Awards & Recognition Happy Birthday LibraryReads! Celebrate a full year of great listens…

Put your party hats on! LibraryReads hit the one year mark this fall! Since its inaugural list in September 2013 featuring FANGIRL as the first #1 pick, this savvy selection process (that reveals the top 10 books published each month that librarians across the country love) has been a reliable predictor of bestsellers, patron favorites, and starred review titles. And of course, this invaluable readers’ advisory resource is a wonderful way to find great listens, too. CLICK HERE to take a look back at all of our LibraryReads blog posts.

FAVORITE OF FAVORITES! LibraryReads celebrated their birthday by having library staff vote on their favorites from the September 2013 through September 2014 lists. The ten top vote-getters will be released on December 1 as the “Favorite of Favorites” list, with the number one favorite, by votes, taking the top place on the list. The “Favorite of Favorites” list will take the place of the traditional December list, with the top nominations for titles due to be published in December 2014 and January 2015 appearing together on the January 2015 list.

We take a look—and a listen—back at BOT’s picks from the first year:

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