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The Globe guide to the fattest and fanciest gift books of the year

The Globe guide to the fattest and fanciest gift books of the year | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

The Globe and Mail’s annual guide to big books about big subjects. From photography and fashion and Sable Island to space, a comprehensive selection of glorious books that an iPad will never replace.

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Books to Give Kids You Don’t Know Very Well

Books to Give Kids You Don’t Know Very Well | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

This is the time of year when we’re asked to recommend titles for that 4-year-old niece who is dying to learn to read (Mo Willems, Elephant and Piggie books, Disney/Hyperion), chapter books for that five-year-old emerging reader who lives in another state (Mercy Watson series by Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick), the young adult cousin who can’t wait for the Hunger Games movie, (Divergent by Veronica Roth, HarperCollins/Katherine Tegan; Legend by Marie Lu, Penguin/Putnam; or Variant by Robinson Wells, HarperTeen).

 

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Sherlockian Mysteries That Will Keep You Tied Up

Sherlockian Mysteries That Will Keep You Tied Up | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Critic Maureen Corrigan selects two of the best new works of fiction and criticism about The Great Detective, and offers recommendations for terrific novels featuring contemporary investigators who carry forward Holmes' trademark method of detection.

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The Globe 100: The very best of 2011

The Globe 100: The very best of 2011 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Just in time for the holiday shopping rush, Globe Books presents the best-reviewed books of the year.

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NYT Picks the Best Picture Books

NYT Picks the Best Picture Books | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

The understated picture book, I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen, (Candlewick Press9/27/11) is one of the ten titles on the just-released list of the New York Times Best Illustrated Childrens Books. The list will be featured in the special Children’s Book section in the 11/13 NYT Book Review.

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What To Read After Louise Penny's A Trick of the Light 

What To Read After Louise Penny's A Trick of the Light  | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

As Lewis Carroll's Alice so aptly points out, "What is the use of a book...without pictures or conversations?" Welcome to RA Crossroads, where books, movies, music, and other media converge, and whole-collection reader's advisory service goes where it may. In this column, a body in the garden leads me down a winding path.

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Gift Ideas for the Kids & Teens on Your List!

Gift Ideas for the Kids & Teens on Your List! | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Do you have someone on your list that is impossible to shop for? Well, here at The Savvy Reader, we are here to help make your Christmas shopping a whole lot easier. Below is a list of fiction books sure to delight even the pickiest of readers on your list (or maybe you’ll find something to add to your own wish list!).

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Books of the Year | Quill & Quire

Books of the Year | Quill & Quire | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Q&Q editors’ and booksellers’ annual picks for the best Canadian books.

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Favorite Teen Books of 2011

Favorite Teen Books of 2011 | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Although we’ve still got all of December before 2012—another whole month of book releases and reading said book releases—the Best of 2011 Season is in full swing. What with that extra month, I’m hesitant to create my own comprehensive Best of List yet, but here are a few of my favorites.

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Sleepers, dark horses, and underdogs - YALSA

Sleepers, dark horses, and underdogs - YALSA | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

At year’s end, we’re bombarded with “best of” lists. Though the following books received mostly favorable reviews, they may have flown under the radar for most readers in 2011, which makes them good titles to suggest when all of the blockbusters are checked out.

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Sonic Youth: Looking for must-have audiobooks for teens and tweens? We have plenty of great new choices.

Sonic Youth: Looking for must-have audiobooks for teens and tweens? We have plenty of great new choices. | LibraryLinks LiensBiblio | Scoop.it

Are you listening? We hope so, because kids across the country are wild about audiobooks. Voracious readers and reluctant ones, special-needs students and English-language learners are all hooked on them—and not just at school, in the car, and at home. They’re turning to audiobooks every chance they get.

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