Best Books 2013: Historical Fiction

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The best historical fiction of 2013.

Best Books 2013: Christian Fiction

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The best Christian fiction of 2013.

Best Books 2013: African American Fiction

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The best African American fiction of 2013.

Best Books 2013: YA Lit for Adults

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See all of LJ’s 2013 Bests Levithan, David. Two Boys Kissing. Knopf. ISBN 9780307931900. $16.99. Exes Craig and Henry are inspired to break the World Rec­ord for longest kiss. During the 32-hour vigil, Ryan and Avery meet at a gay prom, longtime boyfriends Neil and Peter chafe at the ties that bind, and depressed Cooper […]

Best Books 2013: Graphic Novels

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See all of LJ’s 2013 Bests Bagge, Peter (text & illus.). Woman Rebel: The Margaret Sanger Story. Drawn & Quarterly. ISBN 9781770461260. $21.95. BIOG Margaret Sanger’s crusade for reliable contraception changed the modern world. She established the use of birth control in the United States, founded the organizations that would later form Planned Parenthood, and […]

Best Books 2013: Romance

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Romance is lovelier the second time around; catch these best of 2013 stories of triumph and love

Cuyahoga County PL’s Librarians’ Favorites of 2013

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Cuyahoga County Public Library (CCPL) ranks as one of the nation’s best and busiest public library systems. And it’s no wonder—the staff at CCPL strives to create an atmosphere where readers can enjoy fantastic collections and services. In keeping with this column’s tradition of asking librarians to discuss the books that meant the most to […]

Best Books 2013: More of the Best

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By Mahnaz Dar, Bette-Lee Fox, Liz French, Margaret Heilbrun, Barbara Hoffert, Stephanie Klose, Annalisa Pesek, Henrietta Thornton-Verma, & Wilda Williams Atkinson, Kate. Life After Life. Reagan Arthur: Little, Brown. ISBN 9780316176484. $27.99. F Atkinson’s risk taking pays off in a novel that persuasively presents alternate versions of a single life. An English girl born in […]

Best Books 2013: Top Ten

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By Mahnaz Dar, Bette-Lee Fox, Liz French, Margaret Heilbrun, Barbara Hoffert, Stephanie Klose, Annalisa Pesek, Henrietta Thornton-Verma, & Wilda Williams THE TITLES CHOSEN BY LJ’s REVIEWS EDITORS AS THE Top Ten of 2013 together form a picture of humanity’s struggle against injustices great and small but also kept us up late turning the pages. In […]

Best Databases 2013

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Old favorites and shiny new toys make this year’s list of the best databases for your library.

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