Author Spotlight: Erika Swyler (5/2/19)

Author Spotlight: Erika Swyler (5/2/19)

Erika Swyler is ruling the book world right now with her multi-starred, Library Journal & Indie Next Pick, LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS. Erika Swyler is the author of book club favorite, THE BOOK OF SPECULATION, a national bestseller, a Barnes & Noble Discover, Indie Next, AND LibraryReads pick. Her essays and short fiction have appeared […]

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Four Stars for LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS

Four Stars for LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS

The stars are shining on LIGHT FROM OTHER STARS by the author of the June 2015 LibraryReads pick THE BOOK OF SPECULATION, Erika Swyler! This poignant, fantastical novel just received its fourth starred review! “Swyler’s beautiful story, told in eloquent prose, induces shivers of wonder. This meditation on time, loss, and the depth of human connection […]

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Happy National Library Week 2018!

Happy National Library Week 2018!

It’s National Library Week, and what better way to celebrate than with some of our favorite books by librarians, about libraries, or starring librarians: DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence A September 2017 LibraryReads pick, Gen X-er librarian Spence’s book is a snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of […]

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Booklist’s Spotlight on First Novels, 2016

Booklist’s Spotlight on First Novels, 2016

Booklist‘s recent Spotlight on First Novels revealed several favorite Macmillan debuts: Top 10 First Novels: 2016* (full list) HIDE by Matthew Griffin Griffin follows the relationship between two gay men living on the fringes of society, in constant fear of being found out, through the decades, recalling in flashbacks how they met and stayed together, […]

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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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Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Your Next Book Club Pick Is…

Well, only you know what your library’s book club is reading next, but we will happily share these expert suggestions: The NEA Big Read recently expanded their selection to “offer a selection of books that is contemporary, diverse, and relevant to our times.” Their Macmillan picks are: CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine GILEAD […]

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Help Choose the LibraryReads 2015 “Favorite of Favorites” List

Help Choose the LibraryReads 2015 “Favorite of Favorites” List

The long list has been whittled down to 25 titles and you get to vote again to determine the ultimate LibraryReads 2015 “Favorite of Favorites!” Macmillan titles still in the running include: A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab FIRST FROST by Sarah Addison Allen FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson THE BOOK OF SPECULATION […]

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Happy International E-Book Day!

Happy International E-Book Day!

Today is the second annual International Read an e-Book Day! Share the love on Twitter with the hashtag #eBookLove and tell us what your patrons are e-reading these days. Here’s what they’re e-reading* and loving from Macmillan: Top ten picks: THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah BEACH TOWN by Mary Kay Andrews EVERY FIFTEEN MINUTES by […]

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Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Happy Birthday LibraryReads!

Forget terrible twos, this is a terrific two: Happy Anniversary, LibraryReads! We’re so grateful for your support of the program that we’re giving away TWO super prize packs of ALL Macmillan LibraryReads picks to date! September 2015 #7 FURIOUSLY HAPPY by Jenny Lawson August 2015 #2 THE NATURE OF THE BEAST by Louise Penny #5 […]

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St. Martin’s First – Spring & Fall 2015 E-Samplers

St. Martin’s First – Spring & Fall 2015 E-Samplers

Our friends at St. Martin’s Press have put together two fabulous debut chapter samplers just for you! The samplers are available for direct download on Edelweiss (and each have a corresponding Edelweiss collection) and are Read it Now! titles on NetGalley. Spring/Summer 2015 titles include: EVERYBODY RISE by Stephanie Clifford (an August 2015 LibraryReads pick!) […]

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