Intoxicating Reads, Listens, and Views: Begin with Bianca Bosker’s “Cork Dork” | RA Crossroads

As Lewis Carroll’s Alice so aptly points out, “What is the use of a book…without pictures or conversations?” Welcome to Readers’ Advisory (RA) Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge and whole-collection RA service goes where it may. In this column, wine leads me down a winding path.

Fiction from Blackwell, Bohjalian, Harkness, and Oyeyemi; Nonfiction from Berkin| Audiobook Reviews

Bohjalian shines a light on the thousands of teens living in the shadows, Harkness weaves the intricate threads of vampire, witch, and demon lore, narrator Tara Hugo brings the 19th century to life as the voice of Elizabeth Bonaparte.

Hold the Bonbons, Add the Adventures | The Reader’s Shelf

This Valentine’s Day explore the adventurous side of romances with these perilous quests—in which falling in love is a side benefit to staying alive.

Wyatt’s World: Parallel Reading for Deborah Harkness’s Shadow of the Night

Wyatt’s World: Parallel Reading for Deborah Harkness’s Shadow of the Night

Librarians’ Best Books of 2011: Deborah Harkness’s A Discovery of Witches

Librarians’ Best Books of 2011: Deborah Harkness’s A Discovery of Witches