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April’s readalike: The Hate U Give

This month’s readalike is The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. Even if you don’t usually read young adult fiction, you may have read about this one in the The New York Times article by Alexandra Alter last month, “New … Continue reading

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March’s readalike: A Gentleman in Moscow

This month’s read-alike focus is the novel A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles. Towles has written one previous novel, Rules of Civility, centered around the marvelous Katy Kontent, an independent young working woman in 1930s New York. Novels are … Continue reading

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February’s readalike: Hillbilly Elegy

Last month’s readalike was Ruth Ware’s novel The Woman in Cabin 10. This month, we’re looking at an extraordinarily popular nonfiction book, Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance. Whether you’ve already read it and … Continue reading

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Tired of waiting? Try a readalike

We’re changing up our monthly feature here in 2017: instead of promoting some of the month’s hottest new titles, we’re going to tell you about some books that are similar to popular books, but don’t have long waiting lists. By all … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: December edition

There are new books out this month – there are dozens, hundreds, thousands of books published every month – but the “Best of 2016” lists are already out, so we’re taking a break from our usual format to share some … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: November Edition

Happy Thanksgiving! Here at the library, we are always thankful for new books. Here are some of this month’s new titles: Moonglow by Michael Chabon Chabon is an accomplished novelist of big literary fiction (e.g. The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: October Edition

Fall is a grand time for fiction, with something for everyone: plenty of suspense and thrillers, literary fiction, short stories, historical fiction, sci-fi, and comedy. The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict For those who enjoyed The Paris Wife comes a … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: September Edition

New books in fall are almost as numerous as autumn leaves! Here are just a few you might be interested in this month… Surrender, New York by Caleb Carr Criminal psychologist Trajan Jones and his partner Mike Li, a DNA … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: August Edition

Dear readers, I humbly ask your forgiveness, for I left  a very important book off of last month’s list (Brand New Books: July Edition): Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany was published … Continue reading

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Brand New Books: July Edition

Book publishing ebbs and flows with the seasons: late spring and early summer see a big influx of new books, as does fall, and there’s a surge before the winter holidays as well. Some times of year are a little … Continue reading

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