Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best Books

Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best Books

We’ve got 14 books on Chicago Public Library’s 2015 Best of the Best list! Selected by a team of CPL librarians, the list represents the year’s most outstanding titles, books of exceptional quality for a diverse, city-wide readership. Fiction A DARKER SHADE OF MAGIC by V.E. Schwab JADE DRAGON MOUNTAIN by Elsa Hart A MANUAL […]

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Librarians “Read ‘n Rave” Their Favorite ALA Annual 2015 Picks!

Librarians “Read ‘n Rave” Their Favorite ALA Annual 2015 Picks!

Last Monday we rounded out a terrific ALA Annual 2015 with a standing-room only Read ‘n Rave panel (similar to BEA’s Shout ‘n Share) moderated by Booklist‘s Rebecca Vnuk. Here’s what the all-star collection development specialists found on the exhibit floor to share with you: Seattle Public Library’s David Wright kicked it off with A […]

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It’s THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE For Me!

It’s THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE For Me!

Ok, not really, but it is for James Rebanks. A shepherd living and working in the Lake District of Northern England, Rebanks impulsively started a Twitter account (@herdyshepherd1) and shared his ancient way of life, becoming a 21st century James Herriot. Now his first book, THE SHEPHERD’S LIFE: Modern Dispatches from an Ancient Landscape, is […]

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