Going Local: Celebrating a Decade of Resident Writers

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Akashic Books publisher Johnny Temple shares his passion and appreciation of Brooklyn-affiliated writers

RUSA’s Top Pop Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2014

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At RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony, held Sunday January 26 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, the winners of the 2014 Reading List were announced.
Started in 2007 by RUSA’s CODES section, the list highlights genre fiction that merit special attention by adult readers and reader’s advisory librarians.

Future, Past, Present, Perfect | What We’re Reading

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Library Journal editors visit dystopias, finish a family saga, and transcribe the news this week.

OverDrive announces move to all MP3 audiobooks

OverDrive, one of the major vendors of audiobooks to libraries, has announced that it will be moving away from the WMA format and making audiobooks for the library market available solely as MP3s. Reasons for the shift include the facts that MP3s are widely compatible across various listening devices and that the vast majority of […]

Remembrances, Rockers, Thrill Rides | What We’re Reading

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Library Journal/School Library Journal editors remember friends and fun times and savor noir and semi-supernatural suspense stories.

2014 Edgar Award Nominees Announced

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Sunday, January 19, was Edgar Allen Poe’s 205th birthday; to celebrate the occasion, the Mystery Writers of America announced its nominees for the 2014 Edgar Allen Awards, honoring the best in mystery fiction, nonfiction, and television published or produced in 2013.

Rooftops, Rockers, Rah-Rah-Rah! | What We’re Reading

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This week the School Library Journal and Library Journal staffers prance on Paris rooftops, sidle up to sisterhood, croon with a cult rocker, follow a fierce foodie, fish for fun facts, and navigate NetGalley.

New Year, Old and New Books | What We’re Reading

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This week, the Library Journal/School Library Journal staffers escape the ice and snow and read (more) about a Beatle, the Bennets’ servants, the pangs of grief, and the chicness of the French.

Last Pages of 2013 | What We’re Reading

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S/LJ staffers ring out the old year with some new and old books.

Solstice Stocking Stuffers | What We’re Reading

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This week our stockings are hung by the bookshelf with care—filled with memoirs, bookstore vacation reveries, Hollywood rebels, not-so-private parts, babies both evil and not, and more than one Rainbow!

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