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New Next Week on January 12, 2016

posted by: January 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

The following titles will be released next week. Select any title to learn more or to request a copy. Be sure to visit our Hot Titles webpage for more exciting upcoming titles.

Cover art for American Housewife Cover art for And Again Cover art for Beside Myself  Cover art for The Bitter Season Cover art for The Confidence Game Cover art for The Dirt on Ninth Grave  Cover art for The Dogs of Littlefield Cover art for The Dressmaker's War Cover art for The Drifter  Cover art for Eleanor Cover art for Excellent Daughters Cover art for The Expatriates  Cover art for The Fight Cover art for George Washington Journey Cover art for The Girls She Left Behind  Cover art for The Good Good-Bye Cover art for The Hundred Year Walk Cover art for The Invitation- Only Zone  Cover art for The Longest Night Cover art for The Lost Tudor Princess Cover art for Loving Amy  Cover art for The Name of God's Mercy Cover art for NYPD Green Cover art for Once a Crooked Man  Cover art for The Only Pirate at the Party Cover art for What She Left Cover art for When Breath Becomes Air  Cover art for Why We Snap Cover art for Zero Footprint

 

 


 
 

Write a Novel with BCPL! (You know you want to.)

posted by: November 10, 2015 - 7:00am

Cover art for Book in a Month Cover art for No Plot? No Problem!Cover art for The End, Part 1It’s that time of year again: The time when the air cools down and the writing heats up. At BCPL, National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is coming to a branch near you. Everyone has a story inside them, and November is the time to let it out! With that in mind, check out the following titles that have helped others reach deep inside themselves to let their own words out.

 

Need structure? No idea where to begin? Afraid that the middle will fall completely out of the story? Never fear! Victoria Lynn Schmidt’s Book in a Month provides all the instruction a person could want about how to put together an outline, assemble ideas and even generate new ones! Schmidt brings order, structure and worksheets to the chaos that is a house when a novel is being written inside.

 

What if you have no idea what to write, only that you want to write it right now, immediately? Talk to Chris Baty. The founder of NaNoWriMo (going strong since 1999) aims his book No Plot? No Problem! at anyone who thinks it might be fun to write a novel but has no idea what to write about. Or anyone who has just discovered that NaNoWriMo is a thing and wants to do it.

 

Unsure if you can be successful writing a readable novel in a month? T. Styles, popular author extraordinaire, demonstrates her prowess in The End, Part 1. This short book (155 pages) takes the aspiring author one day at a time through the process of creating a novel.

 

Make “some day” become this day, right now.

 


 
 

New Next Week on October 27, 2015

posted by: October 23, 2015 - 12:00pm

The following titles will be released next week. Select any title to learn more or to request a copy. Be sure to visit our Hot Titles webpage for more exciting upcoming titles.

 

Cover of The Three- Year Swim Club Cover of Above the Line Cover of After Alice Cover of And Still I Rise Cover of A Banquet of Consequences Cover of Becoming Beyonce Cover of Bittersweet Dreams Cover of All the Songs Cover of The British Lion Cover of Christmas Bells Cover of The Churchill Factor Cover of Clementine Cover of Cold- Hearted Rake Cover of Concussion Cover of Corrupted Cover of Custer's Trails Cover of Dark Matter and the Dinosaurs Cover of Darkest Before Dawn Cover of Depraved Heart Cover of Devotion Cover of The Early Stories of Truman Capote Cover of The Familiar Cover of Forgotten Cover of The Givenness of Things Cover of Government Zero Cover of How to be A Bad Bitch Cover of Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl Cover of Junior Seau Cover of Mark Bittman's Kitchen Matrix Cover of Mrs. Roosevelts Confidante Cover of Naughtier Than Nice Cover of My Life on the Road Cover of Notorious RBG Cover of Pacific Rim Cover of Playing with Fire Cover of Slade House Cover of Solutions and Other Problems Cover of The Theory of Death Cover of Unbreakable Cover of Wildflower Cover of Witches Cover of The Woman Who Walked on Sunshine Cover of Home Cover of Sinatra's Century Cover of Sinatra: The Chairman Cover of Sinatra Photographs Cover of Everyone is Italian on Sunday Cover of Harlow & Indiana (and Reese) Cover of Marnie the Dog


 
 

The 2015 Fall Literary Awards Update

posted by: October 14, 2015 - 12:00pm

 

 

Cover of A Brief History of Seven Killings

 

 

Congratulations to Marlon James who won the Man Booker Prize last night in London for his novel A Brief History of Seven Killings. James is the first Jamaican author to win the prestigious award which promotes the finest in fiction and comes with a £50,000 prize. Spanning three decades, the novelist was inspired by the true story of the attempt on the life of reggae star Bob Marley to explore the unsettled world of Jamaican gangs and politics. The Guardian calls the winning novel “an epic, uncompromising novel not for the faint of heart. It brims with shocking gang violence, swearing, graphic sex, drug crime but also, said the judges, a lot of laughs.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The National Book Award finalists were announced today. The winners will be announced on November 18th. 

 

Fiction 

Cover of RefundCover of The Turner House Cover of Fates and Furies Cover of Fortune Smiles  Cover of A Little Life

 

Nonfiction 

Cover of Between the World and Me  Cover of Hold Still Cover of If the Oceans Were Ink Cover of Ordinary Light  Cover of The Soul of an Octopus

 

Poetry 

Cover of Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude Cover of How to Be Drawn  Cover of Voyage of Sable Venus Cover of Bright Dead Things  Cover of Elegy for a Broken Machine

 

Young People's Literature 

Cover of The Thing About Jellyfish  Cover of Bone Gap Cover of Most Dangerous Cover of Challenger Deep Cover of Nimona

 

 

 

 

 


 
 

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