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Kentucky Hands Unprecedented Control of Public Libraries to Politicians

Starting January 2023, politicians will have control of public library boards throughout the state of Kentucky. Senate Bill 167, which appeared dead last week following a veto from Governor Andy Beshear and not enough votes from the state House of Representatives, was revived by supporters through an override vote. This …
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Book Riot’s Deals of the Day for April 19, 2022

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Receive a FREE BOOK credit with a pre-order of BOOK LOVERS by Emily Henry Today’s edition of Daily Deals is sponsored by ThriftBooks. Receive a FREE BOOK credit with a pre-order of Book …
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15 of the Best Egyptian Mythology Books: Nonfiction + Fiction

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. The first thing you need to know about Egyptian mythology is: no, aliens did not build the pyramids. Please stop taking the TV show Ancient Aliens seriously. And please stop jokingly asking every …
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New Biography and Memoir Books to Read

19 Apr 2022 Looking for some new biography and memoir books for your library? There are so many new releases this week that you’re bound to find a new favorite. You can pick up new books from Nyle DiMarco & Robert Siebert, Delia Ephron, Randy Rainbow, and many more. Enjoy your new biography …
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New Young Adult Books to Read

19 Apr 2022 Are you an avid reader of Young Adult books? This week you are in luck! With all of these new novels, you’re bound to find a new favorite book to add to your reading list. This week includes new novels from bestselling authors Akemi Sawn Bowman, Annie Rains, …
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New Science Fiction and Fantasy Books

19 Apr 2022 Set off on an adventure to new worlds this week! This selection of new science fiction and fantasy books will surely please! Science Fiction fans should be excited about the latest from bestselling authors Sean Platt, Janelle Monáe, Grady Hendrix, and more. If Fantasy is what your library needs, …
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The Great Millennial Novels (So Far)

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Every generation has its voice. For the Lost Generation, it was Hemingway. For the Silent Generation, John Updike. Baby Boomers had Jonathan Franzen, and Generation X had Bret Easton Ellis. But who are …
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New Books to Read in Literary Fiction

19 Apr 2022 Literary fiction readers are in for a treat. This week’s latest releases list is full of intriguing reads you won’t want to miss! The new releases list includes so many bestselling authors like Judith Keim, Keith Leonin, Dolen Perkins-Valdez, and many more. Enjoy your new literary fiction books. Happy …
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New Romance Books to Read

19 Apr 2022 Looking to fall in love with some new romance reads? You’ll adore these exciting new novels! This week you can get your hands on books by bestselling authors Carmen Rosales, MK Lorber, Angel S. Vane, S.B. Alexander, Nicole Snow, and more. Enjoy your new romance books and happy reading! …
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The Most influential Poetry Collections of All Time

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. First off, poetry is incredibly subjective. That’s kind of its whole deal. It would be easy to only take what’s considered classic poetry that inspired generations of poets, but that’s limiting. If I …
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New Mystery and Thriller Books to Read

19 Apr 2022 Hold on to the edge of your seat as we hunt for clues and solve the case with these exciting new mystery and thriller books for the week! There are so many bestselling authors with new novels for you to dive into this week including John Etterlee, Demetrius …
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Interview with Carmen Rosales, Author of Hidden Scars

What’s the story behind the story? What inspired you to write Hidden Scars (Hillside Kings Series Book 1)? How loss manifests into depression as a teen and young adult. So many individuals are suffering from depression and are trying to cope. I wanted to bring something different to the dark …
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The Reading Life of April Ludgate

I’m a serial re-watcher, as I’m sure many of you are, too. Especially when it comes to sitcoms. I can’t count the number of times I’ve rewatched The Office or New Girl. Quoted from The Good Place and Trial and Error. Recently, I dove back into the world of Parks …
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Badass Female Heroines in YA Fantasy

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. What does it take to be an inspiring and amazing heroine in a young adult fantasy novel? Is it quick-witted banter, fast-paced fighting skills, or how being able to relate well to other …
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Best Pillows for Reading in Bed

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I have a hard time reading in bed. The first issue is that I am a person who does not regularly get the appropriate number of hours of sleep in the nighttime, which …
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Which Bookish Documentary Should You Stream Right Now?

I love books. I love documentaries. I love bookish documentaries! In my early 20s, there was no such thing as streaming. If I wanted to watch a bookish documentary, I had to hope and pray our local indie theater would show it, or hope that Blockbuster Video was going to …
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The Undeniable Draw of Single POV Romance

This content contains affiliate links. When you buy through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. Several weeks ago, I found myself in a dreaded reading slump. I tried countless books, only to put them down only a few pages in, when I could read at all. I tried …
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Bookish Ways To Get Outside More

For the longest time, I’ve considered reading a rainy day activity. I get a cup of tea, curl up with a blanket, and open what’s been on my shelf. The soft tapping of water droplets on my window is welcome background noise as I immerse myself in a book. If …
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