Thursday, 20 December 2018

Publishers Weekly for Librarians

Here are the latest Publishers Weekly for Librarians newsletters:

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58616-v1-100x.JPGHow Libraries Can Help Readers Become Writers
Sari Feldman on how the Cuyahoga County Public Library’s writer-in-residence program is an example of the library’s increasingly critical role in our literary ecosystem. more
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58874-v2-100x.PNGThe Week in Libraries: November 30, 2017
Among the week’s headlines: Tributes pour in for former Librarian of Congress James Billington; a new report suggests library e-book lending generates reader awareness and sales; and it took just two weeks for Michelle Obama's 'Becoming' to become the year's bestselling book. more
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32260-1.JPGWin a Copy of 'Earthrise'!
Enter to win a signed copy of a new picture book, 'Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo That Changed the World.' (Sponsored) Enter Here
A Season of Giving. A Lifetime of Reading.
Highlights of Next Week's Stars
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star2.gifThe Heavens
Sandra Newman. Grove, $26 (272p) ISBN 978-0-8021-2902-4



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star2.gifThe Reckoning
Yrsa Sigurdardóttir, trans. from the Icelandic by Victoria Cribb. Minotaur, $26.99 (384p) ISBN 978-1-250-13628-2



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star2.gifI Am God
Giacomo Sartori, trans. from the Italian by Frederika Randall. Restless, $16.99 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-63206-214-7



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star2.gifIf, Then
Kate Hope Day. Random House, $26 (272p) ISBN 978-0-525-51122-9



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star2.gifPTSD
Guillaume Singelin. First Second, $24.99 (208p) ISBN 978-1-626723-18-4

Bilge Rat Pirate Adventurer
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star2.gifGreek to Me: Adventures of the Comma Queen
Mary Norris. Norton, $25.95 (240p) ISBN 978-1-324-00127-0



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star2.gifK: A History of Baseball in 10 Pitches
Tyler Kepner. Doubleday, $27.95 (320p) ISBN 978-0-385-54101-5



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star2.gifThe Absent Hand: Reimagining Our American Landscape
Suzannah Lessard. Counterpoint, $26 (320p) ISBN 978-1-64009-221-1



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star2.gifCamelot’s End: Kennedy vs. Carter and the Fight That Broke the Democratic Party
Jon Ward. Twelve, $28 (400p) ISBN 978-1-4555-9138-1



Children's Books
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star2.gifOtto and Pio
Marianne Dubuc. Princeton Architectural Press, $17.95 (68p) ISBN 978-1-61689-760-4



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star2.gifLet ’Er Buck: George Fletcher, the People’s Champion
Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, illus. by Gordon C. James. Carolrhoda, $18.99 (40p) ISBN 978-1-5124-9808-0



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star2.gifEventown
Corey Ann Haydu. HarperCollins/Tegen, $16.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-06-268980-1



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star2.gifSpy Runner
Eugene Yelchin. Holt, $17.99 (352p) ISBN 978-1-250-12081-6



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New Books and More
32267-v1-100x.JPGNew Kids' and YA Books: Week of December 3, 2018
Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about the many ways of expressing love, the middle grade diary of a dog, and a collection of linked YA science fiction stories about human modification. more
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32268-v1-100x.JPGPW Picks: Books of the Week, December 3, 2018
This week: around the world in 20 languages, plus the love-hate relationship between L.A. and its inhabitants. more
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58878-v1-100x.JPG'Becoming' Is the Bestselling Book of 2018
Michelle Obama's 'Becoming,' now in its sixth printing, has sold more than two million units in the the U.S. and Canada in the two weeks following its November 13 publication, Penguin Random House said. more
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Top 10 Bestsellers
1
Michelle Obama, Author
2
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid #13)
Jeff Kinney, Author
3
PAW PATROL 5 MINUTE STOR(PREM)
RANDOM HOUSE
4
TROLLS 5 MINUTE STORIES (PREM)
RANDOM HOUSE
5
George R R Martin, Author, Doug Wheatley, Illustrator
6
Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
Joanna Gaines, Author
7
The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Author, Katz Cowley, Illustrator
8
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
Minalima, Illustrator, J. K. Rowling, Author
9
Target: Alex Cross
James Patterson, Author
10
Rachel Hollis, Author
For more PW bestsellers lists, click here


