PW Best Books of 2021

Announcing the Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2021! Top 10 SECOND PLACE by Rachel CuskDIRTY WORK: Essential Jobs and the Hidden Toll of Inequality in America by Eyal PressSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction CROSSROADS by Jonathan FranzenDEAR MISS METROPOLITAN by Carolyn FerrellOUTLAWED by Anna North Mystery/Thriller THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie […]

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PW’s Best Summer Reads 2021

Publishers Weekly picked the Summer 2021 books that should be on your radar: Staff Picks BIG VAPE: The Incendiary Rise of Juul by Jamie DucharmeDOUBLE BLIND by Edward St. AubynTHE MAIDENS by Alex MichaelidesA MASTER OF DJINN by P. Djèlí ClarkMY BEGGING CHART by Keiler RobertsSOMEBODY’S DAUGHTER: A Memoir by Ashley C. Ford Fiction SECOND […]

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Debut Spotlight (5/4/21)

This debut spotlight includes the suspenseful story of a photographer’s obsession, a Greek myth retelling, an epic fantasy filled with goblins and goddesses, an all girls’ boarding school with deep secrets, and a romantic story set against a Cape Cod summer. THE PHOTOGRAPHER by Mary Dixie Carter An Indie Next pick! “Delta Dawn, the narrator […]

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Sneak Peek: June 2021 Indie Next List

The June 2021 Indie Next list features 8 Macmillan titles! ONE LAST STOP by Casey McQuistonISBN 9781250244499 | on sale 6/1/21 “With all the fun and camp of a drag show (of which this novel features more than one) but grounded in the tenderness of first love, this time-slip rom-com is an absolute delight. McQuiston […]

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Booklist Mystery / Thriller Webinar Recap (4/27/21)

Just in case you missed today’s chilling and heart-pounding Booklist Mystery and Thriller webinar, or need a refresher, check out all the titles we presented that are sure to keep you on your toes. Check out the archived presentation here. THE MAIDENS by Alex Michaelides | 9781250304452 | 6/15/21 THE MADNESS OF CROWDS by Louise […]

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Happy Half Hour (3/22/21)

This Happy Half Hour, we are talking about a story that is too good not to steal, a photographer editing herself into a perfect family, a YA love story of self-discovery, and an ode to the dazzling life of the world’s first feminist. THE PLOT by Jean Hanff Korelitz | 9781250790767 |5/11/21 THE PHOTOGRAPHER by […]

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The Debut Review (3/10/21)

This Debut Review features three titles from unique and transporting new voices, including a modern and feminist retelling of a Greek mythology favorite, a look behind the lens of an obsessive photographer, and a stunning YA story about finding yourself in unexpected ways. ARIADNE by Jennifer Saint We can’t get enough of smart, feminist retellings […]

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For Your Consideration: May 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite May titles for the May 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due April 1! ARIADNE by Jennifer SaintISBN 9781250773586, on sale 5/4/21 “Saint’s enchanting debut retells the myth of the minotaur through the eyes of Ariadne, daughter of King Minos of Crete… Saint expertly highlights how often the women of […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (2/4/21)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! An assassin must team up with her old boss to defeat a new threat in Francesca Flores’ DIAMOND CITY sequel, SHADOW CITY. Watch Emily’s full video here. Envy and obsession reign when a photographer wants to edit herself into a […]

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ALA Midwinter Pre-Game Recap (1/21/21)

Thank you for coming to ALA Midwinter Pre-Game with MacLib & Tor/Forge. We had so much fun presenting our forthcoming YA and Adult titles and hearing from our amazing panelists. In case you need a refresher or weren’t able to tune in, check out the book buzz title list below. You can also watch a […]

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