Morning Book Buzz

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Join us for our Morning Book Buzz every Wednesday at 11am ET. We’ll chat about the books we’ve been reading, what’s coming soon, and our digital resources available to help librarians and patrons stay connected. Follow along on Twitter using #PRHMorningBuzz. You bring the coffee, we bring the books!

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Please enjoy and share our past episodes. You can also view all our archived episodes on our YouTube channel.

EPISODE #1, April 1, 2020: In our premiere episode, Jen C., Kelly, Elizabeth, and Jen R. discussed the eBooks and audiobooks that can satisfy what your patrons are looking for right now. Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #2, April 8, 2020: In episode 2, Chelsea, Maureen, Erica, and Jen. R chatted about titles in popular categories such as Science Fiction & Horror, Mystery & Thriller, Social Justice, and Diverse Reads. We also honored our healthcare workers by highlighting books about the working lives of nurses and doctors. Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #3, April 15, 2020In our third episode, Jen C., Kelly, Elizabeth, and Jen R. discussed books in some of the hottest genres right now including Romance, Women’s Fiction, Memoir, Magical Realism, and Cooking Together, and revealed your top picks for books set in libraries and bookstores. Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #4, April 22, 2020In episode 4 we celebrated National Library Week and welcomed three incredible guest authors, Rufi Thorpe (The Knockout Queen), Samantha Downing (He Started It), and Ellen Marie Wiseman (The Orphan Collector)! Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #5, April 29, 2020In episode 5, Chelsea, Sydney, Miriam, and Jen R. shared some of their favorite Beach Reads, Literary Fiction, Historical Fiction, Normal People Read-alikes, and revealed which book or audiobook makes you all the happiest! Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #6, May 6, 2020In episode 6, Erica, Jen C., Elizabeth, and Jen R. discussed books in the hottest genres like thrillers, parenting, and short stories, and revealed who you all chose as your favorite moms in literature. Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #7, May 13, 2020Jen R., Jen. C, Elizabeth, and Chelsea spoke about some of their favorite yoga and meditation titles, science books, thrillers and mysteries, dark magic reads, and literary fiction. Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.

EPISODE #8, May 20, 2020: Sydney, Miriam, Erica, and Jen R. discussed the biggest books in gardening, military history, beach reads, cooking, and music. Click to access the archived video, a spreadsheet with ISBN information, and the slide deck.