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  1. The 2016 National Book Award Finalists have been announced!


    October 6, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    Five finalists have been chosen in each of the categories. The awards will be presented at a ceremony and benefit dinner on November 16th. Fiction Chris Bachelder The Throwback Special…

  2. Vampires, Zombies, and Ghouls, Oh My!


    October 6, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Emily Chandler: Just in time for Halloween, fans of such shows and movies as Supernatural, Shaun of the Dead, and Ghostbusters because of their mixture of horror and…

  3. LibraryReads for October–Hey, wait! News of the World by Paulette Jiles is on the longlist for a National Book Award!


    September 15, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    I’m jumping the gun. We’re only halfway through September. But October is my favorite month, and why should you have to wait to read these librarians’ reviews of ten new…

  4. Literary Fruitfulness


    September 12, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Emily Chandler:¬†Orchards are popular destinations to visit during the summer and fall, as people flock there for fruit picking and often stay to enjoy food, drink, and entertainment.…

  5. Indiana-Inspired Books & Movies


    September 1, 2016 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Jessica Lawrence: Indiana, with its natural beauty, prominent history and lush wilderness, has inspired numerous writers and artists, and provides the perfect setting for quite a few books…