Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes a fantasy conclusion, a hip-hop biography, & a heartwarming dog story (& more)! THE RISE OF MAGICKS: Chronicles of The One, Book 3 by Nora RobertsThe #1 New York Times bestselling author of YEAR ONE and OF BLOOD AND BONE concludes her stunning new trilogy praised […]

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A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

A Special Spooky Round-Up (10/31/19)

From the bone-chilling, blood-curdling, trick-or-treat ready halls of Macmillan comes a round-up of some ghoulishly delightful horror treats from the past year. Grab your favorite candy and curl up with your black cat while reading these spooktacular books. THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North A Publishers Weekly Best Book of Summer 2019 + two starred […]

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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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Coming to a Screen Near You!

Coming to a Screen Near You!

Keep an eye out for these book adaptations headed to the big and small screens: Movie Mania! SILENCE by Shusaku Endo This movie adaptation of Endo’s classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver is “shaping up to be this year’s THE […]

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THE DRY and BEHIND HER EYES are January 2017 LibraryReads Picks!

THE DRY and BEHIND HER EYES are January 2017 LibraryReads Picks!

FANTASTIC NEWS! Macmillan has two mysteries on the December 2016/January 2017 LibraryReads list! Coming in at #3 is THE DRY by Jane Harper A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick with THREE starred reviews! “Luke lied. You lied. Be at the funeral.” This is the note Federal Agent Aaron Falk receives after hearing […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: February 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the February 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due December 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. A DARKNESS ABSOLUTE by Kelley Armstrong In the follow-up to Armstrong’s May 2016 LibraryReads pick, CITY OF THE LOST, Rockton town detective Casey Duncan and sheriff’s deputy Will […]

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Minotaur Stars Roundup

Minotaur Stars Roundup

We’re seeing *stars* for these four excellent mysteries: A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny (FOUR STARS) “The lyrical 12th entry in bestseller Penny’s remarkable series, which has won multiple Agatha awards, finds former Chief Insp. Armand Gamache coming out of retirement to clean up the corrupt Süreté Academy du Québec. This complex novel deals with […]

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Oh the Horror!

Oh the Horror!

October? More like Shocktober! Here are new horror novels to get you in the Halloween spirit: FUTURISTIC VIOLENCE AND FANCY SUITS by David Wong Two stars for Wong’s latest SF/horror/humor mash-up in which a barista inherits a fortune from her estranged billionaire father, as well as a high-dollar contract on her head and a prime […]

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The Southern Reach trilogy is Awesome!

The Southern Reach trilogy is Awesome!

Yup. It’s totally 100% true. Jeff VanderMeer’s Southern Reach trilogy is totally awesome. Imagine if J.J. Abrams, Margaret Atwood, and Alan Weisman collaborated on a novel…the books are futuristic supernatural thrillers, part science fiction, part dystopian, part horror, all amazing. Stephen King is a big fan and the New York Times Book Review recently gave […]

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For Your Consideration: September LibraryReads titles

For Your Consideration: September LibraryReads titles

The days are long and hot and we’re already looking forward to Fall and cooling temperatures. Get a head start with these recommended September titles and nominate your favorites for the September 2014 LibraryReads list (due August 1)! BROADCHURCH by Erin Kelly This brilliant novelization of the hit television show Broadchurch follows Detectives Alec Hardy […]

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