Thursday, May 28, 2009

NPR's Summer Reading

Check out NPR's extensive Summer Books 2009. The site includes critics lists, excerpts from recommended books, podcasts, and even recipes!

Hudson Library Book Discussion

"From Buffalo to Alaska, Washington to the Dry Tortugas, Sarah Vowell visits locations immortalized and influenced by the spilling of politically important blood, reporting as she goes with her trademark blend of wisecracking humor, remarkable honesty, and thought-provoking criticism."

Join us next Thursday at the Hudson Library for a lively discussion of Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell. Copies of the book are available at the Reserves Desk. Please contact the library at 861-3040 for more information.

Time & Date: Thursday, June 4 @ 1:00 pm
Location: Hudson Library Conference Room

For more information about the author click here.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Summer Reading

Check out Amazon's guide to Summer Reading. You can look forward to new books from your favorite authors, including Nora Roberts, Janet Evanovich, Michael Connelly, Jennifer Weiner, Dean Koontz, and Clive Cussler.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

May Indie Next

Check out some of the recommendations from independent booksellers in the May Indie Next List.

Friday, May 1, 2009

June Releases

Place your holds now on these upcoming June releases:

House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds (6/2)
Matters of the Heart by Danielle Steel (6/2)
Medusa by Clive Cussler (6/2)
Murder on Waverly Place by Victoria Thompson (6/2)
My Father's Tears by John Updike (6/2)
Skin Trade by Laurell K. Hamilton (6/2)
The Story Sisters by Alice Hoffman (6/2)
Undead and Unwelcome by MaryJanice Davidson (6/2)
Relentless by Dean Koontz (6/9)
Roadside Crosses by Jeffery Deaver (6/9)
Below Zero by C.J. Box (6/16)
Dune Road by Jane Green (6/16)
Knockout by Catherine Coulter (6/16)
The Neighbor by Lisa Gardner (6/16)

Shirley Jackson Awards

The nominees for the 2008 Shirley Jackson Awards have been announced. The awards honor outstanding achievement in psychological suspense, horror, and dark fantastic writing.

The nominees for best novel:

Alive in Necropolis by Doug Dorst
The Man on the Ceiling by Steve Rasnic Tem and Melanie Tem
The Resurrectionist by Jack O'Connell
The Shadow Year by Jeffrey Ford
Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

Winners will be announced on July 12.