Spotlight on Current Topics, People, and Trends (7/21/20)

A dazzling portrait of art, politics, and hidden realities + a timely analysis of scientific research + an insider story of one of the most iconic bands and drummers in the ’70s and ’80s + the biography of a beloved TV host + details of the most accomplished woman in American politics = this current […]

Read More…

Day’s YA: Black YA Authors

This edition of Day’s YA highlights YA and YA-OK books by Black authors Note: This list is not exhaustive, but is meant to be a jumping off point. Please support these (and all) Black authors in any way you can, now and always. YA: ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M Johnson BLACK GIRL UNLIMITED […]

Read More…

Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an absorbing political biography and the historical account of an infamous shipwreck. PELOSI by Molly Ball97812502528695/5/2020 An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball. “Political junkies and teens looking for role […]

Read More…

May E-Book Sale for Libraries

Expand your e-book collection with these recent and backlist essentials! From 4/27 through 5/25, many of our e-Books will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms), including these bestsellers and award-winners: THE RISE OF MAGICKS by Nora RobertsWOLF HALL by Hilary MantelSUNSET BEACH by Mary Kay AndrewsUNCANNY VALLEY by Anna WienerTHE RUIN OF […]

Read More…

Starred Review Round-Up (4/22/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. SlaghtISBN 9780374228484, on sale 8/4/20 “The cast of characters he brings to life—both human and avian—illuminates the delicate symbiosis of the natural world and sheds a welcome […]

Read More…

Book Buzz From Home: Nonfiction

Hello friends! I am writing to you today about an amazing new opportunity… It’s a BOOK BUZZ… And it’s from inside OUR HOMES. [Cue music from the movie Jaws.] Can you even imagine the technology required to produce such a thing? All kidding aside, we miss your faces! And we’ll assume that you miss ours. […]

Read More…

Women 2020: Creativity and Success (3/23/20)

Today’s spotlight is on two women and their creative success: beloved artist Frida Kahlo on her American journey, and a memoir from one of the most celebrated musicians in the world, Alicia Keyes. FRIDA IN AMERICA: The Creative Awakening of a Great Artist by Celia Stahr “By mining Kahlo’s letters and the invaluable diary of […]

Read More…

2020 Lambda Literary Awards Finalists + Winners

The Lambda Literary Awards honor the best in LGBTQ books, and this year’s finalists include 13 Macmillan titles + Carmen Maria Machado takes home the best in LGBTQ Nonfiction! WINNER: IN THE DREAM HOUSE: A Memoir by Carmen Maria Machado (LGBTQ Nonfiction) Finalists: STAY AND FIGHT by Madeline ffitchIN WEST MILLS by De’Shawn Charles WinslowTHE […]

Read More…

Women 2020: Philanthropy and Politics (2/10/20)

Today’s Women 2020 spotlight is a blast from the past with the biography of a defiant tobacco heiress turned modern philanthropist and an autobiography from the female lawyer at the center of the Watergate scandal. THE SILVER SWAN: In Search of Doris Duke by Sallie Bingham “Fiercely private and skilled in conducting her extraordinary philanthropic […]

Read More…

Nonfiction Round-Up (1/22/20)

The powers of the American presidency in today’s political climate + a six-step approach to finding your true calling + an examination of minimalism’s historical roots = today’s nonfiction round-up. UNMAKING THE PRESIDENCY: Donald Trump’s War on the World’s Most Powerful Office by Susan Hennessey and Benjamin Wittes   “Two Lawfare editors and senior fellows at the Brookings […]

Read More…

css.php