July 24, 2020

While You Wait: Antiracist reading recommendations

Waiting on a book is hard and waiting on these books is especially hard because this learning really can’t wait. (And for your patrons who may have been assigned this reading by teachers, bosses, or book clubs, it really, really can’t wait.) 

July 23, 2020

3 tips to always have a book recommendation ready

One question I regularly faced as the manager of an adult services department at a public library was, “how can my staff and I stay on top of trends in reading and good books to recommend.” There is no shortage of book blogs, reviews, social media feeds, etc. people can read. And it’s fun to deep dive into the online community of a genre. But being an active member of all the online reading communities isn’t possible, so the question for my team was really, “what tools do we have to efficiently and effectively learn about good books to recommend in genres we don’t immerse ourselves in.”

June 18, 2020

New theme in NoveList: Unnamed narrator

How do you like your narrator? At NoveList, we have various terms that call out narrative voice.

May 6, 2020

Summer reading master list: 2020 edition

Every year, we put together a "master list" of our best resources to help you survive whatever the summer reading season throws your way. This one is sure to be different (and stay tuned for more updates on this!). We're continuing to add fresh content and helpful resources to help make your daily librarian-ing easier. Here is the updated summer reading master list for 2020.

April 6, 2020

SYNC Audiobooks for Teens

Today I’m thankful to be able to share some positive news for librarians and readers alike — SYNC Audiobooks for Teens is returning for the 11th year! 

March 4, 2020

Author alerts in NoveList

Want to know when your favorite author releases a new book?  Sign up for an author alert and let NoveList do the heavy lifting for you.

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