Stars for THE END OF ALL THINGS

Stars for THE END OF ALL THINGS

We’re seeing stars for John Scalzi’s THE END OF ALL THINGS (and not just because the Old Man’s War series is set in space)! In the Hugo-award winning author’s sixth book in the series—a direct sequel to 2013’s THE HUMAN DIVISION—human and alien governments on the brink of war must foil the secret cabal that […]

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#Libfaves13 – Your Favorite Books of 2013

#Libfaves13 – Your Favorite Books of 2013

This week, librarians everywhere are sharing their favorite 10 reads from 2013, counting down from #10 to #1 on Twitter with the hashtag #libfaves13. Join them or sit back and watch the fireworks!

UPDATE 12/11/13: The votes are in and Macmillan has 4 books on the Librarian Favorite 2013 list!

1. ELEANOR & PARK by Rainbow Rowell
2. FANGIRL by Rainbow Rowell (also the September #1 LibraryReads pick!)
8. HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN by Louise Penny (also the September #2 LibraryReads pick!)
10. (tied) THE HUMAN DIVISION by John Scalzi

Rowell FTW 

View the full list of winners here. Thank you to everyone who voted! 

Here's a look at some of the Macmillan-nominated favorites throughout the week: 

#libfaves13

If you’re a mere marketer (like us) join us by listing your 2013 faves on Twitter using hashtag #libmktgfaves13.

#libmktgfaves13

Happy reading and happy sharing!

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Monday Fun Day! (3/18/2013 Edition)

Monday Fun Day! (3/18/2013 Edition)

Happy post-St. Patrick's Day Monday! I know, I know. I'm not actually all that happy about being awake either. So let's get straight into the good stuff going on this week.

Good thing #1: Library Journal is hosting a totally rad webinar tomorrow at 3pm (EDT) that you must sign up for called "Editors' Picks: Hot Summer Titles from HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Random House." Details! Register!

Good thing #2: We have all sorts of awesome new e-galleys up on Edelweiss ready for you to download, including:

ALWAYS WATCHING by Chevy Stevens

THE HIGHWAY by C.J. Box

WITHOUT A SUMMER by Mary Robinette Kowal

THE HUMAN DIVISION by John Scalzi

THE DEVIL IN HER WAY by Bill Loehfelm

HER LAST BREATH by Linda Castillo

DEATH OF A DYER by Eleanor Kuhns

LOOKAWAY, LOOKAWAY by Wilton Barnhardt

Get whitelisted now

Good thing #3: You can start reading or listening to Z: A Novel Of Zelda Fitzgerald now on HeroesandHeartbreakers.com. This will help you get through your lunch break. 

Good thing #4: You can finally get the Sweet Valley sisters on your claws (see below).

 

 

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Our #FridayReads + a Pop Quiz!

Our #FridayReads + a Pop Quiz!

Happy #fridayreads, librarians! Talia and I are lost in some seriously excellent books this week...

Talia's reading:

BAD HAIRCUT: Stories from the Seventies by Tom Perrotta

I'm reading:

WITHOUT A SUMMER by Mary Robinette Kowal

THE HUMAN DIVISION by John Scalzi

And because I'm feeling fangirly I've got a tricky, little quick draw pop quiz/galley giveaway for ya...

Is the following quote from WITHOUT A SUMMER or THE HUMAN DIVISION?

"[S]he was of the opinion that if one was going to issue an invitation, one should be prepared to have it accepted."

I'll send a galley of both books to the first librarian to correctly guess in the comments below! (One winner. U.S. only.)

You can also download the WITHOUT A SUMMER e-galley from Edelweiss (here's how) and start reading THE HUMAN DIVISION in serial (would you like to know more?)!

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