October 2016 LibraryReads


The October LibraryReads list includes historical fiction from Paulette Jiles, the latest installment of Tana French’s “Dublin Murder Squad” series, Brit Bennett’s dazzling debut, and, from Charlaine Harris, the first Aurora Teagarden mystery in more than a decade. Interested in getting involved in LibraryReads, the monthly list of what librarians are loving? No problem! LibraryReads […]

Keep the Reading Going for Fall | Wyatt’s World


Part of providing readers’ advisory (RA) services with ease is having books at the forefront of your mind to offer patrons with a range of interests. The bevy of fall reading lists supply plenty of choices. Here are five titles making such lists, paired with a secondary offering to keep the reading going.

Stibbe’s Man at the Helm | RA Crossroads


The joy of Stibbe’s first novel, after her highly praised memoir, Love, Nina is how funny and sly it is, how gracefully it advances, and how perfectly and rather suddenly it all ends.

Macho Classics, Mean Wit, and Maria Semple | What We’re Reading

All the Pretty Horses

This week, Library Journal and School Library Journal staff are reading some devasting children’s literature, particularly savory romance, smart and serious discussions of education reform, a popular page-turner, and classics that disappoint or challenge in various ways. Dig in! It’s a hearty offering.