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Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

Fantasy writer Seanan McGuire, author of Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Tor Books), will be joining an exceptional panel at this year’s Literary Tastes breakfast and book signing at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. In the book, twin sisters Jack and Jill discover a portal that leads them to the Moors…(Read More)

An Extraordinary Union by Alyssa Cole

Alyssa Cole, author of An Extraordinary Union, will be joining a stellar panel of authors at this year’s Literary Tastes event at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans. As the first book in The Loyal League Series, An Extraordinary Union  (Kensington Books) was selected as this year’s Romance category winner on the…(Read More)

Kathleen Rooney, author of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk (St. Martin’s Press), which was named to the 2018 Listen List for Outstanding Audiobook Narration, will be joining this year’s Literary Tastes panel at ALA’s Annual Conference on Sunday, June 24, 2018 in New Orleans. Rooney joins author Thi Bui and narrator Scott…(Read More)

If you liked Manhattan Beach, you'll also like...

If you loved Jennifer Egan’s award-winning novel Manhattan Beach Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence as much as we did, we know you’ll like these other fantastic reads hand-picked by the selection committee members and reviewed by our partner, Booklist.   Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan (Scribner). Winner, 2018 Andrew Carnegie Medal…(Read More)

Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Ceremony and Reception featuring Sue Halpern

Sue Halpern, who has written about  butterflies and therapy dogs, as well as solitude and neuroscience,  in both her warm and witty creative nonfiction and her incisive novels, is confirmed as the featured speaker for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Ceremony and Reception, which will take place on June 23…(Read More)

Ron Charles, Editor of Book World at Washington Post

Ron Charles, Editor of “Book World”at the Washington Post was selected as the 2018 winner for the Louis Shores Award for excellence in reviewing administered by the Collection Development and Evaluation Section of RUSA. The book sections of our national newspapers serve as an important source of reviews for librarians and shape the larger…(Read More)

Scott Brick, narrator of Dead Wake

Scott Brick, narrator of hundreds of audiobooks, including the 2016 Listen List winner Dead Wake by Erik Larson (Books on Tape), will be joining RUSA’s ever popular conference highlight, Literary Tastes author panel. The panel features authors and narrators that have been named to one (and sometimes more) of RUSA’s Best of Lists…(Read More)

Thi Bui author of The Best We Could Do

Named to the 2018 Notable Books List for nonfiction for The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir, author Thi Bui is slated to speak at RUSA’s Literary Tastes author panel at ALA’s Annual Conference in New Orleans on Sunday, June 24. Attendees will enjoy breakfast and a book signing immediately following the…(Read More)

March is Women’s History Month and it’s the perfect time to get inspired by some of literature’s greatest contributors. Here are 18 outstanding, masterful titles that have landed on the American Library Association’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction shortlist or took home the gold medal.   &nbsp…(Read More)

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