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Founded by publishing industry veterans Jamie Raab and Deb Futter, Celadon Books, a division of Macmillan Publishing, selects each title with thoughtful consideration in an effort to create a list that is at once classic, uncommon, and fosters discoverability of new voices.

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5 Reasons to Love Librarians–and Why Most of Us Can’t Do Their Jobs

As book lovers, we’re pretty sure that librarians should be celebrated every day, but according to our calendar, only November 18th has been designated “High Five a Librarian Day.”

Literary Agents: Do Writers Really Need Them?

Is an agent essential to a successful writing career? Find out what literary agents do before, during, and after your book is sold (and if you can get that far without one).

Happy Thanksgiving! Celadon’s Recipe Roundup

Sweet treats, turkey tips, and annual traditions from the Celadon Family.

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Celadon to Publish Abby Wambach’s Wolfpack (

Abby Wambach spoke to PEOPLE magazine about her highly anticipated book Wolfpack (April 16, 2019), inspired by her now viral 2018 Barnard College commencement speech. “Every woman has their inner wolf and my belief — my dream — and what I’ve become obsessed with is that every woman find and unleash their wolf so they can […]

Celadon Books preempts adorable pet detective book by Colin Butcher

Celadon Books acquired MOLLY, THE PET DETECTIVE by Colin Butcher in March of 2018. Upon reading about Colin’s journeys with his adorable Cocker Spaniel named Molly, Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter immediately shared the proposal with everyone at Celadon. With the team firmly on board, Deb preempted the book by making an offer […]

Celadon Books acquires non-fiction gift book by Joanna Guest

Celadon Books is pleased to announce our latest acquisition, FOLDED WISDOM by Joanna Guest. Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter received this submission from Gail Hochman at Brandt & Hochman Literary Agency, and was immediately charmed. With enthusiastic support from the Celadon team, Deb acquired the rights to publish FOLDED WISDOM in English throughout […]

Celadon Books pre-empts Mattias Edvardsson’s Swedish Thriller

Celadon Books is very excited to announce our recent acquisition, A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY by Mattias Edvardsson. After Senior Vice President and Co-Publisher Deb Futter received this submission from Astri von Arbin Ahlander at the Stockholm-based Ahlander Agency, she knew instantly that this book would be a hit with U.S. readers. Thrilled with the page-turning […]

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