You’ve read The Girls now what? Emma Cline’s coming-of-age novel, about a teen girl who gets involved with one of the most infamous cults in American history, has become one of the favorite books of the summer. If you loved reading or listening to it and are looking for more, try these similarly cult-themed titles in both fiction and nonfiction. Click for More […]
The fourth installment of the Brightly Family Book Club, which encourages families to read together, explore important topics through books, and have some fun, is a nonfiction book that has all the suspense of a great novel. What makes this book even better for the whole family to read is that it comes in a newer […]
One of the last unheralded heroic stories of World War II: the U-Boat assault off the American coast against the Merchant Marines who were supplying the European war, and one community’s monumental contribution to that effort. Mathews County, Virginia, is a bleak strip of land along the Chesapeake with almost nothing to offer–but it sent […]
Cat lady—or free agent? What does #spinster” mean to you? From Vogue to The Today Show, Kate Bolick and her amazing book, SPINSTER, have been everywhere this week! Check your hold lists! [youtube watch?v=ow4skwaxHfo] Click here for a Book Club Kit, complete with paper dolls, cocktails recipes, recommended reading, and a reading group guide!
From the author of the blockbuster New York Times bestsellers The Happiness Project and Happier at Home comes a book that tackles the question: How do we make good habits that are easy, effortless, and automatic? Click to Request the eGalley Download The Habits Manifesto Poster to share with your patrons! 1. What we […]
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The unforgettable story of a military family that lost two sons—one to suicide and one in combat—and channeled their grief into fighting the armed forces’ suicide epidemic. “In his superb new book, The Invisible Front, Yochi Dreazen paints a deeply disturbing portrait of the overstretched United States Army, downsizing in Afghanistan while deploying against the […]
Deemed “a warrior princess in the war on clutter” by The London Times, Marie Kondo motivates readers to ask themselves if the objects surrounding them “spark joy” – if they do, keep them; if they don’t, get rid of them. Originally published in Japan by Sunmark in 2011, Life-Changing Magic… has turned into an international […]