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We’re so excited to announce the titles selected for the 2018 LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites List, including the #1 pick, Educated by Tara Westover! Click for the Full LibraryReads Favorite of Favorites 2018 List. Click to Listen to Clips from the Audiobooks. Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover “In her memoir, Westover recounts her childhood growing […]

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The shortlist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced on October, 24th. The titles shortlisted for fiction are Washington Black by Esi Edugyan (Knopf), The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai (Viking), and There There by Tommy Orange (Knopf). The titles shortlisted for nonfiction are The Line Becomes a River by Francisco Cantú (Riverhead), Dopesick by Beth Macy (Little, […]

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The shortlist for the 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced on October, 25th. The titles shortlisted for fiction are Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner), Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders (Random House), and Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward (Scribner). The titles shortlisted for nonfiction are You […]

Link here: http://www.bookclubcentral.org/sjp-picks/
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Last month, at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, Sarah Jessica Parker, Honorary Chair of ALA’s Book Club Central, revealed her first book club selection: No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts! Book Club Central is the ultimate online platform for reading resources, including recommendations, expert book lists, and other content […]

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Friday, June 23, 2017 is LIBRARY CON! If you are attending ALA Annual in Chicago, join us for our pre-conference Library Con event. A day of authors, creators, sneak peeks, and tons of free swag celebrating the hottest new graphic novels, must-have science fiction and fantasy, and more. 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.* Room # W183C, McCormick Place  Featuring appearances […]

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The Dallas police chief who inspired a nation with his compassionate, community-focused response to the killing of five of his officers shares his story and a blueprint for the future of policing. In 1983, David Brown was a young black man on a path to a bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas, but he […]