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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 […]

Wildfires are once again raging in the drought-stricken Western United States. As of this post, nearly 100 fires are being fought by 25,000 firefighters in 10 states.  Blazes such as the Rocky Fire and the Mad River Complex fires have necessitated a call for active duty U.S. soldiers to assist firefighters.  Many of the fires […]

Back in July, beach chairs gave way to backpacks on store shelves since many students start school in mid-August, bringing summer “learning loss” to a halt. This week we present an array of books for students, teachers, parents, librarians, and concerned citizens. Topics range from first-day jitters to trenchant analyses of, and prescriptions for, improving how […]