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From the bestselling author of Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet comes a powerful novel, inspired by a true story, about a boy whose life is transformed at Seattle’s epic 1909 World’s Fair. “An evocative, heartfelt, beautifully crafted story that shines a light on a fascinating, tragic bit of forgotten history.”—Kristin Hannah, author of The Nightingale […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the September 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your September Readers’ Advisory. Little Fires Everywhere  (#1) By Celeste Ng “Little Fires Everywhere delves into family relationships and what parenthood, either biological or by adoption, means. We follow the members of […]

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In a bold act of conscience, Republican Senator Jeff Flake takes his party to task for embracing nationalism, populism, xenophobia, and the anomalous Trump presidency. The book is an urgent call for a return to bedrock conservative principle and a cry to once again put country before party. There has already been significant media attention […]

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A collection of striking and intimate photographs of Michelle Obama—many never before seen—coupled with personal reflections and behind-the-scenes stories from Official White House Photographer Amanda Lucidon, presented in a deluxe format. Michelle Obama is one of the most admired First Ladies in history, known for her grace, spirit, and beauty, as well as for the […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite November titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating one (or more) for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the November list ends on September 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These and More November Titles. Artemis by Andy Weir From the bestselling author of The Martian comes an irresistible new near-future thriller—a […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the August 2017 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your August Readers’ Advisory.   How to Find Love in a Bookshop (#3) By Veronica Henry “When Emilia’s father dies, she returns to her small English village, takes over his beloved […]

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Last month, at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, Sarah Jessica Parker, Honorary Chair of ALA’s Book Club Central, revealed her first book club selection: No One Is Coming to Save Us by Stephanie Powell Watts! Book Club Central is the ultimate online platform for reading resources, including recommendations, expert book lists, and other content […]

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network and O, The Oprah Magazine recently announced the newest Oprah’s Book Club selection: Imbolo Mbue’s Behold the Dreamers! Behold the Dreamers is a compulsively readable debut novel about marriage, immigration, class, race, and the trapdoors in the American Dream—the unforgettable story of a young Cameroonian couple making a new life in New York just as the Great […]