Furry Friends (10/20/20)

For everyone with a furry friend at home, or dreams of having one, today’s animal spotlight features an international veterinarian traveler and several four-legged mystery-solving sidekicks. WORLD WILD VET: Encounters in the Animal Kingdom by Evan Antin “With the full-speed-ahead enthusiasm familiar to viewers of his Evan Goes Wild Instagram feed and Animal Planet show, […]

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Nature and Animals (8/27/20)

A scientist tracks an elusive owl in eastern Russia + a world where animals deal with an all-too-familiar human landscape = today’s nature and animals round-up. OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght 2 starred reviews! “An American scientist chronicles his travels through […]

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Maximum Shelf: MIGRATIONS

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Charlotte McConaghy’s urgent and moving U.S. debut, MIGRATIONS. Franny Stone has always been a wanderer. By following the ocean’s tides and the birds that soar above, she can forget the losses that have haunted her life. But when the wild she so loves begins to disappear, Franny can […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes a technological thriller, a sci-fi novella, and a journalist’s memoir of life under ISIS. THE GOD GAME by Danny TobeyFive ambitious high school students find their lives at risk when a video game that thinks it’s God won’t let them quit. “Teen gamers will be drawn […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (10/09)

Nonfiction Round-Up (10/09)

A memoir of growing up in and leaving the Westboro Baptist Church, inspiration from Habitat for Humanity’s CEO, a rescue dog that saves other beloved pets, the story of marriage equality from a civil rights activist, the history of rock structures around the world, and the unification of European countries and cities–all in today’s nonfiction […]

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Friday Reads: Cats vs. Dogs

Friday Reads: Cats vs. Dogs

Let the fur fly! Cats and dogs battle it out for our #FridayReads: TWO GOOD DOGS by Susan Wilson In this sequel to ONE GOOD DOG, a troubled teenager is helped by the rescued pit bull (then a second) of the inaugural guest at the Berkshires bed-and-breakfast her mother has bought. “Animal lovers will find […]

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2017 Tri State Children’s/YA Book Buzz Titles

2017 Tri State Children’s/YA Book Buzz Titles

Today is the Tri-State Children’s/YA Book Buzz! Anne presented her favorite books for teens from Flatiron YA and Griffin Teen and told everyone about our new imprint, Wednesday Books! Best of all? Ali Fisher co-presented and our fur babies Kugel and Jackson kept things moving along as librarians tweeted via #bookbuzznyc. WONDERFUL FEELS LIKE THIS by […]

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Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Booklist Spring 2017 YA webinar

Today Anne “sweet teeth” Spieth highlighted her favorite teen titles during Booklist’s Spring 2017 YA Announcements webinar (twitter hashtag #SpringYA17). For those who weren’t able to listen in, here’s what she discussed: 2017 YALSA Award Winners AMERICAN GIRLS by Alison Umminger | Out: June 20, 2017 | ISBN: 9781250133823 | Paperback | Girls & Women | […]

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Furry Friends Roundup

Furry Friends Roundup

These books about furry friends are #CuteOverload: DOUG THE PUG: The King of Pop Culture by Leslie Mosier Doug the Pug is the King of Pop Culture with over 7 million adoring fans on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat! He’s bumped noses with the hottest stars out there: Justin Bieber, Steven Tyler, Ed Sheeran, John […]

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James Herriot 100

James Herriot 100

This month was legendary veterinarian James Herriot’s centennial (he would have been 100 on October 3). His bestselling memoirs include ALL CREATURES GREAT AND SMALL, ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL, ALL THINGS WISE AND WONDERFUL, THE LORD GOD MADE THEM ALL, and EVERY LIVING THING; and were adapted for TV—Christopher Timothy played James Herriot on the […]

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