Weekly eHighlights: Your Guide to What’s New at OverDrive – YA Edition

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This week’s eHighlights edition is all superhot YA content! On the heels of the new Divergent movie release, now is a great time to emphasize the young adult materials in your collection. There is plenty to be excited about! This week’s offerings bring sci-fi, fantasy, and wonderful mystery narratives to front and center. The great… Read more »

Staggering tales of the human condition

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Recently, one of our U.K. partners introduced us to a popular biographical category trending overseas. They refer to it as “Misery Lit.” These are distressing tales of childhood experiences much like Dave Pelzer’s stories. I combed through our collection and found many other authors with similar tales to Pelzer’s, including his own brother’s side of… Read more »

The original Mr. Peabody and his boy Sherman

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If you’re of a certain age, you probably remember with fondness the animated Rocky & Bullwinkle Show on television, with its occasional episodes of Peabody’s Improbable History starring Mr. Peabody and his boy Sherman and their wonderful WABAC machine (pronounced way back). Well, Mr. Peabody and Sherman are back for modern kids this month in… Read more »

Collection Team Column: Laura Guldeman – Keep calm and Downton on!

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Have you found yourself purchasing clotted cream at the grocery store? Or maybe you’ve been talking in a British accent and ordering random strangers to “bring the car round.” If you are, then you may be suffering from withdrawal of BBC’s hit show, “Downton Abbey.” In an attempt to fend off this season’s withdrawal, I… Read more »

Weekly eHighlights: Your Guide to What’s New at OverDrive – Australia and New Zealand Edition

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Greetings, readers! This week’s installment of eHighlights brings fiction and nonfiction audiobooks from some of our bestselling and most buzzed-about titles. Check out our selections below, or you can find similar titles by performing an advanced search in Marketplace. Simply log in and click on “Advanced Search.” Set “Format” to “Audiobook” and “Language” to “English.”… Read more »