BY THE EARS: Stories by Laura van den Berg 2 starred reviews […]

Read More…

For Your Consideration: October 2020 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite October titles for the October 2020 LibraryReads list! Votes due September 1! DEAR CHILD by Romy Hausmann Email amanda.rountree@macmillan.com to request a NetGalley download widget. “The multiple points of view and numerous plot twists sustain the breakneck pacing, but the book’s real power lies in the author’s insightful […]

Read More…

css.php