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Reviews

With starred reviews from publications including Booklist, Library Journal, and AudioFile—your patrons will want to read these much-anticipated books that reviewers are raving about. NONFICTION: The Daughters of Kobani: A Story of Rebellion, Courage, and Justice by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon The extraordinary story of the women who took on the Islamic State and won. “Handling difficult topics […]

Awards

Public library staff across the nation have spoken! Congratulations to all the books selected for the January 2021 LibraryReads Top Ten List. Click to Request eGalleys to Prepare for Your January Readers’ Advisory. Click to Learn More About our LibraryReads picks on Audio. The Children’s Blizzard by Melanie Benjamin “A deadly snowstorm roared through the […]

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Thank you for joining us for the first Virtual Librarian Open Book! It was a fun-filled afternoon where we listened to two exciting panels of authors, watched a cooking demo with America’s Test Kitchen, and learned about some of our favorite fall books with our Secret Santa staff gift exchange! Click Below to View Our […]

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The librarians have spoken! LibraryReads 2020 Voter Favorites list features the Top Ten titles from all the lists in 2020, as voted on by librarians across the country. Penguin Random House had a great showing with seven titles, including the #1 pick for 2020! Click to View the Full List. Click to View Our Titles […]

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Click to Read an Excerpt on First Look. Paras, short for “Perestroika,” is a spirited racehorse at a racetrack west of Paris. One afternoon at dusk, she finds the door of her stall open and–she’s a curious filly–wanders all the way to the City of Light. She’s dazzled and often mystified by the sights, sounds, […]

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March is Women’s History Month. We’ve compiled a list of titles for your patrons to educate, commemorate, and celebrate the lives and achievements of some special women that have lead the charge in changing history. Women Who Lead the Charge: With Her Fist Raised: Dorothy Pitman Hughes and the Transformative Power of Black Community Activism by […]

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Click to Read an Excerpt on First Look. Detective John Hooper, William Monk’s right-hand man at the Thames River Police, is blissfully happy in his new marriage to Celia, the cousin of a victim in one of the river police’s recent murder cases. Celia wants the same happiness for her good friend Clementine, who’s just […]

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Click to request eGalleys of our favorite February titles, and if you love the books, please consider nominating them for LibraryReads! Remember, voting for the February list ends on 1/1. Click to Request eGalleys of These February Titles and More. Click to view these February Titles in Audio. Four Hundred Souls: A Community of History of […]