“Dear Fahrenheit 451” by Annie Spence

Librarian Annie Spence has had many different relationships with books in her life, and this collection of lovingly crafted letters details the conversations she has had with them. You will read about how Forever by Judy Blume shaped her adolescence, and how she apologizes to The Ice-Skater’s Bible, 1982 edition by Richard Montgomery because she has […]

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“Bored and Brilliant: How Spacing Out Can Unlock Your Most Productive and Creative Self” by Manoush Zomorodi

Have you noticed that your productivity and creativity have gone down?  Do you have problem staying focus on projects at home or at work? Do you find yourself constantly interrupting your reading, or other things, to check your email, messages, Facebook, and other social media? Manoush Zomorodi, host of WNYC’s popular podcast and radio show […]

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The Café by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

Flora fled from a tiny island in Scotland called Mure years before. She exchanged small island life for the bright lights of London and never looked back. That is until Flora’s law firm took on their most important client—one who just happens to be renovating the biggest property on Mure. Flora gets thrown back into […]

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A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles

Count Alexander Rostov rushes home from Paris to be with his family during the Bolshevik revolution, thinking he will make amends for past wrongdoing.  Unfortunately, he is immediately sentenced to house arrest – in one of the finest hotels in Moscow.  If he ever steps foot outside The Hotel Metropol, with its award-winning restaurant, stunning […]

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“Sunshine” by Robin McKinley

In Robin McKinley’s delightfully creepy world, children grow up learning to be terrified of finding themselves face-to-face with a vampire, and to avoid the Special Other Forces (SOF) department as they police unpredictable magic and those who wield it. Rae, nicknamed Sunshine, just wants to live her quiet life baking for her family’s coffee shop, […]

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