Celebrating Women’s History Month | Wyatt’s World


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

Elizabeth Strout | LibraryReads Author Spotlight, January 1, 2016


“People will go after you for combining poverty and abuse,” warns Sarah Payne, a writer admired by the eponymous heroine of Elizabeth Strout’s My Name Is Lucy Barton.

Fiction from Harris, Mack, Morton, Strout, and Wells | Xpress Reviews


Harris limns Cicero, Mack’s Maisie gets Choked Up, Morton’s latest features gothic undertones, Strout’s Lucy is highly recommended, Wells’s comic mystery is shouting “series”

LibraryReads January 2016

Lucy Barton

Some welcome nonfiction makes the first LibraryReads list of the new year, with librarians favoring Bill Bryson’s latest as one of January’s best reads. Beloved fiction authors make the list too, with titles by Elizabeth Strout, Dean Koontz, and Ian Rankin also on librarians’ bedside tables. Interested in getting involved in LibraryReads, the monthly list […]

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, July 26, 2013


Realistic erotica from Banks, dysfunctional family lore from Leavitt, Philbrick on Bunker Hill, an enjoyable sf debut, multiple points of view from Strout, heartwarming story of family roots from Wiggs