Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

Kirkus Best Books of 2015 – Fiction

First, Publishers Weekly, then Library Journal, and now Kirkus Reviews announced their Best of 2015 Fiction lists which include 20 Macmillan titles: Best Fiction THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty A MANUAL FOR CLEANING WOMEN by Lucia Berlin PURITY by Jonathan Franzen LAST RAGGED BREATH by Julia Keller THE DARK FOREST by Cixin Liu CRUCIFIXION CREEK […]

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June is Audiobook Month & Audie Award Winners

June is Audiobook Month & Audie Award Winners

Listen up: June is Audiobook Month! And what better way to kick it off than by celebrating Macmillan Audio’s recent Audie Award winners! Personal Development WHAT I KNOW FOR SURE by Oprah Winfrey (narrated by the author) Short Stories/Collections THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER by Hilary Mantel (narrated by Jane Carr) Fantasy WORDS OF RADIANCE […]

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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 […]

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2015 Audie Awards Finalists

2015 Audie Awards Finalists

Terrific news: our friends at Macmillan Audio have 22 finalists in the 2015 Audie Awards! Business/Educational TALK LIKE TED by Carmine Gallo, read by Carmine Gallo Classic THE ODYSSEY by Homer, translated by Robert Fitzgerald, read by Dan Stevens Fantasy WORDS OF RADIANCE by Brandon Sanderson, read by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading History/Biography ENDURING […]

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New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

New York Times Notable Books Make Great Gifts

AND Macmillan has 26 of ’em! 1. American Innovations 2. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher 3. Can’t and Won’t 4. Faithful and Virtuous Night 5. The Laughing Monsters 6. Lila 7.  The Poetry of Derek Walcott 1948-2013 8. Song of the Shank 9. 10:04 10. American Mirror 11. Being Mortal 12. Can’t We Talk About […]

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Kirkus Best Fiction Books of 2014

Kirkus Best Fiction Books of 2014

Macmillan, oh Macmillan, why must you steal nearly all the spots on Kirkus’ Best Fiction Books of 2014 list? Song of the Shank Steles of the Sky Monday, Monday Wolf in White Van American Innovations Afterparty Broadchurch The Last Illusion Valour & Vanity The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher The Long Way Home In the Light […]

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Happy #BookBday (9/30/14 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (9/30/14 Edition)

Today we wish a big ‘ol #BookBday to: ON IMMUNITY by Eula Biss National Book Critics Circle Award-winner Biss’s examination of and ultimately, support for vaccines is an October 2014 Indie Next pick, a BEA Librarians “Shout ‘n Share” pick, has three outstanding starred reviews, and just recently was announced as a finalist for the […]

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Sneak a peek at Hilary Mantel’s new book!

Sneak a peek at Hilary Mantel’s new book!

Any time Man Booker Prize winner Hilary Mantel has a new book, we can’t wait to get our grubby little paws on it. Her latest, THE ASSASSINATION OF MARGARET THATCHER, is a brilliant collection of contemporary short stories. The New York Times ran the title story in this past weekend’s Book Review—you can read it […]

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