Thursday, April 21, 2011

Orange Prize

The Orange Prize shortlist has been announced.  The Orange Prize, celebrating it's 16th year, honors the best fiction written by a woman.

Room by Emma Donoghue

The Memory of Love by Aminatta Forna

Great House by Nicole Krauss

The Tiger's Wife by Tea Obreht

Annabel by Kathleen Winter

Grace Williams Says It Out Loud by Emma Henderson 

The winner will be announced June 8, 2011.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Pulitzer Prizes

The Pulitzer Prizes were announced earlier this week. 


A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan


The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner


Washington: A Life by Ron Chernow


Friday, April 15, 2011

What We're Reading

NPR considers this week's new books in What We're Reading.

Sunday, April 10, 2011

Indie Next

Check out the latest recommendations from independent booksellers in the April Indie Next list.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

What We're Reading

NPR highlights new books in this week's What We're Reading.

May Releases

Place your holds now on these upcoming releases:

Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris
Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks
Sixkill by Robert B. Parker
The Devil's Light by Richard North Patterson
Buried Prey by John Sandford
Those in Peril by Wilbur Smith
A Time for Patriots by Dale Brown
Thunder of Heaven by Tim LaHaye
The Final Storm by Jeff Shaara
The Jefferson Key by Steve Berry
Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Conviction by Aaron Allston
Trader of Secrets by Steve Martini
Dreams of Joy by Lisa See

If You Ask Me (And Of Course You Won't) by Betty White
From This Moment On by Shania Twain
Familyhood by Paul Reiser
In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin by Erik Larson