Society and the Future (8/19/20)

Today we look at society and the future with an analysis of how our drastically changing world will begin to look, a detailed account of the machinery and technology that has changed our intimate lives, and demands for creating and embracing education with equality. 2030: How Today’s Biggest Trends Will Collide and Reshape the Future […]

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Happy #PubDay (3/10/20)

People using technology to hide from unwanted feelings and two men stranded at sea pushing themselves to stay alive–both in this #pubday celebration! YOU WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN: Stories by Mary South “South’s stories are both funny and profound, often on the same page, but perhaps her best skill is plumbing the intricacies of loneliness, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (2/26/20)

This nonfiction round-up spotlights an analysis of the thing that brings us all together yet tears us apart: the internet. LURKING: How a Person Became a User by Joanne McNeil In a shockingly short amount of time, the internet has bound people around the world together and torn us apart and changed not just the […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (1/15/20)

Saving a zoo under ISIS control + how artificial intelligence will erode employment + skills and principles of how to be a leader + an illustrated collection of love and relationship advice = this nonfiction round-up. FATHER OF LIONS: One Man’s Remarkable Quest to Save the Mosul Zoo by Louise Callaghan “Callaghan’s (Middle East correspondent, […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/20/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (11/20/19)

How design is reshaping life in the twenty-first century, rock’s most exciting era, a city’s bankruptcy, & the twentieth anniversary of a lavishly illustrated classic –find it all in this nonfiction round-up. USER FRIENDLY: How the Hidden Rules of Design Are Changing the Way We Live, Work, and Play by Cliff Kuang and Robert Fabricant […]

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September 2018 Nonfiction

September 2018 Nonfiction

From history to education to health, these new titles are perfect for your shelves: HEART: A History by Sandeep Jauhar An ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Pick! “Deftly alternating between key historical episodes and his own work, cardiologist Jauhar tells the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the […]

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November 2017 Nonfiction

November 2017 Nonfiction

November brings a bounty of excellent new nonfiction to your library’s shelves! PROMISE ME, DAD: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose by Joe Biden The vice president pens a deeply moving memoir about the most challenging professional and personal year in which he lost his son to brain cancer. “The book is a backstage […]

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2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

2017 Goodreads Choice Awards

Goodreads launched their annual Choice Awards yesterday and Macmillan has a whopping 47 nominees in the running! Click here to vote for your favorites and we’ll keep you updated as the tournament progresses. Voting Schedule Opening Round: Oct. 31 – Nov. 5 Semifinal Round: Nov. 7 – 12 Final Round: Nov. 14 – 27 Winners […]

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Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Reading Roundup

Memorial Day Weekend 2017 Reading Roundup

Memorial Day weekend is here (hooray!) and we’re stacking our to-read piles with these major media-recommended books: Entertainment Weekly — Summer’s Must-Read Books BOUNDLESS by Jillian Tamaki Cartoonist Tamaki dazzles with her impressive range in this collection, marrying each short story to a different artistic style. Whether she’s writing and drawing about the pitfalls of […]

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Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer”

Buzzfeed’s “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer”

Buzzfeed chose eight excellent books from Macmillan as part of their “Exciting New Books You Need To Read This Summer” feature: THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey Catherine Lacey’s novel THE ANSWERS centers around people looking for the answers to love, to emotions, to ailing bodies. Mary, a young woman in New York City, is desperate […]

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