Extra! Extra!: April Book News

HERE ARE THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. Universal has picked up the film rights to Tracy Wolff’s YA vampire novel CRAVE. The Aurora Teagarden Mysteries (based on the Charlaine Harris novels) are coming to Hallmark in May. Grantchester, season 5 gets a trailer. It premieres on June 21 on PBS.  People features […]

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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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NPR’s 2017 Book Concierge Picks

NPR’s 2017 Book Concierge Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live and it includes nearly 50 Macmillan titles!! 300 ARGUMENTS: Essays by Sarah Manguso 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster AFFLUENCE WITHOUT ABUNDANCE: The Disappearing World Of The Bushmen by James Suzman AGE OF ANGER: A History Of the Present by Pankaj Mishra THE ANSWERS by Catherine Lacey AUTONOMOUS by […]

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Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Books for Teens 2018 + “Day’s YA!”

Welcome to the 2018 Books for Teens post! I am Emily Day, Macmillan’s Library Marketing Assistant / YA Specialist and your host and curator of this post. I recently moved to NYC from Boston, where I worked as a bookseller at Trident Booksellers and Cafe, an intern at Charlesbridge Publishing and the Horn Book, and […]

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Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Friday Reads: Graphic Novels

Happy Friday! New York Comic Con is this weekend and we’re getting in the spirit with these new & forthcoming graphic novels: GOING INTO TOWN: A Love Letter to New York by Roz Chast From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT?, Roz Chast’s new graphic memoir—a […]

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Graphic Novels (8/23/17)

Graphic Novels (8/23/17)

The Customer is Always Wrong by Mimi Pond Oakland in the late seventies is a cheap and quirky haven for eccentrics and Mimi Pond folds the tales of the fascinating sleaze-ball characters that surround young Madge into her workaday waitressing life. Outrageous and loving tributes and takedowns of her co-workers and satellites of the Imperial […]

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Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist’s Spring 2017 YA Announcements webinar (twitter hashtag #SpringYA17). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here’s what she discussed: 2017 YALSA Award Winners AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger | Out: June 20, 2017 | ISBN: 9781250133823 | Paperback | Girls & Women | […]

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Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2017 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2017 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire THE INVISIBLE LIFE OF IVAN ISAENKO by Scott Stambach IN THE COUNTRY […]

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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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Washington Post’s Best Books of 2016

Washington Post’s Best Books of 2016

The Washington Post revealed their Best Books of 2016, including these 18 Macmillan titles: Notable Fiction (full list) THE GOOD LIEUTENANT by Whitney Terrell HERE I AM by Jonathan Safran Foer PEACEKEEPING by Mischa Berlinski WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell THE YID by Paul Goldberg Notable Nonfiction (full list) ADNAN’S STORY: The Search for […]

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