New Adult (NA) fiction is the rage these days in the publishing world, but what is it exactly? Is it an actual genre or just a marketing term? At a lively PLA2014 ConverStation session entitled “New Adult Fiction: What is It, Where is It, and What Should We Do with It,” facilitators Sophie Brookover (LibraryLinkNJ—The Library Cooperative, Piscataway, NJ) and Kelly Jensen (Beloit (WI) Public Library) ) threw out five questions for the audience to discuss at their tables and then share in the main conversation.
Books about books hold deep pleasures—of recognition and discovery—and they offer avid readers and those who spend their working lives in the grand company of books the chance to compare notes. Ranging from a tender book-infused goodbye to the quirky joys of running a small, independent bookshop, these titles give readers a chance to read […]