Nonfiction Round-Up (3/3/21)

The biography of a celebrated intellect + a powerful anthem for women + a unique look at the women in the Bush family + a raw confession of addiction and recovery + a family in search of a place to call home = this nonfiction round-up. PLACES OF MIND: A Life of Edward Said by […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up: Memoirs and Biographies (2/17/21)

The uplifting story of a polo team + three mothers that shaped the voices of our nation + a memoir of dogs and friendship = this nonfiction round-up. CROSSING THE LINE: A Fearless Team of Brothers and the Sport That Changed Their Lives Forever by Kareem Rosser “Readers who think of polo—one of the world’s […]

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Women 2020: Fiercely Female (12/8/20)

In this Women 2020 round-up, we spotlight two fiercely female nonfiction titles, including the biography of a political rebel and radical feminist ahead of her time and an inspiring memoir celebrating the female body in all its glory. SYLVIA PANKHURST: Natural Born Rebel by Rachel Holmes “Biographer Holmes (ELEANOR MARX: A Life) captures the full […]

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Spotlight on Music (10/7/20)

Press play and turn up the volume! Today we’re spotlighting music, featuring the life of Prince and a deep reflection from Lenny Kravitz. THIS THING CALLED LIFE: Prince’s Odyssey, On and Off the Record by Neal Karlen “A journalist acquaintance of Prince’s riffs on the musician’s Sphinx-like persona, heartbreaks, and basketball skills.”–Kirkus Reviews LET LOVE […]

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Spotlight on Current Topics, People, and Trends (7/21/20)

A dazzling portrait of art, politics, and hidden realities + a timely analysis of scientific research + an insider story of one of the most iconic bands and drummers in the ’70s and ’80s + the biography of a beloved TV host + details of the most accomplished woman in American politics = this current […]

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Day’s YA: Black YA Authors

This edition of Day’s YA highlights YA and YA-OK books by Black authors Note: This list is not exhaustive, but is meant to be a jumping off point. Please support these (and all) Black authors in any way you can, now and always. YA: ALL BOYS AREN’T BLUE by George M Johnson BLACK GIRL UNLIMITED […]

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Adult Books for Teens

This month’s roundup of Adult Books for Teens includes an absorbing political biography and the historical account of an infamous shipwreck. PELOSI by Molly Ball97812502528695/5/2020 An intimate, fresh perspective on the most powerful woman in American political history, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, by award-winning political journalist Molly Ball. “Political junkies and teens looking for role […]

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May E-Book Sale for Libraries

Expand your e-book collection with these recent and backlist essentials! From 4/27 through 5/25, many of our e-Books will be discounted 25% off (with our regular lending terms), including these bestsellers and award-winners: THE RISE OF MAGICKS by Nora RobertsWOLF HALL by Hilary MantelSUNSET BEACH by Mary Kay AndrewsUNCANNY VALLEY by Anna WienerTHE RUIN OF […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/22/20)

We’re seeing stars! These titles all received multiple starred reviews: OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. SlaghtISBN 9780374228484, on sale 8/4/20 “The cast of characters he brings to life—both human and avian—illuminates the delicate symbiosis of the natural world and sheds a welcome […]

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Book Buzz From Home: Nonfiction

Hello friends! I am writing to you today about an amazing new opportunity… It’s a BOOK BUZZ… And it’s from inside OUR HOMES. [Cue music from the movie Jaws.] Can you even imagine the technology required to produce such a thing? All kidding aside, we miss your faces! And we’ll assume that you miss ours. […]

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