The Celadon Way

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.

TBR (To Be Read)

Librarians’ Best Book Picks: Vicki Nesting, St. Charles Parish Library, Destrehan, Louisiana

In this installment, St. Charles Parish Library Assistant Director Vicki Nesting describes the “twisty, psychological thrillers” that are captivating her town’s readers, and “the diverse range of voices” being read by her library’s patrons.

She Would Be King by Wayetu Moore and Other Top Book Picks From Indie Booksellers

In this series, learn directly from booksellers themselves what reads they’re devouring, titles to watch out for, and what makes their store a cornerstone of their town. In this installment, Book Passage’s Luisa Smith reveals how the Corte Madera, CA, store runs 900 events per year, and how the store’s Science and Nature section holds the best surprises.

Cool September Reads From the Celadon Team

The latest entrant to Netflix’s bumper crop of YA rom-coms and an arresting book on textiles are among the Celadon team’s top book picks this month.

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Best 2018 Podcasts and Audiobooks For Book Lovers: September

Whether you’re craving low-key conversation amid a busy back-to-work-and-school season, or want to be immersed in another perspective to thwart the “summer’s over” scaries, we’ve got just the listen for you…

In the News


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 […]

Celadon Books Pre-empts Alex North’s debut thriller

Celadon Books is pleased to announce the acquisition of THE WHISPER MAN by Alex North. Upon receiving the submission from Penguin Random House UK, who will publish the novel there under the Michael Joseph imprint, Executive Editor Ryan Doherty knew he had something special in hand. After tearing through the book and quickly getting the […]

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