Mohamad Jebara on Libraries (11/19/21)

In MUHAMMAD, THE WORLD CHANGER: An Intimate Portrait, author Mohamad Jebara places Islam’s founding prophet’s life in a broader historical context, vividly evoking the Meccan society he was born into and arguing that his innovative vision helped shape our modern world. Today, he joins us to share more about Muhammad’s connection to libraries! Libraries in […]

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The Debut Review: OLGA DIES DREAMING by Xochitl Gonzalez (11/8/21)

In OLGA DIES DREAMING, Xochitl Gonzalez has written a sparkling and insightful debut that vividly captures the absurdity of life with wit and wisdom. This love letter to Brooklyn is an atmospheric family drama that puts a tender and humorous spin on the tale of a woman fighting for love, happiness, and fulfillment while dealing […]

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Enter Minotaur’s Writing Competitions

Minotaur Books is looking for debut authors! The adult crime fiction imprint is proud to co-sponsor three separate debut novel competitions. The winner of each will receive a paid contract and become a published author. We’re asking for your help to enable Minotaur to reach as many aspiring crime fiction authors as possible. Does your […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Robert A. Jensen (9/28/21)

Robert A. Jensen, the owner of Kenyon International, the world’s leading disaster clean-up corporation, provides a rare glimpse behind the yellow tape as he cleans up disaster sites, uncovers victims, and cares for their families. On this pub day, Robert A. Jensen joins us with a letter to librarians all about PERSONAL EFFECTS: What Recovering […]

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Banned Books Week 2021

Happy Banned Books Week! This year’s theme is Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us, emphasizing the importance of how books reach across boundaries and build connections, whereas censorship creates barriers. Check out some resources to help make this Banned Books Week the most powerful it can be. Here are some Free Downloads, Display Ideas, and […]

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Q&A with Jessica Nordell

In THE END OF BIAS: A Beginning: The Science and Practice of Overcoming Unconscious Bias, author Jessica Nordell uncovers the unconscious bias in our everyday lives and shows how we can begin to remake ourselves and our world. But today she’s joined us to share about her connection to libraries! I understand you wrote a […]

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GFA Spotlight: SUCH A PRETTY SMILE

If you’re looking for 1) a new voice 2) feminist horror 3) lots of pointy teeth, you’ll definitely want to check out today’s Genre For All spotlight title, Kristi DeMeester’s SUCH A PRETTY SMILE. “Demeester’s darkly visceral imagery draws a fine line between mental illness and supernatural events that will leave readers doubting reality as […]

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BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU Mobile Coffee Shop in NYC

Calling all New Yorkers! BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU is taking the streets of NYC with a cup of complimentary tea or coffee and lots of Sally Rooney swag! Check out where you can find the Air Mail Express Mobile Coffee Shop every day this week. […]

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The Debut Review: 20 Questions With Dustin Thao (9/1/21)

For this Debut Review, we’re chatting with YA author Dustin Thao as he answers 20 questions about himself and his heartfelt debut, YOU’VE REACHED SAM. Before we hear from Dustin, let’s dive into YOU’VE REACHED SAM. This emotionally charged love story asks, what would you do if you had a second chance at goodbye? Filled […]

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A Letter to Librarians from Nichola Raihani (8/31/21)

Biologist Nichola Raihani debuts with a profound and engaging message on human psychology and behavior with her entertaining stories from the field in THE SOCIAL INSTINCT: How Cooperation Shaped the World. Today, Nichola joins us with a letter to librarians and an invitation to a voyage of discovery. THE SOCIAL INSTINCT: How Cooperation Shaped the […]

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