Author Spotlight

Staff Pick of the Week: Poet Edition Maya Angelou

  The incomparable Maya Angelou is this week’s Poet of the Week (in honor of National Poetry Month).  She’s been a staff pick before, and she absolutely deserves to be again.  An American author, activist, poet, dancer, actress, and singer, she published seven autobiographies, three books of essays, and several books […]


Neil Gaiman on the Importance of Reading and Other Cool Stuff

It’s safe to say that almost everyone has heard about Neil Gaiman.  He’s written comic books, books, movie scripts, the occasional TV script… and he seems, lately, to be everywhere.  He writes for all levels of readers, and he is quite prolific.  Three of his works are on our Staff […]


The Drowning Girl Book Trailer

Library Journal called Caitlin Kiernan “dark fantasy’s most quixotically brilliant writer.” Thanks the crowdsourcing website Kickstarter, Kiernan was able to fund a book trailer for her latest book, The Drowning Girl. Here is the publisher’s synopsis: India Morgan Phelps-Imp to her friends-is schizophrenic. She can no longer trust her own […]