Friday Reads: Strong Women!

Friday Reads: Strong Women!

TGIF, librarian friends! Our #FridayReads are powerful stories about strong women: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming A Barnes & Noble Spring 2017 Discover pick! An extraordinary portrait of Doaa Zamel, a Syrian refugee who managed to survive the horrendous September 2014 Mediterranean shipwreck that claimed almost 500 lives, from the […]

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Sneak Peek: February 2017 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: February 2017 Indie Next List

The February 2017 Indie Next list includes six Macmillan titles! LILLIAN BOXFISH TAKES A WALK by Kathleen Rooney Two starred reviews! “Inspired by Margaret Fishback, poet and Macy’s ad-writing phenom of the 1930s, Rooney imagines an extraordinary walk through the streets of New York City on the last night of 1984, one that triggers a […]

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Raise My Roof Podcast

Raise My Roof Podcast

We’ve told you about Cara Brookins‘s inspiring memoir, RISE: How a House Built a Family, in which she escaped an abusive marriage by building a house from the foundation up using only YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan, and her four children as a work crew. Now home-improvement meets self-improvement in the Raise My […]

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For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

For Your Consideration: January 2017 LibraryReads Titles

Download, read, and nominate your favorite December 2016 AND January 2017 titles for the January 2017* LibraryReads list! *Nominations are due November 20! Click here for the full list of 2017 deadlines. THE DRY by Jane Harper * A Library Journal “Summer Promise — Debut Novels” pick * * THREE starred reviews * “Luke lied. You lied. Be […]

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