Old and New Friends Board the Mothership | What We’re Reading

The New York Nobody Knows

School Library Journal/LJ readers bake bread, hike New York City, read some classics, contemplate veils, and bury the bodies in this week’s “What We’re Reading” column.

A Case for Poirot: On Tackling Agatha Christie’s Most Perfect Creation

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Sophie Hannah on her new novel The Monogram Murders, starring Agatha Christie’s famous detective Hercule Poirot.

Librarians, Gowns, Books-to-Film & Caribbean Diasporas | What We’re Reading

Naoko

The School Library Journal/LJ staff gets back to work with a bookshelf’s worth of What We’re Reading

Editors’ Fall Picks

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For style and subterfuge, look no further than these 36 fall books that have LJ‘s review editors talking

Summer’s Almost Gone | What We’re Reading

The Devotion of Suspect X

As Labor Day looms and autumn approaches, LJ/School Library Journal staffers squeeze a little more summer reading into the schedule.

Survivors, Rebels, & Ruins | What We’re Reading

Lost New York

What are the SLJ/LJ editors reading this week? Stories of survival and more.

Chelsea Cain | LibraryReads Authors

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Q&A with LibraryReads top vote getter Chelsea Cain, author of One Kick

A Writer’s Life with Librarians: A First Novelist Addresses Librarians at S. & S.’s Summer 2014 Preview

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“When I think about what librarians have done for me over the years—provided a space, kept it neat and attractive, filled it with books and technology and opportunities for growth—I realize that what they were really doing was providing a home for me by another name.”

Going to a Bad Place | What We’re Reading

Death Note

Fiction takes us to some bad and Bad places this week

Learning from the Past | What We’re Reading

Orange Is the New Black

Time to go to prison, read to the kids, rumble with the Greasers and Socs, and pick a family with the School Library Journal/LJ staffers this week.

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