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Read Out Loud: LGBTQ Book Buzz

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Thursday, August 29, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Join Library Journal for this exciting preview of the latest offerings from Bold Strokes Books, Dreamspinner, Samhain Publishing, and Riptide Publishing.! Collection development and readers’ advisory staff attending this free webcast will be prepared to meet the demand of growing interests in LGBTQ literature. This archive is no longer available.

Editors’ Picks: Hot Summer Titles from HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Random House

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Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET It’s almost spring, so why not find out what titles will be in demand this summer? And why not hear the news straight from the publisher’s mouth? On Tuesday, March 19, Library Journal brings you its first Editors’ Picks webcast, modeled on the popular Editors’ Picks panel at Day of Dialog. Editors from sponsoring publishers HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Random will speak in-depth about their favorite books, which will be cramming your holds lists soon. Hear Jen Enderlin, VP and Associate Publisher, St. Martin’s, on Mary Kay Andrews’s Ladies’ Night, Lee Boudreaux, VP and Editorial Director, Ecco: HarperCollins, on Ivy Pochoda’s Visitation Street (chosen by Dennis Lehane for his new imprint, Dennis Lehane Books), plus other terrific Random, HarperCollins, and Macmillan editors, in conversation with Prepub Alert editor Barbara Hoffert. This archive is no longer available.

Leading the Way: Christian Fiction Spring Buzz

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Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Do you have a growing demand for Christian Fiction novels on your shelves? Christian Fiction is more than daily devotionals, filled with plenty of crossover appeal: Romance, Mystery, Fantasy, Legal Thriller. While the core values of biblical teaching are still present, this genre has plenty of appeal for anyone who loves books. Want to learn how to promote Christian Fiction in your library, or use it for Reader Advisory? Check out this webcast to learn about Spring’s forthcoming titles for one of the fastest growing genres! This archive is no longer available

The Game is Afoot: Spring Mystery Announcements

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Tuesday, February 19, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Learn about spring’s forthcoming mystery titles during this Library Journal webcast. Mystery columnist and moderator Terry Jacobsen and representatives from Oceanview Publishing, Soho Press, Severn House, and Titan books will discuss market trends, exciting authors, and help you discover new books for your crime readers. Need help finding fresh titles for your collection? This archive is no longer available.

Mind, Body, Spirit Spring 2013

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Tuesday, January 29, 2013, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Join Library Journal for its first webcast of the year, featuring publishers Inner Traditions/Bear & Company, Sounds True, New World Library and Beyond Words Publishing. Hear about Spring 2013’s forthcoming titles and stock your collection with books to meet the demand of the growing interests in healthy living, going green, and yoga. Learn about holistic medicine, the bond between mothers and daughters through the years, and wildlife uses. Dive into 2013 refreshed and with your Chakras open and balanced! This archive is no longer available

Fall Mystery Announcements

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Thursday, August 30, 2012, 2:00-3:00 PM ETJudging from current trends in mystery and suspense, no place in the world is safe from crime. Mysteries span the globe from Scandinavia to India, new series dive into the near and distant past, police procedurals still walk their beat, political thrillers hit the campaign trail, and cozies continue to puzzle and comfort. The archive is no longer available.

Christian Fiction Fall Book Buzz

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Thursday, August 23, 2012, 3:00-4:00 PM ET Francine Rivers, Catherine Marshall, and Janette Oke have excellent company! We all know and love these classic Christian Fiction authors, but joining their ranks are some talented and impressive writers. Whether they are expanding into the medical crime genre like Jordyn Redwood’s Proof, or writing an action-packed cross-cultural romance like Elizabeth Musser’s Two Destinies, or even continuing the Amish family drama tradition like Cindy Woodsmall’s new A Season for Tending, readers have so many inspirational titles to choose from. The archive is no longer available.

Business Books 2012

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Thursday, May 24, 2012, 2:00-3:00 PM ET Business books are always useful, guiding readers in times of boom and bust. Whether they describe a way in which our culture works (Rob Salkowitz’s Comic-Con and the Business of Pop Culture: What the World’s Wildest Trade Show Can Tell Us About the Future of Entertainment) or show readers how to tap into it (Grant McCracken’s Culturematic), whether they offer a guide to finding success in business (Ken Segall’s Insanely Simple: The Obsession that Drives Apple’s Success) or to wrestling your life back from it (Leslie A. Perlow’s Sleeping with Your Smartphone), these titles will appeal to a broad array of patrons. This webcast gives participants a great opportunity to glimpse some next season’s most compelling business titles for a general readership. Representatives from Harvard Business Review Press, Plata, McGraw Hill, and Portfolio will talk about their forthcoming titles, moderated by LJ‘s business and economics editor, Molly McArdle.

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Christian Fiction Spring Book Buzz

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Thursday, May 10, 2012, 3:00 PM ET There’s more to Christian fiction than “gentle reads”, which explains its expanding appeal to a more sophisticated and demographically diverse readership. Join us on May 10 for our Spring 2012 Christian Fiction webcast. We’ll be talking about the latest and upcoming titles, the ones you’ll need to know about.

We will be joined by WaterBrook Multnomah Publishing Group, Zondervan, Baker Publishing Group, and Abingdon Press, who will tell us about some of their exciting titles coming up. Don’t miss it—it’s not just Catherine Marshall’s Christy anymore!

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Cook Book Spring Buzz

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Tuesday, April 24, 2012, 3:00 PM ET As the nation’s diet—and its consequences—has become an increasingly common topic of conversation, commonsensical truths—from the social benefits of a shared family meal to the health boost that home cooked, unprocessed foods provide—have gained new advocates. What a better way to tap into these benefits than by cracking open some of these forthcoming spring cooking titles and preparing a delicious meal to share with friends or family. Tackle some of the basics with the Great Meat Cook Book and Bake: the Essential Companion, discover new favorites with Mediterranean Slow Cooker and Ride or Fry: The Dante Fried Chicken Experience, and finally master that pad thai recipe with Easy Thai Cooking. To learn how to do the Mexican basics with a new flair, check out Tacos, Tortas and Tamales: The New Flavors of Mexican Street Food.  Bon appetit! This archive is no longer available.