Happy Pride Month, library patrons. Help to support representation in literature, and consider reading a book written by a member of the LGBTQIA+ community! Less by Andrew Sean Greer Less by Andrew Sean Greer is a 2018 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, and it's one of the few comedic novels to have ever won a Pulitzer. When Arthur, … Continue reading Read Books by LGBTQ+ Authors for Pride!
With recent news headlines in mind, we have a list of young adult fiction novels for teens or anyone experiencing a significant loss, whatever the circumstances. The Hate U Give Starr Carter navigates two worlds, an upscale suburban preparatory school and the impoverished city neighborhoods where she lives. After a police officer shoots and kills her … Continue reading 5 Young Adult Fiction Books about Grief
Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls Encourage kids to be rebellious against the social norms of their genders. Learn about many phenomenal women and hear their stories as scientists, astronauts, writers, artists, politicians, motorcycle racers, and rappers. Illustrated in modern art style with each page completely different than the last. These very real biographies are told … Continue reading Children’s Books for Women’s History Month
"There's nothing like the acrid smell of a building on fire." So begins Zac Brewer's novel The Blood Between Us. Brewer is known for The Chronicles of Vladimir Tod and The Slayer Chronicles, but his latest work is a creation of its own. The story centers around Adrien, a teenager who has more than enough on his plate, balancing a sister … Continue reading The Blood Between Us