Being asked to choose her favorite books of 2013 “kind of overwhelmed” librarian Nancy Pearl. So, “out of a sense of desperation,” she says, Pearl combed through her own personal library stacks for some of her favorite titles from years past that readers might have missed the first time around. “All the books on my […]
Day 12: Twelve drummers drumming are lined up for the final day of our 12 Days of Random House Library Marketing Giveaway!!! They are in the office to help us announce that Random House is happy will be adding Sasquatch Books to our growing number of client publishers. To celebrate this relationship, and to convey […]
You all must listen to this interview with Nancy Pearl done by the guys at Unshelved. Last year at BEA, she was forced to answer personal questions about herself without mentioning books at all. This year, she MUST answer each question by referencing a book. Great stuff. Click here to listen.
But we mean this in the best possible way! At 12:00 on Sunday, June 26 in the New Orleans Convention Center, Room 398, the Random House team will be presenting all the hottest titles from our Fall list and giving away our usual great selection of ARCs. We’re upgrading this year with some “big-top” refreshments for […]
We have gotten a lot of emails throughout the last few weeks about some of the titles chosen for the One Book, One Community program from libraries all over the country- we are very excited about the titles chosen- some are our personal favorites- and other titles we know the community will be able to get […]
I took last Friday off for a long weekend. The resident West Coaster in the Library Marketing department, I had previously never been to Washington D.C. So when the opportunity arose, I took it. I spent Friday afternoon wandering around alone while my roommate attended a conference. Here is my attempt at taking my own photo […]
On Friday, we finished work on our newest publication: an updated version of our One Book, One Community resource! This time, we’ve included all the newest, exciting titles that we’ve hand-selected from hundreds of books, plus all of the tried-and-true titles that’ve been getting adopted for years (along with their adoption histories!). Don’t worry: […]
We’re thrilled for author Nancy Rawles that the Seattle Public Library has selected her book My Jim as the next Seattle Reads title. The novel is based on the character of Jim in Mark Twain’s book Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. Jim was a slave who escaped down the Mississippi River with Huck Finn. The story […]