Melissa Weisberg - Macmillan Sales Representative

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Macmillan sales rep for independent bookstores and wholesalers in Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, Western PA and Eastern Arkansas

01/23/2012

WOO HOO!!! MAZEL TOV TO JACK GANTOS AND FSG ON WINNING THE NEWBERY AWARD FOR DEAD END IN NORVELT!

01/23/2012

Woo HOO! Congratulations to Lane Smith and Roaring Brook Press on their Caldecott Honor book GRANDPA GREEN!

01/23/2012

Sorry. DEAD END IN NORVELT by Jack Gantos and Narrated by Jack Gantos should have been on the Odyssey List...

01/23/2012

Congratulations to Mararita Engle and Henry Holt Books for Young Readers for their Pura Belpre Honor Books HURRICANE DANCERS.

01/23/2012

Congratulations to Steve Sheinkin and Roaring Brook Press for winning the YALSA NonFiction Award for THE NOTORIOUS BENEDICT ARNOLD

01/23/2012

Congratulations to Karen Blumenthal and Roaring Brook Press for being a finalist for YALSA Nonfiction Award.

01/23/2012

Congratulations to Shane Evans and Roaring Brook Press for winning the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award for UNDERGROUND.

01/23/2012

Congratulations to our ALEX award winners: Rachel Dewoskin for Big Girl Small (which i absolutely LOVED), Lover's Dictionary by David Levithan and Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward.

Congratulations to Kathryn Miller Haines and to Roaring Brook Press!  Nominated for the Edgar for Best YA Novel.
01/19/2012
The Girl Is Murder | Kathryn Miller Haines | Macmillan

Congratulations to Kathryn Miller Haines and to Roaring Brook Press! Nominated for the Edgar for Best YA Novel.

The Girl Is Murder by Kathryn Miller Haines. Iris Anderson is only 15, but she's quickly mastering... Bonus Publisher Materials: Praise, Author Biography, Video, Teachers Guides

Congratulations to Steve Ulfelder and Minotaur!  Nominated for Best First Novel!
01/19/2012
Purgatory Chasm | Steve Ulfelder | Macmillan

Congratulations to Steve Ulfelder and Minotaur! Nominated for Best First Novel!

Purgatory Chasm by Steve Ulfelder. “Tander Phigg was an asshole, but he was also a Barnburner.... Bonus Publisher Materials: Excerpt, Praise, Author Biography

10/12/2011

The National Books Awards shortlist is out and Macmillan has been blessed with 4 nominations!
Congratulations to Bloomsbury and Salvage the Bones (one of my favorite novels of the season!), to Graywolf and The Convert, and to FSG and The Chameleon Couch and Double Shadows.

Exciting news from Graywolf!  Liu Xiaobo won the Noble Peace Prize last year, but was unable to accept from his prison c...
09/06/2011

Exciting news from Graywolf! Liu Xiaobo won the Noble Peace Prize last year, but was unable to accept from his prison cell in China. This is his first book of poetry.

Breaking news: We're beyond thrilled to announce that His Holiness the Dalai Lama has written a foreword for JUNE FOURTH ELEGIES by Liu Xiaobo, which Graywolf will publish in April 2012.

Check out NPR's review if Denis Johnson's Train Dreams, out August 30th.
08/26/2011
'Train Dreams' Evokes Frontier Life, Fate And Death : NPR

Check out NPR's review if Denis Johnson's Train Dreams, out August 30th.

Denis Johnson writes with controlled and beautiful prose about the "steadying loneliness" of life in the northwestern mountains in his striking new short novel.

07/14/2011
The 5 Most Stolen Books « PWxyz

I found this fascinating, having had my own bookstore. Bukowski-check! Kerouac-Check! But our list also included A Clockwork Orange. And any and all Tarot Cards (talk about bad karma). What's on your list?

Yesterday, historian and author Barry H. Landau was arrested on charges of stealing historical documents, including ones signed by Abraham Lincoln, from the Maryland Historical Society. The arrest eventually led to Landau’s locker, where police found upwards of 60 documents worth hundreds of thousan

Stealing Rembrandts gets a RAVE review in the Wall Street Journal!
07/14/2011
The Artlessness of Art Thieves

Stealing Rembrandts gets a RAVE review in the Wall Street Journal!

Benjamin Wallace reviews Stealing Rembrandts: The Untold Stories of Notorious Art Heists by Anthony M. Amore and Tom Mashberg.

HAUNTING VIOLET is on sale today!
06/21/2011
Haunting Violet | Bloomsbury Kids

HAUNTING VIOLET is on sale today!

Afraid of ruining her chance to escape her mother's scheming through an advantageous marriage, Violet must keep her ability secret. The only person who can help her is Colin, a friend she's known since childhood, and whom she has grown to love. He understands the true Violet, but helping her on this

06/21/2011
Short takes

The Boston Globe review of THE STORY OF CHARLOTTE'S WEB -- In this immensely charming book, Michael Sims sketches White’s life along with that of what is perhaps his most enduring creation, the children’s classic “Charlotte’s Web.’’

THE STORY OF CHARLOTTE’S WEB: E. B. White’s Eccentric Life in Nature and the Birth of an American Classic By Michael Sims Walker & Company, 320 pp., $25It will surprise nobody who loves

06/20/2011
The Iron House by John Hart book trailer

This was done by John's UK publishers. Different jacket, but same awesome book. On sale in July!

Two brothers must confront their past, one a mafia hitman the other a budding senator, which has set them on very different paths . . . A dark, atmospheric t...

An awesome review and recommendation of our book 'The Hypnotist' on sale this week.  All you JBB people know how much I ...
06/20/2011
Grand Larssony

An awesome review and recommendation of our book 'The Hypnotist' on sale this week. All you JBB people know how much I and Michael Fraser loved this book.

The next wave of Scandinavian crime writing

06/16/2011
Are You Awake? | IndieBound

My FAVORITE picture book from the Spring/Summer list.

Edward can’t fall asleep, and like most children, he has a million questions burning to be answered even though it’s way past his bedtime.

Macmillan makes an impressive showing on the 2011 Nominees List from the International Thriller Writers.  Winners announ...
06/15/2011
ThrillerFest

Macmillan makes an impressive showing on the 2011 Nominees List from the International Thriller Writers. Winners announced July 9th at ThrillerFest IV.

Are you receiving The Big Thrill email each month? Get news and information on the latest thrillers along with in-depth stories and interviews PLUS a chance to win first edition signed thrillers by your favorite authors.

AUSTENLAND, by New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale, is a delightful novel for the Mr. Darcy-obsessed in all o...
06/15/2011
Shannon Hale

AUSTENLAND, by New York Times bestselling author Shannon Hale, is a delightful novel for the Mr. Darcy-obsessed in all of us. Want to win a copy? “Like” the fan page to enter.
https://www.facebook.com/ShannonHaleBooks

Shannon Hale is the New York Times best-selling author of six award-winning young adult novels, including GOOSE GIRL and the Newbery Honor book PRINCESS ACADEMY. This page is run by her publisher, Bloomsbury USA Children's Books.

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