Wonderful Women in Westerns

I fell in love with the Western genre after reading Larry McMurtry’s masterpiece Lonesome Dove. I especially loved reading about Lorena Wood, the strong-willed heroine of the novel. Up until that point, I’d only associated men with the genre, but after Lonesome Dove, I began my own adventure of searching for Westerns that included cool…
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American Library Association Book Awards

The American Library Association and several of its divisions and councils have announced their annual book awards. Andrew Carnegie Medals The Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were awarded to The Great Believers (by Chicago's own Rebecca Makkai) for Fiction and Heavy by Kiese Laymon for Nonfiction. (Both were also selected for Chicago Public…
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