2024 Mark Lynton History Prize Shortlist

The Mark Lynton History Prize, presented by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, is awarded to the book-length work of narrative history, on any subject, that best combines intellectual distinction with felicity of expression.

2024 J. Anthony Lukas Nonfiction Book Prize Shortlist

The J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, presented by the Columbia Journalism School and the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University, recognizes superb examples of nonfiction writing that exemplify the literary grace, commitment to serious research, and original reporting that characterized the distinguished work of the award’s namesake, J. Anthony Lukas.

The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu Adapted for Netflix

Set against the backdrop of China's Cultural Revolution, Cixin Liu's breakthrough Science fiction novel, The Three Body Problem, tells the story of a secret military project sending signals into space to establish contact with aliens and the alien civilization that receives the signal and plans to invade Earth.

March Read with Jenna Book Picks

In honor of the five-year anniversary of her book club, Jenna Bush Hagar chose two books for her March selections: The Great Divide by Cristina Henriquez and The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros.

Will the Next Broadway Sensation be a Book Adaptation?

With the long running success of Wicked, based on the book by Gregory Maguire (not to mention the upcoming film adaptation) more and more Broadway musical producers are turning to books for inspiration. This year multiple adaptations of classic books are making their debut as musical adaptation on the Great White Way. Which of these upcoming musicals will be a breakout hit and will you read the books?

More for Fans of Three Inch Teeth by C.J. Box

One of the hottest books of the last few weeks has been Three Inch Teeth, the 24th book in C.J. Box's Joe Pickett Series. If you read it already and need something similar, or if you're looking for something to read until your hold comes in, here are a few readalikes.

More for Fans of The Guest by B.A. Paris

One of the hottest books of the last few weeks has been The Guest by B.A. Paris. If you read it already and need something similar, or if you're looking for something to read until your hold comes in, here are a few readalikes.

2024 Sydney Taylor Book Award Winners

The Sydney Taylor Book Award is presented annually to outstanding books for children and teens that authentically portray the Jewish experience. Presented since 1968 by the Association of Jewish Libraries, an affiliate of the American Library Association, the award encourages the publication and widespread use of quality Judaic literature.

Campfire Tales Club: Thornhedge

Wednesday, March 27, 2024, 6:30 PM.

Escape the ordinary with monthly discussions of science fiction, fantasy, and horror novellas. This month's book is Thornhedge by T. Kingfisher.

Books for the Year of the Dragon

According to the Chinese Horoscope, any babies born between February 5th, 2024 and February 4th, 2025 will have arrived during the Year of the Dragon.

2023 Libby Book Award Finalists

The folks behind Libby, one of the apps Eisenhower card holders can use to borrow ebooks and audiobooks, have announced the finalists for the first ever Libby Book Awards!

March 2024 LibraryReads Hall of Fame

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released.

March 2024 LibraryReads List

LibraryReads is the monthly nationwide library staff picks list for adult fiction and non-fiction. Rather than picking “the best” of anything, LibraryReads represents collective favorites—the books library staff across the U.S. loved reading and cannot wait to share. The March 2024 LibraryReads list includes:

2024 Southern Book Prize Winners

The Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance have announced the winners of the 2024 Southern Book Prize. 2024 is a special year that marks the 25th anniversary of the prize, a quarter of a century of recognition of great Southern literature.

2024 Prize for Excellence in Science Winners

Subaru of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world's largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals, have announced the 2024 winners of the AAAS/Subaru Prize for Excellence in Science Books.

Inaugural Nero Book Awards Winners

The Nero book awards were launched in May last year, just under a year. The new prize aims to celebrate the “best reads of the year” by writers based in the UK and Ireland.