Articles tagged "library"

Thriller Thursday (11/30/17 Edition)

Happy #ThrillerThursday to:

MURDER IN THE MANUSCRIPT ROOM: A 42nd Street Library Mystery by Con Lehane
In the second book in the 42nd Street Library mystery series, crime fiction curator Raymond Ambler uncovers how the 1980s shooting of a union leader is linked to the death of a research assistant and the disappearance of a scholar. “Plot twists and multiple points of view add to a gritty, complex tale that weaves details of library work and references to crime novels throughout the story. ” — Booklist

KILLING PACE by Douglas Schofield
Laura Pace is a woman on the run—struggling to reconstruct her past, to rebuild her memories, to retrace her steps… and to identify the people who tried to erase her from existence. “Readers will eagerly await his next mystery.” — Publishers Weekly readmoreremove

Guinness World Records 2017 Teacher’s Guide & Giveaway

Happy #BookBday to the 2017 editions of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS GAMER’S EDITION! To celebrate, Guinness has created a FREE, downloadable Teacher’s Guide and is giving away 3 copies of both books to lucky librarians and/or teachers!

The Teacher’s Guide allows students and young patrons to explore the world of record-breaking in a fun and educational manner. It’s appropriate for Common Core Connections for Grades 2-5 and has many benefits:

— Engaging STEM-friendly activities
— Fascinating classroom/library activities that teach Language Arts, Science, Math and more
— Appropriate for all levels of readers
— Perfect for reluctant readers and struggling learners
— Can be used for one lesson or throughout the whole year
— Easy-to-use guide includes topical records (it’s not necessary to have the 2017 Edition to use the guide)

School Library Journal even showcased three amazing teens and their world record-breaking skills!

To enter the giveaway for a chance to win both GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2017 and GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2017 GAMER’S EDITION, email digital.nyc@guinnessworldrecords.com from your professional/library-issued e-mail address (subject: Teacher’s Guide) by September 8 and tell Guinness World Records which activity you would most likely do with your students/young patrons. Make sure to include your name, school, and library name. Good luck!

For more information about GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS 2017, visit www.guinnessworldrecords.com. readmoreremove

Because we all love Sarah Palin, even if for different reasons.

Admit it. You love Sarah Palin. Little Brown did a fantastic book trailer promoting 100 Simple Things You Can Do to Prevent Alzheimer's. It's very funny.

While we're on the topic of our favorite red-skirt-suit wearing politician, you should check out The Lies of Sarah Palin. It's out February 1st, 2010, from St. Martin's Press. 

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Teens’ Top Ten Nominations!

Griffin has
FOUR Teens' Top Ten nominated titles!  

CONGRATULATIONS to Glimmerglass, 13 to Life, The Time Pirate, and My Ultimate Sister
Disaster
!

Between
Aug. 23 and Sept. 17 readers aged 12-18 will vote online, and only ten will win!
If only the characters could use their powers to win votes! How could you lose
with werewolves, faerie magic, and time traveling on your side?

ALA Overview!

Friday,
June 25th

5:30-7:30 pm Rebecca Maizel signs INFINITE DAYS
(Griffin) in
booth #2804

 

Saturday,
June 26th

10:30-12 pm ALTAFF’s “Isn’t It
Romantic?” panel with Beth Harbison (WCC room #142)

12 pm Harriet Reisen signs copies
of LOUISA MAY ALCOTT (Holt) in booth #2804

1:30-3:30 pm ALTAFF’s “It’s All
Politics” panel with David Finkel (WCC room #142)

4-5 pm Rosemary Harris signs copies of DEAD HEAD (Minotaur), Jane Cleland signs copies
of SILENT AUCTION (Minotaur) and Meredith Cole signs copies of DEAD IN THE WATER
(Minotaur) in booth #2804

 

Sunday,
June 27th

9:00 AM Thomas Kaufman to sign DRINK THE TEA in both #2804

11:30-12:45 pm Will Shortz to sign
crossword puzzles in booth #2804

1:00 pm Auditorium Speaker Series with Will Shortz, in Ballroom C

3:00-5:00 pm Carol Lynch Williams
signs copies of THE CHOSEN ONE (Griffin) in booth #2804

 

Monday,
June 28th

10:30-12 pm ALTAFF’s “First
Author, First Book” panel with Eugenia Kim (WCC room
#142)

11:30 am Joe Finder arrives at our
booth to sign copies of VANISHED (SMP)

1:30-3:30 pm RUSA President’s
Program with Joe Finder (room # tk)

2:00 pm ALTAFF's "Gala Author Tea" with Sharyn McCrumb in the Renaissance Mayflower Grand Ballroom. Purchase your ticket in advance!

Macmillan Library @ TxLA!

Visit Macmillan Library in booth #2239 during the Texas Library Association Annual Conference!

Thursday, April 15th (10:15-11:50 AM / Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Rm# 206AB) "Book Buzz" Summer 2010 title preview featuring Talia!

Friday, April 16th (2:00-3:50 PM / Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Rm# 214D) "Tales of Texas Authors, Lives!" panel featuring Francis Ray, Kathryn Casey and Kinky Friedman!

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