Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the September 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your September Readers’ Advisory. Little Fires Everywhere (#1) By Celeste Ng “Little Fires Everywhere delves into family relationships and what parenthood, either biological or by adoption, means. We follow the members of […]
Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak is a warm, wry, sharply observed debut novel about what happens when a family is forced to spend a week together in quarantine over the holidays. Click below to watch her speech to librarians! It’s Christmas, and for the first time in years the entire Birch family will be […]
The best work yet from the Pulitzer finalist and bestselling author of For the Relief of Unbearable Urges–a political thriller that unfolds in the highly charged territory of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and pivots on the complex relationship between a secret prisoner and his guard. A prisoner in a secret cell. The guard who has watched over […]
Watch below for a video from Kelly Corrigan, the bestselling author of Glitter and Glue and The Middle Place. Her new book is Tell Me More, a warm, insightful look at the twelve phrases that strengthen and sustain our relationships. It’s a crazy idea: trying to name the phrases that make love and connection possible. But that’s just what Kelly […]
Back in June, we hosted five authors at our BookExpo Librarian Author Breakfast. Throughout the week we’ll be sharing videos from their fabulous talks. First up is debut author Diksha Basu who discusses The Windfall, a heartfelt comedy of manners that tells the story of a family discovering what it means to “make it” in modern India. […]
From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair. “An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history.”—Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale […]
With the success of Dunkirk, your patrons will be looking for more history books that made the jump to the small and silver screens. Click for More History Books on Film.
Edan Lepucki, New York Times bestselling author of California, joins Beaks and Geeks to talk performance art, class in California, and which books she reads over and over again. Lepucki’s new novel, Woman No. 17, is a dark, sexy noir about the intensity of female relationships that lies behind the hedgerows of beautifully manicured Los Angeles. Click to Listen […]
Step inside the kitchens of these celebrity chefs and learn how to make their favorite meals. Click for More Cookbooks by Celebrity Chefs.