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Summer Reading Clubs: Tails & Tales

Use ReadSquared to log and review books, complete missions and earn raffle tickets! Every book logged, review written and mission completed will earn you a raffle ticket for our Grand Prize Drawing. Plus we will hold raffles for biweekly prizes!… Continue Reading…

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Book Review: Detransition, Baby

Detransition, Baby Torrey Peters Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on them.us Review: This book opened up the door the world of motherhood, womanhood and family in a new way. Peters does not hesitate to use sharp prose and allows… Continue Reading…

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April is National Poetry Month!

This year is the 25th since the American Academy of Poets marked April as National Poetry Month. Starting in 1996, National Poetry Month has worked to signify that importance of poetry in our culture, and the essential role that poets… Continue Reading…

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Book Review: All My Mother’s Lovers

All My Mother’s Lovers Written By: Ilana Masad Released: 2020 Available as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Penguin Random House BookBrowse Review Review: Ilana Masad has created a beautiful story that uses grief to access the reader and… Continue Reading…

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We Should Talk About: Octavia Butler

Octavia Butler is a phenomenal writer who has an eerie knack of portraying experiences before they occur and transforming moments from the past into a horrific present. Butler was raised by a single mother and found immense solace in her… Continue Reading…

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Book Review: The Pull of the Stars

The Pull of the Stars Written By: Emma Donoghue Released: 2020 Available as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Evening Standard BookBrowse Review Review: You need to be prepared to read this book.   Set in 1918 war-torn Dublin during… Continue Reading…

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Book Review: Mostly Dead Things

Mostly Dead Things Written By: Kristen Arnett Released: 2019 Avaliable as: Book, eBook, Audiobook Feature Image found on Portland Mercury BookBrowse Review and Readalikes Review: Floridian author Kristen Arnett’s debut novel, Mostly Dead Things honors the eccentricity of her home state but… Continue Reading…

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We Should Talk About: Emily Dickinson

Emily Dickinson is considered one of the greatest American poets. Born in Amherst in 1830, Emily was educated at the Amherst Academy and found fascination with a variety of subject such as science and botanical studies. As a writer she… Continue Reading…

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Patterson Book Club: Virtual Meeting

Join Reference Librarian Noel for the second meeting of the Patterson Book Club! Our sessions are on the third Thursday of the month on zoom. The next meeting will be on November 19th at 7pm. You can find the link to… Continue Reading…

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Book Review: The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo Written By: Taylor Jenkins Reid Released: 2017 Available as: Book, eBook, eAudiobook Feature Image found on BookRiot Review: Daisy Jones and the Six was the book that everyone wanted to read in 2019. A… Continue Reading…

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