One of Entertainment Weekly’s and SheReads’ books to read after The Handmaid’s Tale Set in an America where half the population has been silenced, VOX is the harrowing, unforgettable story of what one woman will do to protect herself and her daughter. On the day the government decrees that women are no longer allowed more than […]
New York Times bestselling author Kristan Higgins is beloved for her heartfelt novels filled with humor and wisdom. Now, in her newest novel, Good Luck with That, she tackles an issue every woman deals with: body image and self-acceptance. In the video below, Higgins tells us how she can be herself in libraries and how that […]
Help your patrons learn how to take photos and understand the art of photography with these books. Click for More Books for Photography Programming at Your Library.
Sometimes you may want something a little stronger than lemonade to go with refreshing reads. Maggie Hoffman’s The One-Bottle Cocktail is a collection of 80 wonderfully creative, fresh, and delicious cocktails that only require a bottle of your favorite spirit, plus fresh ingredients you can easily find at the market. Here are recipes for a Sassy Flower and […]
Touching on race relations, LGBTQ issues, feminism, immigration, and more, these books are as beautifully written as they are thought provoking. Click for More Diverse Summer Reads.
Jesus’ Son meets Reservoir Dogs in a breakneck-paced debut novel about love, war, bank robberies, and heroin. Cleveland, 2003. A young man is just a college freshman when he meets Emily. They share a passion for Edward Albee and Ecstasy and fall hard and fast in love. But soon Emily has to move home to Elba, New York […]
Have you read 12 RULES FOR LIFE? It’s the bestseller from Canadian Psychology Professor Jordan Peterson, a widely cited scholar of personality. The New York Times’ David Brooks calls Dr. Peterson “the most influential public intellectual in the Western world right now.” The popularity of his book reveals once again the appeal of thinkers who make sense […]
For your patrons who like to hit the beach with something a little dark and gripping, here are some of the summer’s hottest thrillers! Click for More Summer Thrillers. Death Notice by Zhou Haohui, Translated by Zac Haluza An elite police squad hunts a manipulative mastermind out to publically execute criminals the law cannot reach. A […]