Tag: book blogs

Your Daily Dose of the Booklist Reader . . . Transformed!

Your Daily Dose of the Booklist Reader . . . Transformed!

For the past three years, the Booklist Reader Update newsletter has graced subscribers’ inboxes Monday through Friday, relaying the latest cover trends, reading recs, adorable animals, and the occasional existential quandary (see below). Starting next week, however, the Booklist Reader Update will transform from day-to-day rundown to weekly digest, easing the load on your inbox while ensuring […]

Posted in: Inside Booklist
Web Crush: Genrify

Web Crush: Genrify

Genrify is a useful blog that celebrates great literary mash-ups that may have tricky genre labels, and helps readers and librarians find more of the same. The blog features reviews, feature blends (with great booklists), microgenres, and more. But one of the best things about this blog is a tool called “The Blender.” Their website […]

Posted in: Backlist, Libraries
Coming Soon: The Booklist Reader
By August 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Coming Soon: The Booklist Reader

It’s going to be pretty quiet here at Likely Stories for the next couple of weeks—but that’s because big changes are in the works. After 8 long years and nearly 2,200 posts (over half of them written by yours truly), the blog is about to undergo major surgery. Actually, ALL of the Booklist blogs—Likely Stories, […]

Posted in: Books and Authors
BiblioWeb: The Book Smugglers

BiblioWeb: The Book Smugglers

Wanted to share my latest biblio-web find, The Book Smugglers. This pair of self-professed OCD “book junkies” review science fiction and young adult titles (essentially whatever they like). They post four book reviews a week and trade out reviews of movies, music, television, other cross over items. Once a month they two blog runners will […]

Posted in: Book Groups
BiblioWeb: Shelf Renewal Blog
By September 1, 2012 0 Comments Read More →

BiblioWeb: Shelf Renewal Blog

It looks like I’m shilling for a sister-blog, and I kinda am, but you need to know the history. First, Shelf Renewal started as a blog from two well-known, well-read, award-winning public librarians, Karen Kleckner Keefe and Rebecca Vnuk and it was called Shelf Renewal (this is the archival site).  Then it moved over to […]

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Biblioweb: Read This! blog

Biblioweb: Read This! blog

I’m swiping an idea from the lovely gals over at Shelf Renewal. They have a feature they call Web Crush of the Week. Rebecca and Karen will highlight websites devoted to books, publishing, literary news, sites for readers. I have always loved that idea and I’m going to tweak it just a tad for Book […]

Posted in: Book Groups