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32059-v1-100x.PNGThe Week in Libraries: November 16, 2018
Among the week's headlines: Oxford Dictionaries picks a fitting Word of the Year; privacy concerns grow as a shocking new report accuses Facebook of allowing user data to be compromised; and the library world says goodbye to Stan Lee. more
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58540-v2-100x.JPGAcevedo, Nunez, Reed, Stewart, and Tawada/Mitsutani Win 2018 National Book Awards
Nonfiction honors went to Jeffrey C. Stewart for 'The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke,' and Sigrid Nunez won in the fiction category for her book 'The Friend.' more
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32053-1.JPGWin Five Great Thrillers & Mysteries From Oceanview Publishing!
Enter for your chance to win five spine-chilling thrillers and mysteries from Oceanview Publishing, and a Starbucks gift card. (Sponsored) Enter Here
Nominate Your Favorite Books of the Year
Highlights of Next Week's Stars
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star2.gifBig Bang
David Bowman. Little, Brown, $32 (624p) ISBN 978-0-316-56023-8



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star2.gifTrust Exercise
Susan Choi. Holt, $27 (272p) ISBN 978-1-250-30988-4



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star2.gifGolden Child
Claire Adam. SJP, $26 (288p) ISBN 978-0-525-57299-2



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star2.gifThe Killer Collective
Barry Eisler. Thomas & Mercer, $24.95 (416p) ISBN 978-1-5039-0426-2



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star2.gifScrublands
Chris Hammer. Touchstone, $26.99 (384p) ISBN 978-1-5011-9674-4

The Best of Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer
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star2.gifThe Women’s War
Jenna Glass. Del Rey, $28 (560p) ISBN 978-1-984817-20-4



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Kid Gloves: Nine Months Of Careful Chaos
Lucy Knisley. First Second, $19.99 trade paper (256p) ISBN 978-1-62672-808-0



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star2.gifSee You in the Piazza: New Places to Discover in Italy
Frances Mayes. Crown, $27 (448p) ISBN 978-0-451-49769-7



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star2.gifHow to Date Men When You Hate Men
Blythe Roberson. Flatiron, $19.99 (224p) ISBN 978-1-250-19342-1



Children's Books
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star2.gifAnother
Christian Robinson. Atheneum, $17.99 (56p) ISBN 978-1-5344-2167-7



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star2.gifBecause
Mo Willems, illus. by Amber Ren. Hyperion, $17.99 (40p) ISBN 978-136801901-9



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star2.gifThe Lost Girl
Anne Ursu. Walden Pond, $16.99 (368p) ISBN 978-0-06-227509-7



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star2.gifRayne & Delilah’s Midnite Matinee
Jeff Zentner. Crown, $17.99 (400p) ISBN 978-1-5247-2020-9



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New Books and More
58574-v1-100x.JPG'I See You': In a Powerful Speech, Elizabeth Acevedo Explains Why Her National Book Award Is So Meaningful
"Every single time I meet a reader who looks at me and says, ‘I have never seen my story until I read yours,’ I am reminded of why this matters," Acevedo said, after winning the 2018 National Book Award for Young People's Literature for her debut novel-in-verse, 'The Poet X.' more
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32061-v1-100x.JPGNew Kids' and YA Books: Weeks of November 12 and 19, 2018
Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about two siblings seeking a lost dog, a middle grade novel about a Norwegian girl with an indomitable spirit, and a YA novel about a group of teens facing each other and their prejudices. more
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32067-v1-100x.JPGPW Picks: Books of the Week, November 19, 2018
This week: Amparo Dávila's creepy story collection, plus the lies women tell about sex—and the truths they reveal. more
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31993-1.JPGWin a Book Placement in a Luxury Hotel
Enter for a chance to win placement of your book in the hotel rooms at one of Bedside Reading's Luxury Hotel Partners, which includes national print, online, and social media promotions. (Sponsored) Enter Here

