In April, we brought librarians and authors together at our biannual Open Book Event, where librarians from the tri-state area were the first to hear these authors discuss their upcoming books. For those who could not join us, we’re featuring the powerful speeches from these incredible authors. Click to Watch Our Authors Speak to Librarians at Open Book Spring 2019. […]
There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home. Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash […]
In the video below, bestselling author David Bell discusses how much he enjoys doing author events at libraries and thanks librarians for making his novel Somebody’s Daughter a July 2018 LibraryReads pick! Learn more about Bell’s new novel Layover below. In Layover, a high-concept psychological suspense novel, a chance meeting with a woman in an airport sends a man on […]
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.