Monday, April 8, 2013
Tell us what you're reading right now using this nifty form on Patch!
As part of our ongoing Patch Reads program, we are actively seeking input from you on what you are reading right now. Fill out this form and tell us what you and your book clubs are reading and why. Then we'll share it with others so we can all benefit from your book club recommendations.
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Take a look at the top titles being requested and checked out at the Danvers library.
The wait list for some books is growing at the Peabody Institute Library. Here's a look at the top titles this week from librarian Tricia Arrington. Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn Francona - Terry Francona A Week in Winter - Maeve Binchy Alex Cross, Run - James Patterson Proof of Heaven - Eben Alexander Touch & Go - Lisa Gardner The Good House - Ann Leary The Twelve Tribes of Hattie - Ayana Mathis With or Without You - Domenica Ruta Suspect - Robert Crais The hold lists for the many spring releases are already pretty long, Arrington said. You can add your name to the list before the book is released and Arrington said some of those books with a growing hold list include: Six Days - Harlan Coben 12th of Never - James Patterson The Storyteller…
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A list of the best children's books of 2012, from James Patterson's ReadKiddoRead Foundation.
Courtesy of the ReadKiddoRead Foundation Maurice Sendak once said that one of the best things about being a maker of children’s books was that his audience kept being born. It’s true, of course: The great books from years past are brand new to today’s children and teens. But let’s take a moment at year’s end to recognize the books being published now for our young people. Here’s a quick roundup of a dozen highlights of 2012. (For more, visit ReadKiddoRead.com and check out our reviews.) Great Illustrated Books (Ages 2-5) Llama Llama Time to Share By Anna Dewdney For ages 2-5 When the doorbell rings, Mama Llama welcomes the neighbors – the Gnus. While Mama and Nelly have tea, their two toddlers are left with a boxful of toys to play with …
Monday, October 15, 2012
Bestselling author James Patterson gives tips on making your child an avid reader. Plus, here's a great reading list for the fall to get you started.
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Monday, October 15, 2012
At Patch we're always trying to pull together into one place all of the best local resources on every topic, including books and reading. We have the good fortune to be working with a best-selling author James Patterson in this endeavor, and we'll be continually sharing his reading list selections for every age here on Danvers Patch. Plus, we'll showcase reading lists from our local librarians, bookstores, and you—our readers. But here, an open letter to moms and dads of reluctant readers from James Patterson. Dear Moms and Dads, I’ve had the good fortune to meet hundreds of teachers and librarians around the country. They always wow me with their tips and tricks to get kids into reading. I thought it was time to get these great ideas out …