From the #1 international bestselling author of The Lost Wife and The Velvet Hours comes an emotionally charged story about a mother’s love, a teacher’s promise, and a child’s heart. In the video below, Alyson Richman shares how libraries shaped the writer she is today. Katya, a rising ballerina, and Sasha, a graduate student, are young and in love when an […]
A November LibraryReads pick, John Boyne’s new novel is a seductive, unputdownable psychodrama following one brilliant, ruthless man who will stop at nothing in his pursuit of success. Sweeping across the late twentieth century, A Ladder to the Sky is a fascinating portrait of a relentlessly immoral man, a tour de force of storytelling, and the next great novel […]
If you loved Hidden Figures or The Rise of the Rocket Girls, you’ll love Claire Evans’ breakthrough book on the women who brought you the internet–written out of history, until now. In the video below, Evans talks about the research and writing process for her new book, Broad Band, and explains how the LA Public Library helped her along […]
Genevieve Cogman of the Invisible Library series discusses her experience with libraries and librarians. Don’t miss the newest novel in the series, The Mortal World. Click to Learn More About the Invisible Library Series.
Shaquille O’Neal and author James Patterson discuss the Alex Cross series, a finalist on the list of 100 books that Americans are voting on to discover the Great American Read. Click to Learn More about the Great American Read.
On the Heroes episode of the Great American Read, Seth Meyers discussed why Catch-22,, a finalist on the list of 100 books that Americans are voting on, is his favorite book. Click to Learn More about the Great American Read.
On the Fall Kick-off epsiode of PBS’s the Great American Read, Sarah Jessica Parker shares why Things Fall Apart, a finalist on the list of 100 books that Americans are voting on, is one of her favorite reads. Watch below! Click to Learn More about the Great American Read.
The author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn’t turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows exactly how to make one on her own. Here, Jasmine Guillory shares her experience with libraries and librarians. Watch below! When someone asks you to spend your life […]