Sneak Peek: March Indie Next List

The March 2024 Indie Next List includes EIGHT Macmillan titles! GRIEF IS FOR PEOPLE BY SLOANE CROSLEY9780374609849 | 2/27/24 3 starred reviews! “[Crosley’s] characteristically whip-smart prose takes on a newly introspective quality as she reinvigorates dusty publishing memoir tropes and captures the minutiae of a complicated friendship with humor and heart. This is a must-read.”–Publishers […]

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Happy Half Hour (1/8/24)

For our first episode of 2024, we’re kicking off the year right with a tale of three young alchemists navigating dark academia, a story about an art history student whose life eerily mirrors that of a deceased famous artist, and a horror-comedy about a dysfunctional family vacationing in Italy. INFINITY ALCHEMIST by Kacen Callender | […]

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For Your Consideration: March 2024 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite March titles for the March 2024 LibraryReads list! Votes due February 1! LISTEN FOR THE LIE by Amy Tintera | 9781250880314 | 3/5/24Request on Edelweiss and NetGalley “Best friends Lucy and Savvy are the darlings of their little Texas town, with Lucy marrying her pick of beaus and […]

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Women’s Fiction Wednesday (12/6/23)

We’re reading lots of female-centric books today with a novel inspired by the mysterious death of a Cuban American artist, the story of the kidnapping of an infant, a geocaching fanatic reeling from the death of her fiancé, and a woman finding her way again after hitting rock bottom. ANITA DE MONTE LAUGHS LAST BY […]

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Happy Half Hour (11/27/23)

For our final episode of 2023, we’re discussing our favorite romance, mystery/thriller, sci fi/fantasy, and book club picks from this past year, as well as the ones we’re excited for in 2024! GWEN & ART ARE NOT IN LOVE by Lex Croucher | 9781250847218 | available nowTHANK YOU FOR SHARING by Rachel Runya Katz | […]

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LJ Day of Dialog Fall 2023 Cover Spotlight

Thanks for visiting our Fall 2023 Library Journal Day of Dialog virtual booth! We have some great books coming your way in Winter 2024–check ’em out! THE FAMILIAR by Leigh Bardugo9781250884251 | 4/9/24 From the New York Times bestselling author of NINTH HOUSE, HELL BENT, and creator of the Grishaverse series comes a highly anticipated […]

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ALMA Book Buzz Recap (10/10/23)

A big thank you to all who attended last week’s ALMA Book Buzz! In case you missed it, check out the titles we talked about below, and click here or below to watch the recording! DEEP FREEZE by Michael C. Grumley | 9781250898685 | 1/9/24THE LONGEST AUTUMN by Amy Avery | 9781250896490 | 1/16/24NO ONE […]

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New Edelweiss E-galleys (8/14/23)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: BEING HENRY by Henry Winkler9781250888099 | 10/31/23 Henry Winkler, launched into prominence as “The Fonz” in the beloved Happy Days, has transcended the role that made him who he is. Brilliant, funny, and widely-regarded as the […]

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One City One Book Recommendations: Families

If you run a One City One Book program and are looking specifically for stories about families, we’ve got you covered! For even more recommendations, check out this post and this Edelweiss catalog. And if you’re looking for coming-of-age stories instead, check out this post. THE BOOK EATERS by Sunyi Dean9781250810205Trade paperback available 8/1/23 THE […]

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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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