Accolades for Debut Memoir, Sophomore Success, & Heartwarming Love

| By Gale Staff | While winter often finds book lovers cozying up to devour a stack of fresh titles, the long days of summer encourage leisurely reads and new discoveries. This month we’re highlighting titles, now available in large print, that have enjoyed critical acclaim and reviews. Learn more about a few that will … Read more

Meeting Author Stephen Mack Jones

| By Traci Cothran, Senior Manager, Content | There’s nothing better than finding a new-to-you author whose books you love.  There are a lot of good writers being published today, some not-so-good, and a few really great ones—and I love finding those great ones, where you read everything they’ve written, then impatiently await their next … Read more

Thorndike Press Releasing Critically Acclaimed Lost Children Archive

| By Gale Staff | Lost Children Archive will be releasing in May, in our large print format, and is a must-have for all libraries. This most recent novel from Valeria Luiselli, is receiving rave reviews for its “politically relevant” and “poignant” storytelling. Narrated by an unnamed woman, this richly engaging story revolves around the … Read more

Thorndike Press and Five Star Publishing Now on Edelweiss+

| By Gale Staff | Thorndike Press offers the largest collection of best-selling books in large print, and Five Star Publishing publishes award-winning western and frontier fiction titles. We’re excited to announce that both publishers are now on Edelweiss+, making it easier for librarians to stay on top of new and upcoming titles and stay … Read more

“The Hate U Give” Featured in Novels for Students, Volume 59

| By Traci Cothran | There are a bazillion novels published each year, and every once in a while, one of them is truly magical.  That’s the case with The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.  This debut novel is extraordinary in so many ways – amazing writing, relatable characters – most especially because it … Read more

Larger Print Offers Bigger Advantages for Striving Readers

| By Gale Staff | Reading does not come naturally or easily to a striving reader, which the industry defines as a young reader who is not reading at an age-appropriate grade level. It may be that they want to read but find it difficult or frustrating; they may deprioritize reading for competing activities; they … Read more

Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library Pilots Book Group Sponsored by Thorndike Press

| By Meg Donaldson, originally published in the Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library Newsletter | Books and Bites started out as a pilot book group at Boothbay Harbor Memorial Library sponsored by Thorndike Press, a large print publisher. The group meets at St. Andrew’s Village as a way to broaden the Library’s reach. After just a few … Read more