Top 10 Bestsellers
1
Whose Boat Is This Boat?: Comments That Don't Help in the Aftermath of a Hurricane
The Staff of the Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Author
2
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13)
Jeff Kinney, Author
3
Homebody: A Guide to Creating Spaces You Never Want to Leave
Joanna Gaines, Author
4
Lee Child, Author
5
John Grisham, Author
6
The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Author, Katz Cowley, Illustrator
7
Liane Moriarty, Author
8
Rachel Hollis, Author
9
Nicholas Sparks, Author
10
Michael Connelly, Author
For more PW bestsellers lists, click here.


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58359-v4-100x.PNGThe Week in Libraries: November 9, 2018
Among the headlines this week: Mixed results for libraries at the polls; the battle over Europe's bold open access plan heats up, as AAP and other stakeholders weigh in; and Tim Berners-Lee pushes his plan to save the Internet. more
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31940-v1-100x.JPGA Political Book Bonanza
As the second anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration approaches, the flood of releases about him and his presidency, by advocates and detractors alike, shows no sign of abating. more
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31919-1.JPGWin a Copy of 'Brothers in Valor'!
Giveaway: take home one of 20 copies of 'Brothers in Valor' by Robert F. Jefferson, Jr. (Sponsored) Enter Here
Girl Boner
Highlights of Next Week's Stars
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star2.gifGhost Wall
Sarah Moss. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, $22 (144p) ISBN 978-0-374-16192-7




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star2.gifUnquiet
Linn Ullmann, trans. from the Norwegian by Thilo Reinhard. Norton, $25.95 (288p) ISBN 978-0-393-60994-3




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star2.gif48 Hours
William R. Forstchen. Forge, $26.99 (336p) ISBN 978-0-7653-9791-1




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star2.gifAncestral Night: White Space, Book 1
Elizabeth Bear. Saga, $25.99 (512p) ISBN 978-1-5344-0298-0




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star2.gifSooner or Later Everything Falls into the Sea
Sarah Pinsker. Small Beer, $17 trade paper (320p) ISBN 978-1-61873-155-5

The Best of Acoustic & Digital Piano Buyer
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star2.gifAristotle’s Way: How Ancient Wisdom Can Change Your Life
Edith Hall. Penguin Press, $27 (254p) ISBN 978-0-7352-2080-5




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star2.gifThe Workshop and the World: What Ten Thinkers Can Teach Us About Science and Authority
Robert P. Crease. Norton, $26.95 (272p) ISBN 978-0-393-29243-5




Children's Books
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star2.gifLove, Z
Jessie Sima. Simon & Schuster, $17.99 (48p) ISBN 978-1-4814-9677-3




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star2.gifSlayer
Kiersten White. Simon Pulse, $18.99 (416p) ISBN 978-1-5344-0495-3




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New Books and More
31941-v1-100x.JPGNew Kids' and YA Books: Weeks of November 12 and 19, 2018
Among the books hitting shelves next week are a picture book about two siblings seeking a lost dog, a middle grade novel about a Norwegian girl with an indomitable spirit, and a YA novel about a group of teens facing each other and their prejudices. more

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31942-v1-100x.JPGPW Picks: Books of the Week, November 12, 2018
This week: Gina Apostol's masterpiece, plus Jonathan Franzen's newest. more

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Top 10 Bestsellers
1
The Meltdown (Diary of a Wimpy Kid Book 13)
Jeff Kinney, Author
2
John Grisham, Author
3
Stephen King, Author
4
The Wonky Donkey
Craig Smith, Author, Katz Cowley, Illustrator
5
Medical Medium Liver Rescue: Answers to Eczema, Psoriasis, Diabetes, Strep, Acne, Gout, Bloating, Gallstones, Adrenal Stress, Fatigue, Fatty Liver,
Anthony William, Author
6
Michael Connelly, Author
7
Nicholas Sparks, Author
8
Rachel Hollis, Author
9
Ina Garten, Author
10
Beastie Boys, Author
For more PW bestsellers lists, click here.

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