Forget Your Troubles Book Buzz Recap (1/25/21)

We hope you were able to forget your troubles and gladden your heart with today’s author panel and book buzz! In case you weren’t able to tune in, check out all the uplifting titles we presented below. And, if you want to watch it all again, click here. THE DATING DARE by Jayci Lee | […]

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ALMA ALA Midwinter Book Buzz Recap (1/19/21)

In case you missed it, we presented six exciting forthcoming titles in today’s ALMA ALA Midwinter Book Buzz. Check out what all the buzz was about with the title list below. You can also watch a recording of the presentation here. SORROWLAND by Rivers Solomon | 9780374266776 | 5/4/21 OF WOMEN AND SALT by Gabriela […]

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MacmillanLibrary @ ALA Midwinter 2015 (Booth #4613)

MacmillanLibrary @ ALA Midwinter 2015 (Booth #4613)

We’re ridiculously excited to see you in the Macmillan (adult) booth #4613 and at all of our great events at ALA Midwinter next month. Check out our schedule below and RSVP ASAP! Follow @alamw and #alamw15 Friday, January 30th In-booth signing with Marci Jefferson 5:30-7:00pm McCormick Place | Booth #4613 Marci Jefferson will be signing […]

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ALA Midwinter 2014 – Sunday events

ALA Midwinter 2014 – Sunday events

ALA Midwinter headerHey hey! It's another beautiful day at ALA Midwinter 2014! There's a lot more great stuff going on, so come visit us in booth #622 and attend these cool events happening today (all are free unless otherwise noted):

Duck the Halls jacket 
Donna Andrews at the Pop Top Mystery Stage

Sunday, January 26th
10:00-11:00am
Philadelphia Convention Center | Pop Top Mystery Stage on the Exhibit Floor off the 400 aisle, Row #30

Donna Andrews is the New York Times bestselling author of the award-winning Meg Langslow mystery series. She will be speaking and signing copies of DUCK THE HALLS.

 

FangirlEleanor & ParkIn-booth signing by Rainbow Rowell, author of  FANGIRL and ELEANOR & PARK

Sunday, January 26th
3:00-5:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Rainbow Rowell is the New York Times bestselling author of FANGIRL and ELEANOR & PARK and will be signing only copies of those books. Limit one book per person, while supplies last! 

RUSA Book & Media Awards Ceremony and Reception

Sunday, January 26th
5:00pm to 6:30pm
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel | Liberty Ballroom B

Attend RUSA's Book & Media Awards Ceremony and Reception to find out selections for the Reading List, Notable Books (which help form the long list for the Andrew Carnegie Medals of Excellence for Fiction and Nonfiction) and Listen List, as well as the winners of the Dartmouth Medal for reference, the Sophie Brody Medal for Jewish literature, the Zora Neale Hurston Award for achievement in promoting African-American literature, the Louis Shores Award for book reviewing and many more. If you can't attend, follow @ala_rusa on Twitter for announcements (hashtag #literarytastes).

Hang in there—we're in the home stretch! [...]

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ALA Midwinter 2014 – Saturday events

ALA Midwinter 2014 – Saturday events

ALA Midwinter headerIt's day two of ALA Midwinter and we've got lots of great stuff happening this spectacular Saturday! Stop by booth #622 and come to all of our other exciting events (all are free unless otherwise noted):

LibraryReads logoLibraryReads: Collaborative Discovery for Librarians & Patrons panel

Saturday, January 25th
11:30am-12:30pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | 114 Lecture Hall

Find out how to share the books you love with readers across the country and enhance your professional profile by participating in LibraryReads, the monthly, nationwide library staff picks list. Free Advance Readers Copies will be provided!

  

Adult Literature Spotlight: ARC & Finished Book Giveaway

 

Saturday, January 25th
2:00-4:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Jointly sponsored by United for Libraries and ALA Conference Services, the "Spotlight on Adult Literature" is an opportunity for conference attendees to learn more about new Adult authors and books. Wanna know what we're giving away? Come by booth #622 to find out (you didn't think it would be that easy, did you?).

 

Drift jacket

In-booth signing by Jon McGoran, author of DRIFT

Saturday, January 25th
2:00-4:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

In DRIFT, Jon McGoran combines his interest in the increasingly bizarre world of food today with his love of the thriller as a Philadelphia narcotics detective uncovers a drug ring in a rural Pennsylvania farm. "McGoran impressively integrates concerns about genetically modified produce with an action-filled storyline and fleshed-out characters." — Publishers Weekly, starred review

 

 

Radiance of Tomorrow jacket

Arthur Curley Memorial Lecture
by Ishmael Beah

Saturday, January 25th
4:00-5:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Grand Ballroom

Don't miss the opportunity to be inspired and moved by human rights advocate and bestselling author Ishmael Beah whose first book A LONG WAY GONE: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier has been published in over thirty languages and has helped shine an international spotlight on critical issues related to children and war. His new book is RADIANCE OF TOMORROW.

 

Have fun! But pace yourself—there are still two more days of awesome stuff to go! [...]

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ALA Midwinter 2014 – Friday events

ALA Midwinter 2014 – Friday events

ALA Midwinter headerIt's finally here! Today ALA Midwinter 2014 opens and we're excited to see all of your happy, shining faces in booth #622 and at all of our exciting events (all are free unless otherwise noted).

Here's your daily digest for Friday, January 24:
Why I Read jacketIn-booth signing by Wendy Lesser, author of WHY I READ: The Serious Pleasure of Books

Friday, January 24th
5:30-7:00pm
Philadelphia Convention Center | Booth #622

Meet the founder of the Threepenny Review and have your complimentary copy of WHY I READ: The Serious Pleasure of Books signed. Lesser's "delectably sophisticated inquiry into why reading is a constant source of pleasure and provocation" (Booklist) is as much a memoir as it is about the craft of literature. Written in "erudite, beautiful passages," WHY I READ "will speak to booklovers of all types." — Publishers Weekly, starred review. 

See you soon!

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