Thriller Thursday (2/13/20)

A crime shared on social media + family lies and a 40-year-old cold case–welcome to #ThrillerThursday! THE ABSOLUTION by Yrsa Sigurdardottir “In Sigurdardóttir’s stellar third Children’s House thriller (after 2019’s THE RECKONING), Freyja, a frustrated child psychologist, joins forces with Huldar, a problem-ridden Reykjavík police detective, to try to catch a serial killer…This heart-wrenching story […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/14/19)

Thriller Thursday (2/14/19)

Passport approved! All aboard for this week’s international Thriller Thursday. THE RECKONING by Yrsa Sigurdardottir “Sigurdardóttir just keeps getting better and better, as shown by this second entry in the trilogy that began with 2018’s THE LEGACY…. This is must-reading for Scandinavian crime fans.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review A DEADLY DIVIDE by Ausma Zehanat Khan “Issues […]

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PW Spring 2019 Announcements

PW Spring 2019 Announcements

Publishers Weekly has chosen the stand-out books from the coming months for their 2019 Spring Announcements, and there are 81 Macmillan titles you’ll need to save room for on your shelves! Business & Economics THE BILLIONAIRE BOONDOGGLE: How Our Politicians Let Corporations and Bigwigs Steal Our Money and Jobs by Pat Garofalo (a Top 10 […]

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#womencrush + #thrillerthursday (10/18/18)

#womencrush + #thrillerthursday (10/18/18)

Lead the way, ladies! THREE, count ’em, three female leads in today’s #womencrush + #thrillerthursday! THE CRAFTSMAN by Sharon Bolton Decades ago, Florence Lovelady put away horrific child murderer Larry Grassbrook, who buried his victims alive in coffins. Grassbrook has died, and now history is repeating itself. Is a copycat killer at work, or did […]

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August 2018 All-Stars

August 2018 All-Stars

We’re seeing stars for these forthcoming mysteries & nonfiction science titles! THE DARKNESS by Ragnar Jónasson “A complex, fascinating mix of Icelandic community and alienation, atmospheric tension, and timely issues (immigrant exploitation and vigilante justice), Jónasson’s latest series is another must-read for crime fans who follow the work of Arnaldur Indridason and Yrsa Sigurdardóttir.” — […]

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2017 Bram Stoker Award Nominees (& Winners!)

2017 Bram Stoker Award Nominees (& Winners!)

We have 4 nominees (AND 2 WINNERS!!!) for the 2017 Bram Stoker Awards! Superior Achievement in a Novel Award ARARAT by Christopher Golden – WINNER! Superior Achievement in Long Fiction MAPPING THE INTERIOR by Stephen Graham Jones – WINNER! AGENTS OF DREAMLAND by Caitlin R. Kiernan Superior Achievement in an Anthology Award NIGHTS OF THE […]

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January 2018 All-Stars

January 2018 All-Stars

These forthcoming books are raking in the starred reviews—make sure to add them to your library’s shelves ASAP! THE PARKING LOT ATTENDANT by Nafkote Tamirat “Tamirat’s razor-sharp prose fashions a magnificently dimensional and emotionally resonant narrator, herself a storyteller who frames her own tale with beguiling skill. This debut is remarkable in every way.” — […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/16/17 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/16/17 Edition)

Spies and detectives and murderers, oh my! A DIVIDED SPY by Charles Cumming Two starred reviews! A former MI6 officer, Thomas Kell devoted his life to the Service, but it has left him with nothing but grief and a simmering anger against the Kremlin. Then Kell is offered an unexpected chance at revenge. Taking the […]

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NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s 2016 Book Concierge & More “Best of 2016” Picks

NPR’s Book Concierge is live! Nearly 40 Macmillan titles are included in the various 2016 recommendation lists: ALL THAT MAN IS by David Szalay (Staff Picks, Realistic Fiction, Tales From Around the World) ALL THE BIRDS IN THE SKY by Charlie Jane Anders (It’s All Geek to Me, Love Stories, Science, Science Fiction & Fantasy) […]

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Thriller Thursday (2/18/16 Edition)

Thriller Thursday (2/18/16 Edition)

We’re seeing stars for today’s #ThrillerThursday picks: SILENCE OF THE SEA by Yrsa Sigurdardottir In the sixth “flawless” (Booklist, starred review) installment in the Thóra Gudmundsdóttir series, a luxury yacht arrives in Reykjavik harbor with nobody on board. What has happened to the crew, and to the family who were on board when the yacht […]

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