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New Books list updated

NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED November 24, 2017 To have this list emailed to you when it is updated, please go to NEW MATERIALS EMAIL LIST, and click on subscribe. NEW MATERIALS (3 entries) NAME # OF RECORDS 1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 255 1 New Non Fiction 176 3 All New Materials 810

And the Oscar Goes to… Books!

Ever since the dawn of the silver screen, film and books have been inextricably linked. Early, grainy film adaptations of horror classics like Dracula and Frankenstein, paved the way for blockbuster Hollywood classics also based on novels: The Wizard of Oz, Gone With the Wind, and Mary Poppins, to name a few. Now, the 2016 […]

January 2011’s Author of the Month – Maeve Binchy

Maeve Binchy, a true Irish storyteller, had her name at the top of Britain’s most popular writers list and the New York Times Best Seller’s List. Binchy’s novels touch on issues such as parent-child relationships and the illusion of love. Her novels do not focus entirely on sex, but their appeal, instead, stems from the […]

Awful Library Books

  You read it right! Just picture it… you’re in the stacks perusing some books and you pull something that catches your eye. You start to look through and have this thought in your mind like, “Really? Is this really a book that people read?” Well, there is a blog dedicated to these types of […]