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Annual Conference Read ‘n’ Rave Report 2019

Annual Conference Read ‘n’ Rave Report 2019

Booklist convened the fifth installment of Read ‘n’ Rave at this year’s ALA Annual Conference. Modeled after the popular Shout ‘n’ Share panels that take place at the end of Book Expo every year, the program brings together a panel of collection development librarians who roam the exhibit aisles in search of galleys that should […]

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Annual Conference Read ‘n’ Rave Report 2018

Annual Conference Read ‘n’ Rave Report 2018

Booklist convened the fourth installment of Read ‘n’ Rave at this year’s ALA Annual Conference. Modeled after the popular Shout ‘n’ Share panels that take place at the end of Book Expo every year, the program brings together a panel of collection development librarians who roam the exhibit aisles in search of galleys that should be […]

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Annual Conference Read n’ Rave Report, 2017

Annual Conference Read n’ Rave Report, 2017

Booklist and the Association of American Publishers convened another well-attended Read ‘n’ Rave at this year’s ALA Annual Conference. Modeled after the popular Shout ‘n’ Share panels that take place at the end of Book Expo every year, the program brings together a panel of collection development librarians who roam the exhibit aisles in search […]

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Annual Conference Read n’ Rave Report

Annual Conference Read n’ Rave Report

Booklist and the Association of American Publishers convened the third installment of Read ‘n’ Rave at this year’s ALA Annual Conference. Modeled after the popular Shout ‘n’ Share panels that take place at the end of Book Expo every year, the program brings together a panel of collection development librarians who roam the exhibit aisles in […]

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This Week on Well Read TV: Chris Cleave Talks about Everyone Brave Is Forgiven

This week on Well Read, author and journalist Chris Cleave will be speaking with hosts Elisa Jaffe and Mary Anne Gwinn about his latest novel, released in May, Everyone Brave Is Forgiven (2016). Inspired by his grandparents’ unlikely wartime romance (and the long-distance correspondence it necessitated), Cleave’s work of historical fiction “follows the soul-plumbing journeys […]

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Midwinter Read ‘n Rave Report: Upcoming Middle-Grade and YA Titles
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Midwinter Read ‘n Rave Report: Upcoming Middle-Grade and YA Titles

Booklist and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) debuted a new program at this year’s Annual conference: Read n’ Rave, which was so popular, we brought it to the Midwinter meeting, this time letting youth librarians in on the fun. The program brings together a panel of collection-development librarians who roam the exhibit aisles in […]

Do Open Graves Make Readers Open Books?

Do Open Graves Make Readers Open Books?

Cindy and Lynn: Maggie Reagan’s review of Jennifer Donnelly’s These Shallow Graves reminded us of a recent trend on YA book covers: open graves. Be sure that these books are included in your Halloween book displays this week! Are there any we’ve missed? Leave the title and author in the comments and we’ll add update this post to add […]

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The Read ‘n Rave Report: 65 Books That Should Be on Your Radar

The Read ‘n Rave Report: 65 Books That Should Be on Your Radar

Booklist and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) debuted a new program at this year’s Annual conference: Read n’ Rave. Modeled after the popular Shout n’ Share panels that take place at the end of Book Expo every year, the program brings together a panel of collection development librarians who roam the exhibit aisles in […]

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Travel Guides for Armchair Reading
By August 6, 2008 0 Comments Read More →

Travel Guides for Armchair Reading

On Slate, Paul Collins (Sixpence House, 2003) has put together an absolutely irresistible list: The 10 Oddest Travel Guides Ever Published. To wit: 7. Lonely Planet Guide to Micronations, by John Ryan et al. (2006) This may be the only Lonely Planet guide in which armchair travel is probably assumed—for the countries themselves are about […]

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Booklist Reader’s Oddly Specific Guide to Holiday Gift-Giving, 2019

Booklist Reader’s Oddly Specific Guide to Holiday Gift-Giving, 2019

Got a Baby Yoda-obsessed friend or acquaintance in your life? (Answer: YES. YES, YOU DO.) How about a bothersome brother-in-law or fanatic gym + Star Trek fan? No matter which (uniquely) special someone you may be buying gifts for this holiday season, we’ve got you covered. Plus, if you need even more suggestions, simply check […]

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