Category Archives: Book News

2015 National Book Award Winners!

Fiction: Fortune Smiles by Adam Johnson With the 2012 publication of The Orphan Master’s Son, Adam Johnson became recognized as a leading American writer: a New York Times bestseller, Orphan Master was named one of the best books of the year by more than a dozen major publications, chosen as a finalist for the National

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High School Summer Reading Lists

Dickson County High School Summer Reading English I Pre-AP Students Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury The Book Thief  by Markus Zusak 10th English II Honors The Ascent Of Man by Jacob Bronowski Honors English III The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald A Separate Peace by John Knowles This I Believe, the NPR anthology AP English III:

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Author Interview: Nathan Hale

Nathan Hale is the author of the “Hazardous Tales” books, which bring history to life in a graphic novel format. Kids love the illustrations and humor (such as the so-called Research Babies, who are babies that appear at the end of the books to hold narrator Hale to the truth) and parents love that their kids

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Pre-Order the New Harper Lee Novel

Harper Lee’s first book in over 50 years will be released July 14th. We hope to have a midnight release party and will post more information on that when it is available. In the meantime, we’re happy to take your pre-order! **Update** We are no longer taking pre-orders for this title. You may order it

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eBook Sale

Algonquin Books currently has a great promotion on a selection of their eBooks. Today through Feb. 19th, the following titles are only $1.99! French Dirt by Richard Goodman Going Away Shoes by Jill McCorkle An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England by Brock Clarke A Blessing on the Moon by Joseph Skibell If you’ve never bought

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