Last 30 days
Last 6 months
Last 12 months
Last 24 months
Specific Dates

Specific Authors

Archival Futures, Digital Assistants, Information Literacy, Short-Term Employment Opportunities | Professional Reading Reviews


Distant Voices, Still Lives

Written and directed by Terence Davies (The Deep Blue Sea; Sunset Song; A Quiet Passion), this demanding autobiographical drama portrays a working-class family in postwar Liverpool terrorized by an abusive dad (Pete Postlethwaite) sometimes given to moments of tenderness...


After a tense hearing at which a judge rules against Miriam (Léa Drucker) for sole custody of her young son (Thomas Gioria) and teen daughter (Mathilde Auneveux), sharing instead with her ex-spouse Antoine (Denis Ménochet) becomes the new front in their ongoing war...

Shadow Girl

While neither pathetic nor bathetic, this look at the impact of blindness isn't insightful or inspiring enough to stand on its own. An optional purchase for general audiences as a supplement to factual information about the condition.

Mile Marker: 8000 Miles on the Road to Recovery

This excellent film includes vital information on PTSD, opioid painkillers, and medical marijuana that can be put to use in most communities. A must-purchase for adult collections.

Love, Cecil

Friends and collaborators recall the many sides of the man and artist, his enduring legacy, and his singular pursuit of beauty. Recommended.

Streets of Vengeance

Spirited homage to the 1980s-era action movie style, this empowering gut-punch offers emotional resonance and promotes agency for marginalized women delivered beneath the neon pop culture glow of the revenge adventure film.

The 7½ Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

A worthy edition to most audio collections. Give this to mystery and horror lovers ready for a challenge and open to an innovative plot construction. ["Turton's debut is skillfully done. He expertly manages the many moving parts...while taking readers ever deeper into the story": LJ 7/18 starred review of the Sourcebooks Landmark hc.]

Striking Out: Series 2

Thought-provoking legal issues and complex characters; recommended for public library patrons.
6,859 articles

Get connected. Join our global community of more than 200,000 librarians and educators.