Happy #BookBday (9/27/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/27/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to three whimsical, mythical reads: DON’T I KNOW YOU? by Marni Jackson This debut “whimsical collection of linked stories” (Kirkus Reviews) follows one woman’s life from age 16 to 60, and what happens when certain celebrities—Neil Young, Meryl Streep, John Updike, Taylor Swift, Karl Ove Knausgaard—start turning up in her private life, at […]

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LJ Genre Spotlight: SF/Fantasy

LJ Genre Spotlight: SF/Fantasy

Library Journal‘s genre spotlight on SF/Fantasy has so much Macmillan goodness, it’s out of this world! A MULTIPLICITY OF CHARACTERS September marks the publication of James Tiptree Jr. Literary Award–winning short story writer Nisi Shawl’s highly anticipated first novel, EVERFAIR, a steampunk alternate history set in the Belgian Congo. “It’s as diverse in about as […]

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Friday Reads: Fantasy

Friday Reads: Fantasy

An assassin, a saint, and a warrior walk into our #FridayReads… NEVERNIGHT by Jay Kristoff “Launching the Nevernight fantasy series, Kristoff (the Lotus War trilogy) creates a splendid world of corruption and violence. Absorbing in its complexity and bold in its bloodiness, this beginning promises (and delivers) equal shares of beauty and decay. With a […]

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Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

Booklist “Best Bets for Book Clubs” Webinar Titles

What’s the best way to get your library’s book club talking? Read and recommend these discussion-worthy Macmillan titles that Talia presented at yesterday’s Booklist‘s “Best Bets for Book Clubs” collection development webinar: THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erika Swyler (download the guide) Tale of Shikanoko series by Lian Hearn (download the guide for all 4 […]

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For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: September 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the September 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due July 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer THREE starred reviews! Foer’s “intensely imagined and richly rewarding”* new novel focuses on the unraveling of a Jewish-American family in Washington […]

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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup

Sci-Fi/Fantasy Roundup

These new & forthcoming science fiction & fantasy titles will transport you to another world: SPELLS OF BLOOD AND KIN by Claire Humphrey “Human warmth underlies this exciting and furiously paced fable of fur, fangs, and family. Emphasizing intricate family dynamics alongside shape-changing and magic, Humphrey’s debut merges victim and victimizer, reality and the occult. […]

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For Your Consideration: August 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: August 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the August 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due June 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. A GREAT RECKONING by Louise Penny FOUR STARRED REVIEWS! In the 12th book in Penny’s #1 New York Times bestselling series, Inspector Armand Gamache has come out of retirement to […]

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LJ’s ALA Midwinter 2016 Galley Guide

LJ’s ALA Midwinter 2016 Galley Guide

Worried you’ll miss a hot new galley at ALA Midwinter? Fear not! Library Journal‘s Barbara Hoffert did some sleuthing in advance for you. Here are her top picks from the Macmillan booth (#1806): THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S WIFE by Suzanne Joinson “Lyrical historical fiction set partly in 1920s Jerusalem.” THE LAST PAINTING OF SARA DE VOS by […]

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