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A Circus Escapade, Tips for Distance Runners, and More | Books for Dudes

Holy crap, does Books for Dudes start out 2018 with some badass stuff. You’ve got your Mary Beard, … [Continue Reading]

In Pursuit of Lost History: How a Forgotten Doctor Inspired a Novel

Jody Shields, author of The Winter Station (starred review, LJ 11/15/17), found the subject of her … [Continue Reading]

Emotional Rescue Reads | Memoir

Love, escape, education, and family are the themes throughout this month’s memoirs. These subjects … [Continue Reading]

LJ Media | Review Alert, March 1, 2018

Below is a list of Audio and Video titles to be reviewed in the March 1, 2018, issue of Library … [Continue Reading]

LJ Fiction | Review Alert, March 1, 2018

Below is a list of Erotica, Fiction, and Mystery titles to be reviewed in the March 1, 2018, issue … [Continue Reading]

Reading & Rereading for February & Beyond | Classic Returns

The first Classic Returns column of 2018 has seven still-timely reissues for Black History Month … [Continue Reading]

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More Power Debut Novels | Fiction Previews, Aug. 2018

  English, Talley. Horse. Knopf. Aug. 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781101874332. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101874349. Downloadable. LITERARY/COMING OF AGE When her father abandons the family, leaving behind heartbreak and chaos, Teagan steadies herself by working hard to train Ian—that is, Obsidian, her father’s head-tossingly, fiercely beautiful, stubbornly independent-minded horse. By all accounts, not your average girl-with-horse […]

Zadie Smith & Nassim Nicholas Taleb | February Nonfiction on Audio

A new essay collection from Zadie Smith, Patti Smith on why she writes, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb on accepting risks in everyday life.

In Pursuit of Lost History: How a Forgotten Doctor Inspired a Novel

Jody Shields, author of The Winter Station, found the subject of her new novel after she stumbled across a reference to a Russian doctor’s memoir of the 1910–11 Manchurian plague in a medical journal. Both the doctor and the epidemic, which killed 60,000 people, had been lost to history.

Geology, February 2018 | Best Sellers

March 2017 to date as identified by GOBI Library Solutions from EBSCO

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Creating Something New!

Follow easy-to-grasp language & step-by-step drawing exercises to help create tonal or color drawings of still lifes, landscapes, city scenes, and even a self-portrait; work on your patch work with well-known techniques such as sashiko, trapunto, and English paper piecing; and gather ideas on using the patterns and colors found in nature—such as wood, water, and soil—as the basis for creating one’s own home interiors

Joe Hill on Vinyl | Book Pulse

Audio-only on vinyl, book worlds moving to VR, and role-playing games point to the new ways stories are being told. In the NYT Mario Vargas Llosa gets much attention.

More Power Debut Novels | Fiction Previews, Aug. 2018

  English, Talley. Horse. Knopf. Aug. 2018. 336p. ISBN 9781101874332. $26.95; ebk. ISBN 9781101874349. Downloadable. LITERARY/COMING OF AGE When her father abandons the family, leaving behind heartbreak and chaos, Teagan steadies herself by working hard to train Ian—that is, Obsidian, her father’s head-tossingly, fiercely beautiful, stubbornly independent-minded horse. By all accounts, not your average girl-with-horse […]

Pop Fiction from Robert Jackson Bennett to Koren Zailckas | Fiction Previews, Aug. 2018

Bennett, Robert Jackson. Foundryside. Crown. Aug. 2018. 496p. ISBN 9781524760366. $27; ebk. ISBN 9781524760373. Downloadable. FANTASY A winner of Edgar, Shirley Jackson, and Phillip K. Dick honors, Divine Cities author Bennett launches a new series set in a city run on industrialized magic. Crack thief Sancia Grado has been tasked with lifting an artifact from […]

March 2018 LibraryReads

With spring in the air, there is no better time to dive into a fresh new read. New York Times bestselling author Laura Lippman and her new novel Sunburn will have readers captivated with a suspense-filled love story that has twists and turns on every page;  ride alongside two heroines as they are driven apart […]

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

James Patterson and Candice Fox leads holds this week with Fifty Fifty and ABC lands the first James Comey book interview. Mozart in the Jungle,Black Panther, and and White Houses by Amy Bloom get media buzz.

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Collection Development

Joe Hill on Vinyl | Book Pulse

Audio-only on vinyl, book worlds moving to VR, and role-playing games point to the new ways stories are being told. In the NYT Mario Vargas Llosa gets much attention.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

James Patterson and Candice Fox leads holds this week with Fifty Fifty and ABC lands the first James Comey book interview. Mozart in the Jungle,Black Panther, and and White Houses by Amy Bloom get media buzz.

New Best Sellers | Book Pulse

The new best sellers arrive, Congressman John Lewis starts a new graphic novel trilogy, and George R.R. Martin’s book update will not please Game of Thrones fans.

Authors Daniel Kraus, Margot Singer, Marie Kondo, and Ibi Zoboi Make News | Book Pulse

Daniel Kraus will finish George A. Romero’s incomplete zombie novel while Margot Singer wins the Edward Lewis Wallant Award. Pride and Prejudice gets re-mixed and Netflix brings cleaning joy.

Getting Ready for Black Panther | Book Pulse

Black Panther will break big. Meanwhile, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society gets a trailer, Mrs. by Caitlin Macy and All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire® by Jonathan Abrams break out and Karl Ove Knausgård leads a literary road trip into Russia.

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Readers’ Advisory

Joe Hill on Vinyl | Book Pulse

Audio-only on vinyl, book worlds moving to VR, and role-playing games point to the new ways stories are being told. In the NYT Mario Vargas Llosa gets much attention.

Run Your Week: Big Books, Sure Bets, & Titles Making News | Book Pulse

James Patterson and Candice Fox leads holds this week with Fifty Fifty and ABC lands the first James Comey book interview. Mozart in the Jungle,Black Panther, and and White Houses by Amy Bloom get media buzz.

Flora Reading | Wyatt’s World

There are many seasons to book publishing, from the fall list to January’s self-help explosion. Hovering around Valentine’s Day and the early push for spring are the flower books. Here are five seasonal examples.

New Best Sellers | Book Pulse

The new best sellers arrive, Congressman John Lewis starts a new graphic novel trilogy, and George R.R. Martin’s book update will not please Game of Thrones fans.

Authors Daniel Kraus, Margot Singer, Marie Kondo, and Ibi Zoboi Make News | Book Pulse

Daniel Kraus will finish George A. Romero’s incomplete zombie novel while Margot Singer wins the Edward Lewis Wallant Award. Pride and Prejudice gets re-mixed and Netflix brings cleaning joy.

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