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


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


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

The Lost Sisterhood | RA Crossroads


Mythic tales of the Amazons begin with Fortier

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


Design books and blogs lead readers down a winding path

The Most of Nora Ephron | RA Crossroads


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

Provence, 1970 Begins a Food Revolution | RA Crossroads


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


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


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


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

Dan Brown’s Inferno | RA Crossroads


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.