New Stories of Winnie-the-Pooh | Audio in Advance October 2016 | Middle Grade


Middle grade audiobooks publishing in October 2016

Gail Gibbons & Duncan Tonatiuh | Audio in Advance October 2016 | Early Elementary


Audiobooks for young listeners releasing in October 2016

Fast Five with Soneela Nankani

photo credit: Alexandra Vaccino

Do you have any superstitions? My family is pretty superstitious. I always laughed at most of it, but even so there are a few superstitious that have stuck with me: never put your purse on the floor, don’t whistle after dark, and never wear socks to sleep! What’s your favorite kind of character to narrate? […]

Invest in the Classics | Games, Gamers, & Gaming, August 2016


It is surprisingly easy to build a respectable stock of classic gaming hardware and software. Think of it as investing in a rare book and manuscript collection, or a vital local history resource. It’s all part of the library’s mission to preserve and disseminate information and media.

Audiobooks from Barton, Bauer, Carpenter, Chiarella, Jacobson, Pope Francis, & Spinella | Xpress Reviews


Barton’s addictive, hair-raising debut; a solidly plotted first novel from Boyce; for fans of thrillers and multigenerational family fiction; Jacobson’s fresh new way to read the Bard; the Pope will be in demand; Spinella’s work has Perfect Timing

LJ Media Reviews: August 1, 2016


We Love You, Charlie Freeman has much to say about race, teenage love, and family relationships; Deathgasm and Highway to Hell: Who knew horror could be so entertaining?

Domestic Drama, Ingrid Bergman, Woman in the Dunes, & More | Trailers: What’s New on DVD/Blu-ray, July 1, 2016


The Affair returns for a second season; Welles’s rendition of Dinesen’s The Immortal Story; Ingrid Bergman in Her Own Words; 1960s Britain; Mother’s Day with Aniston and Roberts

Women’s Rights, Women’s Lives | Video Reviews, July 1, 2016


Women’s studies and civil rights scholars will find Reflections Unheard essential viewing; the Women of ’69 are a must-have

Lean/Coward’s “Brief Encounter,” Frankenheimer’s Manchurian Candidate, an Oscar-Nominated “Bedouin Western,” & More | Fast Scans, July 1, 2016


David Lean collaborates with playwright Noel Coward to produce a heartbreaking drama; I, Anna, a seductive film noir; Oscar-nominated Angela Lansbury radiates chills in The Manchurian Candidate; an exciting disaster flick, well grounded in reality

The Year in Music (So Far) | Music Matters, July 1, 2016


Though we’ve lost far too many musical icons this year already, 2016 has also been an amazing year for new music.