As a former collection development librarian with 18+ years of experience supporting New York City’s public libraries, I understand the importance of supporting patrons through circulating collections. In this first journey through the Dewey Century, I’m focusing on the 000s. What are must-have computer books in your library’s 000 section? Which titles specifically complement your […]
Written in the wake of Donald Trump’s election as the 45th president of the United States, Radical Hope is an inspiring collection of thirty-one original letters composed by a wide range of leading contemporary voices, including award-winning novelists, poets, and political thinkers, and compiled by activist and novelist Carolina De Robertis. Radical Hope: Letters of […]
What better way to talk about girl power than by sharing our photo from ALA Midwinter with Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress. We think she would approve of the strong female characters in these upcoming novels. From a young woman with magical powers to a mother fighting to get her children back to a girl who survives a […]
A sweeping, unforgettable novel from The New York Times bestselling author of Maine, about the hope, sacrifice, and love between two sisters and the secret that drives them apart. Watch the video below of J. Courtney Sullivan speaking to librarians at our Open Book Event in December. Nora and Theresa Flynn are twenty-one and seventeen […]
Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the April 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your April Readers’ Advisory. Anything Is Possible: A Novel (#1) Elizabeth Strout “Strout does not disappoint with her newest work. Her brilliant collection takes up where her novel, My Name […]
A dazzling, stylish biography of a fabled Parisian photographer, adventurer, and pioneer. A recent French biography begins, Who doesn’t know Nadar? In France, that’s a rhetorical question. Of all of the legendary figures who thrived in mid-19th-century Paris—a cohort that includes Victor Hugo, Baudelaire, Gustave Courbet, and Alexandre Dumas—Nadar was perhaps the most innovative, the […]
LibraryReads is a librarian-driven venture where public library staff can help build word-of-mouth for new books. Join us, along with representatives from HarperCollins, IPG, Norton, and Touchstone Press, as we share forthcoming titles perfect for public libraries–and for your LibraryReads nominations! Click to Register for FREE!
Discover them first! Take our quiz to find out which debut novel you should read next. And check out our Spring 2017 Digital Debut Sampler to get a sneak peek at an excerpt of your result and more of our hottest upcoming debuts! Take the Quiz! Click to Read Our Spring 2017 Digital Debut Sampler […]