November 21, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

Anna and the Swallow Man

Anna and the Swallow Man, Gavriel Savit Knopf, January 2016 Reviewed from ARC For the first posted coverage of the season, I thought I’d start with one of the earliest publication dates on our list. Anna and the Swallow Man came out in January. It had huge pre-publication push; we received at least 4 copies […]

Video Sunday: Hello, Darkness, My Old Friend

Today we begin with something depressing (happy Sunday, everybody!). On April 4th, all of five days ago, the lovely blog Geekmom (which appears to be an offshoot of Geekdad) premiered the new Adam Rex / Mac Barnett book trailer for their upcoming picture book How This Book Was Made. When you see this trailer you […]

Big Anniversaries and Strong Debuts | Random House Children’s Books Spring 2016 Librarian Preview

Random House revealed some of the top titles on their 2016 Spring list, including a special anniversary edition of The Book Thief and several offerings by debut authors.