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Here are the top ten articles for the Library Sciences Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. Review of Sisters of Treason
Royal fiction popularity has skyrocketed since Philippa Gregory began her Queen Series. There is a new series to recommend to patrons by Elizabeth Fremantle and the latest title is Sisters of Treason.

2. Books That Change Lives
There are many books on the market and in the library. But some of them have the power to change your life or your outlook on it. Here are some of my favorites.

3. Books for Sixth Graders
Looking for something for your sixth-grader to read? Here is a list of great stories for boys and girls alike that will keep that summer slide to a minimum.

4. The Value of National Conferences
Never underestimate the value of attending a national library conference. The information gleaned will be well worth the price of travel and admission.

5. Graphic Novels for Adults and Reluctant Readers
Of all adult collections, graphic novels are often the most misunderstood and frowned upon. However, they can be tremendously helpful in a variety of ways for your adult population.

6. Adding Christian Fiction to Library Collections
Christian Fiction, just the name tends to turn readers away from what could be their next great read. What librarians need to realize is that they are missing hundreds if not thousands of hidden gems of stories by neglecting this genre of fiction in their collections.

7. Finding Books Based on Appeal
Nothing is more difficult than trying to find a perfect book for a patron who reads a genre that you do not. Fortunately, there are several tools that one can turn to to find answers (hopefully) to those questions.

8. Getting to Yes
In any business, customer service is the key to retaining customers. In a library, it is even more so.

9. Out-of-Style by Betty Kreisel Shubert, a Review
Patrons have trouble dating old photos? This book might help.

10. Family History Projects for Children
Genealogy is the rage for adults, here are some ways to involve the children in appreciating their family history.



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