Friday Reads: Superstars

Friday Reads: Superstars

Weekend, here we come with these multi-starred #FridayReads in tow: THE MERE WIFE by Maria Dahvana Headley “Headley’s fourth novel is a stunner: a darkly electric reinterpretation of Beowulf that upends its Old English framework to comment on the nature of heroes and how we ‘other’ those different from ourselves. A strange tale told with […]

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April 2018 Nonfiction

April 2018 Nonfiction

Add these amazing April nonfiction titles to your library’s shelves today: LOOK ALIVE OUT THERE by Sloane Crosley Also available in audio THREE starred reviews! The New York Times–bestselling author’s brand-new collection of essays is filled with her characteristic heart and punch-packing observations, but with a newfound coat of maturity. A thin coat. More of […]

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February 2018 Nonfiction

February 2018 Nonfiction

Nature, history, humor, and sex—just a few of the subjects in this month’s new nonfiction releases: THE SEABIRD’S CRY: The Lives and Loves of the Planet’s Great Ocean Voyagers by Adam Nicolson THREE starred reviews! “Marveling at lives lived in some of the harshest places on the planet, Nicolson writes lyrically of birds most of […]

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Friday Reads: Superstars!

Friday Reads: Superstars!

TGIF! Our #FridayReads are forthcoming books with several starred reviews! THE MERRY SPINSTER by Mallory Ortberg “Unlike most modern versions of fairy tales, Ortberg’s sly, scathing renditions avoid clichés and self-referential edginess, and instead strike directly at the heart. The book brings the shock of the new and the shock of recognition into play at […]

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For Your Consideration: April 2018 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: April 2018 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite titles for the April 2018 LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due February 20! Click here for the full list of 2018 deadlines. AFTER ANNA by Lisa Scottoline Anna is a drop-dead gorgeous sixteen-year-old with a secret dark side and when she turns up dead, all fingers point to her stepfather. […]

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