Creature Features & Evil Acts | What We’re Reading


The School Library Journal/LJ WWR crew explores its animal side, plays card tricks, explores outer space, and balances the cozy with the hardboiled. Next week we’ll be poetic as all get out, so do come back now!

Reading, Croaking, Shivering | French on Fridays

It seems like spring will never come. I’m writing from home, where I’m suffering from the “office cold” and swathed in a jumble of warm garments, cursing my heat-miser landlord, and croaking like a frog (or Brenda Vaccaro, as my colleague Kent noted yesterday). When I asked my coworkers what they’re reading this week, I […]

Postholiday Pages | What We’re Reading


After a holiday hiatus, the LJ/SLJ/Junior Library Guild WWR team roars into spring reading.

Bring Out the Irish | What We’re Reading

Are You Somebody

Everybody’s welcome in the WWR St. Patrick’s Day parade of books!

It’s Not Easy Being Green | French on Fridays


Don your emerald-green pantsuit and tell me about your favorite Irish or Irish American books.

Where Are You? | What We’re Reading

The Sound of Music Story

The LJ/School Library Journal/Junior Library Guild staffers share their book escapades and excursions

Some Things Change, Others… | What We’re Reading

Guns, Germs, and Stee

A few LJ/School Library Journal/Junior Library League folks talk about our literary obsessions this week.

Reading Pages, Coining Phrases | What We’re Reading

Catherine the Great

Our roster of rabid readers fights winter with a mountain of great books: there’s movies, indigenous populations, deaf superpowers, California girls, Kentucky kids, parted and departed loves, designing women, sex traffickers, and a hot-blooded empress.

Monarchs, Memoirs, Mysteries, & Making Choices | What We’re Reading


The LJ staff’s post–Valentine’s Day (and Presidents Day) reading runs the gamut from prison memoirs to the politics of de-extinction cloning this week.

Staying Warm and Informed | What We’re Reading

A Kim Jong-il Production

More wintertime reading from LJ/SLJ/JLG staffers, and a visit with RED author Jacky Colliss Harvey