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What We're Reading

Featuring the theme “It’s Written in the Stars: READ,” Teen Read Week 2018 runs from October 7th to 13th. Library staff, after-school providers, and educators use this theme to inspire teens to think and read outside of the box. Join the conversation on Twitter with #TRW18. To celebrate Teen Read Week, we’re featuring some of the hottest upcoming titles for […]

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The debut cookbook from L.A.’s phenomenally popular Bestia restaurant features rustic Italian food that is driven by intense flavors, including house-made charcuterie, pizza and pasta from scratch, and innovative desserts inspired by home-baked classics. Here, we’re sharing the recipe for Maple-Ricotta Fritters so you can have a little slice of Bestia in your home. Click for […]

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What We're Reading

On 9/25, the Great American Read examined books on America’s list that feature heroic characters. Celebrities, literary experts, authors, and everyday book lovers discuss why our favorite heroes are complex and relatable, from the everyday hero to the tragic and unlikely or anti-hero. Check out the featured books below, as well as the full episode! Click to Vote for […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite January titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, deadlines have shifted slightly and the new voting deadline for the January list ends on December 1st. Click to Request eGalleys of These January Titles. The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker A mesmerizing novel about a college town […]

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“It’s a privilege to announce She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore as the new selection for Book Club Central. This novel dazzles with beauty and transcendent, transformative humanity. Through the stories of Gbessa, June Dey, and Norman Aragon, Wayétu Moore illuminates what it means to be of and from places that are both faraway and inescapably familiar. I treasured every moment […]