A keeper for books about environment, climate change, energy, the future, and more

This has too many lists and too much clickthru to include here in its entirety but it's produced by the people who interview top people in a field to get their top five recommendations. This contains a cornucopia of info. Enjoy. https://fivebooks.com/category/environment/climate-change/

Readers list 10 favorite audiobooks

These all look like great options. https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/books/2021-best-audiobooks-reader-recommendations/2021/04/02/b82d4e8a-915e-11eb-a74e-1f4cf89fd948_story.html The top audiobooks of the last year, according to our readers By Stephanie MerryApril 4, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. EDT Last month, the Audio Publishers Association announced the best audiobooks of 2020 during its virtual Audie Awards ceremony. The 25 winners included “Piranesi,” written by Susanna Clarke and narrated … Continue reading Readers list 10 favorite audiobooks

Love NYC — here are 10 books for you

Top 10 books about New York The faces of Brooklyn residents who died from Covid are remembered with photographs projected on to Brooklyn Bridge, New York on 14 March. Photograph: Reuters Author Craig Taylor chooses memoir, poetry, history and photography by writers who have committed to the city’s streets, ready for its surprises and shocks Craig … Continue reading Love NYC — here are 10 books for you

22 Fast reads for a quick binge

Always nice to have some new ideas for a quick read. After all, you don't already have a stack of TBR (to be read) books, do you? Or maybe multiple stacks? https://www.bookbub.com/blog/quick-books-to-read-fast-paced? 22 Fast-Paced Books to Binge This Weekend By Melissa Flandreau•Updated: March 25, 2021•7 min read Escaping into a good book is our favorite form of … Continue reading 22 Fast reads for a quick binge

Thought about trying out Kindle Unlimited? Here’s your reason

If you ever needed a reason to try Kindle Unlimited, here's a good one: the first Chief Inspector Gamache mystery by Louise Penny is available under that program now. This series is above and beyond the usual. Kindle Unlimited is $10/month (or less on sale) and lets you keep up to ten books at a … Continue reading Thought about trying out Kindle Unlimited? Here’s your reason

NYC used bookstore with charm and cat

The Pig That Purrs At Westsider Rare and Used Books Bobby Panza  March 17, 2021  Community Westsider Rare and Used Books is magical. It’s gained local and international acclaim over the years as a beloved institution of the Upper West Side. Nestled between 80th and 81st Streets on Broadway, Westsider is run by the legendary, “cross medium … Continue reading NYC used bookstore with charm and cat

Reasons to read more than one book at a time

A CASE FOR READING MULTIPLE BOOKS AT A TIME Sarah Rahman Mar 10, 2021 Recently, I’ve been meditating over how reading multiple books at a time is a wonderful idea. Some books lend themselves almost perfectly to different parts of my day. I read in sessions of various lengths every day, and often have as many … Continue reading Reasons to read more than one book at a time

Most popular in-demand books in U.S. and regional libraries Oct-Dec 2020

bookriot.com/most-popular-books-in-libraries-2020/? THE MOST POPULAR IN-DEMAND BOOKS IN U.S. LIBRARIES: OCTOBER–DECEMBER 2020 Kelly Jensen Mar 8, 2021 Each quarter, Panorama Picks takes a deep dive into the data about ebook use at libraries across the U.S. It’s a fascinating look at not just the most popular ebooks in public libraries — they don’t stray too far from what you’d … Continue reading Most popular in-demand books in U.S. and regional libraries Oct-Dec 2020

9 of the best books about female spies

9 of the Best Books About Female Spies, According to Kate Quinn By Kate Quinn•March 3, 2021 Women and espionage have always gone together like peanut butter and chocolate. All throughout history there have been spies, and many of them were women — because women have often been able to pass unnoticed while men would be … Continue reading 9 of the best books about female spies

28 books to keep you cozy

I've read at least half to these books and they definitely fit the bill of books you can cuddle up with even when the wind is whistling as it was a few days ago. Enjoy. https://www.bookbub.com/blog/cozy-books-to-read-for-winter 28 Books to Read for a Cozy Night In By Johanna Golden•Updated: February 25, 2021•8 min read A book, a blanket, … Continue reading 28 books to keep you cozy

Good news about a book I loved from the makers of “Game of Thrones”

From the Washington Post's latest "Book Club" email. Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, Calif. (Ron Charles/The Washington Post); W. W. Norton David Benioff and D.B. Weiss brought to life some towering creatures when they adapted “Game of Thrones” for HBO, but now they’re tackling some real giants. Their new project is adapting Richard Powers’s … Continue reading Good news about a book I loved from the makers of “Game of Thrones”