Books to Read This Month: May Edition

May flowers are blooming and new books are just buzzing in the air! As the weather warms up and the air becomes more pleasant, now is the time to find your favorite bench and bask in the enjoyment of spring reading! And you can’t go wrong with the amazing following books:

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Book Review: Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 449 pages

Published: March 5, 2019

Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books

Genre: Young Adult, Fiction & Literature, Science Fiction, Romance Continue reading “Book Review: Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds”

Problems of an Overworked Librarian #97

When you are on a “Best Books of the Year” committee and your desk keeps piling up with new books…

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Cover Revealed For JoJo Moyes’ Upcoming Novel

Jojo Moyes, the bestselling author of Me Before You, will return to bookstores this fall with a new historical novel. And yesterday, Goodreads  gave readers an exclusive look at what the book cover of her latest book, The Giver of Stars: Continue reading “Cover Revealed For JoJo Moyes’ Upcoming Novel”

Books to Read This Month: April Edition

April showers bring…an abundance of new releases! From a fantasy about books to a historical fashion emporium, here are some April new releases that will have you enjoy being stuck inside with this wet, spring weather:

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Longlist for Man Book International Prize 2019 Released

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Credit: Man Booker Prize

The Man Booker International Prize has just announced the 13 books that have been longlisted for the prestigious prize. The prize gives recognition to literary works that were translated to English and publish in the UK. It is different from its equivalent, the Man Booker Prize, where that award recognizes books originally written in English and published in the UK. The award comes with a cash prize of £50,000 ($71,000) that split equally between the author and the translator.

The winner will be announced on May 21 at a ceremony held at a dinner at the Roundhouse in London.

The nominees are:

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Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 320 pages

Published: March 19, 2019

Publisher: Orion Pulishing

Genre: Fiction & Literature, Contemporary Continue reading “Book Review: Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams”

Jojo Moyes Announces A New Book

Jojo Moyes, one of my favorite authors of all time, has recently announced that she will release a new book this fall! Continue reading “Jojo Moyes Announces A New Book”

Book Review: SHOUT by Laurie Halse Anderson

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 304 pages

Published: March 12, 2019

Publisher: Viking Books

Genre: Young Adult, Nonfiction, Poetry, Biographies & Memoirs

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Books To Read This Month: March Edition

From the rocking sixties to hidden treasures, here are some great March new releases that will have you charmed while you patiently wait for the breath of spring:

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