This year the libraries in the Western Suburbs of Chicago (including my home library) are reading Kingsolver's nonfiction work about her family's experiment of eating only local, in-season foods for 365 days.
Information about the book and a full schedule of Big Read events is available here.
I am currently listening to Animal, Vegetable, Miracle and will weigh in with my opinion in a few weeks. But for the record, regardless of how anyone feels about the book itself, the idea of getting a community to read one book at the same time, to have that common experience, is worth it.
ALA Reading List Horror Winners - I posted all of the genre winners on the general blog here. Below is the horror winner, readalikes for that winner, and the short list. I have reviews of a...
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