February 7, 2017

A blueprint for communicating the value of reading

On January 17, the New York Times published an interview with then-President Obama. During the interview, he was asked what had enabled him to endure the pressures imposed on him as President.

His answer: books.

October 20, 2016

Announcing the recipients of the 2017 Grow Your NoveList Usage Grant

We are thrilled to announce the recipients of the 2017 Grow Your NoveList Usage Grant Program.

June 7, 2016

Celebrate Canada Day with a great Canadian read

As Canadians finally embrace the warmer weather it is certain that they will be on the lookout for their next great read.

April 26, 2016

Readers’ advisory? Yes, you can!

For me, there’s nothing better than talking about books and matching readers with books, so imagine my delight with moderating the Yes, you can: RA for everyone webcast.

April 22, 2016

Seven fabulous RA ideas (that anyone can do)

I had a blast listening in and live tweeting at our recent webcast: Yes you can! Readers’ advisory for everyone, and if you attended, I hope you did too. One of the highlights for me was the interactive idea exchange happening in the chat. Attendees were swapping ideas left and right, and I couldn’t resist compiling some of these ideas to share.

February 24, 2016

We got a facelift!

In case you haven’t noticed, the NoveList blog got a facelift, and we think it’s awesome! Take a look around and notice the responsive design, the attractive headers for each story, and – our favorite part – the fun topic-tagging system.