Top 10 Must-Read Eco Novels and Sustainability Audiobooks

When considering the climate, it’s easy to play ping-pong between hope and despair. One thing that can help is focus on sustainability and learn practical solutions you can take in your daily life to help make an impact. Ecofiction and sustainability stories are stories of pioneering thinking, radical transformation and action. They introduce role models … Read more

5 Books That Perfectly Capture LGBTQ Teens and YA Life

share tweet share share e-mail In preparation for LGBTQ History Month (October), we contacted Jonathan Alexander—an English professor with an academic interest in the interplay between sex and literature—recommends fiction books for young adults that feature LGBTQ characters. Below is a list of what Alexander, editor of the LA Review of Books for Children and … Read more

Retired APSU music professor Sharon Mabry has published her first book.

In Sharon Marbury’s hauntingly suspenseful first novel, “The Postmaster’s Daughter,” a young woman is murdered shortly before her wedding. The tragedy occurred deep in the hills of East Tennessee in the late 1930s, and in the years that followed, this traumatic event led to the gradual disintegration of two of the community’s most prominent families. … Read more

Philadelphia’s Spanish Bookstore and Latin American Book Festival

Philadelphia will celebrate its fourth annual Latin American Book Festival this Friday as part of Hispanic Heritage Month. All-day free events at Love Park will include storytelling, author interviews, live music and plenty of activities for the kids. The festival will also feature a huge selection of Spanish-language books – to read, talk about, buy … Read more

Liverpool Literary Festival to launch ‘Voice of Anfield’

by Dawn Collinson One of Liverpool’s most popular literary festivals is back this month, giving book fans the chance to meet writers, including those very familiar to Reds fans. Smithdown Litfest runs from Thursday, September 22 to Wednesday, September 28, with nine events taking place on Smithdown Road and its surrounding areas. These included a … Read more

Books: Five new books to read this week

novel Ian McEwan’s lessons are published in hardcover by Jonathan Cape for £20 (£9.99 ebook) In the spring of 1986, Roland Baines’s wife disappeared, and suspicion fell on the husband she left behind. Going back nearly 30 years, 11-year-old Roland was sent from Libya to a boarding school in the UK, where he started learning … Read more