March Medals Madness!

March Medals Madness!

It’s March Madness and we’ve got brackets on the brain! We’re excited to see Arizona and North Carolina in the Sweet Sixteen, but we’re even MORE jazzed about ALA’s March Medals Madness where you can vote to predict the 2015 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction for a chance to win books […]

Read More…

A Robot and a Dream

A Robot and a Dream

Spare Parts: Four Undocumented Teenagers, One Ugly Robot, and the Battle for the American Dream by Joshua Davis In 2004, four Latino teenagers arrived at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Robotics Competition at the University of California, Santa Barbara. They were born in Mexico but raised in Phoenix, Arizona, where they attended an underfunded public […]

Read More…

2015 Community Reads Recommendations

2015 Community Reads Recommendations

Although our Academic Marketing division created the “Books for the First-Year Experience” for colleges and universities, we strongly believe that the titles featured in this catalog foster the sort of discussion and self-reflection that make library-led, city-wide reading programs so memorable.  The updated catalog for 2015 is now available and features titles such as: ON […]

Read More…

2014 Tri-State Book Buzz titles

2014 Tri-State Book Buzz titles

Today is the Tri-State Book Buzz where Anne presented all the glorious upcoming titles listed below! We wouldn’t want anyone to miss out on the fun, so here are the books she talked about: Blockbuster Bestsellers SAVING GRACE by Jane Green (On Sale: Dec. 30) THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah (On Sale: Feb. 3) Women’s […]

Read More…

Books for Boys

Books for Boys

This season Macmillan Library is all about boys and their adventures in growing up.  The boys whose DIY robot bests MIT, the boys who attend a terrifyingly real boarding school (in the future), and the boys who use gaming as a means of salvation…   We’re getting to know them all. Won’t you join us? SPARE […]

Read More…

For Your Consideration: December and January LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: December and January LibraryReads Titles

Nominations for the January 2015 LibraryReads list (which also includes December 2014 titles this time) are due on November 20. Here’s what we recommend: December 2014 titles SAVING GRACE by Jane Green Grace and Ted Chapman are a literary power couple whose marriage is anything but perfect. So it’s good news when the new assistant […]

Read More…

Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

Books for Teens 2015: It’s All the Rage

OMG you guys—it’s time for our annual list of teen and YA-OK titles! And of course we’re more excited than a basket of kittens in yarn to share our favorites with you! Before we get too tangled up, make sure that you’re pre-approved on Edelweiss to download all of our available e-galleys. Click here to […]

Read More…

css.php