Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 23rd

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Booksellers score some points in Amazon’s spat with Hachette @http://www.nytimes.com/2014/06/21/business/booksellers-score-some-points-in-amazons-standoff-with-hachette.html?hpw&rref=technology&_r=0

Check It Out: Florida university library to lend drones to students @ http://www.cnn.com/2014/06/21/us/college-lends-drones-to-students/

Harvard Health books win awards @ http://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/harvard-health-books-win-awards-201406237231

Patterson donates books to New York City schools @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/06/23/james-patterson-new-york-city-schools-books-giveaway/11266131/

Writing Academic Novels for Fun and (Little) Profit @ http://chronicle.com/article/Writing-Academic-Novels-for/146855/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 16th

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Benches shaped like open books will pop up in London this summer @ http://lisnews.org/benches_shaped_like_open_books_will_pop_up_in_london_this_summer

Best New Books for summer reading 2014 @ http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-new-books-for-summer-reading-2014/

The Book Insider @ http://thebookinsider.com/the-one-website-book-lovers-need-to-know/?utm_source=taboola&utm_medium=referral

The 19-year old start-up (Highwire Press) @ http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/06/04/highwire-press-after-19-years-stanford-u-spins#sthash.LUlUPmU4.dpbs

Summer reading list: 4 books that will hit the big screen this fall @ http://college.usatoday.com/2014/06/15/summer-reading-list-4-books-that-will-hit-the-big-screen-this-fall/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 9th

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Books: New and noteworthy @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/06/08/new-and-noteworthy/9739141/
Looking for a beach read? 20 of the summer’s best books @ http://parade.condenast.com/301610/viannguyen/looking-for-a-beach-read-20-of-the-summers-best-books/
New program will help SVC students publish books @ http://www.benningtonbanner.com/ci_25925514/new-program-will-help-svc-students-publish-books

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of June 2nd

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Amazon vs. Hachette: A Custody Battle for the Future of Books? @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/emma-walton-hamilton/amazon-vs-hachette-a-book-sales_b_5431335.html

Ghosts in the Stacks: Finding the forgotten books @ http://www.newyorker.com/arts/critics/books/2014/06/09/140609crbo_books_smallwood

Heat up your summer with 30 new books @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/28/30-hot-summer-books-stephen-king-george-rr-martin-liane-moriarty/9619055/

Library of Congress searches for missing Jefferson books @ http://www.npr.org/2014/05/29/316891473/library-of-congress-searches-for-missing-jefferson-books

25 Popular Business Books Summarized in One Sentence Each @ http://www.businessinsider.com/famous-business-book-summaries-2014-5

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of May 26th

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Amazon Strategy Raises Hackles in Germany @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/05/27/business/international/amazon-strategy-raises-hackles-in-germany.html?hpw&rref=business&_r=0

Beach Reads 2014 (From Amazon) @ http://www.amazon.com/b/ref=s9_al_bw_brwse?_encoding=UTF8&node=9214785011&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-4&pf_rd_r=1C4V3XW8QN2V7PBR55XV&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=1807552562&pf_rd_i=9164523011

Book Buzz: U.K. cuts classic American lit from exams @ http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/books/2014/05/27/book-buzz-uk-cuts-classic-american-lit-from-exams/9622565/
Book Expo America 2014 @ http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/ May 29th – May 31st.

BookExpo America 2014: Books, Events and Authors to Watch for @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lisa-parkin/bookexpo-america-2014-boo_b_5360569.html

The 10 Best Books to Add to Your Summer Reading List Right This Second @ http://www.glamour.com/entertainment/blogs/obsessed/2014/05/summer-books-reading-list.html

12 New books you need to read this summer (From BusinessInsider) @ http://www.businessinsider.com/books-to-read-this-summer-2014-5

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of May 19th

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Book Expo America 2014 @ http://www.bookexpoamerica.com/

May 29th – May 31st.

French book publishers risk being lost in translation without global reach @ http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/may/13/french-language-international-book-publishing

Kids Don’t Read Books Because Parents Don’t Read Books @ http://www.forbes.com/sites/jordanshapiro/2014/05/13/kids-dont-read-books-because-parents-dont-read-books/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of May 5th

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New Poll Reveals Americans’ 10 Favorite Books of All Time @ http://parade.condenast.com/286409/viannguyen/new-poll-reveals-americans-10-favorite-books-of-all-time/

And they are all part of our Library Collection! They will be on display at the Library.
Books to Watch Out for: May @ http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2014/05/books-to-watch-out-for-may-1.html

Cramming @ http://www.studygs.net/tstprp7.htm

10 Tips for Terrific Test Taking @ http://www.studygs.net/tsttak1.htm

Job Market for College Graduates Improves Slightly @ http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/business/economy/job-market-for-college-graduates-improves-slightly.html?_r=0

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of April 28th

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General Test Preparation @ http://www.studygs.net/tstprp1.htm

How a 700-page economics book surged to no. 1 on Amazon @ http://www.cbsnews.com/news/how-a-700-page-economics-book-surged-to-no-1-on-amazon/

This book is available in the Library collection.

The Process and Types of Writing @ http://www.studygs.net/writing/index.htm

What You Need to Know before Letting Your Kids Read E-Books @ http://time.com/#77751/e-books-reading-children/

World Book Night US: April 23, 2014 @ http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of April 21st

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Final Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez @ http://www.voanews.com/content/final-tribute-to-gabriel-garcia-marquez/1898311.html

Many of Garcia Marquez’ books are in our collection and will be on display @ the Library.

6 Books you should read this spring @ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/04/22/april-books-new-books-april-2014_n_5169145.html

14 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read in ’14 @ http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233076#

Kathy’s Picks for the Week of April 14th

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Celebrate National Library Week @ http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/celebrationweeks/natlibraryweek

Giovatto Library @ http://view.fdu.edu/default.aspx?id=1840

The Library of Congress @ http://loc.gov/


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