According to NPD Bookscan, in 2021, 825 million copies of print books were purchased, the most in any year since 2004 when the company started keeping track. Thanks again to NPD Bookscan, we also know that book sales were up 9% over 2021 (67 million more copies sold than 2020, 125 million more copies sold … Continue reading TikTok Made Me Read It
Our fantastic female characters for this Women's History Month installment are all smart, tough women caught up in horrific situations. They don't always make perfect choices--but let's face it, not many of us would when being stalked by a serial killer or a murderous necromancer! Jade Daniels of My Heart is a Chainsaw is an … Continue reading Fierce, Flawed and Fascinating–More Amazing (and Recent!) Female Characters
In honor of Women's History Month, Encyclopaedia Britannica spotlights 300 women whose actions and ideas influenced history. Highlights include biographical information on significant women throughout history; a timeline on women's achievements and events; letters, poems, speeches, and other primary documents written by women; video clips on women's achievements and events; and links to reviewed web … Continue reading 300 Women Who Changed the World
March is Women's History Month. This celebration began in 1978 to focus on the contributions and achievements of women in the United States. This might be a good time to read a complete history of this event and to try out our new book selection database, Choice Reviews Online . You'll enjoy previewing the wide array of new titles … Continue reading Give “Choice Online” database a try for Women’s History Month!
Check out the articles & web site links from the SIRS database that spotlight the historical, political, and cultural influences of notable women who have occupied significant roles in American history. For more information or assistance in using the SIRS database, contact the Reference Desk.