Shelfie with Veronica Chambers

Shelfie with Veronica Chambers

We recently challenged author Veronica Chambers (QUEEN BEY and THE MEANING OF MICHELLE among many others) to a shelfie. Would she dare to show us (and thousands of our librarian pals) her favorite shelf in her personal library? What truths might it reveal about her as a reader and as a person? Well, we’re pleased […]

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People, Time Magazine, HuffPo & More “Best of 2017” Picks

People, Time Magazine, HuffPo & More “Best of 2017” Picks

People Magazine‘s Top 10 Books of 2017 THE VANITY FAIR DIARIES by Tina Brown THIS IS HOW IT ALWAYS IS by Laurie Frankel Time Magazine Fiction (full list) THE NINTH HOUR by Alice McDermott TRANSIT by Rachel Cusk Nonfiction (full list) THE VANITY FAIR DIARIES by Tina Brown THE MEANING OF MICHELLE: 16 Writers on […]

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Happy International Womens Day!

Happy International Womens Day!

March is Women’s History Month and today happens to be International Womens Day! Ladies, we salute you, and we recommend these titles: DIVIDED WE STAND: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics by Marjorie J. Spruill THIS FIGHT IS OUR FIGHT: The Battle to Save America’s Middle Class by Elizabeth […]

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Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month! To celebrate, we’re having an e-Book sale all month long, and we’ve put together an Edelweiss collection of nearly 200 titles (History! Biography! Fiction! Culture!) to help you with collection development. Here are some highlights: Nonfiction TEARS WE CANNOT STOP: A Sermon to White America by Michael Eric Dyson A […]

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Presidential Reads

Presidential Reads

Today is Inauguration Day! Make sure your library has these presidential books on its shelves: A CONSEQUENTIAL PRESIDENT: The Legacy of Barack Obama by Michael D’Antonio A bold assessment of the lasting successes and major achievements of President Obama. “Obama’s historic presidency during a time of great divisiveness in Washington and the country is an […]

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