I’m very interested in the way books are marketed. In a lot of ways, what a librarian does is about marketing books to readers. We create displays and curate lists and pitch books to readers “looking for a ‘good’ book” or “looking for a book like title X.” Although our interests lie in assisting patrons… Continue reading Book Talk: What Makes You Pick Up a Book by a Debut Author?
The Forsaken by Lissa M. Stasse Genre: Science Fiction, Fantasy, with dystopia Release date: July 10, 2012 Synopsis: As an obedient orphan of the U.N.A. (the super-country that was once Mexico, the U.S., and Canada), Alenna learned at an early age to blend in and be quiet—having your parents taken by the police will do… Continue reading 6 New & Forthcoming Young Adult Novels I’m Excited to Read