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Book ExtrasFrom the AuthorWhat We're Reading

We’ve been so lucky to have some incredible authors speak at librarian events over the past few months. Below, check out videos of their talks to hear from these authors in their own words. Click to Watch Authors Speak at Our ALA Annual 2019 Lunch. Click to Watch Authors Speak at Our 2019 BookExpo Breakfast. Click […]

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Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love and The Signature of All Things, says thank you to librarians for their support for her new novel and a June LibraryReads pick CITY OF GIRLS, a delicious novel of glamour, sex, and adventure, about a young woman discovering that you don’t have to be a good girl to be a good […]

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The Lager Queen of Minnesota is a novel of family, Midwestern values, hard work, fate, and the secrets of making a world-class beer, from the bestselling author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest. Below, watch as J. Ryan Stradal thanks librarians for supporting his novels and for making The Lager Queen of Minnesota a July LibraryReads pick! “An absolutely […]

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From the AuthorWhat We're Reading

The Vegetarian meets Heathers in this darkly funny, seductively strange novel from the acclaimed author of 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl. Below, watch as Mona Awad discusses her love of libraries. “We were just these innocent girls in the night trying to make something beautiful. We nearly died. We very nearly did, didn’t we?” Samantha Heather Mackey […]

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A decadent rock star. A deeply religious radio host. A disgraced scientist. And a teenage girl who may be the world’s last hope. From the mind of Chuck Wendig comes “a magnum opus . . . a story about survival that’s not just about you and me, but all of us, together” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review). […]

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From the AuthorHolds AlertWhat We're Reading

In April, we brought librarians and authors together at our biannual Open Book Event, where librarians from the tri-state area were the first to hear these authors discuss their upcoming books. For those who could not join us, we’re featuring the powerful speeches from these incredible authors. Click to Watch Our Authors Speak to Librarians at Open Book Spring 2019. […]

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There’s decorating, and then there’s organizing. From the Instagram-sensation home experts (with a serious fan club that includes Reese Witherspoon, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Mindy Kaling), here is an accessible, room-by-room guide to establishing new order in your home. Believe this: every single space in your house has the potential to function efficiently and look great. The mishmash […]

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In the video below, bestselling author David Bell discusses how much he enjoys doing author events at libraries and thanks librarians for making his novel Somebody’s Daughter a July 2018 LibraryReads pick! Learn more about Bell’s new novel Layover below. In Layover, a high-concept psychological suspense novel, a chance meeting with a woman in an airport sends a man on […]