E-Book Round-Up: Uplifting Memoirs

If there are two things we all need more of right now, they are uplifting stories and inspiring memoirs. So enjoy this list of memoirs that are sure to raise your spirits: WHERE THE LIGHT ENTERS: Building a Family, Discovering Myself by Jill Biden THE MOMENT OF LIFT: How Empowering Women Changes the World by […]

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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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