Booklist has revealed their editors’ top picks of the year’s outstanding books for public library collections, including these Macmillan titles: Adult Books IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado LIFE ISN’T EVERYTHING: Mike Nichols, as remembered by 150 of his closest friends by Ash Carter and Sam Kashner LONG LIVE THE TRIBE […]
What. A. List! Check out Amazon’s Best Books of 2019! Amazon Editors’ Top 20 THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo Amazon Editors’ Top 100 THE NIGHT TIGER by Yangsze Choo MIRACLE CREEK by Angie Kim THE GUEST BOOK by Sarah Blake THE APOLOGY by Eve Ensler THE WHISPER MAN by […]
These titles may have been published for adults, but Booklist has deemed them to be perfect for teens—and we agree! GODS WITH A LITTLE G by Tupelo HassmanFrom the acclaimed author of GIRLCHILD, this gritty, irreverent novel sees a young misfit grow into hope. “GIRLCHILD won an Alex Award, and this novel is no less […]
Teenage misfits + a LibraryReads winner + a debut college parody + Cameroon in WWII + the awesomeness of Tokyo = an epic #pubday! GODS WITH A LITTLE G by Tupelo Hassman 2 starred reviews! “Irreverent, wise, heartbreaking, and heart-mending, this is about nothing less than the everyday challenges of love, belief, and existence.”–Booklist, starred […]
These forthcoming titles all received multiple starred reviews! Fiction NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo “With an aura of both enchantment and authenticity, Bardugo’s compulsively readable novel leaves a portal ajar for equally dazzling sequels.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “This atmospheric contemporary novel steeped in the spirit of a mystical New Haven is part mystery, part story […]
June is Pride Month, and we’re celebrating with these new and forthcoming LGBTQ titles! OUT OF THE SHADOWS: Reimagining Gay Men’s Lives by Walt Odets RED, WHITE & ROYAL BLUE by Casey McQuiston BIRTHDAY by Meredith Russo GIDEON THE NINTH by Tamsyn Muir NATURALLY TAN: A Memoir by Tan France THE BEST BAD THINGS by […]
Download, read, and vote for your favorite August 2019 titles for the August 2019 LibraryReads list! Votes due July 1! THINGS YOU SAVE IN A FIRE by Katherine Center “Center gives readers a sharp and witty exploration of love and forgiveness that is at once insightful, entertaining, and thoroughly addictive.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review CITY OF […]
We hope you tuned in to today’s Booklist “Macmillan Spring Fling Webinar,” featuring adult and YA titles from Macmillan, Tor, and Bloomsbury, but if not, here are the title list and slides PDF. The archived webinar is available here. See something you like? Request to be whitelisted for our e-galleys on Edelweiss! […]
We're very excited to see four of our fine titles on Booklist's 2012 Editors’ Choice list of the best Adult books for a Young Adult audience.
That Adult-to-Teen crossover appeal makes these titles special for us and accessible to all of your patrons.
Here are the Macmillan titles:
GIRLCHILD by Tupelo Hassman
LITTLE STAR by John Ajvide Lindqvist
THIS IS HOW: Proven to Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More, for Young and Old Alike by Augusten Burroughs
RAIDERS!: The Story of the Greatest Fan Film Ever Made by Alan Eisenstock and others
The full list has not been posted online, yet. When I see it, I will update this post. [...]
Happy Tuesday, all!
- Tupelo Hassman's debut GIRLCHILD has been shortlisted for the 2012 Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize! This prize, awarded by The Center for Fiction and the American Booksellers Association, is awarded to the best debut novel of the year. The winner will be announced on December 11th, 2012 at the Center for Fiction Annual Benefit & Awards Dinner. See all of the nominees here.
- We're celebrating 20 years of small-town Mysteries starring feisty amateur sleuth Agatha Raisin! Reviews for M.C. Beaton's latest (ehem, twenty-third!) Raisin Mystery, HISS AND HERS, praise Beaton for continued quality and fun in her long-running cozy series.
"Kudos to 20 years of sleuthing for Agatha Raisin, a standard-bearer for the cozy." -Library Journal
"This well-written series is still going strong and will appeal to fans of Sue Ann Jaffarian and Mary Daheim." -Booklist
Sign in to our Mystery community site CriminalElement.com to read an excerpt and enter to win the entire twenty-two volume set of Agatha Raisin Mysteries!
- Looking for the next 50 SHADES OF GREY read-alike? Try ANYTHING HE WANTS from from self-published phenomenon Sara Fawkes! The popular e-series will be available in a single paperback in November from St. Martin's Press. Read about the acquisition.
- There's news on the e-book lending front: "Macmillan Poised to Test Library E-book Model." (via Publishers Weekly)
- And your cat needs one of these: