Summer Begins | What We’re Reading

The Birth of Korean Cool

It’s the first week of summer, and the LJ/School Library Journal crew meets new and old friends, explores diverse voices in nonfiction and fiction, and gleefully waits for horrible things to happen.

Drop-Dead Gorgeous Fiction I: Women Writing Fiction | Library Journal’s Day of Dialog

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Highlights of the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Fiction I: Women Writing Fiction panel at LJ’s Day of Dialog 2014

Thieves, Friends, Fashionistas, and Yoo-Hoo Sex | What We’re Reading

The Story about Ping

The LJ/School Library Journal staff reads a designer bio, a kiddie classic, an office romance, a cyber/technothriller, a Darcy duo mystery, and a story about (maybe) a girl’s struggles.

Wait for It | What We’re Reading

Millennial Women

The LJ/SLJ staff finds the wait—for a movie adaptation, the punchline, a recommended galley, a plot twist, the time when women will rule the world, a shark battle’s outcome—is worth it in this week’s “What We’re Reading.”

Post-BEA Book Bonanza | What We’re Reading

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A heapin’ helpin’ of post-BEA and Day of Dialog reading for this week’s What We’re Reading column.

Memory Lanes, Thriller Terrains, and Labor Pains | What We’re Reading

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Library Journal and School Library Journal staffers talk about their post–Memorial Day, pre-BEA reading.

Cavett, Gaiman, Gowns, Nuts, Birds, and Rainbows | What We’re Reading

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This is a week of exotic and dystopic; gowns, girls, and speaking squirrels; TV talkers and phone callers; and Neverwhere, London, for the LJand SLJ crew.

Paging Mother | What We’re Reading

Woody Allen

We’re reading with and about mothers in this post–Mother’s Day column.

Traveling Booklandia | What We’re Reading

Suspicion

We’re inspired by maps and Travellers, music and muses, Italian wives, everymen in danger, and magical realism vs. scientific worldbuilding this week.

Last Stanza: Poetry and Prose | What We’re Reading

Going Clear

As National Poetry Month draws to a close, we share a few more treasured poems (and some novels and nonfiction) with you.

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