Articles tagged "Librarian"

A Letter to You from Eleanor Kuhns

Today we're sharing with you an introduction letter from the 2011 Minotaur/Mystery Writer of America Best First Novel-winning author and librarian, Eleanor Kuhns. Instead of us telling you about her life as a librarian/author and the details of her thrilling new historical mystery, A SIMPLE MURDER, we figured we should leave that up to the expert—her! Without further ado...

Dear Librarians,

Winning the 2011 Minotaur/Mystery Writer of America Best First Novel contest is the culmination of my lifetime dream of becoming a published writer. I wrote my first story when I was ten and by then I was already an avid reader. I wanted then, and still strive, to recreate with my fiction that shock of discovery, that almost life-changing experience of reading a good story. I have never lost that passion for compelling the same response in a reader that I felt as a child.

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Nancy Pearl's Under the Radar Reads

The always amazing Nancy Pearl highlighted her favorite summer reads on NPR yesterday, proving something that we've known all along: when Nancy Pearl speaks, readers listen.

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ALA Overview!

Friday, June 25th

5:30-7:30 pm Rebecca Maizel signs INFINITE DAYS (Griffin) in booth #2804

Saturday, June 26th

10:30-12 pm ALTAFF’s “Isn’t It Romantic?” panel with Beth Harbison (WCC room #142)

12 pm Harriet Reisen signs copies of LOUISA MAY ALCOTT (Holt) in booth #2804

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What's a Librarian To Do?: BEA

Going to BEA but not sure what to do? BEA is a lot more librarian-centric than you might think! Consider this the librarian's definitive guide to the show.

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Fulfilling your teens paranormal needs!

Find out about our favorite forthcoming teen titles!

Infinity: At fourteen, Nick Gautier thinks he knows everything about the world around him. Streetwise, tough and savvy, his quick sarcasm is the stuff of legends. Until the night when his best friends try to kill him. Saved by a mysterious warrior who has more fighting skills than Chuck Norris, Nick is sucked into the realm of the Dark-Hunters: immortal vampire slayers who risk everything to save humanity.

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Macmillan Library @ TxLA!

Visit Macmillan Library in booth #2239 during the Texas Library Association Annual Conference!

Thursday, April 15th (10:15-11:50 AM / Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Rm# 206AB) "Book Buzz" Summer 2010 title preview featuring Talia!

Friday, April 16th (2:00-3:50 PM / Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center Rm# 214D) "Tales of Texas Authors, Lives!" panel featuring Francis Ray, Kathryn Casey and Kinky Friedman!