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“There is so much to relate to and throughout the novel, there is a sharp feminist edge. Loved this one, and you will too.”–Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author The author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn’t turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows […]

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Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the August 2018 LibraryReads Top Ten List! Click to Prepare for Your August Readers’ Advisory. Vox (#1) by Christina Dalcher “In the future world depicted in Vox, women are limited to speaking 100 words per day. Readers will want to shout every word in their […]

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An unforgettable year in the life of a visionary high school science teacher and his award-winning students, as they try to get into college, land a date for the prom . . . and possibly change the world Andy Bramante left his successful career as a corporate scientist to teach public high school—and now helms […]

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From the author of the award-winning international best seller Half-Blood Blues comes a dazzling new novel, about a boy who rises from the ashes of slavery to become a free man of the world. George Washington Black, or “Wash,” an eleven-year-old field slave on a Barbados sugar plantation, is terrified to be chosen by his master’s brother […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite October titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the October list ends on August 20th. Click to Request eGalleys of These October Titles. A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult The New York Times bestselling author of the #1 LibraryReads pick Small Great Things returns with a powerful and […]

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From the Booker Prize-winning author of the Regeneration trilogy comes a monumental new masterpiece, set in the midst of literature’s most famous war. Pat Barker turns her attention to the timeless legend of The Iliad, as experienced by the captured women living in the Greek camp in the final weeks of the Trojan War. The ancient […]