Graphic Novels Reviews | July 2013


Graphic novel reviews from the July issue.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, June 14, 2103


Best trips in California, The Real Jane Austen, career advice, the “murder of the century,” Rita Moreno on Rita Moreno, a blog from the New York Times on the Civil War, the portraits of Man Ray

Pop Culture Advisory: Welcome to Sanditon

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Suggestions for readalikes and watchalikes for fans of Welcome to Sanditon.

Q&A: Jay Bushman, Co-Creator of Welcome to Sanditon


In Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, Sanditon, a group of people set out to build their own town on the English seaside. Welcome to Sanditon is a modern, multiplatorm adaptation of the novel from the team behind the wildly popular Pride and Prejudice–based videoblog series The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. Jay Bushman was the transmedia producer and a writer for the Lizzie Bennet Diaries and is Welcome to Sanditon’s showrunner and creator.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, March 29, 2013


Michael Bolton on Michael Bolton, Drash on Penny Hardaway, Jahanbegloo on Gandhi, Lane on Jane (Austen), Marshall on old-time fiddlers, Albrecht honors Norman Bel Geddes, Jackie Robinson on life after baseball, Rome on Earth Day

Best Sellers: Literature, February 7, 2013

March 2012 to date as identified by YBP Library Services

200 Years of Pride and Prejudice | Wyatt’s World


In 200 years, Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice has evolved as a novel and there’s no knowing how it started or where it will end.

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, November 30, 2012


Greatshell’s latest lassos the horror in the supernatural as mystical cults battle it out on a Catalina Island. Hanne Wilhelmsen hunts for a serial killer, while battling her inner demons. James delivers another masterpiece involving Austen and a “missing text.” Full disclosure in Ochse’s new military adventure, where secret commandos clash with supernatural threats, reflecting the all too real-life of SEAL Team Six.

Xpress Reviews: Nonfiction | First Look at New Books, October 5, 2012


Prom night examined, as is dancing in the time of Jane Austen. Plus “Reinventing Bach,” historic photographs of the DC area, and the story of Wild Horse Annie

RA Crossroads: What To Read After Julia Quinn’s A Night Like This


RA Crossroads: What To Read After Julia Quinn’s A Night Like This