From April 7-13, we celebrate the vital role libraries play in our lives and communities. And one woman who knows this as well as anyone is Melinda Gates, author of the upcoming THE MOMENT OF LIFT: How Empowering Women Changes the World. Melinda was chosen as this year’s National Library Week Honorary Chair and spoke […]
It’s National Library Week, and what better way to celebrate than with some of our favorite books by librarians, about libraries, or starring librarians: DEAR FAHRENHEIT 451: Love and Heartbreak in the Stacks by Annie Spence A September 2017 LibraryReads pick, Gen X-er librarian Spence’s book is a snarky, laugh-out-loud funny, deeply moving collection of […]
Happy National Library Week! Did you know that Rainbow Rowell’s ELEANOR & PARK was named one of the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016? It’s true! It may be a New York Times Notable Children’s Book and a Printz Honor recipient (among many other awards received), but this young adult novel was challenged for offensive […]
We’re happy to send off National Library Week tomorrow with a purrfect Caturday (that’s what we call Saturday snuggling with kitties) book: THE TRUE TAILS OF BAKER & TAYLOR: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town…and the World by Jan Louch & Lisa Rogak. It all started with mice in the […]
Happy National Library Week! Con Lehane wants to tell you all about his love of libraries and how they helped shape his newest book, MURDER AT THE 42ND STREET LIBRARY. Take it away, Con! My new mystery novel has a librarian as a protagonist, something of an adventure for me because I’ve never been a […]
- AMONG OTHERS, Jo Walton's magical semi-memoir and one of my 2011 Book Club Picks with a Touch of Magic, is a finalist for the 2012 Hugo Award for Best Novel! And yes, it is also a finalist for the Nebula Award for Best Novel! Are you convinced, yet?!
See all of the 2012 Hugo Award finalists on Tor.com.
- One of our favorite librarian book bloggers, the lovely Lesa Holstine, spent a very full, magical day with our favorite international men of mystery (writing), Brad Parks!
"Brad told us libraries meant a lot to him as a kid. He wasn't the best student, but he always had a library card."