You Might Also Like… | LJ Notable Books of 2017

After selecting the LJ Best Books, we’re ready to recommend other notable publications of 2017

Met & Unmet Expectations | What We’re Reading & Watching

A pre-holiday roundup of what the LJ/School Library Journal and alumni of same are reading and/or watching

Embracing Life | Memoir

This month’s memoirs focus on death and transformation. They each have lessons to teach about embracing life, while we still have it.

A Delicate Balance | Christian Fiction Genre Spotlight

As the genre expands to satisfy a new readership, faith-filled fiction also seeks to retain its core values.

Q&A: Mark Robison & Lindley Shedd Francoeur, Editors of Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds

Animal skulls, musical instruments, and power tools aren’t what many patrons expect to see when they enter the library. But, as editors Mark Robison and Lindley Shedd Francoeur point out in their book Audio Recorders to Zucchini Seeds: Building a Library of Things, nontraditional collections are becoming more popular.

Exciting Poetry for Fall: 14 Titles Range Widely To Bring a Fresh Reading Experience

Good work for readers who like their verse philosophical; satisfying work from rising-star Chang; readers of international poetry will appreciate discovering a splendidly translated new voice; a one-of-a-kind debut for teenage newbies and experienced poetry readers alike

Women Pursuing Their Goals, In & Out of the Bedroom | Erotica Reviews

A stellar compilation that upholds the high standards of its predecessors; recommended for fans of the author and of erotica served with a side of grit; highly recommended for readers seeking sexy stories with bite; a sugary sweet erotic romance perfect for those who crave happy endings

Audio in Stereo | Audio Spotlight

Audiobook listeners and podcast fans team up to drive the renaissance in spoken-word programming

Meet the LJ Reviewer | David L. Faucheux

Reviewer David Faucheux talks about self-publishing, the challenges of reviewing for Library Journal and his life in Louisiana.

Spotlight on Mary Balogh | LibraryReads Author

The third title in Mary Balogh’s “Westcott” series, Someone To Wed moves up the line to the newly minted Earl of Riverdale, Alexander Westcott. Via email, LJ asked the author about her latest work.