Chicago Public Library’s Best Books of 2022

Chicago Public Library has announced its Best Books of 2022, and Macmillan has 12 books on the list, along with two in the top ten! In the Top Ten: THE BOOK OF GOOSE by Yiyun LiOLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez VIRAL UNDERCLASS: The Human Toll When Inequality and Disease Collide by Steven W. ThrasherBLISS […]

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Kirkus Best of 2022

Feast your eyes on Kirkus‘ Best Books of 2022! Best Fiction THE CHRISTIE AFFAIR by Nina de GramontIF I SURVIVE YOU by Jonathan EscofferyOLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl GonzalezTHE KINGDOM OF SAND by Andrew HolleranTHE BOOK OF GOOSE by Yiyun LiDEVIL HOUSE by John Darnielle IF AN EGYPTIAN CANNOT SPEAK ENGLISH by Noor NagaDR. NO […]

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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight (10/14/22)

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! From September 15 to October 15, we paid tribute to the contributions, influence, history, and culture of Hispanic and Latinx Americans. Check out some of our favorite titles to celebrate! DOMINICANA BY ANGIE CRUZ 3 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “This stirring immigration story is Cruz’s breakout book; it should […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Xochitl Gonzalez

In OLGA DIES DREAMING, Xochitl Gonzalez follows the life of Olga and her family, against the backdrop of New York City in the months following the most devastating hurricane in Puerto Rico’s history. Today, Xochitl joins us with a letter to librarians to share how it feels to have her book in the hands of others. […]

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Kirkus’ 40 Most Anticipated Books of 2022

The smart folks at Kirkus Reviews have picked the 40 books you’ll want on your shelves this year, and four Macmillan titles made the cut! OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl GonzalezDEVIL HOUSE by John DarnielleHOW WE CAN WIN: Race, History and Changing the Money Game That’s Rigged by Kimberly JonesWHAT IT TOOK TO WIN: A History of the Democratic Party by Michael Kazin […]

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Debut Spotlight (1/4/22)

We’re kicking off 2022 with a couple exciting debuts featuring a status-driven wedding planner who has to learn what it really means to weather a storm and a thrilling story of fame, fortune, and the blurred lines between fact and fiction. OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez An Indie Next pick! “Warmhearted but tough-minded story […]

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Sneak Peek: January 2022 Indie Next List

The January 2022 Indie Next list features 5 Macmillan titles! OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl GonzalezISBN 9781250786173 | on sale 1/4/22 “Warmhearted but tough-minded story of a sister and brother grappling with identity, family, and life goals in gentrifying Brooklyn… Atmospheric, intelligent, and well informed: an impressive debut.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review A FLICKER IN THE […]

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LJ’s Best Debuts Winter 2022

Library Journal thinks these Winter 2022 debuts should be on your radar! OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez“Olga Acevedo is a wedding planner to New York’s rich and powerful, brother Pedro (‘Prieto’) serves their gentrifying Latinx neighborhood as congressman, and all’s well until the activist mother who deserted them crashes back into their lives. Ambitious […]

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The Debut Review: OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez (11/8/21)

In OLGA DIES DREAMING, Xochitl Gonzalez has written a sparkling and insightful debut that vividly captures the absurdity of life with wit and wisdom. This love letter to Brooklyn is an atmospheric family drama that puts a tender and humorous spin on the tale of a woman fighting for love, happiness, and fulfillment while dealing […]

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Booklist Debut Authors, Debut Titles Webinar Recap (11/2/21)

We hope you all enjoyed hearing about our amazing debut titles at today’s Booklist webinar! In case you need a refresher or missed out on the fun, check out everything we presented below, and click here for an archived video. FOUR TREASURES OF THE SKY by Jenny Tinghui Zhang | 9781250811783 | 4/5/2022OLGA DIES DREAMING […]

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