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Holds AlertWhat We're Reading

The must-read thriller of 2018, this riveting and relentlessly compelling psychological suspense debut will keep readers guessing right up to the shocking ending In 1986, Eddie and his friends are just kids on the verge of adolescence. They spend their days biking around their sleepy little English village and looking for any taste of excitement […]

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Congratulations to the authors who made the 2018 Longlist for the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence! To view the full list, click here. The six-title shortlist—three each for the fiction and nonfiction medals—will be announced on October 25, 2017. The two medal winners will be announced at the Reference and User Services Association’s Book and […]

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“Whenever I listen to music, I do so without preconceptions, simply opening my ears to the more wonderful passages and physically taking them in. When those wonderful passages are there, I feel joy, and when some parts are not so wonderful, I listen with a touch of regret.” —Haruki Murakami, Absolutely on Music This month, we’re focusing […]

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Holds AlertWhat We're Reading

Click to request eGalleys of our favorite January titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the January list ends on November 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These and More January Titles. Need to Know by Karen Cleveland In pursuit of a Russian sleeper cell on American soil, a CIA analyst […]

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The extraordinary friendship between an elderly, ailing Queen Victoria and her young Indian companion, Abdul Karim, is chronicled in Shrabani Basu’s book, Victoria & Abdul: The True Story of the Queen’s Closest Confidant. Lonely in the wake of the deaths of her beloved Prince Albert and John Brown, and increasingly isolated from the cocooning royal entourage, Victoria […]