TLA 2021 Is Virtual!

Texas’ premier librarian gathering is going virtual! Visit our virtual booth for exciting resources PLUS check out our amazing authors on virtual panels throughout the conference! Thursday, April 22 3:00-4:00pm CTRead With Pride: YA LGBTQ+ Lit panelFeaturing Dahlia Adler (COOL FOR THE SUMMER) and Julia Lynn Rubin (TROUBLE GIRLS) 4:15-5:15pm CTRadical Misinformation: How Extreme Ideas […]

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Extra! Extra!: February 2021 Book News

HERE ARE ALL OF THE HEADLINES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THIS MONTH. THE COPENHAGEN TRILOGY and THIS IS HOW THEY TELL ME THE WORLD ENDS are featured on NPR’s Fresh Air. The Washington Post weighs in on Justin Deabler’s LONE STARS, Judge Jed S. Rakoff’s WHY THE INNOCENT PLEAD GUILTY AND THE GUILTY GO FREE, […]

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Society and Life in Fiction Spotlight (2/3/21)

This spotlight on society and life in fiction features an English-language debut about strange events in an American town, a woman’s search for her place in the world, a delivery boy peddling for five-star customer ratings, a hilariously irreverent vision of the imperfect lives of queer men, and an epic story through generations of one […]

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Happy Half Hour (11/23/20)

Today’s Happy Half Hour features four generations of a Texan family in a changing America, a woman starting over and learning about her family’s past, a heart-wrenching story about the power of place and family ties, and a YA debut dealing with love and grief. LONE STARS by Justin Deabler | 9781250256102 | 2/2/21 THE […]

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For Your Consideration: February 2021 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and vote for your favorite February titles for the February 2021 LibraryReads list! Votes due January 1! THE FOUR WINDS by Kristin Hannah “The storytelling is propulsive, and the contemporary relevance of the novel’s themes—among them, how outsiders are unfairly blamed for economic inequalities—provides additional depth in this rich, rewarding read about family […]

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New E-galleys (6/15/20)

Hello e-galley readers! Check out some of the exciting e-galleys that were recently added to Edelweiss for your downloading pleasure: CONFESSIONS IN B FLAT by Donna HillISBN 9781640638990, on sale 11/24/20 A multi-media retelling of Romeo and Juliet set during the 1964 Civil Rights movement from an Essence bestselling author who lived through it. LONE […]

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