Max Shelf: Celadon Books

Max Shelf: Celadon Books

Today’s dedicated issue of Shelf Awareness gives a warm welcome to Celadon Books, Macmillan’s new imprint headed up by Jamie Raab and Deb Futter that will publish 20-24 books a year in fiction and nonfiction with commercial potential and literary merit, beginning in 2019. Their motto is “Celadon Books… Time Well Spent.” Both Raab and […]

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Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018

Most Anticipated Books of Fall 2018

Here are the most anticipated books of Fall 2018, according to major media: People Magazine —“The Best Books of Fall” NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty Also available in audio In the BIG LITTLE LIES author’s latest, guests gather at a wellness resort for a life-changing experience, but things are not as they appear. A […]

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September 2018 Stars!

September 2018 Stars!

We’re seeing stars for these forthcoming new books: EVENING IN PARADISE: More Stories by Lucia Berlin “Wonderful… Berlin’s writing achieves a dreamy, delightful effect as it provides a look back through time. This collection should further bolster Berlin’s reputation as one of the strongest short story writers of the 20th century.” — Publishers Weekly, starred […]

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For Your Consideration: November 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: November 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite titles for the November 2018 LibraryReads list! *Votes are due September 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. NINE PERFECT STRANGERS by Liane Moriarty Also available in audio A Most Anticipated Book of Fall 2018! From #1 New York Times bestselling (and LibraryReads “Favorite of […]

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Happy #BookBday (8/7/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (8/7/18 Edition)

We’ve got a BIG #BookBday today (so, extra cake, right??): MEET ME AT THE MUSEUM by Anne Youngson An August 2018 LibraryReads & Indie Next pick and one of Library Journal’s Best Summer 2018 Debuts! For readers of THE GUERNSEY LITERARY AND POTATO PEEL PIE SOCIETY, an epistolary debut novel about a farmer’s wife who […]

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Happy #BookBday (7/10/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (7/10/18 Edition)

Literary fiction, romance, and humor—this #BookBday has it all! IF YOU SEE ME, DON’T SAY HI by Neel Patel A July 2018 Indie Next pick! A bravura debut story collection in the vein of Aziz Ansari and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, about love, family, success, and the experience of being brown in America today. “A melancholic […]

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Sneak Peek: July 2018 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: July 2018 Indie Next List

Four Macmillan titles made the July 2018 Indie Next List! BRING ME BACK by B.A. Paris Also available in audio A June 2018 LibraryReads pick with two starred reviews! The new thriller from the bestselling author of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS about a woman who vanished and may have reappeared to haunt her old lover. “[An] […]

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Happy #BookBday (6/5/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/5/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these top-notch new releases! HOW HARD CAN IT BE? by Allison Pearson Also available in audio A June 2018 LibraryReads pick with THREE starred reviews! Hilarious and poignant, the new adventures of Kate Reddy, the beleaguered heroine of Allison Pearson’s groundbreaking New York Times bestseller I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT. […]

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Happy #BookBday (5/1/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (5/1/18 Edition)

Look at these outstanding new releases, perfect for every patron: MOTHERHOOD by Sheila Heti A May 2018 Indie Next pick and one of PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction picks with two starred reviews! “The subject of the new novel from Heti is neither birth nor child-rearing, but the question of whether to want a child, […]

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For Your Consideration: July 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: July 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the July 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due May 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. BABY TEETH by Zoje Stage Also available in audio THREE starred reviews and Zoje is on the cover of Library Journal’s mystery issue! “WE NEED TO TALK ABOUT […]

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