Listening Trip: Audiobooks Set in San Francisco | Wyatt’s World

frogmusic62615

Wrapping up audiobook month are selections for road, train, and plane warriors heading off to the annual American Library Association (ALA) conference in San Francisco, each title well set in the foggy and hilly city.

LibraryReads July 2015

Kitchens

It’s not a cookbook! J. Ryan Stradal’s much-buzzed-about novel Kitchens of the Great Midwest is what librarians are kicking back with this month. Interested in getting involved in LibraryReads, the monthly list of what librarians are loving? No problem! LibraryReads welcomes recommendations from all public library staff members, not just readers’ advisory experts or credentialed […]

Churches, Houses, Songs, Choices | What We’re Reading

The Sunshine Crust Baking Factory

In the hours and days after the hellish events in Charleston, SC, I asked the “What We’re Reading” gang how they’re handling the aftermath of the racist attack, and of course, what they’re reading. Here are some of the LJ/School Library Journal staffers’ coping and reading strategies. Mahnaz Dar, Associate Editor, SLJ Reviews This week, […]

Dads Plus Mollusks, Millennials, and Margaret Mead | What We’re Reading

Euphoria

Dads pop up all over in this week’s “What We’re Reading” column.

The Return of Doctor Who: Titan Releases Two New Graphic Novels Series Fans Will Love

afterlife61615

Titan Comics has published the first volumes in two new “Doctor Who” series: The Tenth Doctor: Revolutions of Terror and The Eleventh Doctor: After Life

Francesca Haig | Debut Spotlight, June 15, 2015

francescahaig61615

The first volume in a planned trilogy, Francesca Haig’s debut novel, The Fire Sermon, features a postapocalyptic dystopia in which all people are born as twins—one physically perfect, the other bearing some form of mutation.

Video Grows Up

SAGE-Video-screenshot1

SAGE, a company known for print reference works in the social sciences, is this month releasing SAGE Video, a database that will include original material as well as licensed content, all aimed at adults through the postgraduate level.

This Month in Audio News

9780062350886_p0_v4_s260x420

Audiobook Narrator Amy Rubinate Launches Ideal Audiobooks As the audiobook industry celebrates June Is Audiobook Month, audiobook narrator Amy Rubinate launches Ideal Audiobooks, which focuses on quality women’s fiction, romance, young adult, and children’s books read by award-winning narrators. Yes Please Audiobook To Be Released on Vinyl HarperAudio will release a special vinyl edition of […]

2014 Nebula Awards/ Take Our Sf Survey

nebula awards

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Fiction Writers of America (SFWA) announced the winners of the 2014 Nebula Awards, and an inquiring LJ wants to know about your sf/fantasy collections.

Words in Your Mouth | French on Fridays

A misquote, a Swiss book, a good trope.