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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SAD ANIMAL FACTS Makes Us Happy

SAD ANIMAL FACTS Makes Us Happy

Brooke Barker’s SAD ANIMAL FACTS is a hilarious hand-illustrated collection of the Animal Kingdom’s more unfortunate truths and we’re laughing so hard we’re crying! Why? Little gems like this and an amazing book trailer: Fact: Harp seal pups are abandoned on beaches at birth and only 3 out of 10 survive. Seal Pup: “I’m not […]

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National Parks Centennial

National Parks Centennial

The National Park Service turns 100 on August 25, 2016! To celebrate, we recommend these fine nature books: THE HOUR OF LAND: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks by Terry Tempest Williams A June 2016 Indie Next list pick & an O Magazine Summer 2016 Reading selection! “Williams, an ardent, often rhapsodic, always scrupulous […]

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Friday Reads: FSG Stars

Friday Reads: FSG Stars

TGIF! Today’s #FridayReads picks are two Farrar, Straus & Giroux titles that have multiple starred reviews: ONLY THE ANIMALS by Ceridwen Dovey “Named an artist to watch by the Wall Street Journal for her debut novel, BLOOD KIN, Australian storyteller Dovey fulfills her promise with this standout collection of 12 interconnected stories, all told by animals […]

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Back to School Cool with Griffin Teen

Back to School Cool with Griffin Teen

Beat the back-to-school blues with these awesome books from Griffin Teen: SWAY by Kat Spears In this “compelling debut told with swagger and real depth” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) by librarian Spears, a young man who avoids emotional connection at all costs is forced to open his heart when he meets the girl of his […]

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The Purr-fect Welcome Back

The Purr-fect Welcome Back

Hello, friends! We hope you had a lovely Independence Day weekend and are recovered from ALA Annual. Going back to work after a holiday is always a bummer, but we’ve got several great books that will put you in a paws-itively better mood! #meow THE WORLD ACCORDING TO BOB: The Further Adventures of One Man […]

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