An Unlikely Mix: Tall Tales and Short Stories | Wyatt’s World

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As 2017 unfolds, the range of fresh works for readers to discover is wide and divergent, including new short story collections from beloved authors and grand tales by masters of adrenaline.

Ring in the New with a Debut | Wyatt’s World

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Earnest resolutions are not the only way to begin a new year—try a debut novelist. These five recently released and forthcoming titles introduce a plethora of possibilities.

Legends That Live On: Begin with Neil Gaiman’s Norse Mythology | RA Crossroads

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Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, the Norse gods lead me down a winding path.

Back Pocket RA: The Year Concludes with Memorable Fiction | Wyatt’s World

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As 2016 nods its head in farewell, here are five novels that will long be read, well into next year, and the years beyond.

Back Pocket RA: Nonfiction | Wyatt’s World

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These five memorable titles span a wide range and are likely to be long remembered

Back Pocket RA: Genre Fiction | Wyatt’s World

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The end-of-the-year countdown continues, with genre fiction taking center stage. Here are five novels from 2016 not to forget

Back Pocket RA: Poetry | Wyatt’s World

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Poetry kicks off the countdown to 2017 and a multiweek survey of titles not to miss. Suggest these books to anyone looking for a bit of space and reflection as the year fades away

Collecting Art | Wyatt’s World

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Art volumes are complicated purchases. However, these tomes illustrate perfectly what a library offers its community—a place where books that may be out of reach for many are easily available. Here are five titles to consider.

All in Good Time | The Reader’s Shelf, November 15, 2016

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Just as Ursula K. Le Guin once said, authors help readers sail the river of time. The boarding pass for a story can take one deep into history, far into the future, or allow bibliophiles to bounce back and forth.

Next Force Awakens: What To Watch, Read, Listen To | RA Crossroads

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Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, all things Star Wars lead me down a winding path.