Ann Hood’s Morningstar: Growing Up with Books | LibraryReads Author Spotlight

Following The Book That Matters Most, fiction about a reading group whose members each present the book that most shaped or sustained their lives, Ann Hood’s Morningstar: Growing Up with Books seems like the perfect nonfiction complement.

Book Lit: Five Looks at Reading | Wyatt’s World

Reading about reading is the best kind of busman’s holiday. These five titles convey the power and solace of literature and the intrigue of favorite characters made new. Plenty of backlist titles are also available, making this topic a reliable display idea.

August 2017 LibraryReads

The August LibraryReads list really packs a punch. In Ann Hood’s new memoir, Morningstar: Growing Up With Books, she shares her love for literature and the transformative power it holds. Leah Weiss brings us a novel full of hope, heart, and finding the courage within, while New York Times bestselling author Daniel H. Wilson delivers […]

August 2016 LibraryReads

The top ten books librarians across the country can’t put down

Q&A: Ann Hood

Author Ann Hood tackles the multigenerational family saga with her sumptuous new novel, An Italian Wife, released this month.

Survivors, Rebels, & Ruins | What We’re Reading

Lost New York

What are the SLJ/LJ editors reading this week? Stories of survival and more.

Traveling Booklandia | What We’re Reading

Suspicion

We’re inspired by maps and Travellers, music and muses, Italian wives, everymen in danger, and magical realism vs. scientific worldbuilding this week.

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, September 27, 2013

When Venice ruled the seas, historical fiction, Läckberg brings back Patrik Hedström, an examination of memory from Olsson, Todd offers Proof of Guilt, and more Star Wars action from Zahn