The Favorite of Favorites | LibraryReads, December 2014


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

Still Scared | What We’re Reading

Sharp Objects

LJ and School Library Journal staffers’ post-Halloween reads and some guest appearances by a debut author and book review journalists

Audiobooks from Giffin & McKenzie, Plus One from Moyes | Xpress Reviews


A football tale from Giffin gets sidelined, McKenzie’s satisfyingly romantic story is engaging, and Moyes’s family drama adds up to a spot-on listen

Debuts from McKeon and Ng, Small Press Fiction, Summer Suspense, & More | Fiction Reviews

All That Is Solid Melts into Air

A matter-of-fact but emotionally powerful All That Is Solid Melts Into Air, One Plus One is about more than a road trip, Ng shrinks enormous issues into the dynamics of a single family, Rowell is like a best friend

RUSA’s Top Pop Fiction | ALA Midwinter 2014


At RUSA’s Book and Media Awards Ceremony, held Sunday January 26 at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, the winners of the 2014 Reading List were announced.
Started in 2007 by RUSA’s CODES section, the list highlights genre fiction that merit special attention by adult readers and reader’s advisory librarians.

Xpress Reviews: Audiobooks | First Look at New Books, December 27, 2013


A colorful Southern tale from Atkins, more of Rachel Knight from Clark, a revised World War II tale from Hart, a new dystopian series from Mead, an intimate novel of life and death from Moyes, serious fiction from White

Xpress Reviews: Fiction | First Look at New Books, June 28, 2013


Epic fantasy series debut from Barnes, more “entanglements” from Grant, small-town life from Hiebert, a heartbreakingly triumphant romance from Long, a hard one to put down from Moyes, and The Best of Connie Willis

Editors’ Picks Panel | Library Journal’s Day of Dialog


Library Journal’s sold-out 16th annual Day of Dialog, held May 29 at the McGraw-Hill Auditorium, got off to a rousing start with the perennially popular Editors’ Picks panel. Five top editors from leading publishing houses shared their summer, fall, and winter favorites with an enthusiastic and packed audience of librarians eager to identify titles to […]