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Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas 2018 Reading Challenge: Bingo! January Bay Area Author and Literary Events Small Bites: Short Story Anthologies
 
Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Background Information: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

As Angie Thomas’s The Hate U Give remained on the New York Times young adult best seller list for the better part of 2017, the topics the book deals with clearly resonate with readers. The Hate U Give is about a sixteen year old black girl named Starr who splits her time between the world of her fancy […]

2018 Reading Challenge: Bingo!

2018 Reading Challenge: Bingo!

This week marks the start of our annual reading challenge, and this year it’s BINGO! How it works: Pick up a bingo card at the library. Put your name on it. (Hint: take a pic of your bingo card in case you lose it!) Start reading! Each square on the bingo board corresponds to one […]

January Bay Area Author and Literary Events

January Bay Area Author and Literary Events

Tara Sim with Jessica Cluess, launching Chainbreaker, Tara Sim’s much anticipated sequel to Timekeeper Friday, January 5, 2018, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, Menlo Park RSVP here   Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner, with Unearthed, an action-packed archaeological thriller. Wednesday, January 10, 2018, 7:00 PM Kepler’s Books 1010 El Camino Real, […]

Small Bites: Short Story Anthologies

Small Bites: Short Story Anthologies

I love short story anthologies. If you’re in a reading slump, they’re a great way to discover new authors. Almost all of my favorite authors I found through reading anthologies. They’re also great if you’re busy. If you feel like you don’t have the time for pleasure reading, short stories provide a quick reading experience […]

Sequels and New Books

Sequels and New Books

27 November 2017

To keep you updated on your favorite authors and series, we’ll be doing a round up of new books and sequels a few times a year. Here’s some exciting stuff that’s come out since the summer edition! New Sequels The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye, the follow up to The Crown’s Game Thick as Thieves […]

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Ebooks for Thanksgiving Break!

Ebooks for Thanksgiving Break!

12 November 2017

Thanksgiving break is next week! Obviously you should come to the library and stock up on books this week, but we also have a huge selection of ebooks and audiobooks on Overdrive. So if you need some entertainment for a roadtrip want a distraction for the hours while the turkey cooks want something to do […]

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November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

November Bay Area Literary and Author Events

30 October 2017

NYMBC presents E. Lockhart and Julie Buxbaum in conversation Jandy Nelson, author of I’ll Give You the Sun, about their new books Wednesday, November 1, 2017 – 7:00pm Books Inc. 601 Van Ness Avenue San Francisco  More information here   NYMBC presents MT Anderson at the SF Public Library to discuss his new book Landscape with Invisible […]

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Magazine Review: Riposte

Magazine Review: Riposte

23 October 2017

Library TA Emmeline S. ’19 tells you all about one of the new magazines we picked up: Self-described as the “smart magazine for women” and a decided (and welcome) respite from mainstream media coverage of rumored Kardashian pregnancies and other mundane celebrity “news,” London-based Riposte magazine offers short stories, articles and interviews on topics aimed […]

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An Update to Our Collection on Overdrive

An Update to Our Collection on Overdrive

16 October 2017

We have exciting news about our ebook collection! We joined a shared collection with a bunch of other libraries. This means we have even more books for you all to read. Hooray! It also means the link to the our Overdrive collection is different, so you probably need to update it in your app. Here’s […]

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Four to Read More: Stories Retold From the Villain’s Perspective

Four to Read More: Stories Retold From the Villain’s Perspective

16 October 2017

As we gear up for Halloween, why not try some stories retold from the antagonist’s point of view?     Heartless by Marissa Meyer Before becoming a ruthless monarch, the Queen of Hearts was a no more than a young girl who dreamed of becoming the best baker in the Land of Hearts and marrying […]

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