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Monthly Archives: November 2012

THE NOIR FORTIES
THE NOIR FORTIES

Our 4th trade review is a *starred* review in the 11/15 issue of LIBRARY JOURNAL: “There’s a lot of material here and it all flows together seamlessly.  This is a great book for buffs of both film and history persuasions.”  … Continue reading

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The Business Bookshelf You’ve Always Wanted

  For Spring 2013,  Harvard Business Review Press presents yet another list of remarkable books devoted to helping you get the most from yourself and your management practices. It’s reassuring that every title in their program is measured against the high … Continue reading

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The Spirit of Giving
The Spirit of Giving

Today, it’s 12 degrees here in Minnesota. Even for those of us used to the cold, the wind had an extra bite this morning. Today is also Cyber Monday, a day when most people in the US buy a Christmas … Continue reading

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Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest

Ugly Christmas Sweater Season Members of the Running Press editorial, design, and marketing departments kick off the holiday season and celebrate the release of Rock Your Ugly Christmas Sweater.  Librarians I encourage you to send a pic sporting your own ugly Christmas sweater … Continue reading

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A Few Bites
A Few Bites

Thanksgiving is around the corner and parents of picky-eaters around the country are probably thinking about how they are going to get their little ones to try out what’s on their holiday plates. There are a lot of wonderful books … Continue reading

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Featured Vegan Cookbook
Featured Vegan Cookbook

 For recipes and more go to http://www.dacapopresscookbooks.com/ Vegan Eats World 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet  By Terry Hope RomeroAward-winning chef, author of Veganomicon and Viva Vegan, Terry Hope Romero continues the vegan food revolution with more than 300 bold, … Continue reading

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Welcome to Movember!
Welcome to Movember!

Every November, gentlemen all over the world put down their razors and grow mustaches for prostate cancer awareness and fundraising. This clever idea is called Movember. If you’re growing out your mustache this month, you should definitely check out the … Continue reading

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Groundwood’s New York Times Best Illustrated!
Groundwood’s New York Times Best Illustrated!

In addition to the lovely Enchanted Lion books that Heather posted about earlier this week, PGW’s Groundwood Books has their Stephen and the Beetle on this year’s New York Times Best Illustrated list. Congratulations Groundwood! Last year their title Migrant … Continue reading

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Libraries and Hurricane Sandy

 From School Library Journal – Photos of Libraries in the Storm’s Aftermath http://www.flickr.com/photos/schoollibraryjournal/sets/72157631895260904/ This article was featured in School Library Journal‘s Extra Helping enewsletter

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Two Enchanted Lion Titles on the Best Illustrated Children’s Books List!

Congratulations to Enchanted Lion Books! Two of their titles, Bear Despair and Little Bird, were among the ten winners of the New York Times Best Illustrated Children’s Books of 2012. Furthermore, this is the third consecutive year that Enchanted Lion’s … Continue reading

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