Coming to a Screen Near You!

Coming to a Screen Near You!

Keep an eye out for these book adaptations headed to the big and small screens: Movie Mania! SILENCE by Shusaku Endo This movie adaptation of Endo’s classic novel of enduring faith in dangerous times, directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield, Liam Neeson, and Adam Driver is “shaping up to be this year’s THE […]

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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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THE REVENANT Rules the 2016 Oscar Race!

THE REVENANT Rules the 2016 Oscar Race!

It’s a #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. It has 3 GOLDEN GLOBE WINS: Best Motion Picture – Drama Best Director, Alejandro Iñárritu Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Drama, Leonardo DiCaprio And now, THE REVENANT  has 12 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINATIONS: Best Picture Best Director, Alejandro G. Iñárritu Best Actor, Leonardo DiCaprio […]

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Friday Reads: M​ovie ​T​ie​-I​​​n​ Edition

Friday Reads: M​ovie ​T​ie​-I​​​n​ Edition

Lots of Macmillan books are making their way from page to screen this fall: THE REVENANT by Michael Punke This tale of retribution on the American Frontier when a fur trapper is mauled by a bear and left for dead stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, and was directed by Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu who won an […]

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Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Maximum Shelf Awareness: Picador Turns 20!

Today’s issue of Maximum Shelf Awareness is all about Picador! Learn about the imprint’s rich 20-year history and its stellar list of authors, including Paul Auster, Jeff Chang, Michael Cunningham, Jeffrey Eugenides, Jonathan Franzen, Atul Gawande, Elizabeth Kolbert, Ann Leary, Hilary Mantel, Marilynne Robinson, Robin Sloan, Olen Steinhauer, Hector Tobar and Adelle Waldman, among others. […]

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REVENANT Movie Trailer!

REVENANT Movie Trailer!

Leonardo DiCaprio. Tom Hardy. The guy who made Birdman (Alejandro Gonzalez Iñárritu). Yes, yes, and YES! We can’t wait to grab a tub of popcorn and head to the theater after seeing the movie trailer for THE REVENANT, based on the book by Michael Punke. A story of retribution on the American Frontier, DiCaprio stars […]

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Happy #BookBday! (01/06/15)

Happy #BookBday! (01/06/15)

Happy #Bookbday to: A Pleasure and a Calling by Phil Hogan “British writer Hogan’s fourth novel is a gripping psychological thriller that pegs out the creep-o-meter with its chilling, original plot.  Hogan’s Mr. Heming is a monumentally diabolical character—the fact that he narrates the story further ups both the stakes and the tension. Readers won’t […]

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Fall Into a Good Mystery Webinar titles

Fall Into a Good Mystery Webinar titles

Just in time for Halloween, Talia “the terror” Sherer shared her favorite forthcoming mysteries at Booklist‘s “Fall Into a Good Mystery” collection development webinar: THE WHITES by Harry Brandt ALL THE OLD KNIVES by Olen Steinhauer THE PATRIOT THREAT by Steve Berry FEAR THE DARKNESS by Becky Masterman THE LIFE I LEFT BEHIND by Colette […]

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2014 Tri-State Book Buzz titles

2014 Tri-State Book Buzz titles

Today is the Tri-State Book Buzz where Anne presented all the glorious upcoming titles listed below! We wouldn’t want anyone to miss out on the fun, so here are the books she talked about: Blockbuster Bestsellers SAVING GRACE by Jane Green (On Sale: Dec. 30) THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah (On Sale: Feb. 3) Women’s […]

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Queens Library Mystery Book Buzz 2014

Queens Library Mystery Book Buzz 2014

Today Anne presented all the latest and greatest Mystery titles at the Queens Library “Mystery in the Stacks” Book Buzz. We don’t want anyone to feel left out, so here are the books she talked about: LibraryReads MALICE by Keigo Higashino MURDER AT THE BRIGHTWELL by Ashley Weaver THE LONG WAY HOME by Louise Penny […]

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