Discover Our Past: From Lives in Ruins to Indiana Jones | RA Crossroads

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Taking readers across centuries and around the planet, Johnson provides a collection of linked essays and character portraits centered on the archaeologists who toil in obscurity to discover our past in Lives in Ruins.

The Poet and the Vampyre | RA Crossroads

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Stott’s darkly engrossing soap opera of a tale has very little to do with mythic monsters and instead investigates the iconic poets of the romantic age who sucked the life out of many of those around them…offering a story that is richly described in both place and character, compelling despite its leisurely pace.

STARZ Outlander | RA Crossroads

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With misty rain, the swirl of a kilt, and eye contact that speaks volumes, the STARZ series holds the promise of converting a new set of viewers into devoted Diana Gabaldon fans.

In the Kingdom of Ice | RA Crossroads

In the Kingdom of Ice

Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge, and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. Here the quest for the fabled open polar seas leads me down a winding path.

Iggulden’s Stormbird: Battling Kings and Their Comrades | RA Crossroads

Wars of the Roses

Richly set and vividly realized, Iggulden’s opening account of the long-waged battle for England’s crown is engrossing and deftly achieved.

From Cosmos to the Universe Within | RA Crossroads

Cosmos

Readers’ advisory (RA) recommends Cosmos, from the discoveries that led to the invention of motors to explanations of evolution and extinction. Lead patrons to a richly mixed universe of watch-alikes, read-arounds, & more

Reichl’s Delicious! | RA Crossroads

Delicious

Reichl’s debut novel Delicious! captures the New York City food scene and those who create it with lavish detail and great warmth; Allen’s Sugar Queen, Wolff’s Vintage Affair, and other read-alikes follow

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

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