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Tamora Pierce wins YALSA award

Tamora Pierce wins YALSA award

I love it when my favorite authors are publicly recognized for the excellence of their work! Congratulations to Tamora Pierce, who has won YALSA’s 2013 Margaret A. Edwards Award for “her significant and lasting contribution” to YA literature.  Ms. Pierce was honored for two of her Tortall series, “The Song… Read more »

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News and Notes — 1/26/13

News and Notes — 1/26/13

artist’s conception of the interior of the BiblioTech   Two interesting developments on the library front:   In North Carolina State University’s new library, robots bring you the books you want; the stacks are closed to humans.  (Flavorwire)  And Bexar County, Texas, is about to open BiblioTech, the first all-ebook… Read more »

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Gone West by Carola Dunn

Gone West by Carola Dunn

Gone West by Carola Dunn Series: Daisy Dalrymple #20 Published by Minotaur Books on January 17, 2012 Genres: British mystery, Cozy Mystery, Historical Mystery Pages: 304 Format: Hardcover Source: the library Goodreads Also in this series: Anthem for Doomed Youth, Heirs of the Body, The Corpse at the Crystal Palace… January 20, 2013 Book Reviews 0 ★★★½

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News and Notes: 1/12/13

News and Notes: 1/12/13

ABE Books has published a lovely and poignant letter written by Harper Lee to Oprah in 2006, in which she talks about the role of books in her childhood.   Publishers Weekly reports on the Kobo-indie bookstores program (it’s not having much effect on sales yet.)The Wall Street Journal thinks… Read more »

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