Tuesday, January 16, 2018

New Releases--January 16, 2017

Happy Tuesday! I usually like to start my new releases lists by giving a little taste of what's going on in my life in China. This week, however, my life is perfectly mid-January. There is nothing at all going on, I'm afraid. It's cold. It's semester-end at school and quite busy and rushed. We're taking care of my son's friend's dog this weekend while they are out of town. I ate popcorn and three Medjool dates for breakfast this morning.Even with the ho-hum boredom that inevitably visits every January, I'm actually pretty happy that this week's list is so short...

Even with the ho-hum boredom that inevitably visits every January, I'm actually pretty happy that this week's list is so short. It gives me more time to finish reading The Book Thief, which has been on my TBR for years. I haven't even seen the movie because I wanted to read the book first! As of this writing, I am about 60% finished, and I know it is about to get really, really sad. What did I expect when Death is narrating a book set in Nazi Germany?

I've only found a handful of new releases this week, but you won't want to miss Love, Hate, and Other Filters, especially if you are looking for diverse books for your library. And who isn't always on the lookout for diverse books? Read more...