Books

by Stephen King ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 3, 2021 The ever prolific King moves from his trademark horror into the realm of the hard-boiled noir thriller. “He’s not a normal person. He’s a hired assassin, and if he doesn’t think like who and what he is, he’ll never get clear.” So writes King of his
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Today’s Featured Deals In Case You Missed Yesterday’s Most Popular Deals Previous Daily Deals Barbed Wire Heart by Tess Sharpe for $1.99 When Women Were Birds by Terry Tempest Williams for $3.99 The House on Vesper Sands by Paraic O’Donnell for $2.99 The Book of Lost and Found by Lucy Foley for $4.99 Cleopatra: A
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Libraries are community hubs. A healthy, thriving library will provide information, shelter, and support. This is what the Craighead County Library in Jonesboro has tried to do over the years, only to become a target to repeated censorship attempts. Although I will include a brief timeline of this consistent series of attacks, I urge you
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A motley crew, their skilled leader and a living ship walk into a bar—and the bar explodes. You Sexy Thing kicks off with a literal bang (and ends with one), but the rest of the story is dialogue and flashback-driven as Cat Rambo shifts perspectives and timelines to color in their cast of characters. Captain
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by Kathleen Glasgow ‧ RELEASE DATE: Aug. 30, 2016 After surviving a suicide attempt, a fragile teen isn’t sure she can endure without cutting herself. Seventeen-year-old Charlie Davis, a white girl living on the margins, thinks she has little reason to live: her father drowned himself; her bereft and abusive mother kicked her out; her
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The People Remember is an exquisite book that every member of the family will appreciate. In powerful, moving verse, National Book Award finalist Ibi Zoboi (American Street) weaves together the history of African Americans with the seven principles of Kwanzaa. The book is illustrated by acclaimed artist Loveis Wise, whose stunning, vibrant images perfectly complement
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by Glennon Doyle ‧ RELEASE DATE: March 10, 2020 More life reflections from the bestselling author on themes of societal captivity and the catharsis of personal freedom. In her third book, Doyle (Love Warrior, 2016, etc.) begins with a life-changing event. “Four years ago,” she writes, “married to the father of my three children, I
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Do you want to read less? Have you examined your life and discovered that you simply spend too much time reading? Is reading getting in the way of other aspects of your life, perhaps interfering with your relationships or your work? I can help. I, too, used to be a reader. Once upon a time,
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A COLLECTION OF QUESTIONS ASKED, ANSWERED, ILLUSTRATED by Shea Serrano ; illustrated by Arturo Torres ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 26, 2021 The pop-culture writer returns with “a celebration of rap, one of the three or four things I love the most in this world.” Hip-hop culture is so ingrained in the pop mainstream that it’s
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Kate Sweeney’s debut YA novel, Catch the Light, is a moving story of healing through art and opening yourself up to a new life after suffering a great loss. Sweeney graciously shares a heartfelt look into her experiences of grief and loss, which inspired the story of her protagonist, Marigold “Mary” Sullivan.  Sweeney discusses what
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A COLLECTION OF QUESTIONS ASKED, ANSWERED, ILLUSTRATED by Shea Serrano ; illustrated by Arturo Torres ‧ RELEASE DATE: Oct. 26, 2021 The pop-culture writer returns with “a celebration of rap, one of the three or four things I love the most in this world.” Hip-hop culture is so ingrained in the pop mainstream that it’s
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Fifty-four separate bills have been introduced across 24 different legislatures between January and September of this year which aim to restrict what is taught in K-12 schools, higher education, and various state agencies, begins a new report from PEN America. These bills attempt to shut down discussions and lessons on racism, gender, and a broad
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Hector has grown up by the sea. He was raised on his family’s stories about it, and he dreams of spending his life exploring its wonders, as have generations of his family at the marina where they organize deep-sea diving expeditions. Recently, though, his family’s livelihood has been threatened by a greedy, unhappy neighbor. When
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