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    Read More This Year!

    The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo Xiomara Batista feels unheard and unable to hide in her Harlem neighborhood. Ever since her body grew into curves, she has learned to let her fists and her fierceness do the talking.But Xiomara has plenty she…

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    New Year, New Books

    The Caregiver by Samuel Park Mara Alencar’s mother Ana is her moon, her sun, her stars. Ana, a struggling voice-over actress, is an admirably brave and recklessly impulsive woman who does everything in her power to care for her little girl. With…

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    I’ll Read What She’s Reading

    Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCracken From the day she is discovered unconscious in a New England cemetery at the turn of the twentieth century—nothing but a bowling ball, a candlepin, and fifteen pounds of gold on her person—Bertha Truitt is an…

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    Our Newest Book Club Selection!

    We’re back with this year’s first Book Club at the Brew Pub meeting, graciously hosted by our friends at the Selin’s Grove Brewing Co. in downtown Selinsgrove! This month, we’re reading My Sister, the Serial Killer. This debut novel from Braithwaite tells the story…

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    Introducing Your Next Favorite Book

    Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz From the New York Times bestselling author of Moriarty and Trigger Mortis, this fiendishly brilliant, riveting thriller weaves a classic whodunit worthy of Agatha Christie into a chilling, ingeniously original modern-day mystery. When editor Susan Ryeland is given the manuscript of…

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    Leisure Reading Awesomeness

    The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe Based on the experience of real-life Auschwitz prisoner Dita Kraus, this is the incredible story of a girl who risked her life to keep the magic of books alive during the Holocaust. Fourteen-year-old…

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    So Many Books, So Little Time

    The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar In 1780s London, a prosperous merchant finds his quiet life upended when he unexpectedly receives a most unusual creature—and meets a most extraordinary woman—in this much-lauded, atmospheric debut that examines our capacity…

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    Welcome to the Collection

    Springfield Cofidential by Mike Reiss Four-time Emmy winner Mike Reiss—who has worked on The Simpsons continuously since episode one in 1989—shares stories, scandals, and gossip about working with America’s most iconic cartoon family ever. Reiss explains how the episodes are created, and provides…