With seven BOT picks for April’s LibraryReads, there’s something for everyone to choose from. From “fine literary fiction” with the #1 pick ANYTHING IS POSSIBLE, to high stakes non-fiction in KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, and a terrifying potential future in AMERICAN WAR, your patrons will have plenty of titles to reach for as the weather turns warm again. There are so many great titles to be heard, so put these front and center to remind your patrons that LibraryReads also make great listens! Read more
There are five thought-provoking titles in multiple formats that your patrons can decide between from our list of March LibraryReads picks! The #1 LibraryReads Pick, THE TWELVE LIVES OF SAMUEL HAWLEY, is an excellent reminder to check out our Large Print program! The other four titles, which are all available on audio, are perfect for curling up with, whether it’s snowing outside or 70 degrees! With such a large collection of recommended titles, don’t forget to remind your patrons that LibraryReads also make the perfect listens and are a great way to tackle TBR lists.
The world lost a bright light this week when author Amy Krouse Rosenthal passed away at the age of 51. Her recent Modern Love essay in The New York Times, “You May Want to Marry My Husband,” touched readers all over the world with its poignant and heartbreaking honesty. Read more
Hamilton fans at your library will want to get their hands—and headphones—on the hottest audio release in town! Beloved Broadway star Lin-Manuel Miranda comes to BOT reading one of his favorite author’s award-winning works in a never-before-available CD recording. Read more
***THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD is now a 2017 Audie Nominee for Best Audiobook of the Year***
On the evening before the National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. In 2016, audiobook narrator Bahni Turpin read an excerpt of the National Book Award Winner THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD on behalf of author Colson Whitehead. Read more