December 2022 Must-Haves: Life Is Better with Friends!

| By Tamara Butler | The bonds of friendship can accomplish great things. This holiday season, Thorndike is celebrating these relationships with five large print titles about the lengths people will go to for their friends. The past comes back to haunt a German woman decades after World War II when she befriends a young … Read more

All Treats, No Tricks! October 2022 Large Print Must-Haves

| By Tamara Butler | In the season of trick or treats, these five titles are all treats that will be more satisfying than candy corn or Halloween pumpkins! Thorndike’s October offerings feature five courageous women, including an ancient African queen who looks to the gods to help her understand her place in the world, … Read more

Black Voices. Black Stories.

| By Tiffany Duck | As a peer reviewer for the Black Voices Standing Order Plan, I am excited about reviewing and selecting titles from diverse voices. It’s important to have representation from authors who identify as Black or African American but hail from countries all over the world. I’m also a member of the … Read more

New Titles to Spark Young Readers

| By Thorndike Staff | Encourage your readers to stop skimming screens in search of something shiny and instead bury themselves in engaging, large print books. Our newest releases feature bestselling authors, poignant teen topics, a reimagined classic, and a personal essay from an all-star cast of Latinx contributors. Read on for more about new … Read more

Women on the Brink of Destinies and Discoveries

| By Gale Staff | For July we would like to highlight three new titles that invite you to escape into the lives of others. Women bound by the mores of bygone times, frazzled by familial demands, and haunted by roads not taken. Grab one and enjoy a new journey, sometimes they illuminate our own. … Read more

April Adventures Deliver Unique Journeys of Escapism

| By Gale Staff | Great reads can send you to faraway places, transporting you both physically and emotionally. Or, they can make you feel as if a mirror is being held to your life, capturing your state of being. Our April selections have the potential to do both as they explore the lives of … Read more

Lives Laid Bare in Three Big Reads

| By Gale Staff | Fate. Destiny. Free Will. Happenstance. Two of our March titles explore lives unfolding in strange and mysterious ways. And the third? A unique look at people and things (the red dye used in Franken Berry cereal!) that have left a memorable mark before departing for the hereafter. A thought-provoking selection … Read more