Summer Listening: Read by the Author | Wyatt’s World

As audiobook month continues to unspool, consider titles read by the author. The writer as narrator ensures that character voices, rhythm of line, and inflection notes will all be delivered by one who has already spent a great deal of time creating and listening to the work.

Summer Listening | Wyatt’s World

The winners of the 2018 Audie Awards have just been announced, helping to launch audiobook month. Below are some great genre picks to fill a display and suggest as sure bets to patrons.

Marking May’s Celebrations | Wyatt’s World

May marks Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, Jewish American Heritage Month, and Older Americans Month. While there are many ways to celebrate, reading is always an optimal choice. Here are five novels to share with patrons.

Considering Nonfiction: Science, Writing, and Travel | Wyatt’s World

Spring marks the arrival of some great nonfiction works, from Roxane Gay’s Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture to Lorrie Moore’s See What Can Be Done: Essays, Criticism, and Commentary and Sloane Crosley’s Look Alive Out There: Essays. Here are five more, focused on science, writing, and travel.

Sweet Reading | Wyatt’s World

The newest season of Netflix’s Chef’s Table has begun, this time with a focus on pastry. Feed your readers’ sweet tooth with these delicious choice offerings.

April Is National Poetry Month | Wyatt’s World

Poetry is enjoying a bit of an upswing with verse by Rupi Kaur (Milk and Honey), r.h. Sin (She Felt Like Feeling Nothing), and Cleo Wade (Heart Talk) capturing a new generation of readers, and original translations of canonical works such as Homer’s Odyssey generating plenty of buzz. Celebrate National Poetry month with these key collections that speak to broad experiences and viewpoints.

Gardening Blooms | Wyatt’s World

In April, scores of readers will head to the local plant store. Get them into the library, too, with books about gardening, from lush dwellings worth dreaming over to utilitarian plans for building flourishing spaces of their own.

Spring Decorating | Wyatt’s World

Forget the drudgery of spring cleaning and focus on what readers really want to do—live in rooms they love. Here are five books to inspire and create those kinds of spaces.

Women’s History Month: Read On | Wyatt’s World

Nonfiction explorations, a grand collection of comics portraits, and a welcome anthology of reimagined tales are just some of the books that help readers celebrate the history and achievements of women.

The Books of March | Wyatt’s World

March brings a number of highly anticipated titles, including Ramona Ausubel’s story collection Awayland, Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon’s Blood of the Four, Rebecca Kauffman’s The Gunners, and Shobha Rao’s Girls Burn Brighter. Here are five more, from genre picks to new short fiction.