When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain

A compelling thriller, When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain is steeped in ache and trepidation.

As the story unwinds, we catch bits and pieces of the trauma that has driven Anna Hart back to her hometown and drawn …


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The Apollo Murders by Chris Hadfield

It’s the early 1970s and the official, real-world Apollo space program has come to an end with Apollo 17. Chris Hadfield’s new novel begins with the planning of a fictional, Apollo mission, Apollo 18. This final mission is a joint …


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Criterion Collection: The Big Chill

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Throwback Thursday: Bridget Jones’s Diary

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding was first published.

Bridget Jones’s Diary is the devastatingly self-aware, laugh-out-loud account of a year in the life of a thirty-something Singleton on a permanent doomed …


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2021 Booker Prize Shortlist

Patricia Lockwood, Damon Galgut, Richard Powers, Anuk Arudpragasam, Nadifa Mohamed, and Maggie Shipstead have been announced as the six authors shortlisted for the 2021 Booker Prize for Fiction which aims to promote the finest in fiction by rewarding the best …


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Criterion Collection: Bigger Than Life

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Throwback Thursday: Reading in the Dark

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Reading in the Dark by Seamus Deanet was first published.

Seamus Deane’s first novel is a mesmerizing story of childhood set against the violence of Northern Ireland in the 1940s and 1950s.…


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BYO Book Club Recommendations

At the last meeting of the Bring Your Own Book Club, a bunch of book lovers chatted about the books we’ve all been reading lately. Looks like we’ll be doing it again on October 8th if you’d like to join …


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Ya’ll Read? Teen Subscription Box

Answer a couple of questions about your favorite Young Adult reading experiences and, every month, we’ll custom-select a book we’re sure you’ll enjoy. We’ll throw in a few bookish surprises too.

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October 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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October 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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Criterion Collection: All That Jazz

Each week we’re recommending a movie from the film lover’s favorite home video company, Criterion. The Criterion Collection is dedicated to gathering the greatest films from around the world and publishing them in editions of the highest technical quality with …


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Throwback Thursday: Angela’s Ashes

It’s Throwback Thursday! Twenty-five years ago this month, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt was first published.

“When I look back on my childhood I wonder how I managed to survive at all. It was, of course, a miserable childhood: the …


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