Check Your Shelf

Hey All You Cool Cats and Kittens…Joe Exotic May Be Publishing a Memoir

Welcome to Check Your Shelf! Well, friends: even in these trying times, we can still count on people to write really dumb op-eds. I’m sure most of you have seen that piece for the LA Times saying that we need to stop wearing comfy clothes to work from home, and all I can say is that I hope each and every one of you are finding joy from wearing whatever the heck you want while we try to navigate this pandemic. Wear those sweatpants, leggings, jammies, Snuggies, and slippers with pride!

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Level Up (Library Reads)

Do you take part in LibraryReads, the monthly list of best books selected by librarians only? We’ve made it easy for you to find eligible diverse titles to nominate. Kelly Jensen created a database of upcoming diverse books that anyone can edit, and Nora Rawlins of Early Word is doing the same, as well as including information about series, vendors, and publisher buzz.

Virtual hugs. Stay safe, healthy, and relatively sane.

—Katie McLain Horner, @kt_librarylady on Twitter.