Michael Rogers

About Michael Rogers

Michael Rogers (mrogers@mediasourceinc.com) is Media Editor, Library Journal and Managing Editor of LJ Reviews.

Audio Reviews | March 15, 2013

Reviews of Lynda LaPlante’s Prime Suspect #1, Michael Schofield’s January First, and Rod Stewart’s Rod: The Autobiography, plus a full list of audio reviews in the Mar. 15 issue.

Audio News Brief | March 1, 2013

The latest audio news from the March 1 issue.

Audio Reviews | March 1, 2013

Reviews of H.W. Brands’s The Man Who Saved the Union, R.A. Dickey & Wayne Coffey’s Wherever I Wind Up, and William Souder’s On a Farther Shore, plus a full list of audiobook reviews in the March 1 issue.

Tarzan Complete Strips, TMNT Micro Series, Weasley Turns Superhero, BTTF Delorean Restoration, Audies Nominations | Geeky Friday

The Oscars will be presented this Sunday with the usual craptacular pomp and nonsense. Woopty doo. Once the Academy began nominating more than five titles for Best Film without also nominating the respective directors it was the last nail in the coffin and proved that ticket sales and TV ratings are more important to the […]

APA Announces 2013 Audies Nominations

Douglas Brinkley’s Cronkite, Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Chester Himes’s A Rage in Harlem, L. Ron Hubbard’s Trouble on His Wings, and Elton John’s Love Is the Cure are among the diverse range of 142 audiobooks contending for the 2013 Audie Awards® in 28 categories, which the Audio Publishers Association (APA) announced February 19. “It is always […]

Audio Reviews | February 15, 2013

Reviews of the audiobooks of Emma Donoghue’s Astray, Dashiell Hammett’s Return of the Thin Man, and Tere Tereba’s Mickey Cohen, plus a full list of audiobook reviews from the Feb. 15 issue.

Carol Tilley: Librarian Superhero, DC Releasing Batman: City of Owls/Earth 2, New Harry Potter Covers | Geeky Friday

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s a librarian! The Comic Book Legal Defense Fund (CBLDF) posted a terrific story on Carol Tilley, a library science professor at the University of Illinois, whose research shows that child psychologist Frederic Wertham falsified data for his 1954 volume Seduction of the Innocent, […]

After Twilight: More YA Books Coming to the Big Screen

In addition to Beautiful Creatures, which received a less-than-stellar reception from film critics, and the next installation in the Hunger Games series, Hollywood is turning to additional YA print properties in an attempt to fill the gap left by the conclusion of the Twilight franchise. Entertainment Weekly reports that Cassandra Clare’s The Mortal Instruments: City […]

Update: Sniper/Author Chris Kyle Murdered by Fellow Vet

In a twist of absurd irony, Chris Kyle, the most decorated U.S. military sniper in history, was murdered on Saturday in his home state of Texas by a fellow war veteran. The New York Times reports that Kyle and his friend, Chad Littlefield, were scheduled to meet suspect Eddie Ray Routh, a Marine combat vet, […]