Cindy and Lynn: Author visits are amazing things. If you haven’t hosted one, do it. Find a place and make it happen and watch the fun. Our BBYA club loved meeting with another author this week, but we want to give a little shout out to one of our community’s fine teen resources: The Boys […]
Archive for April, 2009
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Greg Landgraf assembled this video, which was played at this morning’s memorial for Judith Krug. Well worth your while.
My sister emailed me the other day with a book suggestion. Her local book discussion group in Largo, Florida, had just read The Ginseng Hunter by Jeff Talarigo. She thought it was a book I would like because I made a trip to China with ALA in 2006 and the trip was a fond memory. […]
Now this is awesome! Random House UK’s Book and Beyond offers added content to each eBook purchased and downloaded, from video clips to games & quizzes. Check out the terrific plus when The Book Thief is purchased – the reader chooses either to read the eBook or listen to the audiobook at the beginning of […]
The Pulitzer Prize winners were announced yesterday afternoon. They are: Fiction Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout (Random House) History The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, by Annette Gordon-Reed (Norton) Biography American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House, by Jon Meacham (Random House) Poetry The Shadow of Sirius, by W. S. Merwin (Copper Canyon […]