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The Weekly Waitlist: August 9, 2020

Here's what to read while you wait for Mexican Gothic, Hamnet, Walking With the Wind, A Very Punchable Face, or The Beauty in Breaking.

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Changes and Challenges

Sometimes you are forced to leave the only home that you have known. The challenge is finding a way to feel at home again.
PimaLib_NormS said:

Paying close attention to everything happening around us would be exhausting. Darn near impossible, too. We may notice something for a moment, then we…

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PimaLib_TaylorJ said:

This story is magical, soft, and full of love. Though labeled as adult fiction, this would be a wonderful middle-grade read as well. Easily one of my favorite…

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The Weekly Waitlist: August 9, 2020

Here's what to read while you wait for Mexican Gothic, Hamnet, Walking With the Wind, A Very Punchable Face, or The Beauty in Breaking.
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Yes, girl! Yes! Mexican Gothic is what gothic horror should be. Over the last year or so I've read The Little Stranger and The Silent Companions, both…

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National Book Lovers Day

August 9th is National Book Lovers Day. Celebrate by reading a book about books!

Science Fiction Starters

Scifi can be "what happens after the end of the world" or "war in space" or "surviving on another planet" or "what if robots could think?"
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Like other reviewers, I've come to this series late, and definitely need to back and and read the first four in the Gus Dury series. That I want to do…

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Pandemic!

Would you like to read books / watch movies about pandemics while living in the midst of one? If so, why not check out one of these titles?

Ravenous Readers Staff Picks for July 2020

What did our Ravenous Readers team read in July that they recommend? Find out here.

The Weekly Waitlist: August 2, 2020

Looking for something new to read? Look at these alternatives to high-demand books!

Travelling on a Different Plane

Most people are foregoing their usual summer travel plans. Here's a list to fulfill the yen to be on the move. Think travel, not vacation.

Did you know there's a National Sandwich Month?

There is! It's August! From Banh Mi to sliders, and lots of scrumptious grilled cheese, these books will have you running get ingredients.

American Disabilities Act - July 26, 1990

In recognition of the 30 year anniversary of the American Disabilities Act, read a book by or about someone with a disability.
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Cassie Chambers tells her unique story in “Hill Women: Finding Family and a Way Forward in the Appalachian Mountains”. While it’s true that everyone’s story is…

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New York Times Book Review: The 10 Best Books of 2019

What did the New York Times Book Review pick as the best fiction and nonfiction books of 2019? How many of them have you read?
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