Fiction from Chamberlain, Kinsella, and Rowell | Xpress Reviews


Chamberlain latest will be popular with contemporary fiction fans, readers will be scrambling to get their hands on Kinsella’s latest installment, Rowell aficionados will be clamoring for this coming-of-age novel

The Favorite of Favorites | LibraryReads, December 2014


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

Best Books 2014: Genre Fiction


The best genre fiction of 2014, as chosen by Library Journal’s columnists.

Rainbow Rowell | LibraryReads Authors


Q&A with LibraryReads top vote getter Rainbow Rowell

Drop-Dead Gorgeous Fiction I: Women Writing Fiction | Library Journal’s Day of Dialog


Highlights of the Drop-Dead Gorgeous Fiction I: Women Writing Fiction panel at LJ’s Day of Dialog 2014

Thieves, Friends, Fashionistas, and Yoo-Hoo Sex | What We’re Reading

The Story about Ping

The LJ/School Library Journal staff reads a designer bio, a kiddie classic, an office romance, a cyber/technothriller, a Darcy duo mystery, and a story about (maybe) a girl’s struggles.

Cavett, Gaiman, Gowns, Nuts, Birds, and Rainbows | What We’re Reading

JamesBeyond - Copy

This is a week of exotic and dystopic; gowns, girls, and speaking squirrels; TV talkers and phone callers; and Neverwhere, London, for the LJand SLJ crew.

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

Last Stanza: Poetry and Prose | What We’re Reading

Going Clear

As National Poetry Month draws to a close, we share a few more treasured poems (and some novels and nonfiction) with you.

Post–Valentine’s Day Books | What We’re Reading


Library Journal and School Library Journal staffers wear their hearts on their collective sleeves this week!