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Lilian's Favorite Books and DVDs of 2015

Fantasy tops the list for this information assistant.Read More ›

11 Quotes from The Rose Society by Marie Lu

The Rose Society is the dark and fascinating sequel to The Young Elites. Here are my favorite quotes from the book.Read More ›

Barack and Michelle Obama's Favorite Books, Movies, and TV of 2015

People Magazine got the scoop, but you can always check out these presidential favorites from your local library.Read More ›

Soldiers’ Stories

This Veterans’ Day, when we honor the contributions of the men and women in the U.S. Armed Forces, we’re thinking about books told from the perspective of soldiers, pilots, medical personnel, and everyone who’s served in combat.Read More ›

Books We Know by Heart

Reading a book aloud to a child is one of life’s sweetest pleasures, and children sometimes ask to repeat the experience with the same book over and over. And over. And over.Read More ›

The Legacy of Charlotte's Web

Books in which creepy-crawlies (arachnids, insects, and anything in between) play a starring role and teach readers a meaningful lesson, just like Charlotte.Read More ›

What’s Making Us Happy, Part 2

What’s making us happy in the realms of TV, cooking, art and design, libraries, and online thingamabobs, and then happinesses that defy categorization.Read More ›

What’s Making Us Happy, Part 1

We asked our library staff members to tell us what’s turning their pages. Here’s the first installment, covering podcasts, music, and—of course—books.Read More ›

10 Comic Book Series to Get You Excited for New York Comic Con

Here are ten new and ongoing comic book series to get you excited for this year's convention.Read More ›

10 Quotes from Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

In Queen of Shadows Celaena embraces her true identity Aelin Galathynius the Queen of Terrasen. Here are some highlights from the book.Read More ›

10 Awesome Quotes from The Wrath And The Dawn by Renée Ahdieh

The Wrath And The Dawn is an innovative retelling of A Thousand and One Nights. Here are some of my favorite moments of the epic tale.Read More ›

Yoga Books and DVDs

Here are some recommendations of yoga material from our collections for the days you can't make it to the yoga studio.Read More ›

#WorldPhotographyDay

August 19 is #WorldPhotographyDay so here are some recommendations of photography books from our collections.Read More ›

Beyond Bond

We asked library staff to investigate Ian Fleming's legacy and go “beyond Bond”—to pick out other books starring secret agents.Read More ›

Some of My Favorite Foreign Films and TV Shows

Here are some recommendations of foreign films and TV shows from Sweden, the UK, Indonesia, Canada, France, Indonesia, and Mexico.Read More ›

Out of This World: Books About Interplanetary Travel

Our expert NYPL librarians recommend their favorite books about interplanetary travel.Read More ›

My Favorite Dr. Seuss Quotes

I love all books by Dr. Seuss. Here are a few of my favorite quotes: Read More ›

Can You Grok This? Stories of Strangers in a Strange Land, Part 1

In honor of Robert Heinlein's birthday, we asked our NYPL librarians: What are some other books that speak to displacement—of being a stranger in a strange land?Read More ›

My Adventures at BookExpo America and BookCon 2015

BEA is the “largest publishing event in North America” it is a great place open to authors, publishers, and bloggers.Read More ›

We Need Diverse Books at BookCon 2015

The goal of We Need Diverse Books is for diversity to become the norm by promoting "literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people." During the BookCon panel it was noted that the literary world should reflect the diversity in the world.Read More ›
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