Reading Pages, Coining Phrases | What We’re Reading

Catherine the Great

Our roster of rabid readers fights winter with a mountain of great books: there’s movies, indigenous populations, deaf superpowers, California girls, Kentucky kids, parted and departed loves, designing women, sex traffickers, and a hot-blooded empress.

Monarchs, Memoirs, Mysteries, & Making Choices | What We’re Reading

RinaldiWildOats

The LJ staff’s post–Valentine’s Day (and Presidents Day) reading runs the gamut from prison memoirs to the politics of de-extinction cloning this week.

Staying Warm and Informed | What We’re Reading

A Kim Jong-il Production

More wintertime reading from LJ/SLJ/JLG staffers, and a visit with RED author Jacky Colliss Harvey

Road to Elsewhere | Classic Returns

Prometheus Bound

Classic Returns travels from ancient Greece to postwar Hungary and points in between this month.

Against the Odds | What We’re Reading

Bitchinyourhead

Neither snow nor sleet nor even delayed flights will stop LJ/SLJ/JLG staffers from hitting the books!

Detecting, Dancing, Dying | What We’re Reading

World Gone By

The LJ/School Library Journal staffers like their reading dark and doggy this week, with a large dose of long-form journalism to supplement the books.

Crime, Dance, Soccer, Family | What We’re Reading

adiche.americanah

LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss their first reads of 2015.

Fiction and Fantasy for Moderns | Classic Returns

Baker.MermChild

This month’s Classic Returns column features earlier novels by current fan favorites; a reissued family saga; a tale of second chances; and two collections from the “Oddly Modern Fairy Tales” series published by Princeton University.

What We Loved Best in 2014 | What We’re Reading

The Remains of the Day

Some of the LJ/School Library Journal staff picked their favorite reads of 2014.

Cultivating the Best Habits | What We’re Reading

Better Than Before

LJ/School Library Journal staffers burnish their reading chops and cross off more titles from their 2014 TBR lists this week.