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June 16, 2015

Book Review: Escape Reality with Candy and the Creepy Creatures of Abarat

In Clive Barker’s Abarat, readers meet 16-year-old Candy Quackenbush, a small-town girl with an alcoholic father and weak-willed mother. Candy knows there are more interesting places out there and longs for something weird. When Candy meets the John brothers, a creature with 1 body and 8 heads, she brings the […]
August 19, 2015

BOOK REVIEW: THE WINNER’S CURSE

Guest Post by Mia Seventeen-year-old Kestrel lives in an empire where adulthood offers only two choices: get married or join the military. Her father, a general, expects her to choose the latter path, while certain eligible young men hope for the former. Kestrel desires neither. One day while wandering the […]
March 28, 2016

Hot New Titles for Your Library

Based on holds ratios and ordering of libraries nationwide, here are some hot new titles to know and recommend to your patrons. This week’s most in-demand book is New York Times bestselling author Karen Robard’s romantic suspense novel Darkness. It’s the tale of a brilliant ornithologist on a research trip […]
October 4, 2016

5 New Books for Fall

The leaves are changing, the breeze is cooling, and pumpkin spice is officially taking over. Do you know what else is exciting? New books in the fall! Yes, it’s real, and we’re as thrilled as you are. Take a peek to see some of the new titles to enjoy over your […]