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  1. Grinches! Scrooges! Nutcrackers! Gifts of the Magi! (Some holiday movies based on books)


    December 9, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Jessica Lawrence:  ‘Tis the season! As we start getting in the holiday spirit it is the perfect time to start re-watching those perennial favorite holiday movies. Everyone has…

  2. Into the home stretch on the Read Harder Challenge


    November 22, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    • I have six weeks to go on Book Riot’s 2015 Read Harder Challenge, as created by Rachel Manwill. I doubled the requirement, early on, so the goal for the year…

  3. The 2015 National Book Awards


    November 18, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    At a ceremony on Wednesday evening, the National Book Awards for 2015 were presented.   Fiction Adam Johnson, Fortune Smiles: Stories How do you follow a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel? For…

  4. Local authors at the Indy Author Fair


    November 13, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    From Selector Emily Chandler: On October 10, I visited the Indy Author Fair at the Central Library.  Presented by The Eugene & Marilyn Glick Indiana Authors Awards and the Indianapolis…

  5. National Book Award Finalists Announced


    October 14, 2015 by Reader's Connection

    The finalists for the National Book Award–five books in each of the four categories–were announced to today. The winners will receive their awards at a ceremony on Wednesday, November 18th.…