Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the June 2019 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your June Readers’ Advisory. Evvie Drake Starts Over: A Novel (Top Pick) by Linda Holmes “Relationships are hard, whether with a spouse, a best friend, a new love interest, or ourselves. Evvie navigates […]
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“Abbi Waxman is both irreverent and thoughtful.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin The author of Other People’s Houses and The Garden of Small Beginningsdelivers a quirky and charming novel chronicling the life of confirmed introvert Nina Hill as she does her best to fly under everyone’s radar. Meet Nina Hill: A young woman supremely confident in her […]
We’re expanding our literary vocabulary this week with a florilegium (a collection of literary extracts) to help you find your next read! Each recommendation comes with an excerpt for you to sample—before you borrow. And don’t miss our Sweet Summer Reads Sampler, filled with the perfect books to fill those long summer days. The Farm […]
There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home. Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash […]
The Readers’ Advisory Impact Committee’s survey of Readers’ Advisory activities is now live and open through 5/21 to all U.S. public libraries and public librarians. The committee created this survey as part of its ongoing effort to catalog and measure the impact of public library Readers’ Advisory activities—including activities that take place onsite and online. Click to […]
Make time for Moms to read this Mother’s Day with this inspirational and affirming mix of fiction and nonfiction that can help moms relax and (finally) make some time for themselves. Moms (and Grandmas) Inspiring Moms (and Grandmas): Becoming by Michelle Obama An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the […]
“A compulsive page-turner with shades of Donna Tartt’s The Secret History peopled by a new generation.”—Catherine Steadman, New York Times bestselling author of Something in the Water In her first weeks at Hawthorne College, Malin is swept up into a tight-knit circle that will stick together through all four years. There’s Gemma, an insecure theater major from London; John, a […]
Whether they’re hosting BBQs or dedicated to eating healthy meals, we’ve got the perfect summertime cookbooks for patrons. Click for Sweet & Savory Summer Cookbooks. Click for Cookbooks to Help You Stay Healthy This Summer.