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Best Books of 2020: List Round Up

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Overwhelmed by all of the books published this year? Click on any of the buttons below to find comprehensive lists of the best of the best from 2020! When you find a book you cannot wait to read, find it… 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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Documentary Review: The Booksellers

The Booksellers Directed By: D.W. Young Released: 2019 Available On: Kanopy (https://lindenhurstlibrary.kanopy.com/video/booksellers) Review: This documentary is great for so many reasons. It is unapologetically New York, from a focus on Fran Lebowitz, to the narration by Parker Posey, and the… Continue Reading…

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We Should Talk About: Elizabeth Bishop

Hello! I wanted to highlight one of my favorite poets, Elizabeth Bishop. Her poetry has been regarded as some of the strongest in the English language, and she is known for her command over words. Bishop won the Pulitzer Prize… Continue Reading…

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New at the Library: BookBrowse

Need to find your next favorite book? Overwhelmed by choices and need some recommendations? Want to start a book club? Check out BookBrowse! This database is now available through the library and will give you a new way to find… Continue Reading…

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Louise Glück Awarded Nobel Prize

Louise Glück served as U.S. Poet Laureate from 2003-2004, and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature this year. Her poetry has been a constant body of innovative work that serves as inspiration to both its readers and Glück’s contemporaries.… Continue Reading…

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Virtual Book Club: James Patterson

Join Reference Librarian Noel for the new James Patterson Book Club! Our first session will be on October 22nd at 7pm via zoom. You can find the link to register here! For the first session we will have an open… Continue Reading…

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