Weekly eHighlights: Your guide to what’s new at OverDrive – adult edition

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Welcome to the new, improved Big Books Blast! OverDrive’s Collection Development team presents, Weekly eHighlights: Your Guide to What’s New at OverDrive. Stop by every Thursday to get your fix of the best new content and recommendations from us. This week’s eHighlights include major new releases from heavyweights such as James Patterson, E. L. Doctorow,… Read more »

Flying aces and airborne races: A snapshot in aviation history

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Monday, February 10 was an important anniversary in aviation history. In 1908 (one hundred and six years ago) the Wright Brothers, bicycle shop owners turned airplane inventors, signed their first contract with the U.S. Army. But did you know that the Wright Brothers were not the only winners of this government contract? Their story became… Read more »

Collection Team Column – Laura Guldeman: Remembering your single patrons on Valentine’s Day

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With February 14th upon us, I wanted to take the time to reach out to the librarians spending time building special Valentine’s Day collections in their libraries. Valentine’s Day is celebrated by many countries around the world; but most popularly celebrated by couples as a day to be romantic and publicly display their affection…  in… Read more »

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

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  Happy February! With the last full month of winter in full swing, keep your children and young adult audience engaged with content for all those snow days! This week’s list has some wonderful YA titles in the incredibly popular dystopian literature genre—like the last installment in the Under the Never Sky series, Into the… Read more »

Top 25 love stories of all time

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  You know Valentine’s Day is coming soon, love is in the air, and we just happen to have a handy list of a few of the best love stories of all time. You may be surprised by some of the titles, but we hope you’re intrigued too. You can find the complete lists of… Read more »

Celebrating Black History Month

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Black History Month has been observed in the U.S. and Canada every February since 1976. In honor of Black History Month, we created a suggested titles list that spotlights some great African-American literature. When you click the link below, it will show up as a Marketplace search result and you’ll be able to easily add them… Read more »