Degenerates, Royals, Monsters, and the Zerelli Sisters | What We’re Reading & Watching

Some best books picks from the “What We’re Reading & Watching” crew, along with musings about what’s on our bookshelves and screens right now.

Libraries, Queens, Longmire, Roxane Gay, Standards | What We’re Reading & Watching

Fall is the reading season, but for the WWR/WWW people, it’s also time to watch.

Fiction Giants Boyne and Ishiguro; High Seas History from Larson | Audiobook Reviews, May 15, 2015

A difficult but rewarding book from Boyne; Ishiguro’s exquisite tale of barely remembered legends, past wrongs, and relentless change; Simon Brick’s wonderful narration of Larson’s unforgettable story of life and death on the high seas

Home & Away | What We’re Reading

The LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss homey reads and beyond; an Aussie author comes to visit NYC.

Some Things Change, Others… | What We’re Reading

Guns, Germs, and Stee

A few LJ/School Library Journal/Junior Library League folks talk about our literary obsessions this week.

Staying Warm and Informed | What We’re Reading

A Kim Jong-il Production

More wintertime reading from LJ/SLJ/JLG staffers, and a visit with RED author Jacky Colliss Harvey

New releases from Anne Tyler, Matthew Quick, & Laura Lippman | Feb. 2015 Audio in Advance | Fiction

Adler-Olsen, Jussi. The Alphabet House. Penguin. ISBN 9781611763645. Read by Graeme Malcolm. In the “Department Q” series author’s first stand-alone novel, British pilots James Teasdale and Bryan Young’s plane is shot down and they know they will be executed if captured. They manage to jump aboard a train reserved for wounded SS soldiers. In a moment […]

Spooky Stories

Ghost stories and tales of suspense.