Reading Through Time | The Reader’s Shelf

There are many ways to travel in time once inside a book—from those set in the past or future to those that are not satisfied with just one temporal plane. These six books explore the many threads of time.

Early Summer Reading | Wyatt’s World

Like most celebrations, summer reading starts earlier and earlier each year. One might as well begin reading in the mode of the season sooner rather than later. Here are five ways to devise a plan of action.

Literary SF Hits Award Shortlist, Hugo Drama Escalates

Six acclaimed sf novels were shortlisted for the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, while the Hugo Awards controversy continued with the withdrawal of two finalists and author Connie Willis’s refusal to be a presenter.

Fiction RA Picks 2014: A Sampling | Wyatt’s World

These five titles are likely to satisfy readers endlessly and can serve as long-term RA standards.

The Favorite of Favorites | LibraryReads, December 2014

The top ten books that librarians across the country love—the best of the year.

French’s Latest Dublin Murder, Mandel’s Breakout; Miller on 20th-Century American History | Audiobook Reviews, November 15, 2014

Nerve-wracking psychological suspense, excellently narrated by Hogan and Hutchinson; Potter demonstrates her talent and tells Mandel’s story of the survivors of a worldwide pandemic; Jazz Age Manhattan, endlessly appealing.

Darkness and Light | What We’re Reading

This week a skeleton crew of School Library Journal/LJ staff confronts trolls, superflu, Hollywood idols, and some dark, dark desires.

Fiction Reviews, April 1, 2012

Fiction Reviews, April 1, 2012