Book(s) of the Day: Halloween Round-Up
Halloween is almost upon us. Do you need a host/hostess gift for that costume party you're attending? Or do you just want to check the locks, turn on all the lights and scare yourself silly? Whatever you're in the mood for, one of these new releases should warm your thrill-seeking little heart:
From Bigfoot to the chupacabra, monster expert Linda S. Godfrey explores the "hidden menagerie of America's homegrown beasts."
Ivy Bestsellers - October 27, 2014
Another week, another new #1 bestseller for The Ivy. This time, Atul Gawande's meditation on mortality takes the lead.
Book of the Day: El Deafo, by Cece Bell
Rona London reviews her pick for Book of the Day:
An affecting memoir, this graphic novel chronicles Cece's life from the age of four, when she contracted meningitis and lost her hearing, through elementary school. In El Deafo, we learn how it is to move through the world with a hearing impairment. We feel Cece's isolation when she can't hear the teacher because her hearing aid is broken. We see her challenges as words visibly fade from the page when people turn away or speak too softly. We experience her frustration as her friends try to reach out in ways that
Ivy Bestsellers - October 20, 2014
More shake-ups on our bestseller list: this time Marilynne Robinson takes the lead!