Time Travels | Fiction Reviews, February 15, 2017

Lovers of meticulously researched historical fiction and time-travel narratives will be swept away by The Scribe of Siena while Julie McElwain takes readers on a suspense-filled journey in her new novel A Twist in Time

The One and Only Dorothy, Coding Girls, a Beauty & a Beast | Fiction & Nonfiction for Young Adults

For young adults in fiction, get set for time travel and the consequences of deadly text. In nonfiction, meet girls who code, and get simple lessons for growing up.

Home & Away | What We’re Reading

The LJ/School Library Journal staffers discuss homey reads and beyond; an Aussie author comes to visit NYC.

Chris Pavone, Helen Oyeyemi, & NYU Professor Conley’s Take on Parenting | Barbara’s Picks, Mar. 2014, Pt. 4

Conley, Dalton. Parentology: Everything You Wanted To Know About the Science of Raising Children but Were Too Exhausted To Ask. S. & S. Mar. 2014. 320p. ISBN 9781476712659. $25. PARENTING Conley stars in two disciplines, sociology and biology, and has three appointments at NYU: in the sociology department and at the School of Medicine and […]

Barbara’s Picks, December 2013, Pt. 1: Diana Gabaldon, Mireille Guiliano, Jim Harrison, & Donna Leon

Gabaldon, Diana. Written in My Own Heart’s Blood. Delacorte. Dec. 2013. 1008p. ISBN 9780385344432. $35; ebk. ISBN 9780440246442. TIME TRAVEL In the latest in Gabaldon’s relentlessly seductive series, readers get to time-travel to revolutionary Philadelphia, where Jamie Fraser joins wife Claire Randall as the redcoats march into town—a doubtless unnerving sight for our Scottish hero. […]