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New Releases: Books Published October 10, 2017 for Children + Teens

Another Tuesday, another round of new releases! Children’s picture books, middle grade novels, and teen reads released 10/10/17. Continue reading

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Fall 2011 Picture Book Highlights: Candlewick Press

Previously in my capacity as Children’s Department Manager for the Odyssey Book Shop, I had the opportunity to look over publisher’s catalogues at the new books for each season. I was lucky enough to get my hands on some Fall 2011 catalogues, so decided to revive my seasonal picture book highlights series. Disclaimer: I have … Continue reading

Fall 2011 Picture Book Highlights: Chronicle Books

Previously in my capacity as Children’s Department Manager for the Odyssey Book Shop, I had the opportunity to look over publisher’s catalogues at the new books for each season. I was lucky enough to get my hands on some Fall 2011 catalogues, so decided to revive my seasonal picture book highlights series. Disclaimer: I have … Continue reading

Books I Discovered This Week: 11/13/11-11/19/11

Adult Fiction American Stories by Calvin Trillin Beauvallet by Georgette Heyer The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber The Horse of Selene by Jaunita Casey The Informationist by Taylor Stevens The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson Little, Big, Fantasy Masterworks #5 by John Crowley My Name is … Continue reading

Book Review: Habibi by Craig Thompson

Habibiby Craig Thompson9780375424144, $35, Pantheon (Random House)Age appropriate: Adult graphic novel, 16+ (nudity, sexual content, violence) Absolutely incredible. Beautiful calligraphy, detailed illustrations, intense historical fiction – I read something describing Craig Thompson’s work as a “triumph” and I completely agree. Habibi is a combination of historical fiction, religious fiction, and graphic novel. Told in a … Continue reading

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Two books of short stories destined to be friends: THE LARGESSE OF THE SEA MAIDEN by the late Denis Johnson (pub 1/16/18 @randomhouse) and THE SEA BEAST TAKES A LOVER by Michael Andreasen (pub 02/2018 @duttonbooks)
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#mayaangelou #litquote #quotes #quoteoftheday #totebag #bookstagram Celebrating the first night of #chanukah with a childhood favorite: HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS by the master Jewish storyteller Eric Kimmel and the award-winning illustrator, Trina Schart Hyman. I love to do the different goblin voices for the different characters, channeling the way my mother used to read this aloud to me. Happy 1st night of Chanukah, all!
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