Poems, Short Stories, and Essays Round-Up (9/3/20)

Today’s spotlight is on bite-sized literary goodness: intimate essays on race, short stories that blend mythic and modern, and poems exploring the female experience. JUST US: An American Conversation by Claudia Rankine 4 starred reviews and an Indie Next pick! “Rankine once again opens a literary window into the Black experience, for those willing to […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: All-Around Health (5/6/20)

From mental health to physical health, today’s spotlight is on how we feel and being our best selves. THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION by John Moe “Moe (CONSERVATIZE ME), host of The Hilarious World of Depression podcast, wryly reflects on life as a ‘saddie’ in this stirring memoir. Moe discusses depressive thoughts and experiences, including […]

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A Letter to Librarians from John Moe

John Moe’s popular podcast is coming out from your earbuds and onto the page with THE HILARIOUS WORLD OF DEPRESSION, a remarkable investigation of the disease, part memoir of his own journey, part treasure trove of laugh-out-loud stories and insights drawn from years of interviews with some of the most brilliant minds facing similar challenges. […]

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Friday Reads — March 2018 Nonfiction

Friday Reads — March 2018 Nonfiction

Our #FridayReads picks are all the excellent nonfiction titles available this month! THE SUN DOES SHINE: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton, with an introduction by Bryan Stevenson Also available in audio Two starred reviews! A powerful, revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading […]

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Teen Talk Tuesday (3/26/2018 Edition)

Teen Talk Tuesday (3/26/2018 Edition)

Happy Monday, YA librarians, and welcome to today’s special *Monday edition* of Teen Talk Tuesday! Check out our latest & greatest teen titles out this month! IN SIGHT OF STARS by Gae Polisner 9781250143839 Ages 14 to 18 IN SIGHT OF STARS is an emotional, full-hearted teen novel about love, loss, and mental health from […]

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Day’s YA – IN SIGHT OF STARS

  Hi everyone!  We’re back in the office after a busy (but fantastic!) few days at ALA Midwinter. It was so great to get to meet some of you in person and chat about books! One book in particular that I’m especially excited for is this lovely novel by Gae Polisner. IN SIGHT OF STARS […]

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Friday Reads: Trump!

Friday Reads: Trump!

Love him or loathe him, there’s plenty to read (and listen to) about President Trump: THE DANGEROUS CASE OF DONALD TRUMP: 27 Psychiatrists and Mental Health Experts Assess a President by Bandy X. Lee Also available in audio The consensus of two dozen psychiatrists and psychologists that Trump is dangerously mentally ill and that he […]

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