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YALSA Hub: One Thing Leads to Another: An Interview with Gail Carriger

As a Steampunk, I had to share this here. Gail Carriger is the author of the Parasol Protectorate series for adults, the Finishing School series for teens (the first and second installments are winners of YALSA’s Amazing Audiobooks), and the upcoming… 15 more words

General Library Related

Reading Challenges

Have you heard? Yea…everyone’s doing it! It’s the latest trend. I can’t do it. It’s not right! I’m to busy!
If you have an inkling as to what I am talking about, great! 393 more words


Book Awards

With the Oscars this week, I got to thinking on the personality of different awards. The book world has a multitude of its own awards, each reflecting their own biases and preferences. 460 more words


Lockport and South Lafourche branches win YALSA grants!

Are you a gamer and want to design your own video game?
Do you have a teen (ages 16 or 17) looking for summer work? 493 more words

At Your Library

Ms. Marvel by G. Willow Wilson - Book Review

If you’re looking for:

  • an easy introduction to the Marvel universe
  • an inspiring story about what it means to be a hero
  • an awesome female, non-white superhero…
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Book Review

Don't Try To Find Me...

Note: If you are reading this in Google Chrome, there may be info missing, as sometimes (I cannot figure why) numbers do not show in my blog posts on Chrome. 577 more words


Booklist: YALSA's Best Fiction for Young Adults

The great thing about a new year is the number of booklists that come out in the first few months!  YALSA (Young Adult Library Services Association) is a division of ALA (American Library Association) and releases its Best Fiction for Young Adults list annually.   185 more words

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