LJ Best Books 2016

A jury of our peers discussed, debated, disagreed, and finally declared LJ’s annual Top Ten Best Books of the year, selected by our editors, as well as Top Five lists for genre fiction, nonfiction, poetry, graphic novels, and SELF-e titles. VISIT THE WEBSITE

Collection Development: Mormonism

As recently reported in Publishers Weekly, Massacre at Mountain Meadows (Oxford Univ., July 2008), about the tragic 1857 massacre of overland emigrants in Mountain Meadows, Utah, is selling exceedingly well in that state. In LJ’s new collection development article (“A Perfect Storm,” 9/1/08) on Mormonism, Utah librarians Suzanne Huff and Laura Wadley give the title a starred review. Click here for their entire list of recommendations.