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Who Done It? And Who Figured it Out? The NLC Booktalks Mysteries

 

Books that fall within the mystery category take up a goodly share of the fiction shelf space in public libraries. It seems that sooner or later, most active readers read mysteries. Within the genre, there’s just about something for everyone - romantic mystery, historical mystery, cozy, hardboiled, detectives professional and non from all walks of life, and even some non-human - mysteries run the gamut. And the readers can’t get enough of their favorite detective series.

Virtual Storytime: Disney Publishing Preview at Your Desk

 

Want to hear about some great new books? Better yet, how about hearing the books themselves – read by their authors!

Graphic Novels

 

Presented by Ivy Noelle Weir.

Love Is In The Air

 

According to LJ’s Materials Survey 2015, romance ranks consistently among the top three genre circulators in public libraries, in both print and ebook formats (it’s actually tied with general fiction at No. 2 in ebooks). And by locale, after mystery, romance is tops in suburban and urban libraries.

What’s New in Young Adult Literature 2015 Update

 

The world of young adult literature is a dynamic one that has become one of the most vibrant areas of publishing. Each publishing season brings a plethora of new titles, new forms, and new formats, many of which require new methods of evaluation.

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