November 14, 2016

Betting on books: National Book Award contenders for adult fiction and nonfiction

Take the chance to think deeply with these National Book Award nominees for adult fiction and nonfiction.

November 14, 2016

Betting on books: National Book Award contenders for young people’s literature

We've got a primer on books for young people to get you pumped for the National Book Awards announced on Wednesday, November 16th.

November 10, 2016

Fan of manga? Try light novels!

If you or your patrons enjoy graphic novels, and, more specifically, manga, take a look at our newly created genre, light novels.

October 5, 2016

But my book club doesn’t read horror!

Selecting books for a book group can be challenging -- there are so many titles to choose from and only so many months in a year. As fall approaches, book clubs should consider choosing a horror novel for October and Halloween.

October 3, 2016

Fall back in time with NoveList’s new time period breakouts

We announced the addition of time period headings back in June. This metadata is now fully functional in the NoveList databases and I wanted to give you some background on why this project was undertaken.

September 14, 2016

Readers’ advisory: Go with the flow

We all want to help our patrons, right? Helping them find their next great read can be as simple as going with the flow -- as long as it's *their* flow. Like library staff, readers have different MOs when it comes to finding books and different ideas about how they’d like to ask a librarian for help -- or if they want to ask for help at all.

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