NYPL’s Best Books for Teens 2021

The librarians at New York Public Library selected CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP and HURRICANE SUMMER for their list of the year’s best books for teens! CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP: A Hip-Hop History by Jeff Chang and Dave “Davey D” Cook9781250790514 | available now“In addition to satisfying committed fans, this stellar work could function as a […]

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YA Spotlight (3/15/21)

The YA edition of the most acclaimed written history of hip-hop + a modern spin on Shakespeare’s classics + the closing to a fantasy duology + a thrilling novel about a girl’s search for answers = this YA spotlight. CAN’T STOP WON’T STOP (YA Edition): A Hip-Hop History by Jeff Chang and Dave Cook 2 […]

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Mac Lib From Home Round-Up (10/22/20)

Welcome to Mac Lib From Home, our fun-sized buzz series from our homes to yours! Jenny Lawson returns with her trademark brutal honesty and humor in her most personal book yet: BROKEN (in the best possible way). Watch Talia’s full video here. Brandon Sanderson’s amazing and epic Stormlight Archives series continues in RHYTHM OF WAR. […]

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Adult Books for Teens

Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of adult books for teens includes a fantasy conclusion, a hip-hop biography, & a heartwarming dog story (& more)! THE RISE OF MAGICKS: Chronicles of The One, Book 3 by Nora RobertsThe #1 New York Times bestselling author of YEAR ONE and OF BLOOD AND BONE concludes her stunning new trilogy praised […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (11/27/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (11/27/19)

One of America’s greatest poets/rappers, a recreation of the best stage roles and personal life of a favorite actor, and the four-decade friendship that helped make two revolutions and nations– all in today’s nonfiction round-up. JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson Two starred reviews! “This is more than a hip-hop bio; Dyson is […]

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Library Journal’s “Sleeper Hits for Fall 2019/Winter 2020” Webinar

Did you miss today’s Library Journal “Sleeper Hits for Fall 2019/Winter 2020” webinar? Here are the titles we talked about! AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins BIG LIES IN A SMALL TOWN by Diane Chamberlain CILKA’S JOURNEY by Heather Morris FATHER OF LIONS by Louise Callaghan FIND ME by André Aciman THE GOD GAME by Danny […]

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Red-Hot Fall 2019 Drop-In Alert: JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson

Red-Hot Fall 2019 Drop-In Alert: JAY-Z: Made in America by Michael Eric Dyson

From the New York Times bestselling author of TEARS WE CANNOT STOP and WHAT TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE comes JAY-Z: Made in America, a powerful examination of JAY-Z as a cultural icon, published for his 50th birthday. JAY-Z is America at its scrappy, brash, irreverent, soulful, ingenious best: as transcendent a cultural icon as Frank Sinatra, […]

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