With immigration featuring so prominently in the news, we wanted to share some of our favorite backlist and forthcoming titles about the topic for your readers’ advisory. Whether fiction or nonfiction, these books shed light on a very important issue of today. Click for More Nonfiction Titles on Immigration. Click for More Fiction Titles on […]
Convert your fiction readers with these true crime books that read like novels. Click to Discover Them All.
Diksha Basu, debut author of The Windfall, thanks librarians for their support and shares a lovely story about how libraries play an important role in her grandmother’s life. Watch the video below. For the past thirty years, Mr. and Mrs. Jha’s lives have been defined by cramped spaces, cut corners, gossipy neighbors, and the small dramas of stolen yoga […]
This Earth Day, help your patrons learn about the environment and why we need to protect it with these books. Mercy For Animals: One Man’s Quest to Inspire Compassion, and Improve the Lives of Farm Animals by Nathan Runkle, Gene Stone A compelling look at animal welfare and factory farming in the United States from Mercy […]
Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the May 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your May Readers’ Advisory. Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine: A Novel (#1) by Gail Honeyman “I loved this book about the quirky Eleanor, who struggles to relate to other people and […]
We collected our favorite library characters into one place for you and your library community to enjoy. Grab a book, or seven, and get lost in the world you love. Secrets in Summer By Nancy Thayer Right in time for the warm weather, we follow Darcy Cotterill, a thirty-year-old Nantucket librarian, through her Memorial Day […]
From a beloved, award-winning writer, the much-anticipated novel about what happens when two families go on a tropical vacation—and the children go missing. When Liv and Nora decide to take their families on a holiday cruise, everyone is thrilled. The ship’s comforts and possibilities seem infinite. The children—two eleven-year-olds, an eight-year-old, and a six-year-old—love the […]
Take a literary road trip to one of America’s most beautiful states with these books. The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel The is the remarkable true story of a man who lived alone in the woods of Maine for 27 years, making this dream a reality—not out of anger at the world, but simply […]