Liars, a Gunfighter, Adolescent Arms Dealers, and More | Books for Dudes

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June’s BFD column includes some truly great fiction plus hardcore summertime hammock-worthy nonfiction.

From Screen to Sound | Wyatt’s World

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For the second week of audiobook month consider displaying titles by authors well known on screens big and small. Here are five memoirs from visual celebrities—actors on hit TV shows and films, a news anchor, and a chef–turned–tour guide.

A Little Bit of Everything: Short Story Debuts | The Reader’s Shelf, June 1, 2015

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Here are six debuts, each by a writer well worth watching, that prove the pleasures of reading are not reliant on a profusion of pages.

Audio Dramatizations: Five Fabulous Listens | Wyatt’s World

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June is audiobook month. To celebrate the enjoyment of being read a story, consider a display of audio dramatizations—audiobooks (often abridged or adapted) enhanced with sound effects, music, and multiple voices.

Summer Fiction: Genre Edition | Wyatt’s World

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Part of the pure pleasure of summer reading is spending extended periods of time immersed in a favorite genre—be it a blend or a classic example. Here are five to suggest and display.

Books for the Bounty | Wyatt’s World

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Help patrons find new vegetable-centered cookbooks, from Root to Leaf to The Broad Fork, readers will feel At Home in the Whole Food Kitchen

McCullough’s Wright Brothers Take Flight | RA Crossroads

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Blending social history, scientific innovation, and dual biography, McCullough offers a resonating account of American invention, hard work, and determination.

A Mixed Bag of Bookage | Books for Dudes

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This month’s Books for Dudes is a mixed bag so jumbled that it’s more fun than a monkey stealing bananas and it’s all good stuff.

Between the Panels: Superhero Comic Events | The Reader’s Shelf, May 15, 2015

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For just about as long as there have been superhero comic books, groups of characters have banded together to tackle threats too big to be handled alone. These event comics have resulted in some of the most beloved and iconic stories of all time.

Hot Summertime Reads

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Grab an iced tea and one of these genre fiction favorites.