2021 Audie Award Winners

Recognizing the best in audiobook and spoken word entertainment, the Audio Publishers Association announced the 2021 Audie Award winners. This year’s panel of judges included authors Jennifer Egan, Tommy Orange, David Sedaris, Jerry Craft, V.E. Schwab, and Melissa de la …


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Throwback Thursday: The Lathe of Heaven

It’s Throwback Thursday! Fifty years ago this month, The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin was first published.

In a near-future world beset by war, climate change, and overpopulation, Portland resident George Orr discovers that his dreams have …


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For Fans of Harlan Coben’s Win

If you read Harlan Coben’s novel, Win and need something similar or if you’re on the hold list and you’re looking for something to tide you over until it arrives, here’s a few read-a-likes we hope you’ll love.

The Bricklayer


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Throwback Thursday: The Fourth Estate

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Jeffrey Archer’s The Fourth Estate was first published.

Richard Armstrong narrowly escaped Hitler’s atrocities in Eastern Europe on his courage and his wits—skills that served him well in peacetime. Having turned a …


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For Fans of Dark Sky by C.J. Box

If you read the latest in C.J. Box’s Joe Pickett novels, Dark Sky and need something similar or if you’re on the hold list and you’re looking for something to tide you over until it arrives, here’s a few read-a-likes …


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Ludwig Goransson and the Mandalorian

When the Mandalorian hit Disney+ last year, it kicked the Star Wars live action franchise in the pants, becoming an overnight sensation. One of the keys to the the show’s success is the music by Swedish composer Ludwig Goransson, bringing …


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May 2021 LibraryReads Hall of Fame

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite upcoming books. Any writers who appear on the list three times are moved into the Hall of Fame to recognize their new books while making room on the main list for less well known authors.


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May 2021 LibraryReads List

Every month at libraryreads.org, librarians across the county nominate their favorite books. Whichever books get the most nominations go onto the monthly list. Place holds now to get these sure-to-be popular books as soon as possible after they're released ...


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Throwback Thursday: Interview with the Vampire

It’s Throwback Thursday! Forty-five years ago this month, Anne Rice’s Interview with the Vampire was first published.

The spellbinding classic that started it all from the #1 New York Times bestselling author. Here are the confessions of a vampire. Hypnotic, …


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Hollywood Book Club: The Big Show

Thursday, May 27, 7:00 PM

Join the Hollywood Book Club on the last Thursday of every month as we examine the history, films, genres, stars and scandals of Hollywood and the film industry at large.

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Throwback Thursday: Even Cowgirls Get the Blues

It’s Throwback Thursday! Forty-five years ago this month, Tom Robbins’s Even Cowgirls Get the Blues was published.

The whooping crane rustlers are girls. Young girls. Cowgirls, as a matter of fact, all “bursting with dimples and hormones”—and the FBI has …


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