Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Ocean County Library Book Club Buzz Titles

Did you know that October is National Reading Group Month? It’s true! This weekend, Anne will participate in Ocean County Library’s “Book Discussion Leaders Tea” event where she’ll share these book club picks: Bestsellers THE NIGHTINGALE and THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah THE SELLOUT by Paul Beatty COME SUNDOWN by Nora Roberts Literary THEY […]

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2017 Lammy Awards Finalists

2017 Lammy Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) announced the finalists for the 29th annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the “Lammys”) celebrating achievements in LGBT literature. We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of these nine nominees from Macmillan! Lesbian Fiction THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine Gay Fiction BLACK DEUTSCHLAND by Darryl […]

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2016 Triangle Awards Finalists

2016 Triangle Awards Finalists

The 2016 Publishing Triangle Awards finalists, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction and poetry, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature, include these six Macmillan books: Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction THE NARROW DOOR by Paul Lisicky (Graywolf Press) Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry BESTIARY by Donika Kelly (Graywolf Press) […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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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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Happy #BookBday (6/7/16 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/7/16 Edition)

What a lovely day for a #BookBday! THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell This Iraq War novel begins with an explosion then unspools backward in time as Lt. Emma Fowler and her platoon are guided into disaster by suspicious informants and questionable intelligence, their very mission the result of a previous snafu in which a […]

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For Your Consideration: June 2016 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: June 2016 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the June 2016* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due April 20! Click here for the full list of 2016 deadlines. THE HOUR OF LAND: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams “Williams, an ardent, often rhapsodic, always scrupulous witness to the living world and […]

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