Reading, Croaking, Shivering | French on Fridays

It seems like spring will never come. I’m writing from home, where I’m suffering from the “office cold” and swathed in a jumble of warm garments, cursing my heat-miser landlord, and croaking like a frog (or Brenda Vaccaro, as my colleague Kent noted yesterday). When I asked my coworkers what they’re reading this week, I […]

SYNC Free Audiobook Program Returns

Rose Under Fire

SYNC is a program that gives away two complete audiobook downloads—a current young adult title paired thematically with a classic or required summer reading title—each week to listeners ages 13-plus while SYNC is in session each summer. The SYNC program returns May 7  and runs for 14 weeks through August 13. YA titles include Elizabeth Wein’s Rose Under […]

Postholiday Pages | What We’re Reading

down

After a holiday hiatus, the LJ/SLJ/Junior Library Guild WWR team roars into spring reading.

Conference Chronicles | Music Matters, April 1, 2015

mla20154715

For three days there were dozens of erudite and entertaining sessions at the Music Library Association’s (MLA) 84th annual conference in Denver.

Set Your Phasers to Stunned: 2015 Hugo Nominations Stir Controversy

sad_puppies_3_patch

The April 4 announcement of this year’s Hugo Awards shortlist generated a firestorm of controversy on Twitter and sf websites; at issue is the politicization of what should have been a selection process based on literary merit.

Egging You On | French on Fridays

BunnyEarLiz

Reading secular and otherwise springtime books in time for the holidays!

Anderson to Zweig | French on Fridays

bookshallLiz

An A (for Wes Anderson) to Z (for Stefan Zweig) reading adventure.

Home & Away | What We’re Reading

Woolworthbldg.jpg

The LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss homey reads and beyond; an Aussie author comes to visit NYC.

Spotlight on Rachel Joyce | LibraryReads Author, March 15, 2015

racheljoyce32315

Interview with LibraryReads No. 1 vote getter Joyce, author of The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy.

Welcome to the Neighborhood | French on Fridays

Pitziafghan

Looking for apartments and stories about houses as I move into the pre-moving phase of real estate hell.

Featuring YD Feedwordpress Content Filter Plugin