The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry | RA Crossroads

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Readers’ Advisory expert Neal Wyatt shares the charm and subtle heft of one bookseller’s life, the process of building family, and the narratives that stay with us.

The Sixth Extinction | RA Crossroads

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Extinctions and their multiple causes leads readers down a winding path of discovery.

The Lost Sisterhood | RA Crossroads

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Mythic tales of the Amazons begin with Fortier

From Remodelista to HGTV’s Sarah’s House | RA Crossroads

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Design books and blogs lead readers down a winding path

The Most of Nora Ephron | RA Crossroads

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The richness of Ephron’s spry, vivid, and insightful writing invites gleeful reading, listening, and watching

Provence, 1970 Begins a Food Revolution | RA Crossroads

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A seminal meal in southeast France leads to a culinary revolution; suggest these read-alikes, read-arounds, and watch-around to immerse patrons in your library’s cooking, art, and DVD collections.

al-Shaykh’s One Thousand and One Nights | RA Crossroads

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Shahrazad talked her way out of death, transformed a king, and still inspires storytellers who continue to follow the tradition

Silva’s The English Girl | RA Crossroads

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LJ‘s readers’ advisory column stars Silva’s spy master Gabriel Allon then directs readers to Child’s The Hard Way, Steinhauer’s The Tourist, and more

HBO’s Game of Thrones | RA Crossroads

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Hidden heirs, dueling families, unfolding powers, one is closer the throne.

Dan Brown’s Inferno | RA Crossroads

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This month’s RA has Brown’s Dante leading the winding path back to the original Inferno: highlights include read-arounds in science, Botticelli’s drawings, Franz Liszt’s symphonic adaptation, and Celtic folk singer/ songwriter Loreena McKennitt.

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