Library Journal Best Books of 2020

Library Journal chose their Best Books of 2020, and 23 Macmillan titles + 3 audiobooks made the list! Crime Fiction BLACKTOP WASTELAND by S. A. CosbyALL THE DEVILS ARE HERE by Louise PennyTHE MOUNTAINS WILD by Sarah Taylor Stewart Horror RING SHOUT by P. Djèlí ClarkTHE BOATMAN’S DAUGHTER by Andy DavidsonTHE LIVING DEAD by George […]

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Happy #PubDay (5/19/20)

This #PubDay celebrates a powerful story of deprivation and isolation with a baby abandoned at birth and a haunting and timely exploration of history and empathy in a pre-apocalyptic landscape. TROPIC OF VIOLENCE by Nathacha Appanah 3 starred reviews! “Appanah’s heartrending, insightful story makes us understand—and feel—the steps leading toward bloody confrontation in this relentless […]

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Three Stars for TROPIC OF VIOLENCE

Nathacha Appanah’s TROPIC OF VIOLENCE, a potent novel about lost youth and migration, has received three starred reviews! “Appanah’s heartrending, insightful story makes us understand—and feel—the steps leading toward bloody confrontation in this relentless world.”–Library Journal, starred review “This heralds Appanah as an essential cosmopolitan voice.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review “Searing, lyrical, and ultimately devastating, Appanah’s […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (2/20/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: SHARKS IN THE TIME OF SAVIORS by Kawai Strong Washburn “Striking style, memorable characters, and a believably miraculous premise add up to a beautifully crafted first novel.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “A more than noteworthy first foray into contemporary fiction by Hawaiian native Washburn.”–Library Journal, starred […]

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