Five Reasons Why | Wyatt’s World

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Recently Digital Book World reported on why people buy books. In this blog post, Andrew Rhomberg, founder of Jellybooks, lists eight. Here are five of his eight precepts, matched to an appropriate title.

Celebrating Women’s History Month | Wyatt’s World

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It’s an exciting time to create a display celebrating Women’s History Month. Here are five selections to consider putting into the hands of readers

March Is National Reading Month | Wyatt’s World

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We celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with National Reading Month, but it doesn’t have to be only red-and-white-striped cakes and children’s lit. Adults can mark the pleasures of the page during March as well.

Short Stories: A Master Returns and Debuts Make the Scene | Wyatt’s World

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Storyteller Bass is back; Dacey’s stories echo with hope, fear, and want; Gustine reveals the weight and complexity of the everyday; Majka creates a strongly tonal backdrop; debuter Parker pulls no punches

Read-In: African American History Month | Wyatt’s World

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This month, libraries, bookstores, schools, churches, civic groups, and individuals are conducting read-ins to celebrate African American authors. Consider this a virtual invitation to do the same.

The Brontës and Austen Redux, Redux | Wyatt’s World

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There is a new wave of retellings of Austen and the Brontës happening now and into the spring, seeking to reinvent the beloved classics. Here are five forthcoming titles in that mold.

Wonderful Returns: Five Novels by Beloved Authors | Wyatt’s World

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If discovering a new author is a pleasure in part because of the promise of many books to come, a new work by a beloved writer whom one has followed for years is equal cause for celebration. Here are five new titles by writers readers likely know well.

Reintroductions: Five Sophomore Efforts | Wyatt’s World

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One of the thrills of discovering a debut author is the hope of having found a writer to follow for years to come. Here is an early season sample of second works already published or forthcoming in 2016.

War and Peace (Reading, Listening, Watching) | Wyatt’s World

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The Russians took over the airwaves this week with the BBC/Weinstein Company production of Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace running on three cable networks at once.

Poetry: A Selection from 2015 | Wyatt’s World

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A deep breath amid the bustle of the season, a chance to reflect on the wonder of language; here are five books of poetry to savor.