Everyone has a purpose. And, according to Oprah Winfrey, “Your real job in life is to figure out as soon as possible what that is, who you are meant to be, and begin to honor your calling in the best way possible.” That journey starts in THE PATH MADE CLEAR: Discovering Your Life’s Direction and […]
June is Audiobook Month! And our pals at Macmillan Audio are celebrating with an Instagram challenge: post a picture each day in June using the daily prompt and hashtag and they’ll repost! Share your love of audiobooks, recommendations, and beautiful #bookstagrams with us and your fellow (audio)bookworms. BTW, did you know that Macmillan Library is […]
Amazing news: THE SUN DOES SHINE: How I Found Life and Freedom on Death Row by Anthony Ray Hinton is Oprah’s Book Club Summer 2018 Selection! Hinton’s revealing story of hope, love, justice, and the power of reading by a man who spent 30 years on death row for a crime he didn’t commit has […]
Fantastic news: LOVE WARRIOR by Glennon Doyle Melton is the new Oprah Book Club pick! This astonishing memoir depicts Melton’s journey after she discovers her husband’s infidelity and uses her grief and anger as a path to her own redemption. LOVE WARRIOR captures the beauty that unfolds when one woman refuses to settle for good […]
"Novels about teenager angst can sometimes sound, well... teenage. Not so in the case of IT'S FINE BY ME by Norwegian writer Per Petterson, who previously wrote the haunting, spare OUT STEALING HORSES. [...]
"The tangle of this boy's mind—and the direct, graceful way it's portrayed—creates a tale that's far more adult than adolescent, one that asks the age-old question about how to deal with the past: Stay and pretend it's not happening, or run and pretend you don't care? Or... find some other way (please)."
Everyone says that book publishing rides on the backs of quickly melting glaciers. And that soon it will be lying motionless on the bottom of the Arctic Ocean along with the polar bears and unicorns.
Well that is NOT TRUE, because Ron Charles is here with his hip, inpsiring, and Beanie Baby-filled video reviews! Take the review for Freedom. It's AMAZING. My favorite is the sepia-tinted flashback to when the NYT first reviewed the book in the 19th century. Take a moment to watch it.