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 #BookBday (6/5/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (6/5/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday to these top-notch new releases! HOW HARD CAN IT BE? by Allison Pearson Also available in audio A June 2018 LibraryReads pick with THREE starred reviews! Hilarious and poignant, the new adventures of Kate Reddy, the beleaguered heroine of Allison Pearson’s groundbreaking New York Times bestseller I DON’T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT. […]

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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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For Your Consideration: June 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: June 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the June 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due April 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. BRING ME BACK by B.A. Paris Also available in audio The new thriller from the LibraryReads author of BEHIND CLOSED DOORS. “Paris once again proves her suspense chops […]

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PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction Picks

PW’s Spring 2018 Literary Fiction Picks

Publishers Weekly‘s Spring 2018 literary fiction picks include 8 titles from Macmillan: Top 10 THE GREAT ALONE by Kristin Hannah Hannah’s novel, starred by PW, follows the Allbright family, who barely make ends meet, as they move from 1974 Seattle to the untamed wilderness of Kaneq, Alaska, to claim a parcel of land left to […]

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NYTBR’s 10 Best Books of 2017 & Editor’s Picks

NYTBR’s 10 Best Books of 2017 & Editor’s Picks

HOORAY! Two nonfiction titles made the New York Times Book Review‘s “10 Best Books of 2017” list and five more (plus two honorable mentions) are New York Times Critics’ Top Books of 2017! LOCKING UP OUR OWN: Crime and Punishment in Black America by James Forman Jr. A former public defender in Washington, Forman has […]

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New York Times Notable Books of 2017

New York Times Notable Books of 2017

The gray lady picked 14 Macmillan titles: Fiction & Poetry THE DARK FLOOD RISES by Margaret Drabble 4 3 2 1 by Paul Auster FRESH COMPLAINT by Jeffrey Eugenides THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokoyama TRANSIT by Rachel Cusk WHEREAS by Layli Long Soldier Nonfiction AGE OF ANGER: A History […]

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“Great Book-Group Reads” Booklist Webinar — Macmillan Titles (08/01/17)

“Great Book-Group Reads” Booklist Webinar — Macmillan Titles (08/01/17)

So you missed Booklist‘s “Great Book-Group Reads” Webinar… We got you! Here are the titles we covered: All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah The Hush by John Hart After Anna by […]

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Happy #BookBday (1/17/17 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (1/17/17 Edition)

It’s an all-star #BookBday! TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson One of Kirkus Reviews‘s Most Anticipated Books of 2017! As the country grapples with race with anguish and anger at a level not seen since the 60s, one of America’s leading black voices speaks out honestly and provocatively […]

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Fiction Stars!

Fiction Stars!

Six forthcoming works of fiction have received several starred reviews. Make sure to clear some space on your library’s shelves! LILLIAN BOXFISH TAKES A WALK by Kathleen Rooney — 3 stars! “Inspired by Margaret Fishback, poet and Macy’s ad-writing phenom of the 1930s, Rooney imagines an extraordinary walk through the streets of New York City on the […]

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