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Can you identify these YA novels by their New York Times Best Seller descriptions alone? Give it a shot.
|—||from In Praise of the “Big House” Novels by Johanna Lane|
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A Doctor Who Choose-Your-Own-Adventure t-shirt, pen cufflinks, book earrings, a Kate Spade book tote, and more in this week’s Book Fetish.
|—||from The “Gifts” of Re-Reading: Notes from the Margins of Myself by Loyal Miles|
Ready, Set, Hold!
Did you know that your library lets you put a book on hold before the publication date- sometimes MONTHS before? We’re starting a new monthly video series that tells you about the biggest, most in-demand books coming out over the next few months, so you can put them on hold at your library before everyone else does. Here’s installment one
My final verdict? The movie doesn’t fail the book, regardless of the box office numbers. It’s not even a bad movie. I think that what’s happened is that so many people who read this book when they were kids years ago were let down by that first color trailer. How could they trust the movie if our first glimpse of it was in color? I had my doubts, too. The thing that won me over in the end, though, was Lowry’s seal of approval. It didn’t fail in her eyes, so maybe we shouldn’t be so quick to write it off.