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One lucky winner will receive 5 Yoga and Wellness books (Yoga for Everyone, Ashtanga Yoga Practice Cards, The Art of Simple Living, The Kripalu Kitchen, and You Are the Universe), a S’Well® water bottle, an eKO Super Lite Yoga Mat from Athleta, and The (Small) Towel from Lululemon Athletica. Enter for Your Chance to Win! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Enter between February […]

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Since releasing her memoir last year, Michelle Obama has been delighted to hear from book clubs who are reading Becoming, and now you can enter for a chance to win tickets for your book club to see her on tour! For each city below, one group will win 8 tickets (travel and accommodations not included): • Austin, TX on […]

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In December, we brought librarians and authors together at our biannual Open Book Event where librarians from the tristate area got to be the first to hear these authors discuss their upcoming books. For those who could not join us, we’re featuring the insightful speeches from these six incredible authors. Click to Watch Our Authors Speak to Librarians […]

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The annual American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting is the occasion for an array of coveted prizes and honors bestowed upon distinguished children’s and adult books and audios, published (mostly) in the past year. The first group of awards were announced on Sunday, January 27, led by the Andrew Carnegie Medals. See all of our honorees and winners […]

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During ALA Midwinter 2019, the American Library Association (ALA) Council announced the debut of the Penguin Random House Library Award for Innovation Through Adversity, an exciting new partnership created to support the librarians and staff at libraries nationwide. Through this program, a principal awardee will receive $10,000 in cash and four runners-up will receive $1,000 each. […]

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Carnegie Selection Committee members Annie Bostrom and Susan Maguire along with Booklist Adult Books Editor Donna Seaman had an hour-long conversation about the six books shortlisted for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction (Francisco Cantú’s The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border, Kiese Laymon’s Heavy: An American Memoir, Beth Macy’s Dopesick: Dealers, […]