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November 2016 LibraryReads
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November 2016 LibraryReads

The November 2016 LibraryReads have been announced! Check out the ten November titles chosen by librarians below, linked to Booklist reviews where available. Any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads! Vote for your favorite titles today. Faithful, by Alice Hoffman (Favorite of Favorites) The Fate of the Tearling, by Erika Johansen I’ll […]

October 2016 LibraryReads
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October 2016 LibraryReads

October 2016 LibraryReads are here! Check out the ten October titles chosen by librarians below, linked to Booklist reviews where available. (And look for the Booklist review of The Mothers in our September 15 issue.) Any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads! Vote for your favorite titles today. News of the World, by […]

August 2016 LibraryReads

August 2016 LibraryReads

August 2016 LibraryReads are here! Check out the ten August titles chosen by librarians below, linked to Booklist reviews where available (and look for the rest to be reviewed in our next issue). Did you know that any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads? Learn more about how to do that here. […]

July 2016 LibraryReads

July 2016 LibraryReads

July 2016 LibraryReads are here! Check out the ten July titles chosen by librarians below, linked to Booklist reviews where available (and look for the rest to be reviewed in our next issue). Did you know that any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads? Learn more about how to do that here.   […]

Book Trailer Thursday: Battlefield Earth

This summer, Galaxy Press is re-releasing a special, twenty-first century edition of L. Ron Hubbard’s Battlefield Earth in both print and audio. In the trailer, a riveting score ramps up the battle’s import while video game-like spaceships bomb a city. The result is very cinematic, which is especially fitting for an audiobook that includes sound effects, musical scores, and 67 actors playing 198 […]

June 2016 LibraryReads

June 2016 LibraryReads

June 2016 LibraryReads are here! Check out the ten June titles chosen by librarians below, linked to Booklist reviews where available. Did you know that any public library staff member can nominate a book for LibraryReads? Learn more about how to do that here.     Vinegar Girl, by Anne Tyler (Favorite of Favorites)   Grunt: The Curious Science of […]

By April 14, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Book Trailer Thursday: Smoke

In Smoke (Doubleday), Dan Vyleta explores how people in England circa 1900 would’ve behaved if their bodies exuded Smoke whenever they submitted to their immoral thoughts or instincts. In the trailer, an epic score captures the novel’s adventurous spirit: a gray mist unfurls over images of Big Ben and a chandelier, obscuring them the same way Smoke clouds […]

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May 2016 LibraryReads

May 2016 LibraryReads

May 2016 LibraryReads are here! Check out the ten May titles chosen by librarians below, linked to Booklist reviews where available. Did you know that any public library staff member can nominate a book for  LibraryReads? Learn more about how to do that here.     Britt-Marie Was Here, by Fredrik Backman (Favorite of Favorites)   City of the […]

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Book Trailer Thursday: Work Like Any Other

Adult books editor Donna Seaman heralded Virginia Reeves’ historical novel Work Like Any Other (Scribner), out this month, in Booklist‘s first Spotlight on Book Discussions, December 15, 2015 issue, predicting the novel’s many themes to spark inspired discussion among readers of all kinds. If you anticipated book-club demand in your own library and ordered several copies—or if you didn’t yet—you’ll […]

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By March 24, 2016 0 Comments Read More →

Book Trailer Thursday: The Nest

Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney’s debut novel, The Nest (Ecco), focuses largely on family dynamics, especially that special brand of bickering that ensues when siblings are forced to work together. Although the trailer for the highly anticipated family drama doesn’t reveal any plot points, it does include a gaggle of celebrities—such as The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s Ellie Kemper—dishing on […]