In this special episode of This Is the Author, weâ€™re celebrating National Library Week (April 4-10) by asking authors to share some of their favorite library memories. Listen to Jen Sincero, Ethan Kross, Safia Elhillo, Misty Copeland, Ethan Hawke, Jasmine Mans, Mari Andrew, and Seth Godin express the remarkable opportunities that both libraries and librarians provide to individual development and the community as a whole. READ MORE
When the full cast audiobook edition of Liza Wiemerâ€™s YA novel The Assignment was released, educators reached out to ask about using it in their classrooms. This led her to notice a wider trend: not only was she hearing about teachers incorporating audiobooks into lessons, but also parents who were listening to audiobooks along with their children. READ MORE
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month—and This is the Author is back with a second special episode that’s an ode to libraries! Celebrate the magic of libraries this September from wherever you are, even if you’re enjoying your local library from the comfort of your own home via digital check-outs! READ MORE
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month! Celebrate the magic of libraries this September from wherever you are, even if you’re enjoying your local library from the comfort of your own home via digital check-outs! Need a library card? Click here to find your local library. Be sure to visit your library online to see what’s new and take part in the celebration.
In this special Library Love edition of This is the Author, we hear from beloved authors who share their fondest library memories, and why their library means so very much to them. READ MORE
The smell of books. The hushed anticipation of finding a new story to take home. READ MORE
We love libraries, and so do our authors! Not only are libraries a place where you have stories and information at your fingertips (for free!), but they are also places of comfort, refuge, and joy.
In this special edition of This is the Author, to celebrate Library Card Sign-up Month, listen to authors Mayim Bialik, Heather Turgeon, Allison Pataki, Grant Wahl, Nathalie Nino, Camas Davis, and Mark & Angel Chernoff share why libraries are so special to them.