PW Best Summer Books of 2018

PW Best Summer Books of 2018

Publishers Weekly recently announced their Best Summer Books of 2018, including these 9 Macmillan titles: Top 10 (full list) NEW POETS OF NATIVE NATIONS, edited by Heid E. Erdrich Rather than anthologize contemporary and emerging authors alongside classic or familiar ones, Erdrich introduces readers to 21 Native poets whose writing was first published after 2000. […]

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2017 Triangle Awards Finalists

2017 Triangle Awards Finalists

We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of our 2017 Publishing Triangle Awards finalists, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature: Finalists for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction ABANDON ME by Melissa Febos Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry SOME SAY: Poems […]

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2018 Lammy Awards Finalists

2018 Lammy Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) announced the finalists for the 30th annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the “Lammys”) celebrating achievements in LGBTQ literature. We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of these nine nominees from Macmillan! Lesbian Fiction HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado Gay Fiction THE END OF EDDY by Edouard […]

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Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2018 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! 2018 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL […]

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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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Happy #BookBday (1/24/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/24/17 Edition)

Oh what a lovely day for a #BookBday! THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS by Laurie Frankel Two starred reviews! Based on Frankel’s own experience as the mother of a transgender second-grader, THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS is the story of a family whose youngest son decides he wants to be a girl and […]

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Friday Reads Stars!

Friday Reads Stars!

We’re seeing stars for these great #FridayReads: THE NOWHERE MAN by Gregg Hurwitz “As good as ORPHAN X was, this is an even better novel, mostly because of its more claustrophobic setting (the bulk of the story is set in and around the place where Evan is being held), its captivating villain, and the way […]

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Booklist’s Spotlight on First Novels, 2016

Booklist’s Spotlight on First Novels, 2016

Booklist‘s recent Spotlight on First Novels revealed several favorite Macmillan debuts: Top 10 First Novels: 2016* (full list) HIDE by Matthew Griffin Griffin follows the relationship between two gay men living on the fringes of society, in constant fear of being found out, through the decades, recalling in flashbacks how they met and stayed together, […]

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For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite December 2016 AND January 2017 titles for the January 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due November 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. THE DRY by Jane Harper * A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick * * THREE starred reviews * “Luke lied. You lied. Be […]

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