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Librarians, Gowns, Books-to-Film & Caribbean Diasporas | What We’re Reading

The School Library Journal/LJ staff gets back to work with a bookshelf's worth of What We're Reading … [Continue Reading]

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Cancer Gene Blues: Seven Titles for October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is all about the numbers: the infamous one in eight lifetime probability of a … [Continue Reading]

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What Are You Weighting For? | Collection Development: Diet Facts & Fads

Few topics are as controversial as the American diet. The United States has one of the most obese … [Continue Reading]

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Editors’ Fall Picks

A few years back, I reconnected with an old friend from elementary school who declared my job … [Continue Reading]

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When Dreams Turn Into Obsessions | African American Fiction (And More!)

Sure, dreams can come true, but chasing them can be obsessive. In this month’s selections, … [Continue Reading]

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Chelsea Cain | LibraryReads Authors

Featuring a detective obsessed with the female serial killer who tortured him, Chelsea Cain’s New … [Continue Reading]

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STARZ Outlander | RA Crossroads

With misty rain, the swirl of a kilt, and eye contact that speaks volumes, the STARZ series holds the promise of converting a new set of viewers into devoted Diana Gabaldon fans.

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What Are You Weighting For? | Collection Development: Diet Facts & Fads

Weight loss programs and products are big business. But who has the answers for those unsure of how to eat healthfully? These 35 resources offer up the skinny on staying in good shape while eating well.

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Parks’s Debut of the Month, Lee, McDonough, Holiday Titles | Christian Fiction Reviews

Lee builds a dramatic and unforgettable portrait of an intriguing woman, McDonough’s well-rounded, sympathetically drawn characters feel like old friends, Parks’s action-packed and compelling tale of suspense is haunting in its intensity.

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Chelsea Cain | LibraryReads Authors

Q&A with LibraryReads top vote getter Chelsea Cain, author of One Kick

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Parks’s Debut of the Month, Lee, McDonough, Holiday Titles | Christian Fiction Reviews

Lee builds a dramatic and unforgettable portrait of an intriguing woman, McDonough’s well-rounded, sympathetically drawn characters feel like old friends, Parks’s action-packed and compelling tale of suspense is haunting in its intensity.

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Librarians, Gowns, Books-to-Film & Caribbean Diasporas | What We’re Reading

The School Library Journal/LJ staff gets back to work with a bookshelf’s worth of What We’re Reading

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Elaine Stritch, Women’s Health, Coney Island History, New Trailers, & More | Video Reviews

Not a tribute but an excellent warts-and-all revelation of a massive talent and ego, a revolutionary way of doing business and an odyssey of female empowerment, the first eight titles in Kino Lorber’s Studio Classics line make their high-def debuts

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Fiction from Chiang, Johansen; Nonfiction from Marsh, plus Celebrity Writers and Life Up in the Air | Audiobook Reviews

A collection of stories mixes vivid characters, real science, and believable settings with wild speculation; an essential audiobook for libraries, poised to become the next big thing; a comprehensive biography with warmth and perspective

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STARZ Outlander | RA Crossroads

With misty rain, the swirl of a kilt, and eye contact that speaks volumes, the STARZ series holds the promise of converting a new set of viewers into devoted Diana Gabaldon fans.

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What Are You Weighting For? | Collection Development: Diet Facts & Fads

Weight loss programs and products are big business. But who has the answers for those unsure of how to eat healthfully? These 35 resources offer up the skinny on staying in good shape while eating well.

When Dreams Turn Into Obsessions | African American Fiction (And More!)

Sure, dreams can come true but chasing them can be obsessive. In this month’s selections characters are hell-bent on gaining revenge, marriage, wealth, love. and lust by any means necessary. You know the old saying. Be careful for what you wish for, it may come true.

How To Help Kids Stay on Task, Drug-Free, plus Managing Tantrums, & More | Parenting Reviews

Child psychologists Braaten and ­Willoughby offer a first-of-a-kind book on processing speeds; the “Bible” on kids and substance abuse; Cutchlow’s Zero to Five is the perfect gift for a new parent; Keith’s writing is sharp, her arguments valid, and her book timely

Books To Make Your Stomach Churn | Memoir

Memoirs that ooze life (and death)

Classic Returns Returns! And Goes to the Movies | Classic Returns

Summertime is all about beach reads and blockbuster films—slipping into that air-conditioned cinema to cool off and escape reality for 90 minutes or so, immersing oneself in an alternate universe. We’re going to the movies for this return of Classic Returns, with rereleases and reissues of books that were made into movies, and are about […]

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STARZ Outlander | RA Crossroads

With misty rain, the swirl of a kilt, and eye contact that speaks volumes, the STARZ series holds the promise of converting a new set of viewers into devoted Diana Gabaldon fans.

Reading Out Summer | Wyatt’s World

Get ready for one last reading extravaganza of summer books—from why Almond is Against Football to Penny’s beautifully set Long Way Home to Straub’s wry and delightful Vacationers

Robert Rotstein Q&A | Books for Dudes

Books for Dudes International HQ recently had the extreme good fortune to read Robert Rotstein’s compulsively awesome novel Reckless Disregard: A Parker Stern Novel (Seventh Street). It’s the second book (following 2013′s Corrupt Practices) to feature lawyer Parker Stern and like Corrupt Practices, Reckless Disregard is a legal thriller with a lead character who has […]

Moving Reading Beyond the Page | Wyatt’s World

From inside the walls of Dr. Mütter’s Marvels to a Rendez-vous with Art to Under the Wild Sky

Hollywood History, a Funky Mayor, and Unicycling Across America | Books for Dudes

Life is far, far too short to spend it doing crap. While your days don’t have to be jam-packed with meaning and spiritual fulfillment, spending time with crap people doing crap things eating crap food is an American institution that needs to end. Begone, your big-box store fashions, your fast-food-franchise gluttony, your crap coffee, and […]

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