Friday Reads: Strong Women!

Friday Reads: Strong Women!

TGIF, librarian friends! Our #FridayReads are powerful stories about strong women: A HOPE MORE POWERFUL THAN THE SEA by Melissa Fleming A Barnes & Noble Spring 2017 Discover pick! An extraordinary portrait of Doaa Zamel, a Syrian refugee who managed to survive the horrendous September 2014 Mediterranean shipwreck that claimed almost 500 lives, from the […]

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Raise My Roof Podcast

Raise My Roof Podcast

We’ve told you about Cara Brookins‘s inspiring memoir, RISE: How a House Built a Family, in which she escaped an abusive marriage by building a house from the foundation up using only YouTube instructional videos, a small bank loan, and her four children as a work crew. Now home-improvement meets self-improvement in the Raise My […]

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Grammar Girl: a Hall of Fame Podcaster!

Grammar Girl: a Hall of Fame Podcaster!

Today is a huge day for Grammar Girl—Mignon Fogarty is being inducted into the Academy of Podcasters Hall of Fame! It’s well-deserved, considering she’s aired more than 500 Grammar Girl episodes over the past ten years, simultaneously educating and entertaining her listeners. She even appeared on the “Today Show” with Hoda and Kathie Lee earlier […]

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Stars for ADNAN’S STORY

Stars for ADNAN’S STORY

“The first letter I received after being arrested in 1999 was from Rabia… As someone connected to me, my family, my community, my lawyers, and my investigation, there is no one better to help tell my story, and no one that I trust more to tell it, than Rabia.” — Adnan Syed Fans of the […]

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A New Podcast for History Fans

A New Podcast for History Fans

Did you hear the one about the guy who survived the sinking of the Titanic by drinking whiskey? Or what about the man who survived the atom bombing of Hiroshima, only to take a train to Nagasaki and survive the bombing of that city as well? In the spirit of storytelling, Quick and Dirty Tips […]

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