Author Archive: Susan Maguire

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Shelf Care, Episode #11: Games!
By November 19, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #11: Games!

Rebecca Strang, of the Naperville Public Library and ALA’s Games and Gaming Round Table, speaks to Susan Maguire about everything games in libraries, from sure bets for every age to finding reviews of hot new games. Then, Sarah Hunter turns the tables and interviews Susan about what she’s been reading—and chats about books her daughter […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Duchess Harris
By November 9, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Duchess Harris

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Gale. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to to Duchess Harris, author of Being LGBTQ in America: LGBTQ Social Movements in America. Dr. Harris is a professor […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Macmillan Library Marketing Team
By September 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Macmillan Library Marketing Team

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Macmillan Library Marketing, the four-person team of book concierges, genre whisperers, and hand-selling professionals who are here for you. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to the […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #10: Pandemic-Induced Programming Pivot

Shelf Care, Episode #10: Pandemic-Induced Programming Pivot

Kansas City Public Library’s Kaite Stover and Crystal Faris talk to Susan Maguire about how they moved author events and youth programming online, how screen fatigue and the digital divide affected them, and what lessons they’re taking with them for post-COVID programs. Then audio editor Heather Booth talks to the Best Patrons Ever, aka her […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #9: Comics and Book Groups and Libraries, Oh My!

Shelf Care, Episode #9: Comics and Book Groups and Libraries, Oh My!

Durham County Library’s Patrick Holt talks about how he helps book groups find and discuss great graphic novels, audio editor Heather Booth shares her top five tips for bringing audio to your book group, and Books for Youth’s Ronny Khuri talks about the underrated art of the picture book and gives a few suggestions. Wow! […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #8: Shelf Isolation

Shelf Care, Episode #8: Shelf Isolation

All of us here at Booklist are self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic, and we are turning to books and movies and TV and games to keep ourselves entertained while the world . . . does whatever the world is doing. Host Susan Maguire talks to her coworkers about what media is bringing them comfort in […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters
By February 24, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #7: Size (and Format) Matters

There were So Dang Many books discussed in this episode with librarian extraordinaire Robin Bradford, Booklist Audio Editor Heather Booth, and Booklist Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman. There’s no time for a proper introduction! Only books! Here’s what we talked about: The Wedding Date, by Jasmine Guillory The Kiss Quotient, by Helen Hoang A Bollywood […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon
By February 3, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to romance author Irene Hannon (whose name you may recognize from our November episode), the best-selling, RITA Award-winning author of […]

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The Shelf Care Interview: Suzanne Woods Fisher
By January 21, 2020 0 Comments Read More →

The Shelf Care Interview: Suzanne Woods Fisher

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to Suzanne Woods Fisher, award-winning, best-selling author of more than 30 books, including On a Summer Tide, as well as the Nantucket Legacy, […]

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Shelf Care, Episode #6: Editors’ Choices
By December 30, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Shelf Care, Episode #6: Editors’ Choices

In this episode of Booklist’s Shelf Care: The Podcast, the Booklist editors gathered around the fire (JK, we gathered in the sound-proof-ish room in the basement of the ALA office) to dig a little deeper into how the Editors’ Choice lists come together, to call out a few faves, and to talk about what’s coming in […]

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