Trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gridenwald Released

The first full length trailer for the sequel to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has been released. Continue reading “Trailer for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Gridenwald Released”

The Great American Read on PBS


What is your favorite book?

If you were to ask a 100 reads that same question on the street, you will get 100 different answers. PBS is aiming to narrow it down to just one. Continue reading “The Great American Read on PBS”

Man Booker International Prize Longlist

Previous winners Han and László Krasznahorkai nominated for £50,000 award for translated fiction, on a longlist that spans Iraq to TaiwanFormer winners of the Man Booker International prize Han Kang and László Krasznahorkai will go head to head on this year’s longlist, competing with the cream of authors from around the world for the £50,000…

via Man Booker International prize longlist: Han Kang up for top gong again — Books | The Guardian

Poetry in America to Air on Public Television

Just in time for National Poetry Month!

Beginning in early April, Poetry in America produced a 12-part television series that will air on public television stations nationwide (check local listings since some stations will air the series at different times): Continue reading “Poetry in America to Air on Public Television”

Still Me by Jojo Moyes Released Today


It’s finally here!

Still Me, the sequel to the bestselling book Me Before You and After You is released today in bookstores!  Readers are reunited with Louisa Clark has she embarks on a new adventure in New York City. This time, we watch as Louisa tries to discover who she really is in this new environment.  Continue reading “Still Me by Jojo Moyes Released Today”

Harry Potter Book Night Finally Coming to the US

Were you always jealous of the great Harry Potter events that occurred across the pond? Now here is your chance to take part in the festivities! This February, Books-A-Million will be hosting the first ever Harry Potter Book Night in the US. The event, which will occur throughout all of Books-A-Million store locations, takes place on February 3, from 2-6pm.  Continue reading “Harry Potter Book Night Finally Coming to the US”

Lupita Nyong’o To Publish Children’s Book Celebrating Color — Black America Web

Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o is writing a children’s book that’s slated to drop in 2019. The New York Times reports the 12 Years A Slave actress will title the book Sulwe which means star. The word comes from her native language Luo. The book will be catered to kids between the ages of 5 and 7. It will tell the story […]

via Lupita Nyong’o To Publish Children’s Book Celebrating Color — Black America Web

Libraries in London Evaluate Impact After Collapse of Carillion

Croydon council has reacted to the service provider’s liquidation by taking the service in-house again, while Ealing and Harrow are laying contingency plansThe fallout from the collapse of Carillion has hit the UK’s already beleaguered library sector, with several London authorities making moves to part ways with the bankrupt outsourcing firm – including Croydon council,…

via London libraries assess impact of Carillion collapse — Books | The Guardian

Watch Trailer of the Second Season of “The Handmaid’s Tale”

Hulu released its first trailer for the upcoming second season of its hit original show, The Handmaid’s Tale,  starring Eilsabeth Moss and Joseph Fiennes. The show returns on April 25. Continue reading “Watch Trailer of the Second Season of “The Handmaid’s Tale””

Library Zine! Second Issue Now Available

The New York Public Library’s Library Zine! has just released their second issue. Due to high support and enthusiasm over the first issue, the editors of the magazine were able to publish another issue! Continue reading “Library Zine! Second Issue Now Available”