PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Chooses HEART

PBS NewsHour-New York Times Book Club Chooses HEART

The PBS NewsHour-New York Times book club, “Now Read This,” has chosen Sandeep Jauhar’s HEART: A HISTORY as its January pick! For centuries, the human heart seemed beyond our understanding: an inscrutable shuddering mass that was somehow the driver of emotion and the seat of the soul. As the cardiologist and bestselling author Sandeep Jauhar […]

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Friday Reads: Blood, Blood, Blood, I LOVE BLOOD! (10/5/18)

Friday Reads: Blood, Blood, Blood, I LOVE BLOOD! (10/5/18)

I love a a bloody good story and what’s bloodier than the human heart, surgery, and well, blood itself? NINE PINTS: A Journey Through the Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood by Rose George 3 starred reviews! “George delivers an informative, elegant, and provocative exploration of the life-giving substance she describes as ‘stardust and the […]

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September 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

September 2018 Bestsellers & Recent Releases

Here’s our updated Edelweiss collection of this month’s bestsellers and recently released titles, perfect for collection development! Here are some of the top titles for September 2018: Bestsellers: LEVERAGE IN DEATH: An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb SADIE by Courtney Summers DEAR FOUNDER: Letters of Advice for Anyone Who Leads, Manages, or Wants to […]

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September 2018 Nonfiction

September 2018 Nonfiction

From history to education to health, these new titles are perfect for your shelves: HEART: A History by Sandeep Jauhar An ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Pick! “Deftly alternating between key historical episodes and his own work, cardiologist Jauhar tells the colorful and little-known story of the doctors who risked their careers and the […]

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ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Picks

ALA Annual 2018 “Read n’ Rave” Picks

Here’s what your librarian pals recommended at Booklist’s “Read n’ Rave” panel at ALA Annual 2018: Ariel Farrar, Acquisitions Librarian, New Orleans Public Library THE SILENT PATIENT by Alex Michaelides “This is gonna be huge!” WHAT TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE: Robert F. Kennedy, James Baldwin, and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America by Michael Eric […]

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ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

ALA Annual 2018 Adult Book Buzz Titles

We hope you enjoyed our Booze + Book Buzz at ALA Annual! For those who were #alaleftbehind, here’s everything we buzzed about: NINE PERFECT STRANGERS* by Liane Moriarty | November 6, 2018 | 9781250069825 KINGDOM OF THE BLIND* by Louise Penny | November 27, 2018 | 9781250066206 FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED POLITICS* by […]

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