All Ears: Top Audiobook Titles for Summer and Fall | Audio Spotlight

This summer and fall will see a plethora of extraordinary titles on audio, with something for every listener, from podcast enthusiasts to historical fiction fans to theater devotees.

Hannah Lillith Assadi: A Lyricist at Heart | Debut Spotlight

Hannah Lillith Assadi’s first novel, Sonora, is a lyrical coming-of-age story about best friends Ahlam and Laura, who attempt to escape to New York City only to find that their troubled pasts have caught up to them there.

High-Profile Debut Novels: Four Distinctive and Newsworthy Works

Brassingthwaighte draws on his own legal aid work in Cairo to give us an intimate look at the refugee experience; debut novelist and celebrated memoirist Fuller aims to honor the history and culture of the Lakota Oglala Sioux Nation; ­Hamilton’s work both informs and humbles; Stansel is spare in language but big in purpose

Opposites Attract | Erotica Reviews

ODD COUPLES This month, we’re exploring the appeal of opposites and the enigmatic laws of attraction.

Summer Escapes: Roll Out the Beach Towel with Some Genre Fiction

Vacation season is approaching, and readers will be contemplating their book lists as carefully as they plan their holidays. To help them find that perfect literary escape, LJ turned to genre fiction columnists and genre experts. Here are their picks for what they anticipate to be hot summer reads.

Back to the Basics: Establishing a Good Foundation in Your Library

Tips on developing staff relationships for both managers and individuals in the library, easy to follow guides to technical services, and cataloging information for beginners or someone who needs a quick refresher

Oh the Places You’ll Go: Traveling Through Scotland

Highlighting ancient and modern marvels, cathedrals and train stations, and libraries and museums, these are two must-have books for readers who love Scottish culture and have a urge to travel

Beyond the Battle: Stories from U.S. Navy Men

Two outstanding autobiographies filled with bravery, courage, and first-person accounts of military heroics; readers interested in battlefield narratives will truly enjoy either book

Crafting Up a Storm

It doesn’t matter if you are a cozy-corner knitter or an outdoor creator, all types of projects can be found here with detailed step-by-step instructions for any home artist

Ready, Set, COOK!

Whether you are the hostess with the mostest, or just cooking for the family, you will find a variety of cookbooks with easy-to-follow instructions for any occasion